WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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Preparing WooCommerce for the arrival of Gutenberg

By / — Dedicated WordPress users have probably heard about Gutenberg, the revolutionary new editor currently in development as a feature plugin and scheduled for inclusion in WordPress version 5.0. It transforms the way we edit content of our WordPress websites by providing… More →

Google+ for WordPress – Tips & Plugins for Your Blog

By / — Although everyone has heard of Google Plus, it is often the last social media channel people consider when promoting their… The post Google+ for WordPress – Tips & Plugins for Your Blog appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

WP Engine London Summit 2017 In Photos

By / — Last weekend and for the first time ever, WordPress connaisseurs, digital strategists, and industry visionaries came together to learn and collaborate at the WP Engine London Summit. The day-long event took place at the Sofitel in the heart of London and included… More →

How to Avoid Malicious Cyber Monday Campaigns

By / — As consumers prepare to take advantage of the discounts and promotions for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday ecommerce holidays, bad actors are crafting fraudulent websites, phishing, and malware campaigns to capitalize on the profits. In past years, targeted Cyber… More →

Post Status Interview

By / — In the lead-up to WordCamp US we're in right now I chatted with Brian Krogsgard at Post Status in an hour podcast and we spoke about the core releases this year, Gutenberg, React, WooCommerce, and WordPress.org. On the 29th I'll… More →

3 Effective Web Design Principles for the “Non-Designer”

By / — Welcome to part 2 of our mini series “Effective Divi Web Design Principles” where we’re exploring effective design practices to help empower new web designers and those who identify as someone without an “eye for design.” In our previous post,… More →

Creating jQuery Components in WordPress

By / — Though other technologies may be better suited for this, here's how to create jQuery components in WordPress for use when working with Ajax. More →

What’s New in Gutenberg? (15th November)

By / — This next release includes several features and improvements on many levels. We are adding a way to switch between the header toolbar and toolbars attached to the block by opening the toggle menu at the top right and choosing the… More →

How to Fix Secure Connection Error in WordPress

By / — Are you seeing ‘Unable to establish secure connection error’ in WordPress? It is a common WordPress error and usually occurs when you are trying to install or update a WordPress plugin or theme from official WordPress.org directory. In this article,… More →

Yoast SEO 5.8

By / — For us, these last few weeks were mostly about our SEO conference YoastCon, but work on Yoast SEO went on as well. Today, we’re proud to present Yoast SEO 5.8. In this release, you’ll find a truckload of fixes and… More →

How To Add Google Tag Manager To WordPress + Insert Scripts

By / — When it comes to adding scripts to WordPress, most people recommend that you use a plugin like Code Snippets or your own custom plugin (or, if you’re wild and crazy, you can stick them right in your child theme’s template… More →

How to Easily Auto Update WordPress, Themes, and Plugins

By / — Wouldn’t you agree that one of the greatest annoyances about working in WordPress is that little nag at the top of the admin dashboard that screams, “Update me!”? I mean, it’s not like you aren’t aware that there are updates… More →

WZoneLite – A Pretty Cool WooCommerce Amazon Affiliate Plugin

By / — Everyone wants to make a million dollars by being a blogger. The promise of riches and internet fame is a big draw to doing it for a lot of people, and I’m sorry to say that the reality of being… More →

Best Healthy Food Restaurants in Barcelona

By / — If you’re an athlete or you take your diet and training seriously, you’ll probably be looking for the most healthy restaurants to go to or even order home delivery. Here are the best I’ve found in Barcelona. I’ll keep updating… More →

A Chat with Justin Sainton about WordPress and eCommerce – BobWP

By / — A chat with Justin, the force behind the WP eCommerce plugin, about the past, present and future of WordPress and eCommerce. More →

This week in WordPress Accessibility, November 13, 2017

By / — Transcript in Slack Planning and focus for WP 5.0 Gutenberg, testing an fixing Finishing the first version of the handbook Media tickets (if there is time left) The handbook The content of what to do on a WP contributors day… More →

Laravel Interactive Make

By / — Found this useful Laravel package which works you through the Laravel artisan make command. Using this package you can easily generate the commands for. Auth Controller Command Event Job Listener… More →

Updated REST API meeting time

By / — As with the other team meetings of late, this week brings a new time for the REST API team’s weekly meeting time! In light of the difficulty coordinating Asia/Pacific and US time zones we will be switching a bit later… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for November 15th (4.9 week 16)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on / November 15, 2017 at 21:00 UTC: 4.9 schedule + release timing General announcements If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or specific items related to the above,… More →

WordPress 4.9 final nightly build

By / — As noted in the 4.9 release delay post, a final nightly build is now available for testing. This includes three commits, so please take a look through those and test as you can (see #42548, #42530, and #42545). We hope to… More →