WordPress News Digest for Monday, January 16, 2017

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Dev Chat Summary: January 11th (4.7.1 week 5)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from January 11th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.7.1 Update 4.7.1, led by @aaroncampbell, just launched today (News blog post) 2017 Release Schedule 4.7.1 will NOT be last in the 4.7 branch, so it’s best to start on anything that… More →

T2 Tea

By / — There’s a tea shop in Richmond called T2. They sell tea. After a lot of thought (should we buy a tea maker, tea set, and loose tea?) we decided to keep it simple and buy a few teabags. So far… More →

‘WHA’ Forms to Battle WordPress Plugin Hoarding

By / — When retired physicist Fred Lipschultz was asked about his inclination to hoard, he said, “I call it rubble without a […] The post ‘WHA’ Forms to Battle WordPress Plugin Hoarding appeared first on Pagely®. More →

Visual Studio Code Debugger: A Primer and Screencast

By / — I'm going to walk through a short screencast at the end so I can show the Visual Studio Code debugger in action. Visual Studio Code Debugger: A Primer and Screencast was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and… More →

10 Examples of Fitness Websites Built with Divi

By / — Fitness is one of the most popular industries on the Web. Every fitness company, from large gyms to personal trainers, needs a well-designed website. This means there are lots of fitness websites out there to help give you inspiration. Some… More →

Quantifying WordPress developer experience

By / — When you spend a lot of time with it you get a distinct feel about WordPress developer experience. Some parts get job done and other are synonymous with trouble. Yet there is rarely organized conversation about this. Which WordPress APIs perform well and… More →

Postmatic Basic Rebrands as Replyable, Moves Two-Way Email Commenting to SaaS Product

By / — Postmatic is rebranding its WordPress.org Postmatic Basic plugin as Replyable and pushing the two-way email commenting feature into a new SaaS product. After discovering that many users simply want email commenting, without additional post delivery and newsletter features, Postmatic launched… More →

Client Report Improvement: Saving Your Email Information

By / — Last week we added a small, but powerful change to our Client Reports. Now the information you input will be automatically saved in your Client Report email, so that way we save you time. No need to retype information, just… More →

5 Best WordPress Plugins to Manage Your Content Marketing Efforts

By / — Once you’ve decided to execute your content marketing strategy you’ve probably tried to find ways you can make it easier. I mean content marketing does take a lot of work. However, there are a lot of plugins that can help… More →

Ask Yoast: security measures new domain

By / — There are several reasons to move your website to a new domain. Maybe you’ve gained access to a much stronger domain. Perhaps you’re changing direction or you’re rebranding. Or you’d like to start over with a new name and a… More →

Cleaning up SVGs

By / — If you were here on Friday, I talked about the headache of using SVGs on AMP pages. In that post I mentioned that one of the fixes was to ‘clean’ the SVG file. Why would be bother? The simple answer… More →

Top 7 Ecommerce Trends That Will Impact WordPress in 2017

By / — Many retailers were unsure of what to expect going into the 2016 holiday season, what with a disruptive national election kicking it all off. The onslaught of political news headlines generated a lot of attention throughout Q4, so it may… More →

10 Tips to Help You Create Your WordPress Tutorials – BobWP

By / — There are literally thousands, if not tens of thousands, of WordPress tutorials at your fingertips. You can find them on blogs and YouTube and in online courses. They seem to be everywhere. And they run the whole gamut of quality,… More →

How to Change the Default Gravatar on WordPress

By / — Do you want to change the default Gravatar on your WordPress site? By adding your own default gravatar image, you can make your comments section branded. In this article, we will show you how to change the default gravatar in… More →

Gravity Forms Review: Is It Worth the Hype?

By / — The Gravity Forms plugin is touted as one of the best form plugins for WordPress. Even though the competition is rather strong when it comes to form plugins, Gravity Forms is still used and preferred by many. But is it… More →

How to Identify and Grow Your WordPress Audience Effectively

By / — Creating an attractive WordPress website and crafting high-quality content is only half the battle when it comes to growing your audience. After all, if there’s no one reading your content, how is your site ever supposed to take its rightful… More →

Testing form functionality with different assistive technology

By / — How do different types and implementations of form elements behave in HTML5 forms. Setup: On wpaccess.org/forms we set up a vanilla HTML5 form with different constructions of input and select fields. Also we took a code example of the settings page as is now in WordPress core,… More →

Podcast E151 – WordPress iOS App Review

By / — This week I review the WordPress iOS App Upcoming Events WP Sessions – Mastering WordPress Trouble Shooting with Kyle Maurer – Jan 20, 2017 Segment 1: In the News WordPress 4.7.1. AppPresser 3 released AffliateWP 2- Beta Segment 2:  WordPress… More →

How to Build an Invoice System on WordPress

By / — There's no other way to say this – I'm impressed. WordPress has become so much more than just a "blog platform" these days, and the extent of what's possible is nothing short of incredible. Forums, e-commerce stores, membership sites, we all… More →

Installing Laravel

By / — To get started first we need to install Laravel. Installing Laravel There are multiple ways you can install Laravel, the easiest way you can install Laravel is by using composer…. More →

Sell with WP Interviews: Matt Medeiros on Running a WordPress Podcast and Agency

By / — In this interview, I talk to Matt Medeiros from the Matt Report podcast, his agency Slocum Studio, and products at Slocum Themes. His podcast focuses on WordPress news, interviews, and advice for freelancers, businesses, and agencies. The agency provides design… More →