WordPress News Digest for Thursday, February 16, 2017

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WPWeekly Episode 263 – Plugins Disappearing, WordCamp Miami, and OSTraining

By / — In this episode, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news making headlines including, WordCamp Miami in its 9th year, OSTraining partnering with GoDaddy to release training videos, and why plugins sometimes disappear from the WordPress plugin directory. We also provide… More →

February 16th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Announcements The Theme Review Team is looking for FAQ suggestions. If you have any topics or issues you’d like us to cover at this year’s Community Summit, please feel free to share those. Please make sure that you’re using the… More →

Core Editor Meeting Notes 2017-02-15

By / — WordPress community has been actively participating to help make the new editor for WordPress. There’s lots of activity both in Slack and at GitHub. It’s an incredible time to contribute. Here’s the meeting summary for this week’s editor team meeting (agenda here) in #core-editor Slack channel.… More →

Get Customer Quote Requests Easily with Product Enquiry Pro for WooCommerce – BobWP

By / — This plugin is so versatile, you can use it to get quotes, enquiries and even pre-sales questions for your products and services on your WooCommerce site. More →

How and Why to Make a Bash Alias

By / — One of the most obviously annoying things about the terminal — especially to those of us living in the age of touch and GUIs — is how much you need to type. Typing `ssh user@1.1.1.1` is never going to feel… More →

Coffee House: A Free Divi Layout Pack for Coffee Shops and Cafes

By / — Today, I am excited to share a layout I’ve created for Divi called Coffee House. Coffee House is, as the name would suggest, ideal for cafes, coffee shops, and the like. I’ve made it as versatile as possible so if… More →

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Choosing A WordPress Theme

By / — There are thousands (10,000-plus) of WordPress themes out there. So many that it would take days on end to search through them all. So how do you narrow it down to find the perfect one for your site? Choosing the… More →

Open-Source WordPress Libraries (Why I Should Share Them)

By / — I don't really open-source WordPress libraries. Not my own, at least. I have reasons for this, but I want to change that. Open-Source WordPress Libraries (Why I Should Share Them) was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and… More →

Ask WordPress influencers questions, get professional answers

By / — After the Christmas hype, and the New Year celebrations, skiing holidays, and endless afternoons cozied up with a hot chocolate, there is one more thing to look forward to this winter. It’s better than your favorite TV show, it’s season… More →

6 Reasons WordPress Makes Perfect Sense For Enterprise

By / — What does Beyonce, Sony Music, and Best Buy all have in common? All of their sites are powered by WordPress, showing that the CMS has the ability to scale and provide amazing digital experiences for visitors to keep coming back… More →

Quick Guide to Updating WordPress – Why and How to Update

By / — We all know that WordPress is a popular Content Management System, that uses open source software to help users set… The post Quick Guide to Updating WordPress – Why and How to Update appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

How to Fake It as a Developer (and Kick Imposter Syndrome to the Curb for Good)

By / — Despite the fact I’ve been developing websites for the past 15 years and writing professionally about WordPress for three years, I’m a total fake. Yes, I pretend I’m great at WordPress development. Can you tell? Yet I know that I’m… More →

18 Best Practices for YouTube Marketing

By / — YouTube Marketing gives you access to an enormous audience. Every minute there are 300 hours of videos published on YouTube – ranging in every subject from saving lives to selling cat bibs. Google has plenty of concise, easy-to-follow guides and… More →

How to Easily Disable Blog Features in WordPress

By / — Do you want to disable the blog features in WordPress? Some of you might be building websites with no blogs or any blogging related element. In this article, we will show you how to easily disable blog features in WordPress… More →

Top 5 WooCommerce Wholesale Plugins

By / — WooCommerce is best known for powering online shops for retail customers. Less people know that it's also hugely popular for wholesale stores selling to trade users. If you want to use WooCommerce to create a wholesale store – or a… More →

SEO copywriting and writing for sales

By / — Writing is hard. Writing for the search engines is even harder. What about writing for the search engines and writing for sales simultaneously? Is that even doable? Because, in the end, we want to write copy that’ll rank in the… More →

Automation Meeting February 16

By / — The last meeting was on December 22, where we discussed @miyauchi was working on BDD (behavior-driven development) based review system. https://github.com/miya0001/wp-themeception @rabmalin developed a plugin to run the PHPCS checks in WordPress https://github.com/ernilambar/ns-theme-check @jrf was nearly ready to start pulling the utility functions to WPCS.… More →

WPblab EP63 – Building WordPress plugins as a hobby w/ Andy Fragen

By / — This week on WPblab we'll be talking with Surgeon Dr Andy Fragen about how he builds WordPress plugins as a hobby. The post WPblab EP63 – Building WordPress plugins as a hobby w/ Andy Fragen appeared first on WPwatercooler. More →