WordPress News Digest for Thursday, April 16, 2015

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4.2 Video script Translations deadline

By / — Dear Polyglots, Just a short note to let you know that the deadline for translating the 4.2 release video script is Sunday, April 19th, 23:00 UTC. If anyone want to add translations for their language that haven’t been added yet,… More →

Array Returns to Themeforest After Disappointing Experiences Selling on Creative Market and WordPress.com

By / — The Array theme shop, founded by Mike McAlister, is celebrating one year since becoming a completely independent operation. Array, formerly known as Okay Themes, pulled out of Envato’s marketplace last April to rebrand and relaunch with the freedom to further… More →

Banking on WordPress: Matt Mullenweg Weighs in on Security Concerns

By / — If you follow WordPress topics on Quora, you may have noticed a popular question making the rounds regarding security. The question has been viewed more than 30,000 times: I am powering a bank’s website using WordPress. What security measures should… More →

Chat notes https wordpress slack com archives core…

By / — Chat notes: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/core/p1429125057004288 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/2015/04/15/4-2-string-freeze/ 6 locales already at 100%, 49 at 95%+ https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/polyglots/p1429093033001162 > ocean90: We now have 4,690 Translation Contributors, ~3 new per day. https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/polyglots/p1429092633001146 > First is, Siobhan reached out yesterday and asked for Polyglots help for… More →

Cloudup Refreshes Its Web Interface and OSX 10.10 Desktop App

By / — Cloudup, the file storage and sharing service acquired by Automattic in 2013, has refreshed its web interface. Many of the changes are subtle and place more emphasis on your content. Stats and FAQ links have been moved under the account… More →

Debunking four common myths about entrepreneurs

By / — The life of an entrepreneur. Sounds good doesn’t it? Unfortunately, the stuff we read about the multi-millionaire, uber-successful entrepreneurs is a bit of an illusion—it bears no resemblance to the experiences of your average entrepreneur. […] The post Debunking four… More →

Find Out How ARPrice, the Most Advanced WordPress Pricing Table Plugin Works

By / — Developed by Reputeinfosystems and with an average rating of 4.53 at CodeCanyon , ARPrice is now considered the best WordPress Pricing Table Plugin on the market. With more than 170 Pricing Table features ready to use on your website to set the… More →

Free Products Update: April 2015

By / — We have a number of free products available on WooThemes.com and WordPress.org, and every so often we re-evaluate them to make sure they are; In line with our company strategy, and In line with our customer expectations. We recently reevaluated our (non-WooCommerce)… More →

Gravity Forms PayPal Error (and Solution): Some required information is missing or incomplete. Please correct your entries and try again.

By / — I added a form, using Gravity Forms with the PayPal Addon, for people to order a book on our client’s website. However, when I tested the form, it brought me to a page on Paypal with this error: “Some required information is missing or… More →

How to Create a Custom WordPress Login Page with Caldera Custom Login Plugin

By / — The custom WordPress login page is not a new concept, but plugins have come and gone, clearing the way for some of the nicer designed custom login page options. That said, I want to show you how to make your… More →

How to Make New Feature Suggestions for WordPress – Beginner’s Guide to Using Trac

By / — Wondering how do new features get added in WordPress? Want to make a new feature suggestion for WordPress? Recently one of our users asked us how they can suggest a new feature to be added into WordPress. In this article,… More →

Just a reminder that the image flow meeting…

By / — Just a reminder that the image flow meeting is now on Thursday at 20:00 UTC. That’s: 21:00 London 16:00 EST 13:00 PST More →

News newsletters worth subscribing to, and why they are so good

By / — I write a daily paid newsletter for WordPress. It’s the bread and butter of Post Status memberships, and it’s relatively hard work. I’m always seeking quality information that’s worthy for my readers’ eyes. After all, they are paying me to… More →

OS X Reviewed

By / — Thanks to John for writing the canonical OS X reviews for so long. It sometimes took me weeks to finish them but I always learned things that helped me get more out of my tools. I look forward to hearing… More →

Podcast: Why It Pays To Ask Your WordPress Designer or Developer the Right Questions – BobWP

By / — In episode 18, I share a story and some thoughts on questions that you may want to ask when your hire a developer or designer to create your WordPress site, especially if they are building you a custom theme. The… More →

This Week in WordPress: Banking Security and Smushing Done Right

By / — This week’s round-up of WordPress news, views and reviews summarized in our daily email newsletter, The WhiP. Subscribe to The Whip for daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Three years of building an eCommerce platform

By / — Easy Digital Downloads has become a bit of a big deal in the world of WordPress plugins the last few years, but it wasn’t always that way. Check out Pippin’s (of Pippin’s plugins) look back on his experience with development,… More →

WPWeekly Episode 188 – The Nearly Perfect WordPress Role Model

By / — Marcus Couch and I didn’t have a guest on this week’s episode, so we used the time to get you caught up on the week’s headlines. We discussed the release of WordPress 4.2 RC1 and if all goes well, expect… More →

What Is A Squeeze Page and How to Create One With WordPress

By / — Have you ever landed on a web page, started reading the content only to be interrupted by a pop up or distracted by a link to a landing page advertising a free product if you enter your email address? That’s… More →

When Your WordPress Developer Fails

By / — When drafting blog posts, I try not to single out particular tweets or comments unless they’re helpful or resourceful. There are times, though, thoughts are shared either via tweets, emails, and/or blog comments that may be intended to be critical, but… More →

WordPress Security: Tried and True Tips to Secure WordPress

By / — Prevention is always the best cure when it comes to website security. Here are our 10+ tips on how you can improve the security of your site, and they're all quick and easy to implement. More →