WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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13 Holiday Plugins for WordPress

By / — The holidays are fast approaching and that can mean only one thing: presents, food, and, wait for it, holiday decorations! As someone who spends a lot of my time online, I firmly believe that your house […] The post 13 Holiday… More →

Akismet Translations A handful of locales need a…

By / — Akismet Translations: A handful of locales need a couple of strings translated for Akismet https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/akismet/dev Albanian, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Dutch, French (France), Greek, Portuguese (Brazil), Slovak, Spanish (Chile), Spanish (Peru), Spanish (Spain) If you haven’t yet translated Akismet for… More →

Announcing GIF the Halls – A WordPress-Powered Holiday Card Installation by Labs

By / — We here at WP Engine Labs love WordPress with a passion, and, while WordPress runs more than 20% of the internet, many people still haven’t heard of it. So we wondered. . . what would it mean to bring WordPress… More →

Catch MailChimp Updates in WordPress Using Webhooks

By / — Want to keep track of MailChimp subscribes and unsubscribes in your WordPress site? Likely your MailChimp plugin can't help, but MailChimp's webhook can. Here's how to set up your WordPress site to track activity on your MailChimp lists. More →

Clean up your bad backlinks

By / — With the new year just around the corner, Yoast has decided to provide you with a head start for your website. The general idea: clean up your entire site for 2015. In this post, we will go beyond on-site optimization and… More →

Goal Setting For WordPress Web Designers

By / — Running a business, even a web development business, without clear goals is like picking a direction and driving without knowing where you want to go. You can’t know if your destination is a good one or not – you just… More →

How To Use the Text Widget in WordPress

By / — The text widget is a very flexible widget. Don’t let the words “text” limit you on this one. In this tutorial you learn how you can use this widget for simple text, how to use the text widget the blocks… More →

How to Build a Mobile App for Your WordPress with Reactor

By / — Did you know that WordPress can power a mobile app, not just your website? For example, let’s say you have a church website in WordPress. You can create a mobile app that shows your video sermons, event photos, articles, and… More →

How to: Prevent Bruteforce Login Attacks on Your WordPress Installation

By / — We recently suffered a brute force login attack on one of my servers which was causing some sites to be unreachable and the server load was sky-high. After installing a logging script on the server we found out that the… More →

Jetpack 3.3 Introduces New Centralized Dashboard for Managing Multiple WordPress Sites

By / — Jetpack 3.3 is now available. The highlight of this release is the new centralized site dashboard feature that allows users to manage multiple Jetpack-connected WordPress sites and WordPress.com sites from one location in WordPress.com. The new dashboard is mobile friendly… More →

Let’s WordSesh together

By / — This weekend, WordSesh 3 will begin. WordSesh is 24 straight hours of live streamed presentations and discussions from a variety of intelligent folks in the WordPress world. It starts at 0:00 UTC Saturday, which really means 7:00 p.m. Eastern time… More →

ManageWP.org launches the Plugin Discovery Tool

By / — In 2011, I launched an experimental plugin discovery concept which proved to be a great resource for plugin authors and bloggers (wanting to for example write top xx plugin of the months posts) ever since. Then couple of months ago I got… More →

RC2 and release dry run

By / — Various issues which came up over the weekend have meant that we’ve decided to delay the release of 4.1 by another 24 hours. The new target release date is Wednesday 17th December. It doesn’t serve anybody well to delay things this late… More →

Russian translate

By / — Need to approve Russian translate before release the 4.1… More →

Theme review team weekly notes The logs are…

By / — Theme review team weekly notes The logs are here: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/themereview/p1418752733002887 Notes: Both weekly meetings are to be paused due to holidays, next one is the 6th January 2015. During the holidays a lot of us are taking time out to… More →

ThemeFuse Giveaway: Hosting, Theme, and Domain

By / — Every now and then, I try to offer up several giveaways or opportunities that I think will be beneficial and useful to those of you who regularly read this blog. Today, I’m happy to be offering a pretty sweet deal… More →

Using Slack Slash Commands to get EDD sales info

By / — When you are running a sales based business it becomes a bit of an obsession to track every transaction and to monitor various numbers. Most people may do this with more than one method depending on the tools they use to… More →

WP Product Review WordPress Plugin: Your Reviews Simplified, Plus A Giveaway

By / — Are you looking to make a little cash through Android product reviews and affiliate links? Maybe your urban gardening blog… The post WP Product Review WordPress Plugin: Your Reviews Simplified, Plus A Giveaway appeared first on Best Premium & Free… More →

What’s the Best WordPress Search Plugin?

By / — WordPress' search function has always suffered to keep up with the rest of the developments in WP, so the use of a search plugin is absolutely necessary. Here's a list of the best ones available right now. More →

WordPress 4.1 Field Notes

By / — The release of WordPress 4.1 is imminent. By now, you should have already been testing and preparing your plugins and themes. I wanted to highlight a couple of posts here over the last few months on changes in WordPress 4.1.… More →

WordPress Accessibility Team Is Mobilizing to Make Accessibility Required for WordPress.org Themes

By / — Throughout the first half of this month, the WordPress Accessibility team has been working together with the Theme Review Team to discuss the possibility of requiring the accessibility-ready tag for themes hosted on WordPress.org. The team will need to create… More →

error in rosetta sites says in gl wordpress…

By / — error in rosetta sites says in gl.wordpress.org string(25) “/nfs/rosetta/builds/gl_ES” string(27) “/nfs/rosetta/releases/gl_ES” es.wordpress.org string(25) “/nfs/rosetta/builds/es_ES” string(27) “/nfs/rosetta/releases/es_ES” etc… More →