WordPress News Digest for Friday, February 17, 2017

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By / — This is my ugly backyard. I wanted to get a complete view of it now, because I hope to be making some pretty substantial changes soon. In the meantime, I’m just confusing the hell out of the doggos with all… More →

Weekly WordPress News: Can You Have Too Many Plugins?

By / — This week, Colin discusses whether or not there's such a thing as "too many WordPress plugins". You can also check out an early prototype of the new Gutenberg Editor for WordPress. It looks very interesting. The post Weekly WordPress News:… More →

The perfect WordPress SEO permalink structure

By / — In the past we received a lot questions regarding optimizing your WordPress SEO URL / permalink structure. Questions ranging from whether you should have the category in your permalink structure to the length of your slugs. In this post, we’ll… More →

40 Best Responsive WordPress Themes (2017)

By / — Are you looking for the best responsive WordPress theme for your website? Most modern WordPress themes are fully responsive out of the box. However, there are so many of them that it becomes difficult to choose one. In this article,… More →

A Case for REST API

By / — Don't disable the REST API. The post A Case for REST API appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

How to Get Started Learning WordPress Development

By / — So you’ve been using WordPress for a while, maybe even for years. You’ve implemented themes for your own projects and for a few paying clients. But now you’re feeling stuck, unable to get from advanced WordPress user to WordPress developer.… More →

Two Simple Tips If You Use Amazon S3 to Stream in Your Podcast – BobWP

By / — If you are using S3 to store and stream your podcasts, or any audio file, knowing these two little tricks will save you a bit of time. More →

W3 Total Cache vs WP Super Cache – Which Plugin Should You Choose?

By / — With the ascent of mobile devices, website speed has become increasingly important. These days, consumers expect websites to load within two seconds or less. Anything more and they are likely to push the back button on their browser. One of… More →

CSS Animated Circle Spinner 2

By / — This is part of the CSS loader series that show different loaders that can be used in your application to show the user the app is processing and to please… More →

Revising the WordPress Editor: Gutenberg and Accessibility

By / — One of the three top priorities for development in the next releases of WordPress is to enhance and modernize the editor. This is an important project to give users the ability to create rich and diverse content without requiring extensive… More →

How to Check if Installed Plugins Are No Longer in the Plugin Directory

By / — When we wrote about why plugins sometimes disappear from the WordPress plugin directory, it generated a healthy discussion in the comments. One of the topics of discussion brought up is whether or not users should be notified when a plugin disappears and… More →

Weekly Roundup: February 17, 2017

By / — Digital goods stores: Easy Digital Downloads v2.7 was released this week! Get the overview in their announcement post, or see our detailed review for a look at what’s changed or new 🙂 Tutorials & Reviews This week we took at… More →

EP223 – WordPress Themes and Plugin Updates

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we're doing a two parter, this week it's WordPress Themes and Plugins Updates and next week it's WordPress security updates. Join us and learn all about updating WordPress themes and Plugins! The post EP223 – WordPress… More →

Dev Chat Summary: February 15th (4.7.3 week 3)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from February 15th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.7.3 Schedule Completed first pass on all tickets in the 4.7.3 milestone, @jnylen0 is reviewing those that “need” to land in 4.7.3, and identifying a release date for 4.7.3… More →