WordPress News Digest for Thursday, April 17, 2014

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40 Great WordPress Tutorials

By / — Whether you’re a seasoned web developer or just a curious onlooker seeking to learn more about the auspicious project that… The post 40 Great WordPress Tutorials appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

5 Reasons Listicles Aren’t So Bad

By / — Editor’s note: Our Marketing intern John set himself a challenge; to write 2 opinion pieces about “listicles”…in listicle form. One would be positive, and the other negative.  Below are John’s arguments for listicles. See if you can figure out how he… More →

Automattic Publishes Transparency Report, Reaffirms Support for Freedom of Speech

By / — Automattic was created to bring WordPress’ open source publishing software to people on a larger scale. The company shares WordPress’ mission to democratize publishing. As part of that mission, Automattic published a transparency report, which outlines the number of information… More →

Can anyone else confirm that the 3.9 installation…

By / — Can anyone else confirm that the 3.9 installation process is using up more memory than before in localised versions? In a default MAMP setup installation failed both for fi and fr_FR packages after the “All right sparky” screen with this… More →

Common Issues and Troubleshooting WordPress 3.9

By / — After the release of WordPress 3.9, I decided to help out in the support forums since they usually become busy soon after a release. Providing support in the WordPress.org forums gives you a clear indication on how well a release… More →

Daniel Bachhuber is the new maintainer of WP-CLI

By / — Today Cristi Burcă (perhaps better known as scribu) announced on the WP-CLI blog that Daniel Bachhuber will now be the maintainer of the WP-CLI project. As Cristi notes, he’s no longer using WordPress, so it makes perfect sense to hand off the project… More →

Easter Special

By / — There will be no hunting around for Easter Eggs on our site this year, all you need to do is enter easter2014 at checkout to get 25% off all our products. Now would be a great time for you to… More →

Episode 041: Chasing Nacin

By / — Show Notes Host Andrew Nacin is a core developer of WordPress. As a member of the core team, he wrangles contributions, develops new features, and tries to fix more bugs than he creates. He lives in […] More →

He’s Hardcore (Contributor)

By / — So yes, I know I’ve been terrible at posting here. Been incredibly busy (good busy!) over the last month or so. I’ve a few ideas for a post, but I thought I’d give a quick post on something that I’m excited… More →

Hi I need to create the Branches 3.9…

By / — Hi I need to create the Branches 3.9 for es_CL, but I think I don’t have any access to the SVN. Thanks! More →

How to Add a Read More Link to Manual Excerpts

By / — If you want to add a 'read more' link to your manual excerpts, here's how to do it. I tested this code with a child theme from Genesis but it should work for all themes. More →

Introducing Worldview, a WordPress theme as unique as you.

By / — We’re extremely excited to announce a theme we’ve been working on for over 3 months called Worldview. It is a beautiful typography-based blogging theme that offers a beautiful, colorful reading experience. Working across all devices and browsers, this gorgeous theme… More →

Live Widget Previews: Widget Management in the Customizer in WordPress 3.9

By / — The WordPress 3.9 release includes widget management in the Customizer: previewing changes to widget areas before publishing them live for the world to see. This feature was birthed out of the Widget Customizer plugin which started development in the 3.8 release cycle, it was formally proposed for merging into… More →

Magnolia Grove

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Never Turn Down an Opportunity

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Please set the contact email address for the…

By / — Please set the contact email address for the Polish site to tlumaczewp@gmail.com. More →

Review: FacetWP

By / — FacetWP is an advanced filtering and search plugin that allows you to create faceted search and filter options. The plugin is written by Matt Gibbs and is down right stellar. I gave it a quick run for this review and… More →

Strengthen Your Security with These 5 WordPress Plugins

By / — WordPress is the most user-friendly Content Management System (CMS). With its well-crafted software and intuitive nature it now dominates over 20% of the web. Despite the success of WordPress, its pervasive use makes it a […] More →

Support Team Update for April 17th

By / — In today’s #wordpress-sfd support meetup the following items were discussed. WordPress 3.8.3 was released On April 14th the update to 3.8.3 was released. This fixed a bug with Quick Draft that was introduced with 3.8.2. WordPress 3.9 was released On… More →


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Two Solutions for “JavaScript Reference Error Is Not Defined”

By / — If you’re working on any type of web site or web application that has any other dependencies either for its front-end framework – such as Bootstrap and Foundation – or from the site’s foundation – such as Rails or WordPress… More →

Version 3.9 fr FR shipped with a set…

By / — Version 3.9-fr_FR shipped with a set a bad strings (slippery fingers, honest mistake, but still). I compiled a new archive with the corrected strings, but how can I make sure the translation files are getting pushed to users who have… More →

What’s New in WordPress 3.9

By / — WordPress 3.9 arrived yesterday with lots of improvements and new features. At WPBeginner, we followed the development closely, and published an article about what’s coming in WordPress 3.9 with screenshots. We are glad to report that all the features we… More →

What’s New in WordPress 3.9?

By / — WordPress 3.9 was released on April 16, 2014, and brought with it a number of enhancements to the media editing experience. This post highlights the most useful features that we think you‘re going to love! The post What’s New in… More →

Where are you taking the revision numbers from…

By / — Where are you taking the revision numbers from? I assume core.trac.wordpress.org isn’t the right place? More →

WooThemes is WordPress 3.9 compatible

By / — tl;dr – WooThemes products are compatible with WordPress 3.9. If you use the shortcode generator in the WooFramework, please upgrade to WooFramework 5.5.6. Last night (16th April 2014) WordPress 3.9 was released. Beginning the start of a slew of major… More →

WordPress 3.9 Improves The Media Editing Experience

By / — If you haven’t noticed that update notification yet, you will be happy to hear that WordPress 3.9 was released yesterday. You will also be happy to know that we have already tested and updated all of our themes based on… More →

WordPress 3.9 roundtable with core contributors

By / — I was privileged to be joined by six core contributors to WordPress 3.9 for a Google Hangout where we talked about the new release, contributing to WordPress, and more. To learn more about WordPress 3.9, check out our summary. You… More →

WordPress 3.9 “Smith” is Out

By / — Named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, WordPress 3.9 aims to “close the gap” between what you see when creating posts in the backend of WordPress and what you see published on your site. More →

WordPress Help Desk Plugins: All The Free & Premium Standalone Options

By / — I’m currently rebuilding my theme shop ( ThemeFurnace ) and have been looking at WordPress based help desk solutions which I can use for customer support. There are loads of plugins which integrate with a third party site or service… More →