WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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Cleaner headings in the admin screens

By / — One of the most common needs for accessibility is providing tools to effectively navigate through content. Users of assistive technologies use headings as the predominant mechanism for finding page information. Headings provide document structure. Assistive technologies can list all the… More →

Advanced WP-CLI Tricks

By / — I’ve been writing a lot about WP-CLI. There are reasons for that. But the most important is that it’s really cool, and the primary maintainer, Daniel Bachhuber, is doing a great job making the tool better and keeping it healthy.… More →

Why SEO & UX Are The PB&J Of Greater Website Success [Upcoming Webinar]

By / — A delicious peanut butter and jelly sandwich…that’s what SEO and UX go together like. When you think about the pairing, there are many things you can do to successfully integrate SEO and UX to further delight your audience. To get… More →

WordPress with PHP 7 – Why to Upgrade Your Server

By / — PHP 7 has launched in Dec 2015 and even after a full year from initial release there are websites that… The post WordPress with PHP 7 – Why to Upgrade Your Server appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

SQL Injection Vulnerability in Joomla! 3.7

By / — During regular research audits for our Sucuri Firewall (WAF), we discovered a SQL Injection vulnerability affecting Joomla! 3.7 – CVE-2017-8917. The vulnerability is easy to exploit and doesn’t require a privileged account on the victim’s site. Are You at Risk? The vulnerability… More →

How to Create a Gift List Page for Your Wedding with Divi

By / — This post is part 3 of 5 in our miniseries How to Create an Elegant Wedding Website with Divi. In this series, we’ll guide you through the most important parts of creating a wedding website for yourself or a client… More →

My Role: Sally Strebel

By / — Sally Strebel Title: Founder + COO of Pagely My role at Pagely encompasses many things. I’m proudest of helping to […] The post My Role: Sally Strebel appeared first on Pagely®. More →

Repository Pattern Benefits: Why We Should Consider It

By / — Let's take a look at some of the repository pattern benefits and how we can implement it in the context of WordPress projects. Repository Pattern Benefits: Why We Should Consider It was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development,… More →

Meta keywords: why we don’t use them

By / — You would think this post would be redundant by now: people know that the meta keyword tag is useless nowadays, right? The truth is that we still see site owners using meta keywords on their website. In addition to that, people are… More →

9 Plugins to Encourage User-Generated Content Submissions on Your WordPress Site

By / — There are a number of reasons why companies use content marketing to power their lead generation efforts. While a business’s services or products are what a customer ultimately needs from them, a high-quality content offering increases the value of that… More →

Hugo and Lunr – Client Side Searching

By / — A little javascript and JSON make searching an at-home affair for Hugo. The post Hugo and Lunr – Client Side Searching appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

Security Haiku: WordPress 4.7.5 Release

By / — Patchy patchy patch I love patches for WordPress Here come the patches Pagely customer sites are being updated to address […] The post Security Haiku: WordPress 4.7.5 Release appeared first on Pagely®. More →

20+ Fantastic Flat Design WordPress Themes for Simple & Stylish Websites in 2017

By / — Looking for some flat design WordPress themes for your next project? I’m all for it! With its minimalistic look and focus on usability, flat design is a great choice for your next WordPress site. But many of the popular WordPress… More →

Adding Value to Your WordPress Blog with Related Content

By / — One of the best ways to utilize the power of WordPress is to start a blog. And, with a blog comes lots of hard work, dedication, and of course killer content that is relevant to your target audience. That's why… More →

How to Get Started with Shipping for Your Online Store with Robert Gilbreath – BobWP

By / — Robert from ShipStation shares with us some great advice on helping store owners tackle the challenge of shipping their products. More →

How to Remove the Sidebar in WordPress

By / — Do you want to remove the sidebar from your WordPress site? A sidebar is the widget-ready area in your WordPress theme. It often appears at the right or left side or below the content area on every page. In this… More →

New TV Ads

By / — As I mentioned in the State of the Word this is the year we’re ramping up marketing. There is lots to learn and much to follow, but we have our first TV ads up in six markets to test. Each… More →

Comparison between the Theme and Plugin review process

By / — As we are discussing how we can improve the Theme Review process it would be good to see how our process compares to the Plugin Review process. It would help both teams to align so that we could both profit… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for May 17th (4.8 week 3)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : 4.7.5 security and maintenance release 4.8 timing 4.8 bug scrubs 4.8 dev notes / field guide Review: location identification in events widget General announcements If you have anything to propose… More →

JavaScript Chat Summary for May 16th

By / — Below is a summary of the conversation from today’s JavaScript Chat (agenda, Slack archive): Build Tools for Code Standards There’s a desire to replace the current JSHint configuration with an ESLint solution (#31823) @netweb shared a number of ESLint-related projects… More →

WordPress 4.7.5 Patches Six Security Issues, Immediate Update Recommended

By / — WordPress 4.7.5 was released today with fixes for six security issues. If you manage multiple sites, you may have seen automatic update notices landing in your inbox this evening. The security release is for all previous versions and WordPress is… More →