WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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A2 Hosting Review: Solid Web Hosting with Some WordPress Specific Features

By / — Today we are looking at a web hosting company named A2 Hosting, a larger company started all the way back in 2001 as a one-person side project and has since grown to over 40 employees with datacenters in 3 locations… More →

Announcing the 2016 WordPress Hosting Review!

By / — We’re really excited to announce the 2016 WPShout WordPress Hosting Review! First run in 2011, our annual Hosting Review aims to provide genuine, high-quality information on the hosts out there—powered by real data from real people. More →

Basic SEO training: clear call-to-action

By / — Our Basic SEO training teaches you how to optimize a website in a holistic way. Holistic means that we won’t focus on one aspect, we consider all important aspects that can make your site awesome and rank well! That’s why we included a… More →

Creating Personalized Navigation for WordPress with Membership 2 Pro and Custom Sidebars Pro

By / — First-time visitors to your site don’t necessarily need to see the same stuff in your navigation as regular – or logged in – visitors. The solution? Custom navigation tailored to your users. Here's how to do it. More →

Hello again Polyglots I am the plugin author…

By / — Hello (again) Polyglots! I am the plugin author for EWWW Image Optimizer https://wordpress.org/plugins/ewww-image-optimizer/ and I have another user to add as a PTE. #ru_RU – @extrim25 #uk_UK – @extrim25 More →

Hi all Formal Dutch is quite different from…

By / — Hi all, Formal Dutch is quite different from informal Dutch. So far, we’ve been using informal Dutch for the Dutch translation of WordPress. Lately the requests for a formal translation have increased quite a bit. Therefore we’d like to request… More →

How to Add Beautiful Event Timeline in WordPress

By / — Have you ever wanted to add an event timeline on your site? Recently, one of our users wanted to display a vertical timeline of events that has an interactive experience. In this article, we will show you how to add… More →

Imperva’s Web Application Attack Report Shows Spam Is WordPress’ Largest Security Threat

By / — Imperva, an international cyber security company founded in 2002, published its 2015 web application attack report. The report includes a thorough analysis of attack data obtained through its WAF or Web Application Firewall. In the report, Imperva’s application defense center… More →

Modifying the WHERE Clause in WordPress

By / — When retrieving data, there times where you may want to change the WHERE clause in WordPress. That is, depending on what you're retrieving, you may want to filter what it's searching. And that's exactly what a `WHERE` clause does. But… More →

Tech City UK Gets Agility Boost With WP Engine

By / — We recently caught up with Ryan Procter of Tech City UK to talk about his organisation and how it uses WP Engine. Here’s part of that conversation. Hi Ryan, thanks for taking the time to speak with us! Can you… More →

The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 13 – Following Your Bliss with Dave Cahill

By / — In this episode of Divi Nation we sit down with Dave Cahill of River Net Computers in Frenchtown, New Jersey to talk about following your bliss. What do we mean by that? We mean identifying what makes you happy, what… More →

The Secret to Working Remotely With WordPress: WordCamps and Bacon-Avocado Ice Cream

By / — Our Head of Support, Timothy Bowers, usually works from his living room couch in the UK. Last month, he road-tripped across the American south, hitting up three WordCamps along the way. More →

Top 5 Appointment and Booking Plugins for WordPress

By / — Does your business require your clients to make appointments or book services ahead of time? Managing appointments and bookings on paper or through emails can become time consuming and inefficient over time – especially when your business starts to take… More →

Uninvited from the WordPress community summit

By / — After being invited a month ago and have already arranged the hotel and flight tickets, today was the moment I was uninvited. This in a way that I would never do. I would not have mind as much if I… More →

Why Some Theme Authors Are Waiting Two Months or More for Their First Review

By / — Within the last few weeks, we’ve received emails from readers wanting to know why it’s taking so long for new themes to be reviewed on WordPress.org. Some theme authors are having to wait two months or more for their first… More →

WordPress Android 4.8-rc-1 released in the beta channel

By / — Hi there! 4.8-rc-1 has been released in the Google Play Store. We worked on a new theme picker for your WordPress.com sites. You can browse, search, preview and customize your theme from the app. We also added support for full… More →