WordPress News Digest for Thursday, December 17, 2015

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25 Completely Free Clean, Minimal & Whitespace WordPress Themes for 2015

By / — In the current climate of WordPress themes which are trending towards larger multi-purpose themes jam-packed with features and add-ons you may never use, it can be refreshing to come across a nicely styled, clean theme which is the focus of… More →

Calypso for Linux

By / — We just announced and released the Linux version of the desktop client for WordPress.com, also known as Calypso. Also all of the code behind the desktop client itself (built on Electron) is now available as open source too. More →

Easily Unbury Staging Error Logs (No Shovel Required)

By / — Staging error logs are an important piece of the WordPress puzzle. They allow you to see issues with your site’s code that are generating PHP errors and notices, so you can discover otherwise “silent” bugs that you may not have… More →

Flexible Featured Post Widget

By / — Working on a number of sites recently, the designs I have been provided with have contained a “featured post” section [widget] in the sidebar. This got me looking in the plugin repository for a widget plugin to feature a post.… More →

For the main GlotPress project for WooCommerce can…

By / — For the main GlotPress project for WooCommerce can somebody please import the content of these po files? WooCommerce po file for main plugin WooCommerce po file for admin strings They were generated from my local install of GlotPress. I can’t… More →

Hello Polyglots Our team is the author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! Our team is the author for the following products: Plugins: Captcha (https://wordpress.org/plugins/captcha/) Social Buttons Pack (https://wordpress.org/plugins/social-buttons-pack/) Google +1 (https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-one/) Testimonials (https://wordpress.org/plugins/bws-testimonials/) Twitter Button (https://wordpress.org/plugins/twitter-plugin/) PDF & Print (https://wordpress.org/plugins/pdf-print/) Contact Form (https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-plugin/) Google Captcha (reCAPTCHA) (https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-captcha/) Gallery Categories (https://wordpress.org/plugins/gallery-categories/)… More →

How to Add Custom Login URL in WordPress

By / — Did you know that anyone can easily find your WordPress login URL. Recently, one of our readers asked if it was possible to change the default WordPress login URL to a custom login URL. In this article, we will show… More →

How to Build a WordPress Autoblogging Website

By / — Autoblogging is a way of setting up a website whose blog is taken care of automatically, constantly updated with fresh, curated and quality content of your choice. It can also be an opportunity to make use of affiliate marketing and earn some… More →

I am the plugin author for https wordpress…

By / — I am the plugin author for https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce-nl-alternative/. Please add the following WordPress.org user as translation editor for their respective locale: nl_NL mpol More →

Is The Genesis Featured Page Widget Too Limiting For You? – BobWP

By / — If you are a fan of Genesis child themes, you probably are more than familiar with the Genesis Featured Page Widget. In fact, I can safely say a lot of the standard homepage layouts that you see in the demos… More →

Making Your Site Faster with the WP Super Cache Plugin

By / — As developers, one of the first thing we always do for a client who has a host like InMotion Hosting is install a plugin called WP Super Cache. Made by Automattic (makers of WordPress.com). WP Super Cache is a great way to make… More →

On The Idea of Simplifying Our Tools

By / — Perhaps one of the most tiring things of working in development in staying up to date with all of the various tools and processes that are available to us for helping us get our work done. As soon as one… More →

Popper: A Free Touch-Friendly WordPress Theme with a Focus on Accessibility

By / — After three months in the WordPress.org theme review queue, Morten Rand-Hendriksen‘s new mobile-first theme is now live in the official theme directory. Popper is one of the few themes worthy of the “accessibility ready” tag, which requires the author to… More →

Successful Launches: A Closer Look at Minimum Viable Product

By / — Over the years, I’ve had several business ideas that I’ve fallen in love with. I did my research for each, saw that my ideas were somewhat viable, and then set out to create the absolute best version of my business… More →

WP Engine Employee Spotlight: Tiffany Cruz, SMB Support Leader

By / — For this WP Engine employee showcase I’m excited to shine the spotlight on one of our After Hour Support Managers here at WP Engine! Tiffany Cruz leads our Second Shift SMB Support Team with passion and excitement for creating positive… More →

WPWeekly Episode 217 – The Tale of Jeff Matson

By / — In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Jeff Matson who writes and maintains documentation for Rocketgenius. Matson tells us how he became involved with WordPress and the community. We learn how he’s transitioned from… More →

Why you should buy Yoast SEO Premium

By / — One of the questions people ask us sometimes is “Why should I buy Yoast SEO Premium when Yoast SEO free is so awesome already?”. Well, we’re glad you asked! Let me explain the two most important features you’ll get when you buy Yoast… More →

WordPress.com Open Sources Desktop App, Linux Version Now Available

By / — Today Automattic announced that the WordPress.com desktop app is now open source and available on GitHub under the GPLv2 (or later). A Linux version joins the OS X and Windows apps that were released at the end of November and… More →

ustwo: An Open Source Example of a React-Powered WordPress Site

By / — If you’re looking for a real-world example of the WordPress REST API with code that you can dig into, the new ustwo.com website is open source on GitHub. ustwo is a digital product agency most well known for their work… More →