WordPress News Digest for Thursday, May 18, 2017

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EP235 – Managing WordPress with External Services

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing how you can manage your WordPress website(s) using external services making easy work to update multiple websites. The post EP235 – Managing WordPress with External Services appeared first on WPwatercooler. More →

Increased Concurrent Jobs on Travis CI Builds

By / — https://travis-ci.org/WordPress now has 15 concurrent jobs instead of the default 5 available to all open-source projects. This covers all projects under https://github.com/WordPress, so it will help with daily development of Gutenberg, build times for our official wordpress-develop build (especially during… More →

WPblab EP73 – WordPress Freelancers: Optimize Your Time With Social Tools

By / — This week on WPblab Bridget Willard and Jason Tucker will be discussing the ways in which you can manage social media using 3rd party tools to help you the WordPress freelancer spend less time doing more. Sharing buttons on your… More →

The Best Instagram Plugins For Beautifully Displaying Your Photo Feed

By / — Welcome to “Plugged In” where we take a deeper look at WordPress plugins in specific categories. This week, it’s all about the best Instagram plugins for adding an aesthetically pleasing photo gallery to your site. While Instagram is a popular social media… More →

May 18th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Announcements WordPress 4.7.5 is out, get your security on! The Plugins SVN seems to be back in working order, rejoice! WordPress is now on HackerOne for all of your security vulnerability report and bounty needs! WordPress 4.7.5 We have nothing… More →

Should You Make an App for Your WordPress Business?

By / — This question comes up quite a bit, and it completely depends on your answers to a few additional questions. Making… The post Should You Make an App for Your WordPress Business? appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

How to create and use backups with WooCommerce

By / — Get tips and tools for creating, maintaining, and using backups of your store's data. The post How to create and use backups with WooCommerce appeared first on WooCommerce. More →

How to Create a WordPress Staging Site (and Why You Need One)

By / — Have you ever updated a plugin on your WordPress site and had the screen go white? You didn’t change any code, […] The post How to Create a WordPress Staging Site (and Why You Need One) appeared first on Pagely®. More →

How to Connect Your Site to WordPress.com with Jetpack

By / — Jetpack is one of the most useful and popular plugins for WordPress. Its goal is to extend the services of WordPress.com onto self-hosted “WordPress.org” sites. It has tons of features. Among others, it offers an image CDN, related posts feature,… More →

What Are WordPress User Caches?

By / — If you're looking to authenticate a user programmatically, WordPress user caches are important to understand when moving forward. What Are WordPress User Caches? was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's blog. More →

This Is Why Geometry Makes for Killer Web Designs

By / — Oh man, does anyone else remember geeking out over Geometry class back in the day? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Is this thing on? Okay, maybe I was in the minority. Anyway, like with many other things I enjoyed in that long-gone… More →

12 Stunning Examples of Masonry Style Blogs

By / — The layout of your blog can have a huge impact on its success; you don’t want your site to be too cluttered, too busy, or otherwise unappealing to your site’s visitors. Enter masonry-style templates. They’re not your only option for a clutter-free… More →

How to Add a Custom Author Profile Page to Your WordPress

By / — Do you want to add a custom author profile page to your WordPress site? Many WordPress themes have limited author profile information on their author archive page. In this article, we will show you how to create a custom author… More →

30 Top-rated Responsive WordPress Themes with WooCommerce Integration for Spring 2017

By / — Do you run your own store and look for the ways to expand your business reach? Then getting your business on the web is the most optimal solution for you. By means of a well-designed web store, you can expand… More →

How to Create Mega Menus Using WooCommerce and the Storefront Theme – BobWP

By / — If you are using WooCommerce and the Storefront theme, check out this extension to help you build mega menus with ease and creativity. More →

Divi Update! Introducing The New Divi Documentation System & Updated Divi Tutorials

By / — The New Documentation System The Divi documentation system has been redesigned and articles have been consolidated into one easy-to-use location. Every Tutorial In One Place We have taken all of the tutorials from Bloom, Monarch, The Divi Builder, Extra and… More →

This week’s design meeting agenda for May 18th

By / — After a break we are back with weekly meetings. This week’s chat is happening . This weeks agenda is: Open floor Feel free to leave a comment and we can discuss anything people want. See you in the #design channel… More →

Dev Chat Summary: May 17th (4.8 week 3)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from May 17th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.7.5 Release 4.7.5 was released; six security issues and three maintenance fixes, thanks to everyone who pitched in to get that out! 4.8 Timing Beta 1 went out on… More →

Atom Editor Adds Git and GitHub Integration

By / — GitHub open sourced its JavaScript-powered Atom editor in 2014 with extensibility designed to be its single-most important feature. Over the past three years, a thriving ecosystem of more than 6,000 packages to extend the editor has grown out of Atom’s… More →

4.8 Bug Scrubs for RC 1

By / — The following bug scrubs will help us drop to 0 tickets in the 4.8 milestone by RC1 on Thursday, May 25th: by @flixos90 in #core by @obenland in #core by @jbpaul17 in #core by @obenland in #core Wednesday, May 24th… More →

WPWeekly Episode 273 – Mental Health Awareness With Bridget Willard and Ed Finkler

By / — The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month. On this episode, Ed Finkler, founder of Open Sourcing Mental Illness (OSMI), and Bridget Willard, Marketing Manager for WordImpress, join me to raise awareness of mental health. We start the show… More →