WordPress News Digest for Thursday, June 18, 2015

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$3 Websites

By / — And remember the $5 billion website, 5 billion we spent on a website, and to this day it doesn’t work. A $5 billion dollar website.I have so many websites. I have them all over the place. I hire people, they… More →

17 Simple Marketing Tips and Tools to Boost Your WordPress Business

By / — Marketing a business is hard work, not to mention time-consuming. But you can save some time, money, and effort on marketing with WordPress – you just need to have the right tools on hand. More →

20 of the Best Free MultiPurpose WordPress Themes for 2015

By / — Multi Purpose WordPress themes have been huge this year in WordPress, with most of the top selling themes on ThemeForest and most popular themes in the WordPress directory all being so called “Multi-Purpose” themes. These types of themes generally can… More →

BackPress Revival Receives Rocky Reception from WordPress Development Community

By / — BackPress supporters hosted a preliminary discussion yesterday to flesh out plans for bringing the long-abandoned project back to life. Organizers Roy Sivan and John James Jacoby were surprised by how many developers were interested in the prospect of reviving BackPress.… More →

Create Add-Ons For Your WooCommerce Products Easily – BobWP

By / — I have had a few people ask me about the ability to create options or add-ons to their products when they are using WooCommerce. There have been a few workarounds that were okay, but when I finally snagged a copy… More →

Exploring Divi 2.4: The Power Of Divi’s Global Modules And How To Use Them

By / — Yesterday we introduced Divi 2.4, the biggest upgrade in Divi history and a giant leap forward for our most popular WordPress theme. There are so many great features to explore in this update that it was hard to describe them… More →

Focus on Clarity First

By / — With the current trend of larger and larger header images being used on homepages, there is one thing that seems to be forgotten a lot: the purpose of a website. How often have you found yourself browsing a website, to… More →

For proper LOCALE settings how can we get…

By / — For proper LOCALE settings, how can we get an official translation for English (South Africa) added under en_ZA. Basically we use British English, so you can just copy the en_GB as a starting point. I have added custom language files… More →

How Does WP Engine Increase Employee Engagement?

By / — At WP Engine, we value our customers. So much so, we built our entire business with the customer in mind; from our customer-centric R&D approach, to our around-the-clock support and the trust we build. At the center of it all is… More →

How to Add Audio Files and Create Playlists in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add audio files to your WordPress site? As a content management system, WordPress is capable of handling audio files by default. However, many beginners are not aware of this. In this article, we will show you… More →

Improve Organization with WordPress Tables of Content

By / — We all know that the key to a successful website is quality content, right? This is, of course, true, but many bloggers are missing the point about what quality content really is. We all know that blog posts should be… More →

Javascript: Convert Yubico “modhex” strings to hex

By / — Are you using a Yubikey and want to create your custom Keyserver written in Node.js ? In this case this piece of code might be useful :) /** * Convert the Yubico MODHEX encoded Strings to hex * @param modhex… More →

Pagely management plugin now in full release.

By / — We previewed our new hosting management plugin a while ago, and today we are happy to announce it is now available on all Pagely hosted sites. We started with a small beta group of customer’s and slowly rolled it out… More →

Rijeka Will Host the First WordCamp Croatia in September

By / — The very first WordCamp Croatia will be held in Rijeka the weekend of September 4-6. The WordPress community and the tech industry in general are growing in the Balkans. A large contingency of Croatian WordPress enthusiasts were present at neighboring… More →

So You Want To Sell WordPress Plugins?

By / — The WordPress economy is growing, and it is growing fast. With new sites being created constantly, and a growing demand for solutions to streamline the process of creating a site there is a ton of room for new products and… More →

Streamline Your Workflow With Mercury Vagrant (HGV) Version 1.3

By / — In the past, you had to exit one vagrant and get into another if you wanted to work on a different site. It was disruptive to your workflow. Mercury Vagrant (HGV) 1.3, the latest version, changes that. In version 1.3,… More →

The Homepage Exception

By / — When designing and developing websites for clients, it’s rare that our dreams of perfect order and “Total & Complete Control” are every fully realized. It’s not unusual that the homepage is the biggest source of headaches when our plans for… More →

The WhiP: Reviving Old Projects and Ch-Ch-Changelogs

By / — This week’s round-up of WordPress news, views and reviews summarized in our daily email newsletter, The WhiP. Subscribe to The Whip for daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

When You’re Ready for the Next Level of WordPress Hosting, Read This

By / — Among, content management systems (CMSs), WordPress is one of the biggest and most important on the Internet. Just ask them. They will tell you: WordPress powers more than 17% of the web — a figure that rises every day. Everything… More →

WordPress Menus and The Customizer

By / — Generally speaking, I’ve no desire to get into the back and forth that’s happening right now (and that has been happening) regarding WordPress Menus and the Customizer, so I realize in writing this post that I need to tread carefully. To be… More →

WordPress for Android Version 4.1 Says Goodbye to the Hamburger Button

By / — WordPress for Android version 4.1 is sporting some major design changes. Navigation in the app has been redesigned to remove the the hamburger button in favor of four simplified tabs spanning the top of the screen. The ubiquitous hamburger icon,… More →