WordPress News Digest for Monday, July 18, 2016

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A “How-To” Guide to Empathy and Acceptance in Design and Community

By / — In this post, WordPress leader Morten Rand-Hendriksen, elaborates on the talk he gave at WordCamp Europe this year and shares how we can make empathy a part of a larger process with the aim of making our designs in the digital… More →

Comments in 4.6 can now be cached by a persistent object cache

By / — The ‘comment’ cache group was made non-persistent in [7986], to address the difficulty of reliable cache invalidation. This meant the comment cache values were only held for the current page load, and lost on reload or navigation. The comment API has… More →

EP196 – Building a WordPress site locally with DesktopServer – WPwatercooler

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we'll be discussing how you can create a WordPress website locally using DesktopServer. The post EP196 – Building a WordPress site locally with DesktopServer appeared first on WPwatercooler. More →

External library updates in 4.6

By / — The following are external libraries that have been updated during the 4.6 release cycle. Masonry Masonry was updated to version 3.3.2 from version 3.1.4 (#32802). Notable changes: jQuery events are now triggered. CommonJS is supported. Percentages can now be used… More →

Free Divi Download: The Profile Pages Layout Pack

By / — Welcome to Day 49 of our Divi 100 Marathon. Keep tuning in for 100 days in a row of awesome Divi resources as we count down to the amazing release of Divi 3.0 on the final day of the series!… More →

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Logging Improvements

By / — Over the past week, the Pokémon Go craze has taken the world by storm, including the WordPress community. WP Engine employees have been enjoying the game as well. In the spirit of Pokémon’s “Catch ‘em all” mantra, we decided to… More →

How to Disable RSS Feeds in WordPress

By / — Do you want to disable RSS feeds on your WordPress site? RSS feeds allow users to subscribe to your blog posts. However when building small static websites, you may want to turn off the RSS feeds. By default, there is… More →

How to Fix the Locked Out of wp-admin Issue

By / — Being locked out of the WordPress admin or wp-admin screen can be a frustrating issue. You lose the ability to edit your site, publish new blog posts or take care of comments and other administrative tasks. There are, however, a… More →

How to Move Content from an Old Blog to a New One with WP RSS Aggregator

By / — Moving content from one blog site to another blog site is super easy with the WP RSS Aggregator plugin. In this post, we'll show you how you can move your RSS feeds in a few simple steps. More →

The Ultimate Guide to Seducing Your Blog’s Readers with Enticing Headlines – BobWP – Your Trusted WordPress Source

By / — A well-crafted headline can drive more traffic to your blog, increase conversion rates on your website, get people to share your content on social platforms and keep your readers coming back for more. The post The Ultimate Guide to Seducing… More →

This Week in 4.6: July 18 – 24

By / — This is the jump-start post for the thirteenth week of the WordPress 4.6 release cycle. Beta 4 will land on Wednesday at 18:00 UTC. Our target until then is to get the ticket count in the 4.6 milestone down to… More →

Torque Weekly Digest: 7/18/16

By / — Here we provide a weekly recap of the biggest stories from torquemag.io. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community. Here are some of last week’s top… More →

WPCampus Review

By / — I was honored to be part of the inaugural WPCampus event this past weekend. WPCampus is a WordPress event, but not a WordCamp. Similar to a few conferences in the past like Pressnomics (which focuses on business) and LoopConf (which… More →

WordPress Multisite: Block Site

By / — It's not actually very easy to protect yourself online when you can't block people who are offensive or abusive. More →