WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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New Contributors Meeting Recap – July 12

By / — This week’s New Contributors Meeting was held on . Once again, there were lots of great questions asked in the #core channel. Read the full chat archive here. Discussion Highlights: There was a general conversation about who should be making changes to… More →

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 8.1

By / — WordPress for iOS version 8.1 beta will be available shortly for testing on TestFlight. Not part of the beta program yet? Please sign up for our TestFlight program to request to join as a beta tester. What to Test: Entirely New… More →

How to Monitor Social Media Analytics with WordPress

By / — The reason for monitoring social media is very simple. We want to learn what is working and what isn’t. It… The post How to Monitor Social Media Analytics with WordPress appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

451 Research Report Review On Content Performance

By / — As part of its intelligence suite collection, WP Engine recently released Content Performance, a tool available to WPE Business Plan members and up that provides content-focused Google Analytics directly in the WordPress dashboard. Various data provided by Content Performance gives content… More →

Deciding How Much to Charge for Your Divi Web Design Services

By / — Welcome to Part 2 of 4 of our mini series Divi Website Design Pricing where we’re exploring effective Divi website price ranges and providing some actionable ideas on how to price your web design services. In yesterday’s post, we explored… More →

How to Make a WordPress Admin Options Page (Without Using the Settings API)

By / — We’re going to cover creating a working WordPress options page, without using the Settings API. More →

Popup Plugins and Why Your WordPress Site Needs One

By / — In this post I’ll walk you through the most useful types of popups, which popup plugins to use on WordPress […] The post Popup Plugins and Why Your WordPress Site Needs One appeared first on Pagely®. More →

Using Xdebug with Valet and WordPress

By / — Here's everything you need to know to start using Xdebug with Valet and WordPress so you can have decent output and debug your projects. Using Xdebug with Valet and WordPress was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and… More →

What to do if the traffic on your blog is decreasing?

By / — If you maintain a blog, of course you want the traffic to your blog to grow. But what if it doesn’t? What if the traffic to your blog is (slightly) decreasing? What do you do? In this post, I will… More →

Smush Now Lets You Optimize Images Stored in the Cloud

By / — We’re celebrating Smush surpassing 800,000 active installs with a killer new feature! Now you can Smush and optimize images that you are storing on Amazon S3. Smush is the clear choice when it comes to WordPress image compression and optimization. Thanks to… More →

Zoho SalesIQ Review: Live Chat and User Activity Tracking in One Plugin

By / — Want a smarter way to track and engage with your visitors? Zoho SalesIQ, the plugin/SaaS product that I’ll be reviewing today, gives you detailed visitor activity tracking in combination with a live chat tool. If you want a live chat… More →

25 Sketch Resources for WordPress Theme and Plugin Designers

By / — Sketch is a popular, but lamentably Mac-specific, design tool that’s truly taken off over the last couple of years. While you can use it for all kinds of designs, one of the ways in which designers are using Sketch is… More →

13 Crucial WordPress Maintenance Tasks to Perform Regularly

By / — Ever wondered which WordPress maintenance tasks you should be performing regularly? After starting a blog, often users don’t perform maintenance checks unless something breaks. By running regular maintenance tasks, you can make sure that your WordPress site is always performing… More →

What Does Podcast Sponsorships and Beaver Builder Have in Common? – BobWP

By / — What you should consider when sponsoring a podcast and how I used Beaver Builder to create my sponsorship page. More →

How to Use the Shopping and Checkout Behavior Reports in Google Analytics – BobWP

By / — Learn how to understand and use the eCommerce tracking Shopping and Checkout Behavior reports in Google Analytics. More →

The Fast and Efficient Way to Create Tables and Charts in WP

By / — Managing massive amounts of numbers, and related data can be about as much fun as pushing your car 8 blocks to a gas station. You’re never sure if you can get there, and when you do, you’ve got to figure… More →

React Users Petition Facebook to Re-license React.js after Apache Software Foundation Bans BSD+Patents License in Dependencies

By / — The Apache Software Foundation issued a notice over the weekend, indicating that it has added Facebook’s BSD+Patents license to its Category X list of disallowed licenses for Apache PMC members. This is the license that Facebook uses for most of… More →

Stylishly Display Weather Conditions with the Weather Atlas Widget

By / — If you’re looking for an easy way to display weather conditions on your site, check out the new Weather Atlas Widget by Yu Media Group d.o.o. Once activated, browse to Appearance > Widgets, and add the Weather Atlas widget to a… More →