WordPress News Digest for Monday, August 18, 2014

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7 Effective Tooltip Plugins for WordPress

By / — Tooltip plugins are generally some of the most underused and underrated plugins around. In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, a “tooltip” is a little popup that appears when a user hovers his or her cursor […] The post 7 Effective… More →

APIs and WPCentral.io

By / — Recently I started building stuff on top of the WordPress API's. They have quite some data you could retrieve and you can do really cool stuff with it. On WPCentral.io you can already see how I'm using the version APIs and… More →

Best 10 Free WordPress Plugins of the Month – August 2014

By / — Another month, another free plugins list! I’ve got a pretty nice mixture of different types of plugins this time around, all designed to make managing your WordPress site just a little bit easier. From better managing your comments to bulk… More →

Commercial Whaling Ship

By / — The Time I Spent On A Commercial Whaling Ship Totally Changed My Perspective On The World — I know the title sounds baity but this is the best writing I’ve read online in a while, almost like it’s from a… More →

Dependency Minification for WordPress: Automatically Concatenate and Minify Scripts and Stylesheets

By / — If you’re obsessed with improving your site’s loading time then you’ve probably already looked into caching and server optimizations. Frontend optimization is often further down on the list but can have a tremendous effect on performance. One of the most… More →

EP100 – We're still here!

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we celebrate a milestone, 100 episodes! Join us as we discuss everything that has been going on since our first episode back on Sept 24 2012 and what the future holds for our regulars. Show… More →

How To Manage Multiple WordPress Sites From One Dashboard

By / — Many freelance designers, web design companies and bloggers alike, create and manage multiple WordPress sites. For someone like me who runs, not only my own web design company, but who also helps maintain many of the ones that we have… More →

How to Publish WordPress Blog Posts via Email

By / — Blogging can be much more fun when you know you have a couple of cool WordPress options at your disposal…. The post How to Publish WordPress Blog Posts via Email appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

How to Redirect Users after Successful Login in WordPress

By / — Have you ever wanted to redirect users to a specific page after they login to your WordPress site? Recently one of our users asked if it was possible to redirect logged-in users to a specific page based on their user… More →

How to Use Distraction Free Full Screen Editor in WordPress

By / — If you’re new to WordPress, you might find yourself getting a little distracted when creating posts in the default interface. Here’s a great tutorial from WP Beginner that explains how to use the full screen editor so you can eliminate… More →

JavaScript and WordPress Page Performance

By / — Last week, I was having a conversation with a fellow WordPress developer about improving page performance as it relates to JavaScript. Specifically, we were talking about if it makes sense to load JavaScript sources at the bottom of the page.… More →


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Learning To Use WordPress Hooks

By / — One of the things that makes WordPress so powerful is that it makes it easy for you to modify the behavior of a plugin or a theme, or even WordPress itself from another plugin or theme. This allows you to… More →

Mailbag: One Analytics to Bind Them

By / — One Google Analytic Account for all your sites? Super Easy! More →

Modify User Contact Fields In WordPress

By / — With WordPress each user has their own profile records, within these profile there are multiple feeds that can be populated by the user to give you more information about them allowing you customise the site a bit for just for… More →

Nelio A/B Testing: Optimize Your WordPress Website to Increase Goal Conversion Rates

By / — If you’ve ever wondered which text or other page elements on your website is the most effective at persuading your visitors to complete a certain action, such as downloading a file, or clicking on a link, then the plugin we… More →

New From WPMU DEV: Cloner, the Site Cloning Plugin for WordPress Multisite

By / — Cloner, the latest WordPress multisite plugin from WPMU DEV allows you to effortlessly clone all or part of a site in your network. No fuss, no bother just a couple of clicks and it's done. More →

Photography Themes Round Up

By / — Nowadays, with all the advancements in camera equipment and techniques, we have seen a sudden influx of new photographers, all wanting to show off their work in the best way possible. This has created a higher demand for high quality… More →

The Best Web Analytics Tools for WordPress

By / — “What gets measured, gets managed.” -Peter Drucker Imagine you wanted to visit a new restaurant on the opposite side of town. Although it’s in an area of the city you haven’t visited before, you understand its […] The post The Best… More →

The Problem With Image Attachments In WordPress

By / — Something I’ve wanted to see in WordPress for a long time is the ability to determine which posts an image is being used on. WordPress 4.0 is expected to ship by the end of August and contains two subtle changes… More →

The WhiP Newsletter #65

By / — Themeforest reaches for the stars, simple front-end editing with Semplice and WordPress projects. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

WPChat Relaunches as a Forum Dedicated to WordPress

By / — A few years ago, Leland Fiegel created a site called WPChat. The site contained an iFrame with an embedded IRC client pointed to Freenode. It provided easy access to IRC where at anytime during the week, users could chat about… More →

Weekly meetings

By / — As brought up from the mail list there are some that are interested in having a weekly meeting, or perhaps two. Much like some of the other contributing groups that have office hours I feel we can do the same. Our… More →

WordCamp Russia 2014

By / — The second WordCamp in Russia was a success, with almost 200 attendees and a great lineup of 14 speakers from all over Russia and abroad, including Ukraine and even Germany. I’m not going to go into much planning details like… More →

_s_backbone: A WordPress Starter Theme Based on Underscores and Backbone.js

By / — The Underscores WordPress starter theme has seen a flurry of activity in recent days, adding support for Sass and automated testing with Travis CI. The theme has been forked more than 1300 times on GitHub with many interesting variations created… More →