WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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20 Reasons To Attend a WordCamp

By / — Ask twenty people why you should go to a WordCamp and you’ll likely receive 20 different answers. A recent post by Waseem Abbas, of Cloudways, is proof positive. He asked 20 different members of the WordPress community, including yours truly,… More →

50 Computer WordPress Themes To Keep Abreast Of Modern Technologies

By / — This compilation of 50 computer WordPress themes will fit perfectly to any computer company, including such branches as hosting company, computer repair, Internet provider company, software engineering, game development, information security, and others. I hope you'll find this compilation a… More →

Agenda for the Polyglots chats Nov 19th & 20th

By / — Agenda for the Polyglots chats Nov 19th & 20th Hello dear polyglots, Almost time for the scheduled Wednesday and Thursday Polyglots chats. Here’s the proposed agenda: Update on existing l10n 53 locales up to date 6 locales down by one… More →

Automattic Open Sources Its DMCA Process Docs on GitHub

By / — A couple months ago, Automattic made headlines with its public dismissal of Janet Jackson’s spurious claims of trademark and copyright infringement. Jackson is now a fixture in the company’s Hall of Shame, along with others who have issued abusive takedown… More →

Building a loyal community by adding a forum to your website

By / — If you are able to build a loyal following for your website, success usually follows: fans of your site are more likely to share your content on social media, visit regularly, and buy whatever it […] The post Building a… More →

Cascade Updates

By / — Cascade has always been one of my favorite themes in the DevPress collection. Tung Do did an excellent job with the design- it feels fresh and modern with almost any content. I’ve seen it used for.. More →

Crafting Great Imagery for Blog Posts

By / — A picture is worth a thousand words. Illustrations, photographs, and icons are capable of enhancing written word or telling a story all by themselves. Imagine if magazines didn’t use images within stories and articles. Well-crafted copy is important, but let me ask you this: would coverage of the… More →

Five for the Future: How to Help Out in the WordPress Support Forums

By / — You probably remember the hullabaloo a few months ago around Matt Mullenweg’s rally to the greater WordPress community to create a more sustainable vision for the future of the open source project. Automattic’s founder suggested that businesses revolving around WordPress… More →

Fixing the White Screen of Death

By / — Whoever wrote the now famous quote “there are no certainties in life beyond death and taxes” clearly never had a WordPress site; because somewhere, sometime, when you least expect it (and most likely when it is […] The post Fixing the… More →

Getting The Most Out Of WordPress Shortcodes

By / — Chances are that if you’ve been using WordPress for a while then you’ve heard of something called a shortcode. Ok, that might be an understatement. If you’ve been using WordPress for a month then chances are you’ve already been using… More →

Gigaom’s Blazing Fast WordPress Search is Enhanced by Sphinx and Scriblio

By / — Gigaom has been pumping out a steady stream of news and analysis on technology since 2006. The WordPress-powered site attracts 6.5 million monthly unique visitors with topics ranging from science and energy to cloud businesses, media and mobile. With years… More →

How To Delete Your Default Admin User Name Safely

By / — If you are still using a default admin or want to delete another user, this step-by-step process will make sure that you don’t lose any of your valuable content and to help increase the security of your site. You can… More →

I18n and RTL Support Are Top Priorities For Web Savvy Marketing

By / — This year’s State of the Word at WordCamp San Francisco emphasized WordPress going global through improvements to internationalization. This year also marks the first time non-English downloads of WordPress have surpassed its English counterpart. Catering to Customer’s Needs With WordPress… More →

Installatron Partners With Clef to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Automated Installs of WordPress

By / — In a bid to protect as many users as possible by default, Clef has partnered with Installatron. Founded in 2004, Installatron is one of the most popular script installers used on the web. Similar to Fantastico and Softaculous, Installatron is… More →

Iron Ninja and Rookie Ninja Awards 2014

By / — Everyone loves an award. We currently have two special team awards at Woo and they were awarded last week on WooTrip in San Francisco – amidst whoops, good food and beverages – to Ryan and Bryce. Well done, guys! Ryan Ray was recipient… More →

I’ve opened a ticket #29664 two month ago…

By / — I’ve opened a ticket #29664 two month ago. No one response. Today I’ve attached a patch file to support Myanmar script font-family. I’m looking for a way to embed google web font for Myanmar. I want to know if it… More →

Let’s Encrypt

By / — New security cert authority, coming soon. Let’s Encrypt Original Article: Let’s Encrypt Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

MetricsGraphics.js – a library based on D3.js, optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data

By / — “MetricsGraphics.js is a library built on top of D3 that is optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data.” MetricsGraphics.js – a library based on D3.js, optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data Original Article: MetricsGraphics.js – a library… More →

Open Academy Mentorship Progam

By / — Hi all. It was suggested by a community member that we participate in the upcoming Facebook Open Academy mentorship program round the way we participate in GSoC. Since I’m on my way out, I wouldn’t be the organization contact for… More →

Open Update Thread, Week of November 17th

By / — What’s going on? More →

Postmatic Now Supports 1-Click Migration of Subscribers from Jetpack

By / — Postmatic is hoping to revolutionize WordPress comments by giving readers a way to subscribe to new posts/comments via email and leave a comment by simply hitting reply. Since email is usually the way most people find out about comments, having… More →

SIDEKICK Delays The Release of Composer

By / — Among the festivities at WordCamp Toronto 2014, was the planned release of Composer by SIDEKICK. Instead, Composer has been delayed and the release date is to be determined. According to the announcement, the plugin and its architecture are not ready… More →

Sass and WordPress: A Love Story

By / — Today we’re discussing a key tool in the WPShout redesign: Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets, or Sass. More →

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away | Serious Eats

By / — Myths and truths about cooking with cast iron. The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away | Serious Eats Original Article: The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away |… More →

The WPlift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes November 2014

By / — Another month and another round of free WordPress theme releases! This month we have a nice theme for writers called “Yarn”, a good selection of business style themes that you should be able to customize quite easily for corporate clients,… More →

Theme review events happening this week I want…

By / — Theme review events happening this week I want to start highlighting all the WordCamps and events we have going on each week. As we grow as a team more and more of us are giving talks and holding contribution sessions.… More →

Theme review team weekly notes The logs are…

By / — Theme review team weekly notes The logs are here: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/themereview/p1416333571001334 Notes: Handbook update: handbook is on track for required/recommended release in week or so and then fully complete by end of month The doing_it_wrong theme: update needed. Featured themes don’t… More →

Tips for organising a successful WordPress Meetup

By / — Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis. Anything that brings together 2 or more people to share their WordPress experiences counts – there’s no minimum number of attendees or required format. -… More →

Top 10 Most Important Things To Do After Installing WordPress

By / — What do you do after installing WordPress? This is a common question asked by beginners. In this article, we will show you the top 10 most important things you must do after installing WordPress. 1. Change The Title, Tagline, Time… More →

Use Source Control and Diff Tools with WordPress

By / — Every now and then, developers will ask – or will be asked – what is one of the most important things I should learn in order to get involved when writing code? Obviously, this assumes that the person already knows… More →

WordPress Resources: Best WordPress Podcasts

By / — I’m sorry I just woke up. A little late, so I have to rush everything. I have like an hour… The post WordPress Resources: Best WordPress Podcasts appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

txtjs

By / — A canvas font and typesetting API for CreateJS txtjs Original Article: txtjs Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →