WordPress News Digest for Friday, November 18, 2016

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WordPress Passes 27% Market Share, Banks on Customizer for Continued Success

By / — WordPress now powers 27.1% of all websites on the internet, up from 25% last year. While it may seem that WordPress is neatly adding 2% of the internet every year, its percentage increase fluctuates from year to year and the… More →

An SVG logo Custom Control for the WordPress Customizer

By / — Another proof of concept. The custom control You create a custom control by extending the WP_Customize_Control class. I check for WP_Customizer_Control existence before adding custom control because WP_Customize_Control is loaded on customizer page only. View the code on Gist. list_svg() Create… More →

Down-Selling For The Win

By / — Let’s play a quick round of Jeopardy! Player: “I’ll take Sales Techniques for $1000” Host: “Whereby a seller induces the […] The post Down-Selling For The Win appeared first on Pagely®. More →

WP Ninjas Friday Roundup 11/18

By / — Welcome to the WP Ninjas Friday Roundup! All is well around the WP Ninjas offices. Our CEO James Laws and COO Zach Skaggs are off adventuring in Los Cabos, Mexico at CaboPress this week. The poor things are slaving away… More →

Interview with Maile Ohye (Google)

By / — According to Maile Ohye of Google, “SEO is evolving into what Loren George McKechnie described as ‘search experience optimization’. It’s less about top ranking, and more about optimizing the searcher’s journey. It’s the intersection of content, UX, and as always, staying… More →

Using WPBudget to Snag a Premium WordPress Theme

By / — As a WordPress website owner, chances are the decision whether to use a free WordPress theme or upgrade to a premium one has come up. In fact, this debate has probably been around since the beginning of WordPress and has… More →

Hiya: Bye-a Spammers!

By / — Save a headache and kill the robocalls! More →

The WordPress Loop Explained

By / — The WordPress loop is big. It’s huge. It’s critical. Without it, your WordPress site won’t work. By this, I don’t mean that it’s large. In fact, it should be as lean, tight and quick as possible. But it’s a major… More →

Do You Run a WordPress Powered eCommerce Site? Be On Our Podcast. – BobWP

By / — As 2017 rolls around, we are looking for some WordPress powered eCommerce site owners to share their stories on the WP eCommerce Show. More →

10 Free Contact Form 7 Extensions You Didn’t Know You Need

By / — With an active user base exceeding one million, Contact Form 7 is the King of the free contact form plugins. However, if you want it to compete with the top premium options, it needs a little bit of help. Fortunately,… More →

Designers of WordPress unite!

By / — During our weekly meeting the subject of how we need to unite all designers around the WordPress project came up. Our weekly meetings often focus more on core, that’s an important part of what we do, but it’s not all… More →

Dashicons call for help

By / — In our weekly design meeting @empireoflight came into the meeting to ask for help. They need help both adding icons and also technical help from developers. @ryelle pointed the following: anyone interested in helping out can check out the overview,… More →

How to Increase Conversion Rate of Your WordPress Site

By / — To sustain your business, you need to find a way to turn in profit with your WordPress-built websites. Visitors alone will not help keep your site online — you need to find ways to turn your site traffic into leads, if… More →

How to Fix Common Image Issues in WordPress

By / — WordPress comes with some pretty neat tools to manage and edit images. Sadly often beginners are not aware of these WordPress image editing features. If you ever had a question about WordPress images, then you’re in luck. In this article,… More →

VueJS CRUD: Create a Node.js API Using Express

By / — For this project we're going to build an API from Node.js to process the products we can use in the CRUD application. Normally I would use an API using something… More →

Weekly Roundup: November 18, 2016

By / — There are lots of WooCommerce plugin updates available for you this week, along with some tips on holiday sales prep. Enjoy! A quick note for developers: if you have a plugin, theme, or service for eCommerce merchants, you can submit… More →