WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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A Little Blog Content Advice: Why You Should Go Off-topic – BobWP

By / — Bloggers are always told to stay in their niche, to stay on topic and on message. And to a point, that’s good advice. The post A Little Blog Content Advice: Why You Should Go Off-topic appeared first on BobWP. WordPress… More →

Another weekend, another Google update

By / — Hot on the heels of last week’s update, we had another Google update this weekend. Looking at the data there are some outliers, probably due to individual issues with sites, but most of all it seems like Google is changing… More →

Best Free WordPress Themes for Writers

By / — WordPress themes come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re looking for free or premium, flashy or simple, there is an excellent selection of themes for all user groups. Now, when it comes to choosing a theme, I would probably… More →

GitLab Courts Open Source Project Maintainers with Response to “Dear GitHub” Letter

By / — The makers of GitLab are attempting to capitalize on the current situation at GitHub where open source project maintainers have publicized their frustrations with issue management. Last week, project maintainers published a letter called “Dear GitHub” that outlines their concerns… More →

GlotPress is Now Available as a WordPress Plugin

By / — GlotPress 1.0 “Bunsen Honeydew” was released yesterday. In June 2015, Andrew Nacin began the work of transforming GlotPress into a plugin with a first pass that switched it from using the BackPress external to a WordPress install. Dominik Schilling led… More →

Hello Polyglots I am a plugin contributor for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am a plugin contributor for Show Dimensions in Library (https://wordpress.org/plugins/show-dimensions-in-library/) JaJaDi Kerktijden (https://wordpress.org/plugins/jajadi-kerktijden/) Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #nl_NL – @DoubelJ If you have any questions, just comment here.… More →

Hello Polyglots I am an author of Simple…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am an author of Simple Calendar ( https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-calendar-events/ ) and I am looking to see if you can add the following: nb_NO @Hjartland Thanks! More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for AnsPress https://wordpress.org/plugins/anspress-question-answer/. We have a number of great translation editors that we’d like to be able to approve translation for our plugin(s). Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for EU Cookie Law https://wordpress.org/plugins/eu-cookie-law/. Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation editors for their respective locales: #pl – @mwb310 If you have any questions, just comment here. Thank you! More →

Hi I am the developer of WP Fastest…

By / — Hi, I am the developer of WP Fastest cache. I added the translation of description. The translation of description appear after download the plugin. but The translation of description does not appear on the plugin’s homepage. what should I do? More →

How Much Does WooCommerce Cost?

By / — WooCommerce is the most popular shopping cart system in the world, powering over 30% of all eCommerce websites. Best of all it’s free. Sort of. While it’s certainly possible to setup shop and start selling online with only the free… More →

How To Schedule Blog Posts in WordPress

By / — When running a blog, there are a lot many things that are responsible for the success of your blog, but nothing comes close to the importance of proper content on a regular basis. It is, in fact, a very smart… More →

I would like to ask validator rights to…

By / — I would like to ask validator rights to https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-themes/manduca/hu/default. This is my theme and I have Hungarian pot file to import. Another two issues: Is there any chance to put Hungarian description into https://hu.wordpress.org/? + On the theme page my… More →

I’ve created folder 4.4.1 at http svn…

By / — I’ve created folder “4.4.1” at http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress-i18n/th/tags/ last week, anyway the package for #th 4.4.1 didn’t create automatically. So I manually create the package with the revision “36173”. Am I correct? @ocean90 More →

JoomlaDay Florida Invites WordPress Developers to Attend

By / — Last year Jenny Wong and Aaron Jorbin challenged the WordPress community to venture outside the WordPress bubble after speaking at PHP UK 2015. Both were enriched by the experience of connecting across technology communities and challenging others’ expectations of WordPress.… More →

Local WordPress Meetups (Mine and Yours)

By / — Local WordPress Meetups, versus WordCamps and other similar events, are really cool events if you can find them in your area. Luckily, I live in a place where there are meetups for users, for developers, for those looking to get… More →

SendinBlue WordPress Plugin: A Complete Email Marketing Solution for WooCommerce Sites

By / — I have been using MailChimp to handle my email lists for a long time now, exclusively for WPLift since I started the blog and they have been great. The problem with MailChimp is that once you have a list which… More →

Should I Close My Facebook Account?

By / — Every once in a while I hear of someone who has decided exile himself from Facebook by closing off his account. I also know a few others who have never joined. Myself? I’ve been a Facebook user since the very early days,… More →

Sorting and Ordering Nested Data in WordPress: Fun with PHP Arrays and usort()

By / — Working with nested data structures like WP_Query‘s “objects inside arrays inside objects” can be complicated. More →

Summary Team Chat for January 18, 2016

By / — Documentation @trishasalas and @rachievee have been working to organize the docs and create some new drafts in the handbook. Work in progress. Tickets #34780: Updates screen: Plugin and Theme tables improvements We discussed removing the scope from the th and… More →

WordPress Development for Beginners: Learning PHP

By / — Becoming a WordPress developer goes hand-in-hand with learning PHP, the popular server-side scripting language with which WordPress is built. In this tutorial, you'll learn the basic syntax of PHP, the logic behind how it works, and work through lots of… More →