WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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7 Benefits Of Hosting Your WordPress Blog On WP Engine

By / — TestLodge is an online test case management tool that allows software testers and QA teams to manage their testing efforts with ease. Our WordPress blog, blog.testlodge.com, is an essential part of our site, as it provides details of new releases,… More →

A WordPress Plugin Bootstrap File

By / — The longer I work with building custom solutions for others in the form of WordPress plugins, the more I am a fan of having a WordPress plugin bootstrap file. Honestly, this isn't anything new, but it's something I like to… More →

Beginner’s Guide to WordPress File and Directory Structure

By / — Do you want to learn about WordPress file and directory structure? The core WordPress software, themes, plugins, and user uploads are all stored on your website. In this beginner’s guide, we will explain the WordPress file and directory structure. Why… More →

Bug Scrub for 4.5.1

By / — We will be meeting today,  (at the usual core dev chat time) in #core to scrub bugs milestoned for 4.5.1. Although only a few bugs have been milestoned for 4.5.1, there are two bugs of particular concern that potentially effect many users and will… More →

Developers Urge White House to Consider “Open by Default” for New Open Source Software Policy

By / — Last month the White House called for developers to comment on its proposed draft for a Government-wide Open Source Software policy. The new policy would require code paid for by the government to be made available for reuse across other… More →

H-Code Theme Review: A Huge Multi-Purpose Theme with 58 Homepages & 197 Templates

By / — H-Code is a large multi-purpose WordPress theme from developer ThemeZaa, it has been created to cater to many different needs – so you can create websites for the following – design agency, fashion, architecture, spa, restaurant, travel, corporate, photography, ecommerce,… More →

Hello Polyglots I am Makarand Mane @mkrndmane We…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am Makarand Mane @mkrndmane We are team of 5 contributors @erjaydeep7576 @adityachougale @tusharwesanekar @unsharpme including me, started translating WordPress in Marathi. There is only one translation editor for marathi is active. As I am student of Marathi… More →

How to Add Google Analytics to your WordPress Site

By / — Setting up your WordPress site is a major accomplishment, but it's only the first step in achieving your website goals. You now need to start pulling in data that can show you how your visitors interact with your site. In… More →

How to Fix the White Screen of Death on Your WordPress Website

By / — The ‘White Screen of Death‘ (WSoD) is a well-documented WordPress error which can stem from a number of different causes, and is every bit as annoying as its blue-colored Windows cousin. What makes this error so troublesome is the complete… More →

How to run a successful memberships site

By / — Everyone wants to feel like they belong. It’s a powerful desire that can drive human behavior, the formation of friendships… and even how people make purchasing decisions. Offering memberships on your online store or website triggers this same desire to… More →

Linus Torvalds Explains How Open Source Led to the Success of Linux

By / — In a rare and deeply personal interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Linus Torvalds spoke about how open source made his projects what they are today. Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel and the Git version control system, revealed that… More →

Making Custom REST Routes In WordPress 4.4 and Beyond

By / — In WordPress 4.4, some significant parts of the long awaited REST API made it into WordPress core. While for many use cases you’ll probably need to keep using the plugin until at least WordPress 4.7 comes out, you can do… More →

Multisite Kickoff for 4.6

By / — Let’s have an official multisite kickoff chat this in #core-multisite to discuss some of the things we’d like to cover in 4.6. A few ideas to ponder… I’d like to reframe our weekly office hours as weekly bug scrubs for… More →

New time for feature projects chat on Tuesday, April 19

By / — Time change Per the comments on the introduction post, the next feature project chat will be held at . This will alternate with the first meeting’s time of 15:00 UTC (1:00PM Eastern). Since there are a number of people in… More →

SnapID Plugin Offers Free, Patented Two-Factor Authentication Login For Your WordPress Site

By / — Looking to protect your WordPress login and keep the bad guys away? SnapID gives you the ability to login to your site by sending a simple text message from your cell phone. And with "two-factor authentication", SnapID can also be used in combination with your… More →

Upfront 1.2 Is Out, Try It For Free Today!

By / — We’re super excited to announce Upfront 1.2, the latest update to our revolutionary WordPress theme framework… and the version we’re dubbing “Upfront for the People!” More →

Which PayPal Service Should You Use?

By / — All e-commerce solutions such as Shopify, WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads will allow you to select one of out of several business solutions offered by PayPal. The choice is between the following: PayPal Website Payments Standard PayPal Express Checkout PayPal… More →

Why text structure is important for SEO

By / — The structure of the texts on your site is important for SEO. If your content is clearly structured, your chance to rank well in Google will be higher. In this blog post, I’ll tell you why text structure is so… More →