WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Easy Markdown to HTML Conversion with Dillinger

By / — For writing online content, Markdown is a favorite of Redditors and nerds everywhere for writing richly marked-up text without the wordiness of typing HTML tags by hand. More →

5 WordPress Review Plugins To Help You Achieve Stellar Ratings

By / — Whether you’re selling a product or service online, reviews can immensely impact the buyer’s decision. In fact, when browsing online 70 percent of buyers are looking for product reviews prior to making a purchase and 72 percent of consumers will… More →

Awesome Page Builder Plugins to Simplify Your WordPress Design Process

By / — WordPress makes it pretty easy to design a unique and visually appealing website. Still, it will require some work and… The post Awesome Page Builder Plugins to Simplify Your WordPress Design Process appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

5 Fast-track Ways to Optimise Your WordPress Blog for Search Visibility

By / — As a blog owner, it is important to test your blog for search visibility now and then, and optimise your […] The post 5 Fast-track Ways to Optimise Your WordPress Blog for Search Visibility appeared first on Pagely®. More →

What is an API? Cody Landefeld Breaks it Down for Store Owners – BobWP

By / — As a online shop owner it helps to understand what an API is, what it does, and how it is used on your eCommerce site. More →

Registering WordPress Hooks Using Another Class

By / — It's about registering WordPress hooks using an object-oriented approach to decrease coupling and increase cohesion in the plugin. Registering WordPress Hooks Using Another Class was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's blog. More →

10 Examples of Animal Websites Built with Divi

By / — Services and products for animals is a huge industry. Fortunately this huge industry has a strong need for websites just like any other industry. Those websites provide information about the products, services provided by local companies, and lots more. In… More →

Always Be Remarketing [Upcoming Webinar]

By / — It’s time to get smart about remarketing. As opposed to generic remarketing where the user receives some irrelevant ad, creatively marketing to a specific audience can be a more cost-efficient solution that results in higher conversions. If looking to get a… More →

With Safe Updates you’ll never worry about WordPress updates again!

By / — Last week we wrote the Safe Updates announcement and why you should be excited about it. Today I am happy to announce launch of Safe Updates – an automated process that ensures your update of WordPress core, plugins and themes is safer than ever.… More →

Internal search for online shops: an essential asset

By / — Internal search is a valuable asset for any informational website containing over 20 pages. That value is even higher when it comes to internal search for online shops. The faster a visitor gets to the desired product, the more likely he or… More →

10 Top Tools for Setting Up a Testing/Staging Environment for WordPress

By / — In recent posts, I’ve written about creating a staging site on cheap hosting and shown you how to keep that staging site synced with your live site. But what if you want to investigate all the possible approaches to creating a… More →

Add An Item to the Publish Box

By / — Showing post meta (or anything else) in the publish box is just a function away. The post Add An Item to the Publish Box appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

Weglot Review – A New and Exciting WordPress Translation Plugin

By / — There are many good reasons to translate your WordPress website. It opens up new markets and brings in additional customers. After all, while a little more than a quarter of the Internet speaks English as a primary language, the other… More →

30 Great Social Media Themes for WordPress

By / — Social media themes, as in WordPress themes with social media integration, make the task of integrating social media on your website a lot easier to do. Some theme developers fail to implement this tiny little feature, so it's up to… More →

How to Add an Author’s Photo in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add an author’s photo in WordPress? By default, most WordPress themes display an author’s gravatar image as their profile photo. But what if you wanted to replace the gravatar image with an actual author photo? In… More →

Quick Guide: How to Embed Google Slides Presentations in WordPress

By / — If you’re any kind of online professional, Google Docs is a lifesaver. Easy collaboration, cloud storage…Google makes you happy to hand your life over to them! But up until now, most of our Google-focused posts have been focused on Google… More →

Agenda for April 20th Support Meeting

By / — General Announcements WordPress 4.7.3 Checkin with International Support Liaisons For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting. The meeting will be in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account… More →