WordPress News Digest for Monday, October 19, 2015

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7 Methods For Preventing Client Problems Before They Arise

By / — As a freelance WordPress developer or designer, your goal is to land the best clients. Nothing is more rewarding than successfully finishing a project on time and getting paid equally promptly. Hitch-free projects lead to happy clients and a great chance… More →

8 Simple Ways to Get Your Readers Through Your Blog Content Faster – BobWP

By / — Your readers want content that is easy to consume, so they can be on their way. Here are 8 tips for ensuring they stay with you through the whole blog post. The post 8 Simple Ways to Get Your Readers… More →

Beginners Guide on How to Add Twitter Cards in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add Twitter Cards to your WordPress site? Twitter Cards makes it possible for you to attach rich media to tweets that link to your content. This is very similar to sharing a link on Facebook which… More →

Block access to PHP files on your WordPress site with Nginx

By / — In your WordPress site, there are directories that include PHP files that visitors should never be able to access directly. They are only there for WordPress to function as an application that runs on your server. But because of WordPress’… More →

Bye Wiki, Hello Jekyll

By / — Mastering Jekyll at last. More →

EP158 – Building Directory Sites with WordPress – Oct 19 2015 – WPwatercooler

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we’re discussing how to build a directory site using WordPress Show airs June 16 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 6PM UTC The post EP158 – Building Directory Sites with WordPress – Oct 19 2015… More →

How To Sky-Rocket Your Website Conversion Rates: 21 Actionable Tips by 21 Experts

By / — People often make gaining traffic the main focus of their website strategy, obviously having more traffic will increase your conversions or sales but to absolutely maximise the effectiveness of your website you should also put in a place a strategy… More →

How to Install WordPress: The Complete WordPress Installation Guide

By / — WordPress, WordPress, WordPress. Lately, you have heard this term thrown around a lot. You’ve been hearing great things about WordPress, the most popular of content management systems (CMSs). Now you’re curious. You want to dive in. You’re ready to take… More →

Howdy Polyglots I am the theme author for…

By / — Howdy Polyglots! I am the theme author for WEN Corporate – https://wordpress.org/themes/wen-corporate/ WEN Business – https://wordpress.org/themes/wen-business/ WEN Associate – https://wordpress.org/themes/wen-associate/ We have a number of great translation editors that we’d like to be able to approve translation for our theme(s).… More →

Link building from a holistic SEO perspective

By / — At Yoast, we hardly write about link building. Of course, links from other sites are a really important ranking factor. We do know that ;-)! Link building done the wrong way can easily backfire though (see Joost’s recent post about Google… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on October 14th

By / — Locale stats We have 157 locales, from which 60 locales are up to date, 1 locale is behind by a minor version and 4 locales are behind by one major version. We have #te behind by a minor version and #cs_CZ, #ky_KY,… More →

Q&A With 10up’s Doug Stewart At WordCamp DFW [Video]

By / — Doug Stewart is a WordPress aficionado and Senior Systems Engineer for web design and development agency 10up. At WordCamp DFW, we chatted with Doug about a variety of topics, including WP-CLI, a powerful tool that makes administering WordPress sites easy;… More →

SIDEKICK: Your Own Personal WordPress Guide

By / — Having someone by your side 24/7 to help you out with any issues you come across on a WordPress site isn't possible. However, the team at SIDEKICK decided that they wanted to provide an alternative, so they came up with… More →

SemPress Theme, PubSubHubbub Plugin

By / — I am the author of the SemPress theme: https://wordpress.org/themes/sempress/ and the PubSubHubbub Plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/pubsubhubbub/. Please add me (@pfefferle) as language editor for German. More →

Sé Reed: Bursting at the Themes

By / — Choosing the right theme can feel a little overwhelming, especially if you want to allow your site room to grow. In her great talk from WordCamp LA, Sé Reed gives a detailed introduction to what you should know about working… More →

Using Sucuri Antivirus for WordPress

By / — A couple of weeks ago, I talked about how there's no such thing as the perfect WordPress host. In the end, it comes down to the requirements of your project that will dictate what host is best for your project.… More →

WP Rocket Review: WordPress Caching That Promises Fast Speeds and Delivers

By / — We all want fast websites, right? No one likes waiting around for pages to load and the folks at WP Rocket promise to make your site super fast with their caching plugin. But does it work? We put it to… More →

WordPress Cumbria

By / — WordPress Cumbria started out just over 12 months ago with the first meetup on the 9th September 2014. Since then we have had a number of meet ups, all managed through our meetup.com account and they have gone very well.… More →