WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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WordCamp WarmUp Is a Success

By / — Rebecca Gill, founder of Web-Savvy-Marketing, has published a postmortem of WordCamp WarmUp, an event that took place two days before WordCamp Ann Arbor aimed at breaking the ice for new WordCamp attendees. The event surpassed its goal of 50 attendees forcing Gill… More →

WP REST API Content Endpoints Officially Approved for Merge into WordPress 4.7

By / — After a lengthy and impassioned meeting in the WordPress #core Slack channel on Monday evening, the WP REST API content endpoints were conditionally approved for merge into 4.7. Since that time Brian Krogsgard published a document with input from the… More →

WordPress 4.7 to Ship with Infrastructure from the Customize Snapshots Feature Plugin

By / — Customize Changesets, the technical term for the infrastructure in the Customize Snapshots feature plugin, was merged into WordPress 4.7 yesterday. The project, formerly known as Customizer Transactions, brings the underlying architecture required for the ability to save a session as… More →

Improving Habits with Habitica

By / — I’m quite a disorganized person – especially when it comes to work. I tend to juggle a lot of things … Continue Reading Improving Habits with Habitica The post Improving Habits with Habitica appeared first on Binary Moon. For more… More →

Beginners Guide to BuddyPress and bbPress – Two Plugins to Keep the Conversation Going

By / — An interactive blog is way more exciting than a blog where only the blog author is speaking. A conversation among two… The post Beginners Guide to BuddyPress and bbPress – Two Plugins to Keep the Conversation Going appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Employee Spotlight: Jessica Devine, Customer Support

By / — In this blog series, we talk to WP Engine employees to learn more about their roles, what they love about the city they work in, and hear from them what they like most about working at WP Engine. After recently… More →

Project TODOs: Track, Share, and Build Better Software

By / — One challenge of time-sensitive projects is balancing getting something working while keeping track of the, tasks, issues, and project TODOs. Project TODOs: Track, Share, and Build Better Software was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then… More →

Hiking Lackawanna State Park: Kennedy Creek Trail, Basset Path, Abington Trail, Lee Hill Trail, Lakeshore Trail, Ranger Trail

By / — This post is part of a series of posts in my goal to hike every trail of Lackawanna State Park. Also see park map. Hiked in early October 2016 – Approx. 5.2 miles – If you’re looking at the map, the… More →

By / — Eliminating any media after 6pm the last two nights has led to the best sleep I’ve had in over a year. More →

How We’ve Made Website Monitoring Easy with The Hub

By / — Whether your WordPress empire consists of a single domain or 100 websites, I’ve no doubt that keeping on eye on your empire’s health is of utmost importance to you. The health of any organization, whether it consists of wo/men or… More →

Prompton Lake, Prompton, PA – June 2016

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Marketing your blog

By / — If you’re writing posts for your blog, you want an audience. Nobody wants to perform in an empty room! Ranking high in search engines by doing your SEO flawlessly will, of course, help. But you can do more! In this… More →

Choosing a Theme for Your WordPress eCommerce Site – BobWP

By / — Choosing a WordPress theme for your eCommerce site can be quite a bit more of a challenge than doing it for your blog or business. There are just so many more variables. In this show I share with you six… More →

Git Subtrees

By / — Branching the modules into trees works a lot better and solves a long standing wish of mine. More →

30 Retro Fonts for Timeless Designs

By / — Despite the constant flow of new typefaces, every designer likes to pay homage to the classics from time to time. This fact is underscored by the hundreds – if not thousands – of retro fonts available across the web. There… More →

Diving Into the Pootle Pagebuilder Pro Plugin for WordPress – BobWP

By / — The Pootle Pagebuilder was recently named by a trusted plugin developer in WordPress as one of the top three page builders on the market. The post Diving Into the Pootle Pagebuilder Pro Plugin for WordPress appeared first on BobWP. WordPress… More →

The Awesome Designer Offers Product Customization for WooCommerce

By / — The Awesome Designer is a new plugin for WordPress that aims to give users a "a complete multi-purpose product designer for WooCommerce." Using HTML5, it provides a standalone admin within WordPress for setting up and customizing printable products for WooCommerce shops. More →

How to Add Instant Search in WordPress with Algolia

By / — Have you ever wanted to add an instant search feature in your WordPress site? The default WordPress search feature is quite limited which is why a lot of probloggers replace it with third-party tools and plugins. In this article, we… More →

Getting Started With VueJS

By / — In this tutorial we're going to look at the basics of getting started with VueJS. VueJS is a JavaScript framework… More →

Selling WooCommerce Memberships Payment Plans for Split Payments

By / — When you set up a membership site, determining how you’ll price your membership and provide value is one of the toughest parts of set up. You can opt to ask for an up-front fee for a given membership length, which… More →

Why PixelGrade is Experimenting with a $225 WordPress Theme on Themeforest

By / — This post was contributed by guest author Sami Keijonen. Sami is a math teacher who enjoys learning about the web, accessibility, and WordPress. He juggles between freelancing, building themes at Foxland, and teaching.   Several theme authors have been experimenting… More →

Agenda for the Polyglots chats on October 19th

By / — Locale stats Tech update Make/Polyglots now runs on O2 Global WordPress Translation day Local events check (30 already confirmed!) – please add your planned event to the spreadsheet. Spread the word. Regardless of whether or not you’re organising an event,… More →