WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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A WordPress Plugin Boilerplate Generator

By / — Since the release of the latest version of the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate, the top two things that people have requested are documentation complete with examples, and a generator to ease the pain of having to replace certain tokens throughout the boilerplate’s… More →

Agenda for November 19th dev chat

By / — Agenda for today’s dev chat in #core Slack (). Splitting terms #30335 i18n of the plugin directory Sidebar behaviour in Twenty Fifteen #30404 Tweaks to the release schedule: Beta 2 tomorrow RC back one week? Release date unchanged String freeze… More →

Altering WordPress Admin Menus

By / — Over the last few months I have worked on a number of projects that have required some modifications to the WordPress admin screens. Sometimes it was just to make things easier for the client and others I needed to add… More →

Are You Avoiding These Common WordPress Code Issues?

By / — There are many articles out there about fixing WordPress code errors and many more on mistakes to avoid as WordPress users. In today’s article, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at some coding issues which work, but would be considered… More →

Bluehost WordPress Hosting Review and How-To Guide

By / — It’s not always easy finding the right hosting package for a new website. If you’re unfamiliar with how web hosting works, it can seem like a different language. Even if you’ve been self-hosting your websites for a while, there are… More →

Building an Audience, Becoming an Authority with Matt Medeiros – WPCAST024

By / — Our guest is Matt Medeiros, who runs the most famous WP podcast, Matt Report. He's also the co-founder of Slocum Studio and creator of the Conductor Plugin. More →

Circles WordPress Gallery

By / — In the wide world of galleries, one new plugin stands out for its originality – Circles WordPress Gallery. What are the key features of this plugin, and why is it different from other galleries? At first glance, we can see its… More →

Could you please add Welsh cy to the…

By / — Could you please add Welsh (cy) to the Android project: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/android/dev Thanks! More →

Dailybolt – It’s Like WordPress Planet For The Genesis Framework

By / — If you have trouble keeping up with everything that’s happening in the Genesis WordPress community, you might be interested in a new site created by Andrea Whitmer called The Dailybolt. The Dailybolt publishes excerpts from sites that routinely write about… More →

Disabling Comments on a WordPress Demo Site

By / — As a WordPress theme author I have to set up demo sites for my themes. I tend to set up […] The post Disabling Comments on a WordPress Demo Site appeared first on Binary Moon. For more Web Design tips… More →

Freelance writers beware: 3 bad SEO practices to avoid

By / — Take it from me: There are signs that a client isn’t worth it. If you’re being paid to write content specifically designed to trick search engines, you’re most likely working with a business that doesn’t […] The post Freelance writers… More →

Google Officially Releases Mobile Friendly Labels

By / — Yesterday Google officially announced the latest addition to its search engine results pages: mobile-friendly labels. With the number of mobile users constantly on the rise, it is little surprise the latest changes were implemented with […] The post Google Officially… More →

How To Create An Awesome Newsletter Signup Popup For Your WordPress Site

By / — When it comes to newsletter signups for your WordPress site you need an awesome popup that is bold, eye-catching with the kind of entrance that makes everyone in a room stop talking and pay attention. More →

How To: Sell User Customized Products Online with WooCommerce

By / — Customized products are big business online these days – people love creating T-Shirts, Badges, Mugs and so on that are unique by uploading their own images and photos. Allowing customers to customize a product used to be a difficult process… More →

How to Remind Newly Registered Users to Change Their Password

By / — When you create and add a new user account, you need to create a new password to the user account. For this, I usually use a random password generator to create a strong password for the user. Furthermore, there’s an option… More →

New WordPress Plugin Boilerplate Generator Speeds Plugin Creation

By / — When version 3.0 of the WordPress Plugin Boilerplate was released, it came with a brand new community website. After three years of continual improvement, creator Tom McFarlin felt that the project had finally matured enough to warrant its own branding… More →

Theme reviewing in other languages meeting notes The…

By / — Theme reviewing in other languages meeting notes: The following post started this: https://make.wordpress.org/themes/2014/11/08/lets-talk-about-making-the-theme-review-team-easier-to-participate-in-for-other-languages/ Here is the archive: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/themereview/p1416434374001614 This also comes from what is happening across the community: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/community/p1416317056000468 There are a few concerns with this: People will want to… More →

WP Security Bloggers

By / — We’ve shared a lot of posts recently about why WordPress developers and users alike need to prioritize their site’s security. The best way to do this is to be well informed about new web based threats that could compromise your… More →

WP eCommerce Has a New Home

By / — In what has been a long time coming, WP eCommerce has changed the URL of its website from GetShopped.org to WPEcommerce.org. Between the Shopp e-commerce plugin and Getshopped.org, it was confusing as to which product the site represented. The move… More →

What’s Coming in WordPress 4.1 (Features and Screenshots)

By / — Nearly two months ago WordPress 4.0 was released. It came with tons of new improvements like an enhanced post editor, improved internationalization support, embed previews, etc. WordPress 4.1 is expected to be released in the second week of December, 2014.… More →

What’s The Real Cost Of Running A WordPress Site?

By / — WordPress is a free software content management system. But just because it’s free doesn’t mean there isn’t a cost involved. There are a lot of little costs that can add up to a lot. Costs such as domain, hosting, and… More →

Why I Pushed Back On Your Plugin

By / — The talk at WordCamp Ventura was actually called “Top 11 Reasons Your Plugin Was Rejected.” It was supposed to be ten, but Konstantine said “You should make it 11!” and I did but forgot to update the info for him.… More →

WordPress Comment Moderation: A Guide For Beginners

By / — The comments section below a WordPress post allows you to engage directly with your readers. But WordPress goes a notch… The post WordPress Comment Moderation: A Guide For Beginners appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

WordPress Security Bloggers – A Central Source for WordPress Security News and Updates

By / — WordPress might be easy to setup and use but maintaining it and ensuring its security is another story. We've decided to play our part in making things easier, and the result of that is the new WP Security Bloggers website… More →