WordPress News Digest for Thursday, November 19, 2015

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8 Premium WordPress Pricing Tables to Increase Sales

By / — Pricing tables provide a quick means for your visitors to determine the value of your product. Achieving the perfect balance between its design and the information it displays can be tricky. In this article, we’ll look at some of the… More →

A Digression on The State of WordPress

By / — For many of us, we spend our time heads down on projects trying to deliver solutions for a customers. That's a Good Thing™, as far as I'm concerned. But every now and then, I think it's also a Good Thing™… More →

A Mega Guide to Learning and Referencing CSS for WordPress: 150+ Resources

By / — Why commit every detail about CSS to memory when you can easily look up anything you need to know in a few seconds? Here's our mega guide to the best websites for learning and referencing CSS and related languages and… More →

Accessibility matters

By / — Usability is important: for everyone. To make sure your site can be properly used by all your visitors (even if they’re (visually) impaired), you have to optimize your site’s accessibility. Every software developer should at least have some basic interest in… More →

Agenda for November 19th support meetup

By / — Hey Hey All, The following items are up for discussion today. “Wanted” – HelpHub Feedback. Apply at https://make.wordpress.org/docs/2015/11/19/feedback-needed-on-helphub-wireframes/ beta4 Testing More IRC Mods? “Yes/ No” For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments or bring them up… More →

AutoReply Sucks

By / — Did you know we have no auto-replies at all sent from WordPress plugins? Every single email, even the predefined ones, are written and picked and sent by hand. Even the one that goes out to all 22,573 user accounts with… More →

Block Ghost Referral Spam

By / — There are various types of referrer/referral spam that plague WordPress sites. Most customers start to notice these within their Google Analytics reports. While some referral spam can easily be blocked with rewrite rules, some cannot be. The type of referral… More →

HelpHub needs your feedback!

By / — Hello wonderful Support Team! Over on the Docs blog we have posted the finalised wireframes for HelpHub and we need your input. It would be great to have your valuable opinions on where we’re at and how things looking, so please… More →

Hi polyglotters WordPress 4.4 is fast approaching which…

By / — Hi polyglotters! WordPress 4.4 is fast approaching which means it’ll soon be subtitling time! I just wanted to give you advance warning and some dates. the video will be available for subtitling by 3rd December I will need all subtitles… More →

How to Improve the WordPress Distraction Free Writing Mode

By / — Do you want to write faster and eliminate all distractions? WordPress comes with a distraction free writing mode. However many users feel that distraction free writing mode in WordPress lacks some important features. In this article, we will show you… More →

How to Make Your WordPress Website Multilingual

By / — When it comes to making your multilingual WordPress websites, you have a few great options available to you. While there is no support for bi or multilingual blogging out of the box, there are some free and commercial plugins available,… More →

How to Make a WordPress Child Theme

By / — Once you’ve set up your development environment, you’ll need to create a child theme so you can start making adjustments to my theme’s CSS. If you’re wondering why you can’t just dig into the stylesheet that’s already available, check out… More →

Managed WordPress Host Kinsta Growing Rapidly, Expands in the U.S.

By / — With an expansion into the U.S. market and the hiring of former Pagely executive Sean O’Brien, managed WordPress hosting provider Kinsta is certainly laying down a marker for the competition to make note of. With customers in 50 countries spread… More →

Storefront turns one: how far it’s come, and where it’s going next

By / — Since we launched Storefront one year ago, our flagship WooCommerce theme has come a long way. It’s seen hundreds of thousands of downloads, plenty of extensions, and even some new clothes in the form of child themes. Today happens to… More →

TimThumb EOL

By / — If you’re using (or thinking of using) TimThumb in the repository, please read. TimThumb has reached it’s end of life. As such, we strongly recommend you stop using it in your plugins as soon as possible. It’s not supported, it’s… More →

Topic discussions for the Community summit in Philly

By / — Hey everyone, The community summit in Philly is two weeks away and it would be good to create a list of topics we’d like to be discussed during the two days of the event. For those of you who don’t… More →


By / — Enterprise Software CEO Roundtable Chairman Rick Crandall HomeAway CMO Mariano Dima Former Zilliant SVP of Engineering, Beth Weeks, Named SVP of R&D AUSTIN, Texas – NOV. 19, 2015 – WP Engine, which powers amazing digital experiences for websites and applications built on… More →

WP Engine Bridges The Gap For RepricerExpress

By / — For RepricerExpress, WP Engine is an extension of their team! We’re able to bridge the WordPress specialist gap, so they can focus on what’s really important to them. Want to read more stories from WP Engine customers? Each weekday in November… More →

WP REST API: Version 2.0 Beta 7

By / — Hot out of the version controls, we have a new REST API for you: 2.0 Beta 7 “Tastes Like Burning”. Download it from the plugin repository or from GitHub. Here’s the changelog: Sync infrastructure from WordPress core as of r35691. Remove… More →

What Are Tiled Galleries in Jetpack? – BobWP

By / — If you are using the Jetpack plugin, and are also using the Carousel module, you can add even more cool features with the Tiled Galleries module The post What Are Tiled Galleries in Jetpack? appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All… More →

When Is It Time to Hire Your First Employee?

By / — Life as a freelancer can be pretty exciting. You get to kiss goodbye to your boss, choose your own hours, and pick the projects that interest you the most – plus you’ll probably earn more, too. However, as time passes… More →