WordPress News Digest for Monday, March 20, 2017

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Which WordPress Widgets Should You Display in Your Sidebars?

By / — Sidebars are important areas on your website that can often be overlooked or not used effectively. Designed correctly, your sidebars… The post Which WordPress Widgets Should You Display in Your Sidebars? appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Dev Chat Summary: March 15th (4.7.4 week 2)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from March 15th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.7.4 Planning Bug scrub planned for  to review tickets in 4.7.4 milestone Browser support Additional dev chat earlier today on topic of Browser support (Slack archive) After some discussion,… More →

Hiring New People (And How I Try To Do It)

By / — If you're running your own business, one of the scariest things can be hiring new people to help your business grow. Hiring New People (And How I Try To Do It) was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development,… More →

6 Microinteractions That Will Make Your Divi Site More Enjoyable (& How to Achieve Them)

By / — Microinteractions are a great way to enhance user experience as they interact with your site. Slight animations of icons, images, or form fields can cue the user to take action in a fun and purposeful way. There are countless microinteractions… More →

Open Sourcing My Sendy PHP API Wrapper

By / — By Ahmad Awais I recently started using Sendy.co (aff) to send emails. I was having trouble finding a good API wrapper for it. Spent more than five hours searching for one and ended up building one myself. I hope it helps. 🚀… More →

Ask Yoast: One or multiple domains for campaigns?

By / — You might have a lot of small sites which are topically related to each other. If you want to get more traffic to these sites, how do you achieve this? Do you have to bundle those sites to gain more traffic?… More →

The $3,000 WordPress Hosting, Theme, and Plugin Giveaway

By / — Today we’ve got some really exciting news ahead of the launch of our “learn WordPress development course” Up and Running tomorrow (March 21st at 10am US Eastern time). More →

How to Create and Style Callout Boxes in WordPress

By / — If you’re a regular reader of news sites or magazines, you’ll notice that they sometimes use something called “callouts” or a “blockquotes” to highlight key text. These are a great way of breaking up long chunks of text and drawing… More →

Secure messaging on your phone with the Signal app

By / — I’m running a series of posts on some of the tools I use to stay a little safer and protect my privacy online. Here’s how you can get much better secure messaging on your phone using the Signal app. I… More →

(Slightly) More Performant WP Queries

By / — Theoretical performance gains on your WP_Query calls. The post (Slightly) More Performant WP Queries appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

8 of the Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins Compared

By / — Testimonials are essential for many different types of businesses, whether you’re selling a product or a service. Featuring customer reviews prominently on your site will help new visitors to build trust in your brand through the power of social proof,… More →

10 Inspirational Podcasts for Bloggers

By / — The internet is always evolving – what are you doing to keep up? As a blogger, podcasts are some of the most affordable, convenient, and expansive learning tools you can incorporate into your daily life. With podcasts, any downtime, such… More →

How to Display the Total Number of Comments in WordPress

By / — Do you want to show total number of comments on your WordPress site? Comments allow users to participate and engage with content on your WordPress site. By showing off your total comment count, you can encourage more users to join… More →

How to Use WooCommerce for Your Affiliate Marketing – BobWP

By / — Learn how to set up your affiliate in WooCommerce and WordPress, better manage your affiliates and tips how we use it for our own site and what you should consider before setting up your affiliate shop page. More →

Podcast E160 – Doing the “Sales” Hustle

By / — This week I share my experience with hiring a sales person! Upcoming Events Suport Conf – Seattle – March 20-21 Hawthorne Biz Expo – March 22nd WordCamp Miami – March 24-25 WordCamp Mumbai  March 25-26 WordCamp San Diego March 25-26… More →

Giveaway: 3 StackPress Hosting Basic Plans is Up for Grabs

By / — Today we teamed up with StackPress for this cool giveaway! StackPress is a Managed WordPress Hosting platform. They provide a simplified, tailored hosting experience to increase the performance and security of WordPress websites. Their knowledgeable team of WordPress experts are always… More →

Free Plugin of the Month: WooCommerce Pay Per Post

By / — In this month’s free plugin review, we’ll take a look at how you can restrict content access to only customers who purchase a product on your WooCommerce store. This is similar to creating a simple membership site where paid members… More →