WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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3 Ways to Create a Members-only WooCommerce Store

By / — There are several different ways that you can create a members-only shop using WooCommerce, each with its own pros and cons. I will guide you through the options and help you to choose the best solution for your own WordPress… More →

4.5.1 Release Candidate Tomorrow, April 21st

By / — We are planning a 4.5.1 Release Candidate tomorrow, April 21st, then shipping 4.5.1 next Monday or Tuesday. One goal of doing a release candidate is to let the TinyMCE update get wider testing (see below). There are two (fixed in trunk) bugs… More →

Agenda for April 21st Support Meeting

By / — WordPress 4.5, how’s it looking so far? WordPress 4.5.1, schedule and planned fixes. For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting. The meeting will be at 16:00 UTC… More →

Agenda for the Polyglots chat on April 20th

By / — Dear polyglots, Here’s a short agenda for the Polyglots chat today. Locale and tech stats after a week of WordPress 4.5 Global WordPress Translation Day – all hands on deck! If you’re speaking (doing a live session, it’s highly recommended… More →

Dev Chat Summary, April 20th 2016

By / — Update on WordPress 4.5.1 #36510 and #36545 are large bugs that are prompting an earlier release than was anticipated. #36510: a ‘singular’ class was added for singular items, but some existing themes -including Twentyeleven – already used ‘singular’ in a… More →

Headed To WordCamp San Diego 2016

By / — WordCamp San Diego 2016 is taking place this weekend and I'm pretty stoked about it. This particular WordCamp is going to be a couple of firsts for me. Specifically… 1. I'll be speaking at any type of WordPress event that's… More →

How to Create Custom WordPress Layouts with Beaver Builder

By / — Do you want to learn how to create custom page layouts in WordPress? Beaver Builder allows you to create your own page layouts without writing any code. In this article, we will review Beaver Builder and show you how to… More →

How to start a coffee subscriptions business: the ultimate guide

By / — Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world. It’s also one of the most popular products sold via a subscription model. If you’re considering starting an online coffee store, you’re likely wondering what the vital ingredients for a speciality… More →

I18N Kickoff for 4.6

By / — This we’ll have an I18N chat in #core-i18n to discuss the roadmap and ideas for 4.6. Some of the bigger tasks on which could be worked during the cycle: JavaScript i18n: #20491: Introduce JavaScript i18n functions #22229: Plurals in JavaScript User Admin… More →

Mastering Conversion Design with WordPress and Divi Leads

By / — No matter the topic or purpose, every website owner must think about conversion at some point. You could simply place your call to action somewhere on your website and hope for the best, but if you want to get the… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on April 20th

By / —   Locale and tech stats after a week of WordPress 4.5 Releases: 160 locales. 55 locales up to date. 0 locales behind by minor versions. 20 locales behind by one major version. 16 locales behind more than one major version.… More →

Open-Source CMS Security In The Enterprise

By / — Regardless of the size of your organization, the security challenges with open-source Content Management Systems (CMS) security are the same. In the enterprise the issue stems not from the technology or existing processes, but… Read More The post Open-Source CMS Security In The Enterprise… More →

Should User Data from WordPress.org Belong to the Community?

By / — In a digital space where we as users accustom to our data being the product that is sold to make free tools free, Josh Pollock brings up a great point about the use of user data by WordPress.org. While it’s… More →

The Despair of Licensed Updates

By / — The drama is that which we brought on ourselves. More →

The Quest For a Centralized WordPress Notifications Center

By / — Based on the number of comments we received on WordPress admin notices being abused, it’s clear that a number of you feel the same way I do. Thanks to the healthy discussion that took place, I learned several new things… More →

Week in Core, Apr 12 – Apr 19 2016

By / — Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [37191-37253]. Here are the highlights: 62 commits 49 contributors 112 tickets created 14 tickets reopened 105 tickets closed Call for Component Maintainers – 4.6 WordPress 4.6 Wishlist Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for… More →

Weekly Dev Chat Agenda for Apr 20 — 4.6 Kickoff

By / — Agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : Update on WordPress 4.5.1 Announcements Release Schedule Results of the Community Wish List Component Updates Open Discussion If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda, please leave a comment… More →

WordPress 4.6 Deputy

By / — I’m excited to announce my deputy for WordPress 4.6. It’s … … Core Contributor Garth Mortensen (@voldemortensen)! He’s a proud father and husband, former project manager, and now working as a developer. You’ll see him around both on the make… More →

Yoast SEO 3.2

By / — Today we’ve pushed out Yoast SEO 3.2. This release’s most notable feature is the addition of a help center to every settings page. You’ll remember we released tutorial videos a while back. These videos are now available right where you’d need them:… More →

“Hey Software Maker, It’s Your Fault!”

By / — “I know your software is broken. I tried to do this thing with it and it didn’t work. You should fix this; it’s totally your fault.” <…> I encounter this interaction often and in many shapes and sizes. Which is… More →