WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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35 Clean & Professional WordPress Themes for Accountants & Law Firms

By / — WordPress themes creators have created themes for many different professionals and accountants and lawyers are no different. These types of themes need to portray a very clean and professional image as they need to install trust and build credibility for… More →

8 Effective Plugins for Optimizing Your WordPress Site for Mobile

By / — More and more people are using mobile devices to access the Internet. In fact, research shows two-thirds of cell phone owners use their phone to go online. On top of that, one third of these users (34 per cent) mostly… More →

Add Custom User Fields To User Profile Page

By / — In a previous article I explained how you can modify the contact information on the WordPress User profile page, but what if you want to know more custom information from the user that requires more that just a text field.… More →

Akismet Account Dashboard Gets a Major Overhaul

By / — Akismet announced a redesign and complete update of the account dashboard today. Finding out what’s going on with your Akismet account is no longer a cryptic process thanks to the new additions to the dashboard. It now includes helpful stats… More →

Analog(ue) #1: Putting It Into The Universe

By / — I think Casey and Myke are pretty brave to be putting this much “inside baseball” into a public podcast. I think it has huge potential. I don’t know if they intend to take it this way, but imagine a show… More →

Before You Start A WordPress Web Design Business, Read This

By / — Freelancing in WordPress can take many avenues. Some might seem easier than others. Certainly some are more lucrative than others. All of them require customer interaction of some sort. But they’re not all created equal. I can’t speak for many… More →

Being User Centric in Web Design

By / — Web design means much more than aesthetic web pages and flamboyant features. In fact, good web design means that you focus on the requirements and needs of the end user. Thus, web design should, always, be […] The post Being User… More →

Best 5 Free WordPress Themes of the Month – August 2014 Edition

By / — I’ve got a nice selection of free WordPress themes for you this month that span from minimal to more complicated. But an attribute they all share is an attempt to make the process of managing a WordPress site just a… More →

Boost Sales and Customer Service by Integrating Live Chat

By / — One of the key aspects of maximizing sales from you website is to reduce as many buyer objections as possible. Your sales copy is a great place to start, allowing you to pre-empt and dismiss […] The post Boost Sales… More →

Create and Manage SVG Spritemaps in the WordPress Media Library

By / — If you try to upload an SVG in WordPress, you’ll discover that it doesn’t yet have native support for adding SVGs to the media library. However, it’s easy to add them to WordPress’ allowed mime types to remove the restriction… More →

Customize Network Toolbars

By / — A quick mess with your 'My Sites' list on WordPress Multisite More →

Everything Is Bloated, Nothing Is Good

By / — One of the things that’s becoming more and more common place regarding front end frameworks, utilities, or applications is the use of the phrase “it’s bloated” followed by an argument as to why we should dismiss it. No, this isn’t… More →

GSoC update

By / — Monday was the “pencils down” date for GSoC, and here’s a post about what I have done so far. It’s all related to the editor, but it can be divided into three parts: work on core for the editor “views” and… More →

How to Add Custom Styles to WordPress Widgets

By / — Most sidebar widgets in WordPress usually look the same. It would be fine if all your widgets had the same importance, but the truth is that some widgets are more important for your site’s growth than others. For example, an… More →

How to Find All Posts Using a Specific File Attachment In WordPress

By / — In a previous article, I mentioned how WordPress doesn’t provide information to locate posts where an attachment is in use. Comments to the article indicate others are interested in having this information as well. Find Posts Using Attachment created by… More →

How to Install WordPress Manually on any Web Host

By / — Welcome to the WPKube’s WordPress Installation Tutorial Series where we take you back to the basics of installing WordPress. In our previous tutorial, we talked about how to install WordPress using an automatic installation software like Softaculous. But that had… More →

I would like to have access to the…

By / — I would like to have access to the SVN i18n for help @gabriel-reguly in the new versions pt-BR More →

Setting Up Local SEO for Your Online Store

By / — 91% of American adults own a cell phone. Of them, 63% are connected to the Internet. And of them, 46% use theirs to search for local products and services. That, right there, is why local SEO is important. Although it… More →

Simple Post Expiration

By / — Over the last few weeks I have been working with Brian Richards to produce a plugin development course for his WPSessions VIP program. Throughout the course, we wrote a plugin from start to finish, and Simple Post Expiration this is… More →

The WhiP Newsletter #67

By / — Backup, copy, clone, and template with WPMU DEV, a WordPress customizer library and the best WordPress tutorials. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Twitter’s going to show you popular tweets whether you like it or not

By / — This seems like the sort of thing a platform would do when natural growth/network effect has stalled. Anyone surprised by this move hasn’t been paying attention.# More →

WPJobus Theme Review

By / — WPJobus is a premium WordPress theme that was created to beat the other job board themes available on the market, according to the developers of the theme. The main feature of the theme is the possibility to make of it… More →

What is a WordPress Widget?

By / — If you’re new to WordPress, or just new to using widgets, you’ll appreciate Jennifer Bourn’s great explanation! In this introduction, she covers what a makes a widget a widget, where you’ll encounter them in WordPress, and what types of widgets… More →

WordPress Customizer Library Provides a Simpler Way to Work with the Customizer

By / — WordPress’ native customizer has evolved considerably since its early days when it when it was introduced for adding live previews to themes. WordPress 3.9 added widgets to the customizer and the 4.0 release is set to expand the role of… More →