WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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On WordPress Security and Contributing

By / — …and how neither really worked today. A sad story in two parts, where I’m rash, harsh and untactful. An explanation, a rant, a call for support, a call for action. You do not have to agree with me, I may… More →

WPWeekly Episode 288 – No React.js Framework for Gutenberg

By / — While I was supposed to be on vacation last week, I instead had surgery for a broken ankle. Tune in to hear the hilarious explanation on how I broke it. The lesson I learned is to not chase animals out… More →

Perspective on WordPress

By / — I just got back from an eCommerce conference called Content and Commmerce Summit. It was very different from the WordPress conferences I usually go to, and it gave me a lot of perspective. I go to the same events every… More →

Agenda for September 21st Support Meeting

By / — General announcements WordPress 4.8.2 – What’s popping up Checking in with international liaisons Time permitting: Open floor For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting. The meeting will… More →

September 14th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — “Slightly” delayed summary this week, apologies, as I’ve not been in. A special thank you to @hardeepasrani and @mjjojo for taking up the mantle for the weekly meeting! General announcements We’re working on the next support workshop, this time with… More →

How I Hacked My Friend Diana

By / — This article about how the writer gained access to a friend’s email account (and thus got her bank account numbers, Twitter account, passport numbers…) has a playful and young-feeling writing style. I’m sure that will drive some readers bonkers. But… More →

3 Impressive Drag and Drop Plugins For Page Building in WordPress

By / — Welcome to “Plugged In,” where we take a look at some of the most popular WordPress plugins in various categories. This week we look at some of the best drag-and-drop page builder plugins that can help you customize your WordPress… More →

Divi vs Extra – How to Choose Which is Best for Your Website

By / — Elegant Themes has two popular themes that include the Divi Builder. We hear a lot about Divi, but we don’t hear much about Extra. It’s sometimes just assumed that Divi is the best choice of the two, but both themes… More →

Download User Email Addresses via JSON in WordPress, Part 1

By / — What if you want to make it easy to download user email addresses via JSON within WordPress from, say, an administration menu or a submenu? More →

4 High-Quality Yoast SEO Alternatives for WordPress SEO

By / — When it comes to WordPress SEO plugins, Yoast SEO is the first thing on most WordPress users’ minds. There’s just […] The post 4 High-Quality Yoast SEO Alternatives for WordPress SEO appeared first on Pagely®. More →

24 Ways to Prepare Your eCommerce Site for Cyber November

By / — If you run an online store, there is a massive opportunity approaching with the upcoming holiday sales cycle. Is your WordPress site prepared for it? November and December of 2016 set all sorts of new records in terms of online… More →

EDD Add to Cart Popup Acquired By Easy Digital Downloads

By / — As of last week, we owned and developed three extensions for Easy Digital Downloads, an e-commerce solution for WordPress. Things have now changed, and EDD has acquired one of those extensions. Read on to find out why. More →

About headlines and taglines

By / — At Yoast, we see a lot of websites on a daily basis. One thing we often notice when looking at these websites is how poorly the website’s or page’s goal is communicated. A great and fast way to convey your… More →

Short-Form vs Long-Form Articles: Which is Better?

By / — When you’re creating a content strategy for your business or personal projects, there are a lot of things that you have to take into account. A few of those things are the topics that you handle, the keywords that you… More →

How to Choose the Best Website Builder in 2017 (Compared)

By / — Website builders are a perfect solution for individuals and small businesses to start a website without hiring a developer. The problem is finding the best website builder can be tricky for beginners. With so many website builders out there, how… More →

Use WooCommerce to Sell Auto Parts & Spare Parts: The Complete Guide

By / — Spare parts are ideal products to sell online with WooCommerce. Whether you're selling automotive parts for cars and other vehicles, domestic appliance spares for washing machines, used spare parts, or electronics parts, customers are happy to buy online without inspecting… More →

The Essentials for Building a MailChimp Online Course – BobWP

By / — In today's show we are talking with Paul Jarvis about his MailChimp online course and also some great email marketing tips as well. More →

Let Me Answer Your Bitcoin and Crypto Questions

By / — Over the past month or so, interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies has really picked up, especially within my circle of friends and acquaintances. I receive questions on a daily basis, and so I thought it would be great to collect… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for September 20th (4.9 week 8)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on / September 20, 2017 at 20:00 UTC: 4.9 schedule Call for testing and contributors General announcements If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or specific items related… More →

10 Years of Blogging

By / — This was my first blog post on this day ten years ago. This WordPress plugin tells me the following statistics: In 10 years since September 9, 2007 I have written 384 blog posts mostly on Wednesdays and Thursdays (one post… More →

WordPress 4.8.2 Patches Eight Security Vulnerabilities

By / — WordPress 4.8.2 is available for download and users are encouraged to update as soon as possible. This release patches eight security vulnerabilities and has six maintenance related fixes. Hardening was also added to WordPress core to prevent plugins and themes… More →