WordPress News Digest for Monday, October 20, 2014

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Add Twitter Cards to Your WordPress Website and Boost Your Social Shares

By / — Have you noticed how some tweets include additional content, such as large images, a collection of smaller images, and even sometimes embedded video or audio files? In most cases, this is achieved by using Twitter’s Card feature. It’s a great way to make… More →

Add a Text Widget with a Visual Editor to WordPress with a Free Plugin

By / — The text widget that is included in all WordPress installations allows you to display any custom content in the widget areas of your website, which is usually the sidebar and footer areas. While this is a very useful widget to have access… More →

Case Study: Imperial College London’s Sensei-powered Digital Learning Hub

By / — In this post, David Page (Senior Application Developer at Psycle Interactive) tells us a bit about their latest project; using Sensei to build a digital learning hub for Imperial College London, one of the world’s top universities. Project Background Imperial… More →

EP109 – Best ways to monetize your WordPress website – Oct 20 2014

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we will be discussing the best ways for you to monetize your WordPress website. Show airs October 20 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC The post EP109 – Best ways to monetize… More →

Formance for Client Side Form Validation

By / — Arguably, one of the most tedious tasks that comes with building pages – or just parts of pages – is form validation. And by that, I mean handling all information that users provide in a given form and making sure that… More →

Hello gals and fellas As you might now…

By / — Hello gals and fellas! As you might now, the WordCamp San Francisco is coming this week, and will be followed by the WordPress Community Summit next week, with talks on all kinds of subjects. These subjects are peer-proposed here: http://2014.sf.wordcamp.org/forums/forum/community-summit-discussion-topics/… More →

How To Create A Custom 404 Page In WordPress

By / — There’s no doubt most Internet users are put off by the all-too-familiar 404 Page Not Found error message. Chances are… The post How To Create A Custom 404 Page In WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

How to Create a Development Schedule for Your WordPress Site

By / — When you’re excited about a new project, it’s easy to want to jump right in and get to work. As tempting as this might be, having a plan will prevent redundancies and keep you motivated by giving your team milestones… More →

How to Edit and Reorder Admin Columns Without Coding

By / — By default, WordPress will add few admin columns for posts, pages, users, media library and comments. This is quite useful for your quick reference to make sure you’ve insert necessary data such as tags and categories (for posts), date of… More →

How to Fix WordPress Website Not Updating Right Away

By / — Recently one of our users asked us why their WordPress website was not updating right away. Basically any changes he made to widgets or new posts would not show up on the home page right away. In this article, we… More →

JoomUnited Plugin Giveaway – 9 Yearly Licenses are Awaiting You

By / — Today we partnered up with JoomUnited to deliver you this cool giveaway. You have a chance to win 3 of 9 yearly licenses of JoomUnited Plugin: 1 license per extension worth $39 each. More →

Life and Work at the Distributed Wonderland

By / — Luca Sartoni writes How I fell into the rabbit hole: life and work at the distributed wonderland. More →

My Contact Form. The Devil Is in the Details

By / — If you follow this blog, you likely saw my post called The Renegade Contact Form. In a nutshell, I did some serious work on it and really focused on what the visitor could or could not do. But do you know… More →

Some Like It Neat: A Free WordPress Starter Theme Built with Underscores, Bourbon, and Neat

By / — Some Like it Neat is a new starter theme for WordPress, based on the popular ultra-minimal Underscores theme. It also incorporates Bourbon, a lightweight mixin library for Sass. On top of that it adds Neat, which applies a semantic grid… More →

The First “Rate and Review a Plugin Day” is a Success

By / — Thanks to everyone who participated in the first “Rate and Review a plugin day”. After reviewing the #wppluginreviewday hashtag on Twitter, it’s clear that a lot of people submitted reviews to their favorite plugins. Based on an estimate by Richard… More →

The Pros & Cons of Selling Themes in a Marketplace

By / — What are the advantages and disadvantage of selling themes on a WordPress marketplace like ThemeForest? Here's a detailed description of the pros and cons involved. More →

Update on Query improvements in 4.1

By / — A few weeks ago, I posted about planned Query improvements for WP 4.1. Most of the proposed improvements (and more!) are currently in trunk and are ready for testing by developers and others who are familiar with these query classes.… More →

Using The WordPress Debug Log

By / — Do you ever make mistakes? I do. The first step to fixing your mistakes is knowing what the mistake is. I can’t solve all of your problems, but I can help fix those that are generated by PHP code on your WordPress… More →

WCSF Final Planning

By / — If you are not attending WCS this year, you can ignore this post. If you are coming and planning to participate as part of the accessibility team, please click through and read it all. Point Person We need one person from… More →

WCSF Final Planning

By / — If you are not attending WCS this year, you can ignore this post. If you are coming and planning to participate as part of the core team, please click through and read it all. Point Person We need one person… More →

WCSF Team Planning

By / — If you are not attending WCS this year, you can ignore this post. If you are coming and planning to participate as part of the support team, please click through and read it all. Point Person We need one person from… More →

WCSF/TRT Final Planning

By / — If you are not attending WCS this year, you can ignore this post. If you are coming and planning to participate as part of the theme review team, please click through and read it all. Point Person We need one person… More →

Who is validator for Tibetan translation If there…

By / — Who is validator for Tibetan translation? If there is no one can I apply for it? How can I apply? More →

WordPress SEO 101: Basics of Search Engine Optimization

By / — Many websites possess a power that is usually reserved for superheroes. No, not superhuman speed, laser sight, or the ability to look good in spandex. Instead, the special ability that a large number of websites […] The post WordPress SEO… More →

Working With A Translator

By / — Lost in translation, I've learned a lot about how to communicate when we don't speak the language. More →