WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, October 21, 2015

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AJAX WordPress Search

By / — You know when you type a search in Google and then it always shows some suggestions below, well recently I had a client who wanted something very similar using their WordPress site. This posts looks at how I implemented a… More →

Agenda for October 22nd Support Team meetup

By / — Continuing the conversation from last week: How to encourage users to volunteer and stay? Volunteer Wrangling. Same as above really. See last week’s summary. 😉 For any other items please use the comments here or bring your idea up in… More →

Anyssa Ferreira Awarded the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship

By / — Back in August, the WordPress Foundation began accepting applications for the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship not only serves as a memorial, but gives one woman in the WordPress community an opportunity to attend WordCamp US with financial assistance… More →

Beans: An Easy, Free and Lightweight WordPress Theme Framework

By / — Bloated themes are all the more common nowadays, with many theme developers choosing to include an abundance of features, and sometimes additional plugins, into their themes, leading to theme bloat. However, you sometimes just want a simple theme that gets the… More →

Cool Tools – The Best Factual Podcasts

By / — A semi-curated list of excellent podcasts. I need to add some of these into my rotation! Cool Tools – The Best Factual Podcasts Original Article: Cool Tools – The Best Factual Podcasts Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development,… More →

Developer Alert: Regarding Offers to “Buy” Plugins

By / — If you’re a developer who’s released a plugin or two, listen up! Yesterday, Mika Epstein released a statement about recent emails that have been sent to developers offering buy the rights to their plugins. It sounds like responding to this… More →

Hi team Polyglots I’m the author of the…

By / — Hi team Polyglots! I’m the author of the plugin Bootstrap for Contact Form 7 (https://wordpress.org/plugins/bootstrap-for-contact-form-7/). We have a number of great translation editors that we’d like to be able to approve translation for our plugin(s). Please add the following WordPress.org… More →

How I Cleaned Up My WordPress Site After It Was Hacked and Blacklisted

By / — So you've been hacked. Now what? Here's how Jenni McKinnon cleaned up and recovered her site after she was hacked and blacklisted last week. More →

How To Increase Your Conversion Rates, Tips For WordPress eCommerce

By / — Do you run an eCommerce store? Or perhaps you own a brick & mortar retail business with a new platform… The post How To Increase Your Conversion Rates, Tips For WordPress eCommerce appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress… More →

How to Add a Currency Converter in WordPress

By / — To do business in our small but extremely well connected world, you may need to take in consideration the many currencies that people use to purchase your products. When buying products on your website, your users might wonder how much… More →

It’s Time for XML-RPC in WordPress to Hit the Road

By / — This post was contributed by Jesse Nickles. He is the founder of LittleBizzy, a managed WordPress hosting company, and a part-time blogger at CollegeTimes, where he gets into trouble exploring controversial issues. Two weeks ago, I announced that all current… More →

Jekyll Collections

By / — Figuring out collections with Jekyll is kind of like Custom Post Types. More →

ManageWP Orion Developer Diary #8 – The Deadline

By / — All of us working on ManageWP Orion have only one goal: To create the ultimate productivity tool for WordPress professionals, packed with groundbreaking tech. We believe we succeeded in many ways, and we can’t wait to show you this on October 26th. Read more on… More →

Restrict allowed HTTP methods in Nginx

By / — We should limit as much as possible what services are exposed to the public and limit as much as possible what they do and accept from the visitors. To follow those security principles, we should only allow the HTTP methods… More →

Sending Email with Mailgun

By / — Occasional email issues are par for the course when you’re a website admin, and fast, efficient troubleshooting is a must. Here at Ninja Forms we feel that troubleshooting shouldn’t cost you anything, either. That’s why we’ve always recommended a free… More →

The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 9 – Transitioning from Web Designer to Digital Strategist with Marie Poulin

By / — In this episode of Divi Nation our host Nathan B. Weller sits down with Digital Strategist Marie Poulin to talk about her transition from Web Designer/Developer to Digital Strategy and why more people might want to make the switch. They… More →

The Note Widget is Music To My Eyes – BobWP

By / — There comes a time when you want a custom layout on a page in WordPress, and all you need is a simple solution. Then I would suggest you check out the Note widget. The post The Note Widget is Music… More →

Tower Theme Review: A Business Focused Multi-Purpose Theme for WordPress

By / — Today we are looking at the Tower theme created by Codeless, we have reviewed one of their themes before on WPLift called Specular which I found to be a giant but well coded theme. Tower is in a similar style,… More →

WP Engine Employee Spotlight: Josh Garduna, Technical Support L2

By / — For this Employee Spotlight I sat down with Josh Garduna, one of our very first Support Techs in WP Engine’s fast-growing San Antonio office, to find out more about his journey to WP Engine. Check out some of our conversation… More →

When Clients Disappear Without Paying

By / — When starting a business, there's a lot of things to think about. For example: – The idea of working for yourself is exciting – The challenges of managing your own retirement can be tough – Navigating the tax code can… More →