WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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WPWeekly Episode 264 – REST API, Disqus, and Happy Birthday Discourse

By / — In this episode, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week. We introduce a new segment of the show called “What’s on WordPress.tv?” where we highlight three videos to check out. We also share details of upcoming WordCamps… More →

Zerif Lite Returns to WordPress.org after 5-Month Suspension and 63% Decline in Revenue

By / — In October 2016, Zerif Lite was suspended from the WordPress Themes Directory after failure to comply with the Theme Review Team’s guidelines. The suspension left 300,000 users (including those using Zerif Lite child themes) without maintenance and security updates. After… More →

10 Ways To Extend WordPress Beyond Blogging

By / — Even though WordPress was originally intended to be a tool for bloggers, it has impressively grown to include a vast amount of new functions over the course of its existence. While we expect WordPress will continue to evolve, as well… More →

WordPress Core Editor Team Publishes UI Prototype for “Gutenberg,” an Experimental Block Based Editor

By / — In the past few weeks, the WordPress Core Editor team, led by Automattic employees Matías Ventura and Joen Asmussen, have been hard at work creating a new content creation experience. The team recently published a UI prototype for Gutenberg, an… More →

Ask Sucuri: Common WAF Questions and Concerns

By / — There is no more frustrating experience than knowing you need something, but not knowing which questions to ask. This resonates with website owners when they are told they need to add (yet another) security solution to their tech stack –… More →

Scalzi, Whatever, and the Power of Building a Community

By / — There’s a fun little corner of the internet that serves as a great example of how you build community, and […] The post Scalzi, Whatever, and the Power of Building a Community appeared first on Pagely®. More →

How to Become a Consultant For Your Clients

By / — “Can you make this small change to our website?” How many times have you heard that from a client or some variation and thought, “if they only knew what it took to make that ‘small change’ to their site” or… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for February 22nd (4.7.3 week 4)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on : 4.7.3 Timing Customizer team (Media widget review/testing, proposal for a minor release) Editor team continued discussion on browser support (see: Gutenberg issue #93) General announcements If you have anything to propose… More →

How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress for Beginners

By / — Great site statistics is probably the single most important success factor of any website. The best way to know your audience is through your traffic stats and this is what Google Analytics provide for FREE. In this article, we will… More →

Ask Yoast: duplicate content issues on my shop?

By / — If you own an eCommerce site, you might wonder how to optimize your category pages and your product pages. Could you have the same content on your category page and your product pages? If you have the same content on… More →

It Has Been X Days Widget

By / — Making a 'how many days since the last death' widget lets me use some functions I've been itching to play with. The post It Has Been X Days Widget appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

How to Set Up SMTP for WordPress Emails Using Postman SMTP

By / — You know what sucks? When your emails show up in your intended recipients’ spam folders. You’re sending content that needs to be seen, but the Internet gatekeepers are sending it straight to junk. It’s annoying. But as anyone who has… More →

How to Convert Any Responsive WordPress Site into Mobile First

By / — Responsive websites and responsive themes are more than a passing fashion. With more and more people using a mobile device to access the internet, responsiveness is now an essential feature of any good website or WordPress theme. If you check out… More →

This week’s editor meeting agenda for February 22

By / — This week’s chat is happening today, . The agenda is: The UI prototype received a number of updates based on feedback from the week before, let’s discuss. Mockups were updated, and collected on Github, thoughts? Some more thoughts on More →

6 Advanced SEO Tactics That Will Seriously Increase Your Search Traffic

By / — Did you know that 80 percent of all web traffic begins with a search engine? Stunning, isn’t it? It’s why investing in SEO is an absolute must for any website owner. Proper search engine optimization means improving your search ranking,… More →

Bootstrapping, WooCommerce and Selling Spices Online – BobWP

By / — In episode 53, we talk with Steve Dogiakos, Co-owner of Choteau Spice Company. Steve has been working on the web for several years and has his hands in eCommerce through various sites. More →

CMS Comparison: WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal. Which is Best?

By / — Struggling to make the decision between WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal? Choosing a content management system (CMS) is one of the biggest decisions facing your fledgling website. It’s the foundation that will power your site for years to come -… More →

Digital Products Sales Tax: A guide for WooCommerce Users

By / — Should I charge my customers sales tax on digital goods I sell through my WooCommerce store? It’s a common question for online sellers, and it’s important to know the answer in order to get sales tax right. However, the right… More →