WordPress News Digest for Monday, June 22, 2015

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Add Front End Registration Forms and Restricted Content to WordPress with Ultimate Member

By / — If you want to create a membership website or online community, where you can restrict access to your content so it’s only available to registered users, there are plenty of WordPress plugins out there that can help you. One free… More →

EP141 – Updates – how to not whitescreen your WordPress site

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we'll be discussing WordPress, plugins and theme updates and some best practices before pressing that update button on your live website. Show airs June 22 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC The post… More →

Get The Lowdown On Recent SEO Updates [Upcoming Live Webinar]

By / — Want to boost your site’s search rankings? In a live webinar at 10 a.m. CDT Thursday, June 25 we’ll look at three recent SEO updates and dig into some best practices to improve your site’s search rankings and keep traffic… More →

Get a Google Rankings Boost by Using SSL

By / — We've all heard how important it is to rank well with Google and how vital it is to take SEO seriously if you want your website to be a success, so what can you do to rank higher on Google's… More →

Heartbeat API

By / — Making our sites run faster with a beating heart. More →

Introduction to Cloud Computing with WordPress

By / — The invention of cloud computing brought about a revolution in storage and velocity, empowering the relentless growth of the digital… The post Introduction to Cloud Computing with WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

Live Google Hangout: Finely Tuned Consultant With Scott Wyden Kivowitz

By / — At WP Engine®, we’re passionate about helping our customers learn and grow. In keeping with that ethos, we proudly present “Finely Tuned Consultant,” a series of interviews with some of the brightest talents in tech, marketing, and (naturally) WordPress. In… More →

New server setup

By / — After running for years everything on one VPS, I thought it was time to move to a multiserver setup. Then people wonder if I need it and the answer isn’t as simple as saying no. I don’t need it because… More →

Ornette Coleman’s Sound Grammar

By / — Slate memorializes the passing of jazz great Ornette Coleman with a review of his recent album Sound Grammar, covering what they call the key to understanding the legend’s “harmolodic” music. Also check out some jazz quotes from Coleman. More →

Paul Ford: What is Code? | Bloomberg

By / — Paul Ford lays out a thoughtful article/interactive experience trying to explain to the layperson, “what is code?”. It also delves a little into management of software development via a fictional (I hope) project. It’s long, but I encourage folks to… More →

See You at WordCamp Europe!

By / — W ordCamp Europe is just around the corner! It’s going to take place in Seville from June 26 to 28th. If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, hurry up! Attending a WordCamp is a priceless experience on so many levels; a ticket… More →

Survey results: directory

By / — This is the 2nd summary post for our recent surveys and looks at the theme directory. Total responses: 206 Question one: When you’re starting a new site, do you most frequently use a theme you… Summary: Most have used the… More →

Survey results: review

By / — This is the first of 3 posts summarising the recent surveys. Thanks to everyone that has sent in results. I’m going to go through each question and at the end you can also download a pdf of all the results… More →

Survey results: using themes from WordPress.org

By / — This is the last of 3 posts summarising the recent surveys and looks at what it’s like using themes from WordPress.org. Total responses: 140 Question one: Have you downloaded a theme from the WordPress.org theme directory? Question two: Tell us about… More →

The Unofficial Slack Guide

By / — If you haven’t heard of Slack yet, it’s a team chat app that’s been getting a lot of attention lately. If you’re looking for a good solution to help organization your communication, it’s worth checking out this unofficial guide. The… More →

The lean startup loop

By / — When building your product, it’s important to get off the ground correctly by finding your first customers, gathering customer feedback and shipping your first minimum viable product. Once your product has launched and your market is enjoying what you have… More →

This week in 4.3: June 22 – 28

By / — This is the jump-start post for the eighth week of the WordPress 4.3 release cycle. Beta1 is only one week away. Priority Tickets this week: #16434 Core Meetings this week: Core Dev Chat: in #core Bug Scrubs: and in #core.… More →

This weeks meeting agenda We’ve got a meeting…

By / — This weeks meeting agenda. We’ve got a meeting on Tuesday at 18:00 UTC in #themereview. Lets have an open floor to discuss the survey results. https://make.wordpress.org/themes/2015/06/22/survey-results-using-themes-from-wordpress-org/ https://make.wordpress.org/themes/2015/06/22/survey-results-directory/ https://make.wordpress.org/themes/2015/06/22/survey-results-review/ More →

Thoughts on Theme Options

By / — One of the most difficult decisions I face when building a new theme is which customization options to include. It’s an incredibly difficult feature to balance. Customization options can make it possible for a single theme to be used for… More →

Upcoming Workshop: What Is WordPress and Why Should I Use It? – BobWP

By / — On July 28th in Seattle WA, discover if WordPress is the solution for your blog or website, whether you are a hobbyist, blogger or a business startup. A big thanks to WP101.com for sponsoring this workshop. The post Upcoming Workshop:… More →

WordPress: Why is it Free and Should You Use WordPress?

By / — WordPress, WordPress, WordPress. Who are you? What are you? And where did you come from? Why do all these people keep calling you Open Source? What’s your deal? I mean, why do so many people love you so much? Why… More →

most.js: Monadic Reactive Streams

By / — Yet another library bringing functional programming concepts to JavaScript. The most.js library lets you handle events like a stream, allows you to compose streams, etc. most.js: Monadic Reactive Streams Original Article: most.js: Monadic Reactive Streams Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings -… More →