WordPress News Digest for Monday, September 22, 2014

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10 Skills All WordPress Developers Should Have

By / — 23% of the internet? That can’t be right. That’s gotta be millions of websites. How come I have never heard of it then? She must be lying. Nothing can be that important and slip me […] The post 10 Skills… More →

13 Things I Learned From WooCommerce Engineer Patrick Rauland

By / — You already know that WordPress is great for writing stuff on the web, but what about selling stuff on the web? E-commerce has shifted the realities of modern business–that’s no overstatement. With a wide user base, WordPress and the hugely… More →

6 Years With Automattic

By / — September 20, 2008 signified a big milestone in my life: I achieved one of my life goals, to have co-founded a successful startup, and as a result I started working at Automattic. For the next two years we continued working… More →

7 Things You Need to Do Before Launching an Online Store

By / — Gearing up for the big launch of your online store can be a bit overwhelming. After all, there are a lot of factors to take into consideration. Is your site as good as it can be? Are your products interesting… More →

All That’s WOO

By / — Yes, I know, I have told you this before, but I do like creating lists at List.ly. And I just thought it was so appropriate to create a list of WooThemes because: 1. I am in the process of adding… More →

Automattic Grand Meetup 2014

By / — Although Automattic is a fully distributed company with most people working from home in 197 cities around the world, we think it’s really important to meet in person as well and we bring the entire company together once a year.… More →

Content Views Pro: Display WordPress Content in Amazing Layouts without Coding

By / — Have you ever been looking for a way to display informative content of your WordPress website in more seductive layout? Or just simply, do you want to display some posts of a specific category in Homepage or a page in… More →

Current status: copying ~20,000 photos (dating bac…

By / — Current status: copying ~20,000 photos (dating back to 1999) to my new iPhone. I’d love a good iOS photo metadata search app. More →

EP105 – Simple modifications for any WordPress theme – Sept 22 2014

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we will be discussing some simple modifications that can be done on any WordPress theme. Show airs Spet 22 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC The post EP105 – Simple modifications for… More →

Fukasawa: A Free Masonry WordPress Theme for Photographers and Collectors

By / — WordPress theme designer Anders Norén is an unstoppable force, rolling out his ninth free theme to WordPress.org in just over a year. Fukasawa is a masonry theme designed to showcase the work of photographers, collectors, and visual artists. The theme… More →

How To: Import & Aggregate YouTube Videos by Topic in WordPress

By / — Adding videos to your WordPress website is a great way to increase value for site visitors and get them more active on your site ( I am currently planning a video section for WPLift ) so I have been taking… More →

How to Exclude any Post or Page from WordPress Search Result

By / — Previously, we’ve shown you how to exclude all pages from WordPress search result. That works great if you want to exlucde all pages from internal search result. However, how do you selectively exclude only specific page or post from the WordPress search… More →

How to Make Money with WordPress

By / — Most webmasters will start building websites with WordPress purely for fun; however, after a while they may want to take their hobby more seriously and look for a way to make money from their website. […] The post How to… More →

Nobody Cares About You Or Your Site – The WhiP #90

By / — The pros and cons of comments, WordPress features you've probably overlooked, and all the latest and greatest how-tos. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Squarespace vs WordPress – Which one is better? (Pros and Cons)

By / — WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world, but it is not the only option. There are other platforms that can help you build your website. Recently, one of our users asked us to to compare Squarespace… More →

Testing in WordPress: Scenarios and Spreadsheets

By / — Testing software is one of those topics that people often talk about, write about (books even), and evangelize during conferences, meet ups, and so on. And rightly so – testing is one of the most important aspects of building something… More →

The Mindset of Security

By / — Gas station sushi is still sushi, right? You know not to eat that. Apply your common sense to your security. More →

The Ultimate Guide To WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts

By / — In this tech-savvy day and age, keyboard shortcuts are nothing new. In fact, you probably use these types of shortcuts every day. For example, when Windows users want to Copy and Paste something, most will use the shortcut CTRL +… More →

Truly Useful Testing for Websites (part 1)

By / — We all love the creative part of working on a new web development project. Unfortunately, when it’s time to make sure everything’s working correctly, it’s all too easy for that enjoyment to be replaced by frustration. This post by Josh… More →

Who is going to do the evaluation and big feature …

By / — Who is going to do the evaluation and big feature matrix for iOS keyboards? More →

WordPress London Talk

By / — After starting my speaking career in April at WordCamp Sheffield and doing talks at WordCamp Manchester and WordCamp Bournemouth I was kindly invited to speak at WordPress London by Ngaire Ackerley. Having only been to London a few times in my… More →