WordPress News Digest for Thursday, September 22, 2016

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25+ Essential WordPress Plugins for Bloggers

By / — Starting a WordPress blog is super-easy; anyone can do it. However, managing said blog, building an audience, and growing it to a point where you can make a living from it? Now, that’s a different story altogether. Fortunately, there are… More →

Ajax in WordPress: A Series on Protocols

By / — So over the next three posts, I'm going to walk through how to set up a simple protocol for working with Ajax in WordPress. Ajax in WordPress: A Series on Protocols was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development,… More →

Automated Security Check Is Live!

By / — Today, on September 22, as promised we have released our Automated Security Check. You can go ahead and try it out now. For all of the information on how to activate it, and use it, have a look at our announcement… More →

Chinese (zh_CN) editor request for the Hueman theme

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the author of the Customizr theme : https://wordpress.org/themes/customizr Can someone please add the following user as translation editor for Chinese ? #zh_CN – @molen Thank you very much, Nicolas More →

Displaying Different Logos with WPML

By / — Living in Montreal, I often have to create multi-lingual websites for clients. That means finding the right plugin for the job. I don’t always use WPML, but it’s one of… The post Displaying Different Logos with WPML appeared first on… More →

Global WordPress Translation Day 2 on November 12th, 2016

By / — The first Global WordPress Translation Day was so much fun and made a real difference for us as a global team. That’s why on November 12th, we’re doing it again and everyone can join! What are we doing? Local translation contributor days –… More →

GlotDict 1.1.5

By / — Hey amazing Polyglots! A new release will be available on your Firefox or Chrome in few hours with new features. I got inspiration for new features from https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/2016/08/23/the-glossaries-in-the-wordpress-localization/ (the survey inside) so because the Italian Translation Weekend is near and… More →

How (and Why) To Enable Photon, the Free Jetpack Image CDN

By / — Photon, which is a feature of the multi-talented Jetpack plugin from WordPress.com, is really easy to configure. We’ll assume you already have Jetpack installed. If you do, you can just watch the video and follow along. More →

How Not to Get Stuck Creating New Content

By / — Creating engaging and meaningful content, and doing so consistently, isn’t always as easy as it sounds. We’ve been in the email marketing business for quite some time, and have published a lot of content along the way, so we know… More →

How to Secure and Optimize WordPress Database?

By / — This entry is part 7 of 16 in the series Security September SeriesWordPress is a tremendous open source script. It requires MySQL and PHP to function. PHP works by retrieving information from the database to display on the site. As… More →

The Major Differences Between WordPress.org and WordPress.com

By / — Choosing a WordPress website extension may look like a herculean task for the website owner purely because one needs to balance the equilibrium of benefits and trade-offs. This blog will guide you to set your requirements right before owning a… More →

Week in Core, September 7 – 20, 2016

By / — Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [38571-38636]. Here are the highlights: 66 commits 61 contributors 171 tickets created 15 tickets reopened 106 tickets closed Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The following is… More →

eCommerce SEO checklist: 27 tips for a better online shop

By / — There is so much you can do to optimize your eCommerce site for SEO, that we decided to write an extensive checklist about it. Word of warning: there’s more. Nevertheless, if you start optimizing all the things in this article, you are definitely doing… More →