WordPress Digest for Thursday, January 23, 2014

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9 Most Common Misconceptions about WordPress

By / — According to a recent survey, WordPress is powering nearly 21.2% of all the websites on the internet making it the most popular CMS in the world. Despite all that, there are still people who know very little about it. After… More →

Are the pot files properly updated this time…

By / — Are the pot files properly updated this time around? I can see at least one changed string, but the pot files doesn’t seem to have been updated since mid december. Can we get an updated 3.8.x project? More →

Creating a Compelling Directory with Business Directory Plugin – Part 2

By / — Today, we’ll cover some more tips for creating compelling content using Business Directory Plugin. Read Part One if you missed it.Creating a Compelling Directory with Business Directory Plugin – Part 2 is a post by on Alyona Galea on WPMayor.… More →

Creating an Agile Marketing Culture

By / — Last week, we had the opportunity to chat to Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, the Chief Marketing Officer at Mindjet. Jascha is an emphatic supporter and practitioner of agile marketing processes. Overview of Agile Marketing Jascha believes that the key to creating an… More →

Easily regenerate specific images using WP-CLI

By / — One of my favorite features of Synthesis, the host I use as my development server, is that it has WP-CLI pre-installed (here’s some other hosts that have it as well). It has a ton of features I use every day,… More →

Forefront, a responsive business WordPress theme is now available on Creative Market

By / — Forefront, a responsive business and corporate theme that helps you to create a strong—yet beautiful—online presence for your business, is … Read More → More →

How to Convert Post Types in WordPress

By / — Ever wondered if it's possible to convert from one custom post type to another? Yes it is! This can be very useful for example when switching themes. One theme can have a particular custom post type implemented while the new… More →

I lit a communication fire

By / — Today I inadvertently lit a fire during the weekly WordPress core development chat by mentioning a Skype chat that had been set up and thus far been used to say hi, link to a Google Doc, and alert five people… More →

Interview With Jason Schuller Founder Of Press75.com

By / — The last time I spoke with Jason Schuller, it was 2008 at WordCamp Chicago. He had just launched his commercial theme company Press75. Since 2008, he’s launched a number of projects such as ThemeGarden, the first ever WordPress theme marketplace… More →

Job Interview Cosplay

By / — This is my job interview costume. What do you think?Original Article: Job Interview Cosplay Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress, web development, and world domination. More →

Rethinking the WordPress Editor

By / — Over the past couple of weeks there have been a couple of feature tweaks and improvements in the mix for WordPress’s content creation experience. First, the UI team is making some headway on a functional […] More →

Stop WordPress Including jQuery Migrate File

By / — In WordPress version 3.6 when WordPress loads the built in jQuery file it will also load in the jQuery migrate file. The jQuery migrate file was introduced in version 1.9 of jQuery, it is used to load any deprecated APIs… More →

The 12 Best Free WordPress Pinterest Plugins on the Market

By / — These plugins do everything you need to integrate your WordPress with Pinterest. More →

The Four Freedoms

By / — Eleven months before the U.S. declared war on Japan, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said “As men do not live by bread alone, they do not fight by armaments alone.” He articulated four fundamental freedoms that everyone in the world ought… More →

Tickets On Sale For WordCamp Dayton, Ohio

By / — Six weeks from now between March 7th and 8th, WordCamp Dayton, Ohio will be underway. This is the first WordCamp to take place in the Dayton area and is one of three scheduled in the state of Ohio. Sessions range… More →

Woo at WordCamp Phoenix

By / — Woo! A couple of us just came back after a very exciting and inspiring weekend at WordCamp Phoenix. Maria and I met up with one of our most talented extension developers, Brent Shephard, for some learning, presentations, and face to… More →

WordPress 3.8.1 Has Been Released – We Are Updating All Sites on Our Platform Now

By / — WordPress 3.8.1 was just released. This version is a maintenance release, and includes various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen. An issue with taxonomy queries in WP_Query was also resolved. Our technical team… More →

WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release

By / — After six weeks and more than 9.3 million downloads of WordPress 3.8, we’re pleased to announce WordPress 3.8.1 is now available. Version 3.8.1 is a maintenance releases that addresses 31 bugs in 3.8, including various fixes and improvements for the… More →

WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release is here Use rev…

By / — WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release is here. Use rev 26900 for your builds More →

WordPress Heatmap Options: See Where Your Visitors are Clicking – Services & Free Plugins

By / — Services like Google Analytics can give you some good data on how many people are visiting your site, how they found it, and what they are doing during their visits. However, if you want to really gain an insight into… More →

WordPress Security Essentials : Building A Layered Defense

By / — Preventing a hack attack is virtually impossible, so the pragmatic goal of any security strategy is to make any attack as difficult as possible. If the attack can be slowed down sufficiently then the perpetrators will likely give up and… More →

fn.js | A JavaScript library built to encourage a functional programming style & strategy.

By / — “A JavaScript library built to encourage a functional programming style & strategy.” fn.js | A JavaScript library built to encourage a functional programming style & strategy.Original Article: fn.js | A JavaScript library built to encourage a functional programming style &… More →

jChartFX: Free charts and graphs for HTML5, jQuery & Javascript.

By / — A JavaScript data visualization library with both fast pixel-based graphics, or more visually enhanced vectors. jChartFX: Free charts and graphs for HTML5, jQuery & Javascript.Original Article: jChartFX: Free charts and graphs for HTML5, jQuery & Javascript. Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings… More →