WordPress News Digest for Monday, February 23, 2015

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Admin Menu Editor: Take Back Control of Your WordPress Admin Menus

By / — If you’ve installed even a few of the plugins we’ve covered here on this blog so far, then it’s likely the back end of your WordPress website is starting to look more than a little cluttered. While some developers are… More →

Agenda for this week’s meeting We’re going to…

By / — Agenda for this week’s meeting We’re going to have a meeting this week at 18:00 UTC on Tuesday in #themereview on Slack. We have one topic so far: Accessibility snippet library Add your topic below and we’ll try and get… More →

Aventurine: A Free WordPress Theme Featuring Bold Typography and Bright Colors

By / — Last year, WordPress saw a renaissance in personal blogging themes. The official WordPress.org directory received a deluge of high quality themes that served to raise the bar for commercial developers when it comes to design and simplicity. In particular, the… More →

Best WordPress Plugins for 2015

By / — As the end of 2014 gets ever closer we're taking a look at the top WordPress plugins for 2015. There exists a plugin for almost any purpose on the WordPress platform, be it for security, analytics, backups, forms, affiliates, RSS… More →

Content Protection Plugins for WordPress Do More Harm Than Good

By / — Mika Epstein, who helps oversee the WordPress plugin directory, has published a simple request to stop using copy protection. Epstein explains how copy protection degrades the user experience, makes it difficult to provide tech support, and perhaps most importantly, how… More →

Doing Everything Today

By / — Nothing can wait for tomorrow.<…> Or that's at least what we tell ourselves. I know I start every week looking at Receiptful's to do's and I have this urge to to work on everything at once (and wrap it up… More →

EP124 – Gallery plugins for WordPress – Feb 23 2015

By / — On this episode of WPwatercooler we'll be discussing various gallery solutions for WordPress. Show airs Feb 22 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 7PM UTC The post EP124 – Gallery plugins for WordPress – Feb 23 2015 appeared first… More →

Elon Musk AMA

By / — I am Elon Musk, CEO/CTO of a rocket company, AMA!. This guy continues to amaze. More →

Find Three Hobbies

By / — Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative. I’m not sure the provence of this quote, but I read it and it really resonated with me, and… More →

Finely Tuned Consultant – Noah Kagan

By / — The WP Engine Finely Tuned Consultant series brings you interviews with some of the biggest names in WordPress, marketing, and tech. In keeping with our passion to deliver customer-inspired performance, we want to give you a chance to learn from… More →

GoodBye Captcha

By / — The WPShout mailing list was being besieged by spam signups. We tried a bunch of solutions, none of which worked. This plugin finally did the trick—without any additional steps or CAPTCHA fields. A huge thank-you to the makers of this… More →

Hi I’d like to request Lithuanian WordPress Forums…

By / — Hi, I’d like to request Lithuanian WordPress Forums: (1) URL: https://lt.forums.wordpress.org/ (2) Forums title: WordPress forumai (3) First forum title: “Problemos ir sprendimai” Description: “Klausk ir tau bus atsakyta” Neither @pokeraitis nor me has permission to commit, but we have… More →

How To Add Video To a WordPress Post or Page

By / — WordPress makes it very easy to add video to a post or a page. And with the popularity of video, you are missing out if you don’t take advantage of it. You will learn how to upload video to your media… More →

How to Add A Live Chat In Your WordPress Site with Tidio Chat Plugin

By / — As the need for being able to provide impeccable customer service to online viewers has risen, many have stepped up to the plate with actionable solutions. One such solution is that of incorporating a Live Chat option on your site… More →

How to Add Facebook Style Autocomplete for WordPress Posts

By / — Do you like the autocomplete functionality in Facebook that lets you easily mention people, places, and pages that you want to tag? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily mention your older articles with a simple @ mention? In… More →

How to Add More Navigation Menus to your WordPress Theme

By / — Sometimes one menu just isn't enough when you have a large site with many pages of content. With just a little bit of coding, it's easy to set up a new menu and even style it to match your theme. More →

How to Create Custom Menu Structures in WordPress

By / — WordPress creates menus for you based on your pages and categories. This menu structure is often generic and can get a little out of hand. Adding a new category will change your menu structure and this can sometimes get ugly.… More →

I already translated more than 400 items for…

By / — I already translated more than 400 items for marathi language. I think nobody is there to do further action from wordpress as a moderator. shall i become moderator. More →

Let Go, Move On, and Focus

By / — At some point, I think that many of us – if not all of us – have all been in a position where we feel like we have too much going on. Or, to use a cliché, we have too… More →

Simple Event-Tracking of Outgoing Clicks using Google Universal Analytics

By / — Google Universal Analytics provides a great possibility to track custom events on your website. These feature can be used to analyze special user-interactions with e.g. advertised/highlighted content or social media links. The recorded data can be directly used to optimize… More →

Stop Using Copy Protection

By / — I’ve seen a million features out there to ‘prevent people from stealing your content.’ The idea is that by preventing people from (easily) copying your work, you stop them from stealing it and profiting off your efforts. You may even… More →

This Week in 4.2: February 23 – March 1

By / — This is the jump-start post for the sixth week of the WordPress 4.2 release cycle. The feature plugin merge window is scheduled to close this week on Wednesday, February 25th. Beta 1 starts in 2 1/2 weeks, on Wednesday, March… More →

This week in WordPress: A weekly news roundup

By / — Just in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of the latest happenings from this past week. If you have a news tip you’d like to share, write us at editor@torquemag.io. WordPress 4.1.1 maintenance release: On […] The post This week… More →

What you need to know before purchasing your next WordPress theme

By / — Are you looking to purchase a new WordPress theme? Whether it is your first time, or you are looking to replace your old theme, selecting a new theme can be a difficult process; there are […] The post What you… More →

WordCamp Miami 2015: Sessions & Tracks

By / — We have a lot of new things, refinements, and classic traditions planned for WordCamp Miami 2015 on May 29-31st. But what has me excited most is our changes to our sessions and our session tracks. We are making some minor… More →

WordCamp Miami Gears Up for 6th Year with New Tracks and Workshops Planned

By / — WordCamp Miami is one of the largest and longest-running annual WordPress events, thanks to its dedicated organizers and volunteers. Last year, the event attracted 770 WordPress enthusiasts from around the world. Co-organizer David Bisset expects that attendees will be in… More →

WordPress-ish JavaScript Code Standard – ESlint Config

By / — I’m spending a lot of time with JavaScript these day, and find linting tools to be invaluable for spotting some mistakes. I started off with JShint plugged in to Sublime Text via this JSHint plugin. More recently I’ve switched to ESlint. It seems… More →

You Are Who You Meet

By / — Life, characteristics and the law of averages when applied to human interaction. The post You Are Who You Meet appeared first on Matty Cohen. Follow Matty on Twitter. More →