WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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.blog

By / — As you may have heard, Automattic recently secured the rights to operate the sale and registration of .blog — a new top-level domain, which is currently in the Sunrise period, where trademark owners can apply. The Landrush period, where anyone… More →

5 Text Styling Tricks for WordPress and Divi

By / — Welcome to Day 85 of our Divi 100 Marathon. Keep tuning in for 100 days in a row of awesome Divi resources as we count down to the amazing release of Divi 3.0 on the final day of the series!… More →

Behind one or two major versions – releasing 95%+ locales for WordPress 4.6

By / — Hey everyone, It’s been a week since 4.6 and it’s amazing that we’ve got 60 locales released for it. I’d like to suggest that we release the 95% + locales as well, especially those who are behind more than one major… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for Charitable https://wordpress.org/plugins/charitable/. We have a great translation editor that we’d like to be able to approve translation for our plugin(s). Please add the following WordPress.org user as translation editor for their locale:… More →

Hello polyglots I am one of the authors…

By / — Hello polyglots, I am one of the authors of BackUpWordPress https://wordpress.org/plugins/backupwordpress/. We have several native speakers in the company that we’d like to appoint as project translation editors for the plugin: #ar – @shadyvb #ru_RU – @dashaluna (@SergeyBiryukov) #fr_FR –… More →

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress with Google Analytics WD Plugin – A Review – BobWP – Your Trusted WordPress Source

By / — If you want to add google analytics to your site and manage and monitor it on your dashboard, check out the Google Analytics WD plugin that bring in-depth and detailed reporting to your fingertips. The post How to Add Google… More →

How to Delay Posts From Appearing in WordPress RSS Feed

By / — Recently, one of our readers asked if it’s possible to delay posts from appearing in the WordPress RSS feed? Delaying posts in your RSS feed can save you from accidental publishing and beat content scrapers in SEO. In this article,… More →

How to Drastically Simplify Your WordPress Workflow and Get More Done

By / — Running a WordPress website, even a simple one, is very time consuming. Beyond building the basic website, think of all the repeating tasks you have to make sure are completed, on a week by week basis. Tasks like: Creating a new… More →

Live Interview: Caldera WP’s Christie Chirinos on A/B Testing

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

Static site generators versus WordPress

By / — WordPress is the dominant method to build and manage a website, but static site generators are surging in popularity amongst developers and for certain types of websites. More →

The Glossaries in the WordPress localization

By / — Hi everybody, this title it’s for a call to action in filling a survey. I proposed a talk for the Mozilla Festival (http://mozillafestival.org/) in London “GlotDict and glossary in WordPress” https://github.com/MozillaFoundation/mozfest-program-2016/issues/8 . As you can see the topic is the… More →

The basics of email marketing

By / — Email marketing is a great tool to bind your audience to your website. It’s relatively easy to set up an email newsletter and send it to your audience. In this post, I’ll explain the basics of email marketing. Why is email marketing… More →

Thinking About Getting a .blog Domain Name? Here’s What You Need to Know

By / — So Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is getting into the domain business. This fall, you can register your site with a new top-level .blog domain. But why would you want to do that? In this post, I’ll help you decide… More →

What a Week: WordPress, Maeda, .Blog

By / — I’m still overwhelmed from last week, which was full of major announcements. Get your Instapaper / Pocket ready because I have lots of links! It started with a very smooth WordPress release, version 4.6 “Pepper.” A week later it’s had over… More →

Why my life is not a journey

By / — I'm always moving. Point A to Point B. Onto the next thing.<…> For my own benefit, I've had different labels for that motion. Ambition. Purpose. Entrepreneurship. Progress. Life. And I've often found myself at odds with that motion. Never truly… More →

Your Source Code (“This Could Be Better”)

By / — One of the struggles many developers feel when shipping code is a sense of "this could be better" before they send their code into the world. Your Source Code (“This Could Be Better”) was written by Tom. For more on… More →

ZPLUS Theme Review – Lots of Customization at an Affordable Price

By / — Today, I’m checking out the ZPLUS WordPress theme from Zolo Themes. It’s got a massive amount of customization options, so bear with me as I try to dig into everything. ZPLUS comes with Visual Composer + Ultimate add ons and… More →

a11y update week 34 2016

By / — Summary team meeting WPa11y team, August 23 Focus for WP 4.7 @davidakennedy suggested: “Since new user experience will be a focus: maybe there’s a11y items we can improve related to that? First-time installs, theme activation, etc.”. And we agreed that… More →