WordPress News Digest for Friday, December 23, 2016

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BuddyPress 2.7.4 Patches Security Vulnerability That Could Allow Arbitrary File Deletion

By / — The BuddyPress development team has released BuddyPress 2.7.4 to address a security vulnerability that affects all versions back to 2.0. According to John James Jacoby, lead developer of BuddyPress, “This version patches a vulnerability to the BuddyPress core attachments API that… More →

Authenticating Linux logins via LDAP (Samba / Active Directory)

By / — I’ve been working on infrastructure of a fleet of a few dozen Amazon EC2 instances for the past week, and with a rapidly-growing team, we decided it was appropriate to make a central authentication / authorization service. So, that meant… More →

Weekly WordPress News: Virtual Reality and a New WordPress.org Homepage

By / — This week, we got news that the WordPress.org homepage is getting a facelift sometime in the near future. The change is primarily aimed at marketing better to new users. There was also big news for fans of virtual reality -… More →

VueJS: Single File Components

By / — When you're defining new components in VueJS you can use the method Vue.component like we've used in a previous tutorial about Vue. This has created a Vue component of todo-item… More →

13 Divi Child Themes Perfect for Restaurants

By / — Virtually every restaurant needs a website. A restaurant website will give the local visitor important information such as opening hours, directions, and a food menu. Some restaurants need even more features to allow visitors to reserve a table, place an… More →

Merry Christmas!

By / — To those of you reading, I wish you Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and all that jazz for whatever it is that you celebrate. Merry Christmas! was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's… More →

Damn You, Autocorrect!

By / — Autocorrect is great until you have words and names that aren't included in the 'standard' English dictionaries. The post Damn You, Autocorrect! appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

Yoast’s most read posts of 2016

By / — We’re approaching the end of 2016. It was an excellent year for Yoast: next week we’ll elaborate a bit on that (including a nice surprise for our loyal readers, so stay tuned!). We hope you had a great year as… More →

How to Create and Customize Error Pages for WordPress

By / — I’m a WordPress nerd and as a WordPress nerd, I hate seeing error pages on my site. It means I broke something, but at least I can fix it – visitors can’t and neither can yours, and that’s way worse than… More →

How to Regenerate PDF Thumbnails in WordPress

By / — Recently, one of readers users asked if it was possible to regenerate PDF thumbnails for old uploads in WordPress? In WordPress 4.7, you now have thumbnail previews for all new PDF files. However, this change does not affect older uploads.… More →

Everything You Need to Know from State of the Word 2016

By / — From December 2nd to December 4th, hordes of WordPress devotees descended on Philadelphia, PA for WordCamp US. The three day convention culminated with Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word 2016, a fun play on the President’s State of the Union… More →

How to Create Viral Quizzes for Your WordPress Website Using Quiz Cat

By / — Quizzes are fun. They are trendy. And they are where it’s at if you are looking to get more traffic, social shares, and email subscribers. And, the right quiz may even make you famous. Have you ever wondered why you… More →

22 Free Responsive WordPress Themes That Look Amazing

By / — A quick Google search for “free responsive WordPress themes” will yield tens of millions of results. With that many themes out there, it can be a daunting task to decide which one to pick. To help you select the most beautiful… More →

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 6.4

By / — WordPress for Android version 6.4-rc-1 has been released in the Google Play Store. You can join the beta from the Google Play Store on your device (under “Become a beta tester”), and comment here or join the Google Plus beta community for… More →

Weekly Roundup: December 23, 2016

By / — Happy holidays! 🎄 We’ll be taking next week off, so we’ll catch you with the next roundup in 2017 😀 Don’t forget that you have a week to take the Great WooCommerce Community Survey! Over 70 prizes are available for… More →

WordPress Holiday Sales for Themes, Plugins, Hosting & More 2016

By / — Happy holidays! Even though this is typically the season of giving, there’s no shame in giving a little something to… The post WordPress Holiday Sales for Themes, Plugins, Hosting & More 2016 appeared first on WPExplorer. More →