WordPress News Digest for Friday, February 24, 2017

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Dev Chat Summary: February 22nd (4.7.3 week 4)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from February 22nd (agenda, Slack archive). 4.7.3 Schedule Planning to release 4.7.3 on Monday March 6, 2017. This will be a bugfix and maintenance release, nothing major. Latest view of what’s in/coming in 4.7.3: Trac report This… More →

Weekly WordPress News: Zerif Lite Returns and How Do People Use WordPress?

By / — The Zerif Lite saga is over. What was once wordpress.org's most popular theme has made its return to the theme directory. There's also a nice discussion on WP Tavern of how to figure out how people actually use WordPress. The… More →

Stepping Back to Move Forward featuring Mark Richmond – The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 34

By / — Welcome back Divi Nation to a brand new episode of our podcast and video show. We’ve got a great show in store for you today in the form of a conversation I had with passionate community member Mark Richmond. If… More →

PressCDN™ – The CDN for those that love WordPress

By / — Make your WordPress site fly! Pagely is already one of the fastest and most secure places to host your WordPress […] The post PressCDN™ – The CDN for those that love WordPress appeared first on Pagely®. More →

Blog Overhaul: One of My Tasks for 2017

By / — Earlier this year, I shared a few of the goals I had for 2017. Some of those include the blog overhaul I've been planning. Blog Overhaul: One of My Tasks for 2017 was written by Tom. For more on WordPress,… More →

Why use segments in Google Analytics?

By / — When talking with customers about Google Analytics, you often hear the same thing: “I’m not really using Google Analytics because I don’t know what I’m looking at. It’s just too much”. And that’s a pity because you can learn a… More →

REST API – Democratizing Reading

By / — Using the REST API in WordPress will let you democratize your readers' experiences. The post REST API – Democratizing Reading appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

Using the Wayback Machine to Archive (and Backup) Your WordPress Site

By / — Sometimes, WordPress backups fail and restoring your many blog posts and pages can become a brutal challenge. Fortunately, archiving them using the Wayback (time) Machine can make them easily recoverable. Sure, you can’t actually go back in time, but using the… More →

How to Create & Manage Your Client Invoices Directly in WordPress

By / — When running a WordPress-based business, streamlining your workflow is important. This is doubly the case when managing multiple clients. Anywhere you can save time is a worthwhile endeavor. Too often, each aspect of running a business has its own bit… More →

Build and Manage Your Email Lists with MailChimp WD Plugin for WordPress – BobWP

By / — Build your MailChimp lists with this WordPress plugin that is featured-filled, allows customizations and several opt-in options. More →

Blogging: From a Hobby to a Profession in 5 Simple Steps

By / — Ever thought about blogging on WordPress as a profession? Now, you can stop thinking about it and do it in 5 simple steps. Yonit has been leading blogging workshops all around Israel, studying an MA in Communications, and basis her… More →

CSS Battery Loader

By / — This is part of the CSS loader series that show different loaders that can be used in your application to show the user the app is processing and to please… More →

How CloudFlare handled CloudBleed

By / — Tavis Ormandy from Google’s Project Zero contacted Cloudflare to report a security problem with their service. It turned out that in some unusual circumstances, they would bleed memory that contained private information. 0.00003% of requests through CloudFlare had an issue… More →

Weekly Roundup: February 24, 2017

By / — If you’re like me, you’re realizing this is the last Friday in February, and yet have no idea where the month has gone 😱 Hopefully some of these articles will soothe your disbelief 😀 New or Updated Plugins & Themes… More →

EP224 – WordPress Security Updates

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be wrapping up our 2 part series on updates, last week we discussed themes and plugin updates this week we’re discussing WordPress security updates. The post EP224 – WordPress Security Updates appeared first on WPwatercooler. More →

Google’s New Perspective Project Filters Online Comments Based on Toxicity

By / — Online harassment is a hot topic right now, as Twitter’s perennial battle with trolls heats up, forcing the company to develop new features to combat abuse. Technology companies are scrambling to create solutions that will make their communities safer for… More →

WPblab EP64 – WordPress Community, the best thing to help you level up your career w/ Roy Sivan

By / — This week on WPblab we'll be talking with Roy Sivan about the best thing to help you level up your WordPress career. The post WPblab EP64 – WordPress Community, the best thing to help you level up your career w/… More →