WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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5 Tips to Improve the Security of your Business

By / — I don’t know about you, but as a business owner that offers a service to clients in which they instill their trust in us, there is nothing that worries me… Read More The post 5 Tips to Improve the Security… More →

8 Questions with Matt Medeiros

By / — Today, we have Matt Medeiros with us for another edition of Pagely’s 8 Questions series. The format is the same as always – we’ll be talking about how Matt first became involved in the WordPress community, how to avoid the… More →

A Review of John Blackbourn’s Extended CPTs Library

By / — A Review of John Blackbourn’s Extended CPTs Library →I’d come across the Extended CPTs library from John Blackbourn before, but had neglected to fully check it out. So when I saw this review from Ian over at the Delicious Brains blog I had to check… More →

Argent: A Free Portfolio Theme for WordPress

By / — Argent is a bold new portfolio theme that was launched on WordPress.com last week. The theme is centered around showcasing the work of visual artists such as designers, photographers, craft makers, painters, etc., with portfolio items featured prominently on the… More →

Convert a Website From Any Other Platform to WordPress in 10 Simple Steps

By / — Moving a website to WordPress from a different platform can be a challenge if you don’t know what you’re doing. Learn everything you need to know to migrate your site in this step-by-step guide. More →

Dev Chat Agenda for June 24

By / — Here’s the agenda for today’s Dev Chat in the #core channel on Slack. Time/Date: : Feature Updates Admin UI – @helen Menu Customizer – @westonruter Passwords – @markjaquith Site Icon – @obenland Component Updates Open Floor Feature Leads: Let’s review… More →

Exploring Divi 2.4: Why Rows Are Now the Most Versatile Part Of Divi, And How You Can Use Them Effectively

By / — Last week we introduced Divi 2.4, the biggest upgrade in Divi history and a giant leap forward for our most popular WordPress theme. There are so many great features to explore in this update that it was hard to describe… More →

Facebook author tags & Yoast SEO

By / — Last week, Facebook did a post on their media site about Facebook author tags. Many blogs, including sites we love like SearchEngineJournal, picked it up as though it was the best new thing since sliced bread. It’s not, obviously, mostly because… More →

Free McAfee Secure Plugin: Show Visitors Your Site is Secure & Display a Trustmark

By / — Displaying Trustmarks on your site is a proven way to reassure website visitors and increase conversions, landing on an unfamiliar website for the first time can be daunting in this day of age of security concerns among online shoppers. Malware… More →

Get More Readers: A Tale of Three Little Content Consumers – BobWP

By / — The Three Little Content Consumers. Knowing about learning styles naturally increases the number of readers who will process and remember your content. The post Get More Readers: A Tale of Three Little Content Consumers appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All… More →

How to Personalize Your Site’s Content for Members

By / — If you’ve recently picked up a copy of WooCommerce Memberships, or are thinking about creating memberships for your online store or website, your head’s likely packed to the brim with ideas for delighting your members. Exclusive content, special deals, emails, discounts…… More →

How to Properly Use the More Tag in WordPress

By / — Do you want to a show a summary of your article on your homepage with a read more link? WordPress comes with two built-in methods that allows you to do that. One of these methods is known as the More… More →

Jetpack Relaunches Beta Testing Program

By / — Jetpack is active on more than a million websites and it’s a tough job making sure the potential number of sites that might break due to an update is minimal. You can now contribute to the cause by participating in… More →

Multisite Office Hours Recap (June 23, 2015)

By / — Multisite office hours are held every Tuesday at 20:00 UTC in #core-multisite. Today’s chat log Overall 4.3 Release Objectives Last week’s (and this week’s) objectives: More flow, more tickets, more observations to aid with Network Admin UI improvement. Get a… More →

New Plugin Removes All Traces of the Customizer in WordPress

By / — Anti-customizer vitriol reached its zenith last week when the Menu Customizer plugin was officially approved for merge into WordPress 4.3. Opponents of the feature voiced concerns about the readiness of the UI for all screen sizes, particularly for the desktop… More →

ProfilePress Review: A Premium Plugin for Adding Front End Forms to WordPress

By / — ProfilePress is a WordPress plugin that adds a number of front end forms to your website. The included forms include login, registration, password reset, and profile management forms. More →

Russian Validator

By / — Hi, I want to be a Russian Validator. For our translators: I will be active and check all the words, i.e. will work better than before. I will translate absolutely all the projects in my (a lot) spare time. Take… More →

The Grumpy Developer Podcast

By / — A couple of weeks ago, I received an email about a new podcast that was starting called The Grumpy Developer. The name caught my attention so I opted to follow-up with the email and to check it out. As far as podcasts… More →

Trust the Changelog

By / — Do we need to know why the upgrade has to happen now? Do I need to understand the why? More →

WP Beaver Builder Review & Giveaway: Build WordPress Sites Instantly

By / — WordPress is a darling of many. Absolute beginners, tech-savvy business owners, bloggers, web designers, and seasoned developers – name it – all have a thing for the platform. Everybody is pining for WordPress, and that’s because it’s versatile, full of… More →

We will skip the polyglots chat today as…

By / — We will skip the polyglots chat today, as I am on WCEU duty and Dominik is on a plane. Any requests or questions can be posted here or on Slack. More →

Why I care what happens with BackPress

By / — As many know, I’m the lead developer of GlotPress. Simply because I was the only one at that time who cared about Polyglots and also had the technical skill to make GlotPress better. But by getting GlotPress a live, I… More →

WordPress Mentioned on Orange is the New Black

By / — WordPress fans were excited to hear that the software was briefly mentioned on the popular Netflix original series Orange is the New Black. In case you missed it, here’s a quick summary of the reference, captured by Megan Gray: pahahaha,… More →