WordPress News Digest for Thursday, July 24, 2014

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15 of the Best Custom Login Page Plugins for WordPress

By / — A custom login page in WordPress is one of the most effective ways to building your brand. If you want your… The post 15 of the Best Custom Login Page Plugins for WordPress appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress… More →

5 Plugins to Quickly and Easily Generate Sitemaps

By / — Sitemaps typically come in two formats: XML and HTML. Search engines use the former to quickly and easily find the content on your site, while webmasters and bloggers use the latter to help visitors find […] The post 5 Plugins… More →

A Very Stylish Retina Responsive WooCommerce Theme: The Retailer Review

By / — The Retailer is billed as eCommerce theme for WordPress from Get Bowtied, the team who also produced the stylish Mr. Tailor WooCommerce theme which we reviewed recently. However, despite its close integration with the WooCommerce online store builder plugin for… More →

An Image Widget for WordPress

By / — One of the best parts about being someone who uses WordPress on a daily basis both for personal use and in doing work for others is the ability to create solutions to problems that you encounter throughout your day-to-day. Obviously,… More →

Brian Richards Leaves WebDevStudios To Work On WPSessions Full-Time

By / — After nearly two years at WebDevStudios acting as a development lead, Brian Richards is stepping down to spend more time on his side project, WPSessions. Richards is the lead developer of the Startbox theme framework and is one of the… More →

Cheap WordPress Managed Hosting – Don’t Miss Out on This One!     

By / — A while back Media Temple introduced their WordPress Managed Hosting offering, and I also reviewed their setup here on WP Mayor. I’m very happy with their hosting and still use it. The big news however is that they are offering their… More →

Creating A Mobile App For Your WordPress Site: A DIY Guide

By / — Think building a basic mobile app for your WordPress site is too complicated or too expensive? Here's a DIY approach that will make you think again. More →

DradCast Episode 052: I Pity the Foo!

By / — Show Notes Host Adam Warner has worked as a paper boy, blueberry farmer, Ritz Carlton valet, tour guide, maker of office furniture, and as an Amazon employee. His fascination with the internet started in the early 1990s […] The post DradCast Episode… More →

Hashcash.io Adds Support for Comabating BuddyPress Spam

By / — It’s no secret that BuddyPress sites attract a serious amount of registration spam. Plugins such as BuddyPress reCAPTCHA, BuddyPress Security Check, SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam, and BuddyPress Honeypot are either ineffective, inconvenient, or not well maintained. The often-recommended, though unfortunately named,… More →

How to Add Smooth Jump Scroll to Internal Link in WordPress

By / — In today’s tutorial, we’d like to show you how to add a jump to internal link on the same page in WordPress. It’s very basic and easy to follow. First, you need to add a hashtag # to the link,… More →

How to Highlight New Posts for Returning Visitors in WordPress

By / — Did you ever wonder how popular sites highlight new posts for returning visitors? It’s a great way to help users find new content and increase your pageviews. In this article, we will show you how to highlight new posts for… More →

How to Market WordPress Plugins and Themes

By / — As a developer, you’ve likely spent hours upon hours perfecting your products. You take great pride in them and want them to succeed. But what if you spend all that time and don’t see the results you were hoping for?… More →

Keep your students coming back with Follow Up Emails

By / — If you’re a Sensei user, you have probably experienced that buzz of satisfaction when a new customer starts taking one of your lovingly crafted courses, followed by the thrill of seeing them work their way through the course. You may… More →

Making a Church Website With WordPress

By / — More and more church websites are being made with WordPress. WordPress powers more than 20% of all websites in the world. This figure is incredible but not surprising. There are many advantages to making a website with WordPress and churches are taking notice.… More →

Should You Use Password Management Software? Yes. But Which One?

By / — Thanks for subscribing to Rocket Lift Incorporated. Please enjoy this post from Douglas Detrick, a Rocketeer of Rocket Lift Inc.!When I tell our clients about the incredibly large number of passwords that I use on a daily basis in the… More →

Smaller Temples

By / — What caused the problem with movie theaters is not Netflix, but YouTube. What is making the old temples crumble is not smaller temples, but it’s rather this kind of polytheism — you know, you make your own gods. Paola Antonelli,… More →

The WhiP Newsletter #49

By / — Building schools in Guatemala, Automattic's Selfies and all the latest WordPress plugin news. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

This Week in WordPress: Site Logos

By / — Adding a logo to your site is one of the most important elements when customizing a new theme. Also, wouldn’t it be glorious if you could upload your logo once and have it apply to any theme you use in… More →

WP101: Video Tutorials for Learning WordPress the Easy Way

By / — The goal at WP101 is to teach the basics of WordPress and beyond in about one hour, all through a series of professionally shot video tutorials. The tutorial series covers everything you need to know in order to create and… More →

WPBeginner Reaches Funding Goal To Build Two New Schools

By / — Earlier this month, WPBeginner hosted a huge giveaway to celebrate its 5th birthday. Alongside the giveaway, Syed Balkhi wanted to build two schools this year in Guatemala through the Pencils of Promise charity. To do so, he needed $50,000. He… More →

What Results Should You Expect from SEO?

By / — Continuing the series of posts on SEO at WP Business Tips, the latest instalment takes a look at what kind of results you should expect from your SEO efforts. If you are carrying out any SEO activities on your site… More →

What is WordPress?

By / — WordPress is the world’s most popular tool for creating and managing websites — any kind of website, from a simple blog to a full-featured business website. You say you’ve never built a website? No problem! With WordPress you don’t need… More →

WordPress Freelancing 101 – Getting Started And Finding Success As A WordPress Professional

By / — A few years ago I decided to go freelance full-time. While I was job hunting I decided to to earn some side money by doing some project based work for some people I knew. After a while I had a… More →

WordPress.com and Jetpack should lead the way toward standardizing custom post types

By / — Two themes were released in the last few days by a couple of theme shops I hugely respect: Bailey by The Theme Foundry (above) and Designer by Array (below). Both themes are for portfolio websites, and both themes use a… More →