WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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Adding Long-Form Content to Your Website

By / — Recently, there has been a lot of buzz regarding long-form content. As you might of guessed, long-form content is anything that is, well,  long, and is presented as an entity in its own right. Since […] The post Adding Long-Form… More →

Agenda for today’s dev chat Beta timing on…

By / — Agenda for today’s dev chat: Beta timing – on schedule for next week, 7/2. Organize and rally around pushes on features: oEmbed, i18n, plugin install experience, media grid. #22023: Remove UNIQUE for slug in wp_terms. Texturize/formatting. Please propose other items… More →

Choosing a Learning Management System Plugin for WordPress (Part 3 – LearnDash)

By / — While programs like Blackboard, Moodle and CourseWork are serving the needs of universities to be able to deliver online course material, we’re finding that professors, business organizations and non-profits alike are looking for something customizable that integrates with a Content… More →

Embrace the Future with These In-line Front-end Editor WordPress Plugins

By / — The WordPress post and page editors can often feel like a part of the software that is lagging behind the… The post Embrace the Future with These In-line Front-end Editor WordPress Plugins appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress… More →

Finely Tuned Consultant – Gennady Kovshenin

By / — Today I’m chatting with Gennady Kovshenin, a freelance web consultant and developer from Russia. In addition to being a first class plugin developer, he also spoke at WordCamp Russia 2013. Read our interview below, where we discuss his favorite plugin,… More →

How To Go Horizontal With Your WordPress Content

By / — Horizontal scrolling is pretty much shunned by WordPress theme developers but is being embraced as a story telling technique particularly on tablets. So, look at how to bring horizontal scrolling content to your WordPress content. More →

How To Stop Search Engines From Indexing Specific Posts And Pages In WordPress

By / — Search engine spiders will crawl your whole website to cache your website’s pages for their index. In general, most website owners are happy for search engines to crawl and index any page they want; however there are situations where you… More →

How a Reliable Web host Can Help You Gain More Visitors to Your Website

By / — As it has often been said, the best designed website is of little use to the owner without visitors. This is why every webmaster or business owner seeking to have a prominent online presence invests time and money to drive… More →

How to Brilliantly Share Food Recipes in WordPres

By / — If you’re a mommy or food blogger, chances are you want to share some recipes you just tried or found somewhere else. While you can simply write them as any other post, there’s a better way to share food recipes… More →

How to Set up Pretty Permalinks in WordPress

By / — By default, WordPress uses URLs like this http://example.com/?p=123. This URL structure is not SEO friendly. This is why most WordPress site owners use Pretty Permalinks, which is a term used for SEO friendly URLs in WordPress. These SEO friendly Permalinks… More →

In category Order Plugin

By / — A simple and lightweight plugin to sort posts within a category using drag n` drop, which lets you order posts per category. Related posts: Social Comments plugin Author category Custom Category Template More →

Scoop and Scale

By / — NY Times did a neat article on their CMS Scoop, one cool piece of which is their ICE editor we worked on them with a few years ago. Their cropping stuff is also cool, though it’s dizzying how many sizes… More →

Take learning to the next level with Sensei 1.6

By / — Today we are delighted to announce the launch of Sensei version 1.6, with some of the most exciting Sensei features yet! Question Bank Version 1.6 of Sensei takes the question bank feature (implemented in version 1.5) to the next level,… More →

Team chat agenda for week #26

By / — For any items that you may want discussed in this week’s #wordpress-sfd meetup please reply in the comments below.   More →

The Future of WordPress According to Envato

By / — Envato, whose marketplaces include ThemeForest and CodeCanyon, has just published an interesting blog post on the future of WordPress as they see it. The post includes some stats from their marketplaces, quotes and contributions from leading WordPress insiders, and a… More →

The Park

By / — We had a gorgeous day to walk to our local park this past weekend. More →

The WhiP Newsletter #30

By / — Daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Visual Focus Indication in Left Navigation

By / — Rectangle Indicating Visual Focus Following up on trac ticket #28559, one of the proposed options is visual focus indication using a contrasting color rectangle around the border of the item selected. Since color alone should not be used as the only… More →

We’re Ignoring the WordPress Philosophy: Design for the Majority

By / — Earlier this week, I shared my thoughts on how I believe that many of us who are participating in the WordPress economy are practically ignoring the WordPress philosophy. There are a number of different pillars on which this philosophy sits,… More →

WordPress Security Alert: New Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered in TimThumb Script

By / — Security vulnerabilities have plagued the TimThumb script for years. It is most commonly used in cropping, zooming and resizing images in WordPress themes. After the large scale attacks launched against the script a few years ago, one might think that… More →

WordPress Theme Frameworks: A Detailed Guide With Pros & Cons

By / — When it comes to designing and developing a WordPress theme, there are several ways you can start. Many designers start by creating an HTML template and then build their WordPress code around it, which can prove to bevery time-consuming and… More →

iPad Mini

By / — A little ditty about my iPad Mini and why I like it so. More →