WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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SiteLock Acquires Patchman’s Malware and Vulnerability Detection Technology, Expands WordPress Customer Base to 4 Million

By / — SiteLock, a website security company, has acquired Patchman, a Dutch security startup that offers automated vulnerability patching and malware removal for hosting providers. Prior to the acquisition SiteLock protected 6 million sites, with 2.2 million of them running on WordPress.… More →

What is Markdown for WordPress? And Why Should You Care?

By / — If you’ve ever used shortcuts, or even the Visual tab, when writing blog posts, you know how easy converting plain… The post What is Markdown for WordPress? And Why Should You Care? appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

The Developer’s Guide to Supporting Your Themes

By / — At this year’s WordCamp Europe, some members of the WordPress.org support team brainstormed how we might be able to share support skills and strategies with the broader WordPress community. We decided to offer some workshops to share support knowledge, and… More →

How to Create a Transparent Vertical Navigation That Overlaps Your Divi Website

By / — In today’s Divi tutorial, we’re primarily going to focus on doing something special with the vertical navigation on your website. Vertical navigation a often forgotten option that the Divi theme provides. Although not often used, it can change the complete… More →

Basic Coding Standards via PSR-1

By / — Keep your classes purposeful. Avoid things such as "[declaring] new classes, functions, constants, etc." and "[executing] logic with side effects."  More →

WP Checkup Now Features Accessibility Checks & Downloadable Reports

By / — Since launching WP Checkup six months ago, we’ve run tens of thousands of scans and, thanks to your awesome feedback, added new improvements to make our free website diagnostic tool for WordPress even better. If you haven’t used WP Checkup yet,… More →

12 Signs That Your WordPress Site is Hacked

By / — We are often asked what are some signs that indicate a WordPress site is hacked? There are some common telltale signs that may help you figure out if your WordPress site is hacked or compromised. In this article, we will… More →

Yoast SEO 5.1: Internal linking suggestions in Italian

By / — Our development team is steadily chugging along and today provides you with a new and improved edition of Yoast SEO. This release features mainly enhancements and fixes, plus a slew of updates to our language support. Let us walk you… More →

Facebook Video: Is It a Viable Alternative to YouTube?

By / — It is only during the last couple of years that Facebook has gotten serious about its own video streaming. Thus, many people wonder if they should give it a chance or stay with the tried and true YouTube. The answer… More →

Clean Up Your Website Using BulkWP.com’s Bulk Delete Plugin

By / — There are many reasons why you might want to delete a large amount of information off your website. However, no matter the reason why you want to delete data from your website, the point is there needs to be an… More →

A Very Useful Tip for WordPress Categories and Sub-categories – BobWP

By / — If you are thinking of using sub-categories, or child categories, you might want to read this to learn what archive pages those will show up on. More →

5 Best WordPress Caching Plugins to Speed Up Your Site

By / — Caching plugins are one of those indispensable plugins that every single WordPress site needs. While some performance optimization tweaks barely move the needle when it comes to page load times, caching can dramatically slash how long it takes your website… More →

Watch WordCamp Varna Wapuus Get Designed in Real Time

By / — The very first WordCamp Varna will be held September 2-3 at the University of Economics. Varna is a beautiful city in Bulgaria on the Black Sea and a popular spot for summer holidays. It is the first Bulgarian WordCamp to… More →

This week in WPA11y – July 24, 2017

By / — Transcript of meeting. The discussion of the handbook was punted to the July 31st, 2017 meeting, as @samikeijonen was unable to attend this week’s meeting. As this discussion was originally intended as the primary focus of this week’s meeting, the… More →