WordPress News Digest for Thursday, August 25, 2016

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August 25th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Announcements Please consider sharing this awesome post on leaving and replying to reviews. Please consider sharing feedback on the forum redesign mockups. WordPress 4.6 An issue with emails not being sent on certain server configurations has been added to the… More →

Basics of Inspect Element: Customizing WordPress for DIY Users

By / — Have you ever wanted to temporarily edit a webpage to see how it would look with specific colors, fonts, styling, etc. It’s possible with a tool that already exists in your browser called Inspect Element. This is a dream come… More →

Better Dogfooding Tips

By / — This was originally written by @karmatosed. I’ve adapted it for WordPress.org. Dogfooding is a great way we can use WordPress and test our features. By testing WordPress ourselves, we get to unearth all manner of bugs, issues and fun things. Try… More →

Bug Scrubs for 4.7

By / — Ensuring tickets move towards a resolution is one of the most important things we can work on as a project. Bug Scrubs serve as one of the ways to make this happen. For 4.7, I would like to invite you to run… More →

Choosing a WordPress Management Dashboard: The Ultimate Guide

By / — Management dashboards can help you manage all your sites in bulk to increase your efficiency and productivity, saving you oodles of time. But with so many options out there, which one should you choose? Dashboards for WordPress sites list all… More →

Customize Kickoff and Weekly Meetings for 4.7

By / — We’ll be holding weekly meetings for the Customize component during the 4.7 cycle, to discuss both larger projects and smaller tickets needed attention. Meetings will be held on Mondays at in #core-customize and will last up to one hour, with… More →

Design chat agenda for August 25

By / — I’m sorry for the late post, this week’s chat is happening in a few minutes, at Since I didn’t get to post an agenda yesterday, we’re gonna keep it simple today: Design projects for 4.7 Plan of action for #27159… More →

Dev Chat Summary: August 24, 2016

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from August 24th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.6.1 Schedule Bug scrub on August 30 at 15:00 UTC. (all patches should ideally be in trunk) Testing, patches, comments welcome for tickets on https://core.trac.wordpress.org/tickets/minor Release candidate on September… More →

Divi 3.0 Video Sneak Peek #3: Editing Content On Your Page With The New In-line Editor

By / — Welcome to Day 87 of our Divi 100 Marathon. Keep tuning in for 100 days in a row of awesome Divi resources as we count down to the amazing release of Divi 3.0 on the final day of the series!… More →

Hello Polyglots I would like to assign translation…

By / — Hello Polyglots, I would like to assign translation editors to our themes: #ar – @engytay #uk – @bars To these themes: Zerif Lite Metro CreativeX Flat Lawyeria Lite RokoPhoto Lite Amadeus Oblique FlyMag Book Rev Lite Oria Llorix One Lite… More →

How to Add Images in WordPress: A Simple Tutorial

By / — When we were kids, pictures were the chocolate of books. Who wants to eat a meal that doesn’t involve chocolate? Who wants to read a book that doesn’t have pictures? Boring! Now that we’re a little bit older, there are… More →

One Step Towards Dependency Injection in WordPress

By / — Dependency Injection is one area where I think WordPress developers have the opportunity to make improvements in their code's organization. One Step Towards Dependency Injection in WordPress was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit… More →

Optimize product images for your online shop

By / — Product images can make or break your online shop’s success. You can hire the best designer in the world to create a killer design, but when images are bad, sales will be bad. It’s the first thing a customer will look… More →

Productivity Tips & Tricks With ManageWP

By / — ManageWP is all about efficiency, time saving and productivity. The idea behind our dashboard is to make your days more interesting, fulfilling and manageable, by shifting your focus on things that matter for your business and letting us do the… More →

Rebuilding a dying product

By / — Four and a half years ago, I released Restrict Content Pro on Code Canyon.net. It was not my first big plugin, nor even the second, but it was the first one that I developed a more intimate relationship with. I… More →

The 7 Biggest Threats To Digital Agencies [White Paper]

By / — Winter is coming. No, not that winter, but the dreary idea that our economy could be entering choppy waters. That is, the potential of a general slump hitting us all. When times get tough, digital agencies are likely to be more… More →

The basic pages every electronics store needs

By / — Selling electronics online is fun, you have to admit. Adding the newest and best technology to your store and watching customers scoop it up, thinking about what they’re going to accomplish with it, imagining their happy faces when they open… More →

ThreeWP Broadcast Plugin: Content Syndication Inside of a WordPress Multisite Network

By / — Content syndication is an efficient way of automating content inside of a WordPress multisite network. Imagine you or your client owns a chain of grocery stores. Each store has its own website, which you maintain through a WordPress multisite network.… More →

Week in Core, August 16 – 23, 2016

By / — Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [38274-38345]. Here are the highlights: 72 commits 40 contributors 100 tickets created 9 tickets reopened 96 tickets closed Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The… More →

What I Learned on My 3-Week Facebook Diet – BobWP – Your Trusted WordPress Source

By / — In the last 21 days, I have been on a social media diet. It has given me lots of time to figure out what is most important to me. What feeds my soul. What makes me jump out of bed… More →

WordPress Tab Plugins Can Improve Site Flow UX

By / — A few weeks ago, I wrote a review post about the new WordPress plugin repository. Most of the developers wanted meta team to bring back the tabular interface. That means, tabbed interface is still popular; mostly because with tabs you… More →

wpDataTables – A Look at its Updated Features

By / — wpDataTables is a data manager plugin that lets you add charts, spreadsheets, and tables to your content without having to code. You can easily create tables manually, automatically using your own data, or by importing data from your own data… More →