WordPress News Digest for Friday, August 25, 2017

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Core Team Explores Idea to Automatically Upgrade Sites Running WordPress 3.7 to 3.8

By / — WordPress 3.7 ‘Basie’ was released on October 24, 2013 and introduced automatic updates for minor releases to the masses. Although it’s not labeled as such, WordPress 3.7 has effectively acted as a LTS version or Long-term support. Security updates and… More →

Markdown in WordPress Comments and Posts with WP-Markdown

By / — If there’s one thing nerds like, it’s Markdown, the simplified markup language that converts into HTML. It’s the difference between typing out, for example, something (HTML) and __something__ (Markdown)—a fair number of characters, especially over a lot of post authoring. More →

Locating Restored Comments in WordPress Requires Detective Skills

By / — Every now and then, I’ll come across a user experience in WordPress that makes me scratch my head. Earlier today, I needed to edit a comment’s details before restoring it from the Trash. However, WordPress doesn’t allow this without restoring… More →

August 24th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Support workshop Our first run at a support workshop was held this week, and gave some good insights into how to approach future ones where we wish to invite various support providers within the WordPress community to share how they… More →

EP146 – What frustrates us about WordPress

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we're going to be discussing the things that frustrate us about WordPress. The post EP146 – What frustrates us about WordPress appeared first on WPwatercooler. More →

Page on Front “Lean UX Canvas”

By / — Yesterday morning, I got together with @karmatosed to talk through Page on Front. We hopped on a call and went through a modified version of the Lean UX Canvas. We wanted to step back and wrap our head around who… More →

Weekly WordPress News: WPLift Has a New Design!

By / — We finally did it! WPLift’s all new design is launched. I’d love if you told me what you think about the design. If you want to know more about the new design, read our blog post about it.  There will be… More →

Adjusting the First PhpStorm Breakpoint

By / — Here's how to adjust settings in your IDE so that the debugger stops on the first PhpStorm breakpoint and not the first line of your server or app. More →

An Introduction to Copyright Law for WordPress Businesses

By / — You know that the content on your site is valuable. That’s why you do things like protect your images from theft. But for those of you who have additional content of value—like web designs, logos, copy, custom video content, etc.—you… More →

Dogfooding DreamPress

By / — While I work for DreamHost, and I’ve used DreamPress since day one, I haven’t have the opportunity to put a serious, stress site up on it. The reason for that is simple. The two sites I have that I might… More →

Checkout field validation: tips and tricks

By / — When running an online store, it’s important to ensure that the entire user experience is an effortless process. This helps your visitors navigate through the steps easier, but also makes them more inclined to come back later. In this post,… More →

This Week in WordPress – August 19 to 25

By / — You know what time it is? It’s This Week in WordPress livestream time! Well, not this very second, but it will be soon! Today’s the day Nathan and I sit down, yak about WordPress, and get to know you better!… More →

Multisite Recap for the week of August 21st

By / — Office Hours Recap The agenda for this office hours meeting was to brainstorm about finding a solid way to check for the existence of the blogmeta database table for site meta (see #37923). The meeting’s chat log Attendees: @dac, @flixos90,… More →

21 Best WordPress Themes for Car Dealerships

By / — Trying to find the best WordPress themes for car dealerships? While there are thousands of WordPress themes out there, it can be difficult to find one that lets you showcase your car dealership. In this article, we will show the… More →

WordPress Alternatives – Are They Really Worth It?

By / — In today’s era of technological advancements, establishing an online presence is no longer an option but a requirement. Businesses, big and small, are compelled to build their own websites if they want to maximize the potential of the internet to… More →

Creating Your Own Artisan Commands

By / — Command line scripts can be a big benefit to your application, they're a great way to automate certain tasks or make it easy to get your application up and running… More →

Weekly Roundup: August 25, 2017

By / — Howdy all! Hope you’re enjoying the rest of your summer as it winds to a close. I feel like mine has flown by 🙂 Tutorials & Reviews HollerWP has a massive guide to selling WordPress plugins & themes with Easy… More →