WordPress News Digest for Friday, September 25, 2015

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20+ Best Free WooCommerce Plugins for WordPress

By / — WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin, and it comes with tons of extensions. Among all the paid ones, we’ve hand-picked some of the best free WooCommerce plugins. There’s an extension in here for just about everyone so have… More →

60+ Stunning Free Personal Blog Themes for WordPress

By / — Sometimes the biggest barrier to starting a blog is finding the right theme. After sorting through this collection of free WordPress themes for blogs, you should have no trouble finding one that works. More →

A New Collection of Fresh and Ready to Download WordPress Themes

By / — Monthly compilation of WordPress Themes and Plugins, featuring themes for eCommerce, portfolios, fashion, freelancers, and more, as well as valuable plugins. More →

All about the WordPress REST API and its current state — Draft podcast

By / — Post Status Draft is a podcast about WordPress news and events hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Joe Hoyle. This week we discuss the WordPress REST API and the recent proposal for it to be merged into WordPress Core. More →

Changes to fields output by comment_form in WordPress 4.4

By / — A change in WordPress that just landed in trunk is to move the comment textarea to the top for logged-out users when replying. This is done largely with the goal to improve keyboard/focus navigation, but also aims to make it easier… More →

Freenode to Purge Inactive Nicks, Channels, and Accounts on October 2nd

By / — Freenode, the IRC network responsible for hosting communication servers for WordPress and many other open source projects will be performing maintenance on or around October 2nd. Freenode will remove expired nicks, channels, and accounts. Although a lot of people have… More →

Hi guys the 4.6 development branch for WordPress…

By / — Hi guys, the 4.6 development branch for WordPress for Android has been frozen. That means it’s time to translate new strings before the 4.6 release! Only 10 new app strings and 1 release notes text. Thanks! More →

How to Backup Your WordPress Site (Plus Helpful Plugins)

By / — Have you ever lost your WordPress site? Or have you just lost your WordPress site? Perhaps you fell victim to… The post How to Backup Your WordPress Site (Plus Helpful Plugins) appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

How to Use a Parallax WordPress Theme Effectively

By / — I’m on the fence with this headline. Actually, the story I really want to tell you is how not to look stupid when using a parallax theme on a WordPress site. “What?! How come?!” – you might ask. After all,… More →

Interview with Tim Sisson of InMotion Hosting

By / — Our bags are packed! We’re headed to WordCamp LA this weekend, to promote Up and Running and to speak. More →

Is Becoming a ‘WordPress Professional’ Right for You (Or Even Possible)?

By / — If you’re just starting out or exploring ways to make a living online, the WordPress world can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. The open-source design philosophy has unwrapped a seemingly limitless world of opportunity for bloggers,… More →

Learn the WordPress Basics Workshop in Seattle – BobWP

By / — If you have just started using WordPress, or have been using it for a bit but are still struggling to learn the basics that are built into WordPress, well, the Learn the WordPress Basics Workshop is for you. The post… More →

Lessons I Learned Moderating Comments in WordPress

By / — In the past 4-5 weeks, I’ve moderated every comment submitted to WP Tavern. Not only was it an experiment to see what would happen but a new way for me to use WordPress. The experiment introduced me to several drawbacks… More →

Mailbag: An Appropriate Solution

By / — Be prepared for what you're getting into. More →

My Suite of Apps: Stache

By / — One of the problems that I seem to have (among many some may say ;) is that I can't seem to find a consistent way to manage bookmarks. I don't mean I have a problem using the "Favorites" or the… More →

Six of the Best WordPress Membership Plugins for 2015

By / — The number of available membership plugins has increased dramatically over recent years. If you are launching a membership website, this is great news since you have more options available. But making the right choice can be an overwhelming process. To… More →

Two Critical Challenges Facing Website Security

By / — Spent the better part of the past week in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) conference. A conference designed to bring together web professionals… Read More The post Two Critical Challenges Facing Website Security… More →

Video Recap: James Dalman On Finely Tuned Consultant

By / — This week on “Finely Tuned Consultant,” we spoke with James Dalman of Happy Joe and WP Boot Camp about a talk he gave at WordCamp DFW and Las Vegas  called “Freelance Survival School.” Dalman shared his thoughts on how wilderness… More →

WP Super Cache 1.4.5 Patches XSS Vulnerability

By / — If you use WP Super Cache, you should immediately update to version 1.4.5 as it patches a XSS vulnerability in the settings page. This version also prevents PHP object injections. In addition to security patches, 1.4.5 contains a number of… More →

Weekly SEO Recap: local and iOS9 search

By / — I’m at the airport in Munich while writing this, going back home after a week with the brightest minds in SEO surrounding me at SEOktoberfest. Luckily, there was plenty of news to discuss :) Local search If you’re doing local search optimization… More →

Weekly WordPress News: A Look Inside the Offices of WPLift & Other WP Folks.

By / — I noticed a post this week on Torque Mag showing the offices of different WordPress people around the world, I love seeing posts like this, I find it interesting to see inside the offices of other people who work online.… More →

comment_form changes in WordPress 4.4

By / — Crossposting Changes to fields output by comment_form in WordPress 4.4 More →