WordPress News Digest for Friday, February 26, 2016

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Attending Pressnomics 2016

By / — Next week myself and Alyona will be at the Pressnomics conference in Phoenix. We're really looking forward to making the most of this awesome conference. For those of you who are hearing about it for the first time, Pressnomics is… More →

Basic Design Plugins for WordPress

By / — Being a novice, one may wonder that plugins are used not only to enhance features of a website, but also to improve its design. These small applications sometimes greatly transform the design of a site, making positive miracles. If you’re… More →

How to Make a Niche Review Site in WordPress Like a Pro

By / — Do you want to create an online reviews site? Writing reviews of your favorite products allow you to help others in making a purchase decision while also earning referral fees, known as affiliate commissions. In this article, we will show… More →

How to find the ideal length of your product copy

By / — There is a war raging in the world of eCommerce — and perhaps all of marketing. On one side, we find those who insist that short copy is best; on the other, passionate believers in the power of long-form copy.… More →

New Version of Recurring Payments for Easy Digital Downloads Released

By / — For many WordPress business owners, such as plugin and theme sellers, the big news this week was the release of a new version of Recurring Payments for Easy Digital Downloads. Most people in the WordPress community that are selling themes… More →

Notes from the Polyglots chat on Feb 24

By / — Logs: Locale stats Releases: 160 locales. 74 locales up to date. 0 locales behind by minor versions. 1 locale behind one major version. 16 locales behind more than one major version. 56 locales have a site but never released. 13… More →

Plugin Webinar: Join Yoast, iThemes, Clef & WP Smush

By / — Deciding which WordPress plugins are right for your site can be like searching for a needle in a haystack, especially with more than 40,000 plugins in the WordPress repository. Join us on Wednesday, March 2 at 11 a.m. CST for a free live… More →

Poor Support Experience

By / — An experience in no-communication from the unlikeliest source. Apple. More →

Running Nginx on OS X for WordPress Development

By / — Running Nginx on OS X is becoming a more popular alternative to running some of the standard stacks that developers are used to installing and setting up. That is, I think many of us are used to running something like… More →

The hidden cost of free Magento modules

By / — Most open source content management systems (CMS) such as Magento and WordPress have the ability to add additional functionality through the use of plugins or modules. In many cases these can be free to download but before installing these you need… More →

There’s a Revamp Coming

By / — We’re overhauling and upgrading the repo. Interested? You can harass @obenland and team about it: Plugin Directory v3 See you there More →

WP Ninjas Friday Roundup 2/26

By / — It’s been quite a week! From the excitement of WordCamp Miami to the not-so-unexpected announcement about Mandrill going premium to the regular content cycle here at the office, things have been hopping! That is, of course, all on top of… More →

Weekly WordPress News: HostGator Scam, Native Logo Support & More.

By / — If you are currently hosting with HostGator, I suggest you read this article – “How HostGator Attempted To Extort >$200 Out of Me for SiteLock” what a truly horrible practice for a company to carry out against it’s customers. It… More →