WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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5 Blogging Lessons I’ve Learned Since My Stinky First Post

By / — Blogging lessons are hard earned. But looking at out very first post can show us how much we have grown. The post 5 Blogging Lessons I’ve Learned Since My Stinky First Post appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All The Time!… More →

A 42-Year-Old Developer’s Advice on Working in Tech

By / — Adrian Kosmaczewski, a 42-year-old, self-taught developer, published an article today titled Being A Developer After 40. The piece is full of sage advice that is resonating with developers of all ages. His post is a summary of a talk he… More →

April 26th Meeting Notes

By / — We had another great meeting today Read the meeting transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required) Theme Check updates There are many open issues in need of patches. Please get involved if you’re a theme author, reviewer,… More →

ConvertPlug: An Ultimate Email Opt-in Builder

By / — ConvertPlug is a technically smart and visually attractive WordPress plugin. Its user-friendliness and affordability make it one of the best lead generation tools for WordPress websites. Users can develop beautiful elements like modal pop-ups, info bars, opt-in widgets and slide-ins… More →

Dallas Flyers Club

By / — So after New Orleans was the main event of the holiday: a trip to Dallas to tick something off the bucket list: Wrestlemania! We actually spent a week in Dallas, but the first 3 days was in a pretty sweet… More →

Getting the 403 Forbidden Error in WordPress? Here’s How to Fix It

By / — Everyone who spends time online has come across an HTTP status error at one point or another. Few of them, however, are as frustrating as getting a 403 Forbidden error on your own WordPress website. Considering you pay for a… More →

Global WordPress Translation Day Draws 448 Participants from 105 Countries

By / — The first Global WordPress Translation Day was held over the weekend, organized by the Polyglots team. The event included 24 hours of live training sessions and translation sprints that spanned every timezone from East to West. The goal was to… More →

Global WordPress Translation Day – recap & results

By / — We did it 🏆 Last weekend was the first ever Global WordPress Translation Day and it happened just as planned and exceeded our expectation about the overall activity. It was a great first event of what I’m hoping we can turn… More →

GlotDict 1.0.6 – After the GWTD

By / — At GWTD I have done a super easy fast session about how a browser extension can change your translation workflow on glotpress, in this case on translate.wordpress.org. Link for the live session about this extension for the new users: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/wptranslationday/18… More →

Good morning I’m the author of the following…

By / — Good morning, I’m the author of the following plugins. demomentsomtres-accommodation/ demomentsomtres-accommodation-integration-to-ajax-availability-calendar/ demomentsomtres-address/ demomentsomtres-basquet/ demomentsomtres-books/ demomentsomtres-categories/ demomentsomtres-classify-on-publish/ demomentsomtres-debug/ demomentsomtres-display-post/ demomentsomtres-display-posts-shortcode/ demomentsomtres-equips/ demomentsomtres-escapadarural-review/ demomentsomtres-facebook-events-list/ demomentsomtres-fbphotos/ demomentsomtres-franchise/ demomentsomtres-grid-archive/ demomentsomtres-gtm-for-admin/ demomentsomtres-image-feed-widget/ demomentsomtres-labels/ demomentsomtres-language/ demomentsomtres-mailchimp-immediate-send/ demomentsomtres-mailchimp-subscribe/ demomentsomtres-media-tools-auto/ demomentsomtres-merge-posts/ demomentsomtres-multisite-post-clone/ demomentsomtres-night-and-day/ demomentsomtres-okko/ demomentsomtres-people/ demomentsomtres-plugins/ demomentsomtres-portfolio/ demomentsomtres-prestashop/… More →

Hello I’m the developer of the following plugins…

By / — Hello! I’m the developer of the following plugins: https://wordpress.org/plugins/tinymce-annotate https://wordpress.org/plugins/expire-tags Please add @xyulex as Translation Editor for the following languages: #es_ES (@deconf) #ca (@deconf) Thanks a lot! More →

Hi I am the author of Seriously Simple…

By / — Hi, I am the author of Seriously Simple Podcasting and I would like to add myself as the editor for the Emoji locale: – #art-xemoji – @hlashbrooke I know I am also the plugin author, but realistically I don’t think… More →

Hi I am the author of Whereabouts https…

By / — Hi, I am the author of Whereabouts: https://wordpress.org/plugins/whereabouts/ and Whereabouts: Swarm https://wordpress.org/plugins/whereabouts-swarm/ Please add @florianziegler as Translation Editor for: #de_DE #de_DE_formal Thanks! More →

How to Create Great Night Long Exposure Shots

By / — Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time taking long exposure photos. I’ll be doing more daytime ones soon, but the easiest are night shots. If you spend enough time with your camera, you’ll quickly find that light is both… More →

I see the ‘te’ translation is far behind…

By / — I see the ‘te’ translation is far behind, Can i get GTE rights myself, How can i do it because i translated some of words to telugu(te) 4days back but till now no one accepting that. It is always good… More →

Into the Vault: the HTTP-to-HTTPS Checklist

By / — Last week, we transitioned WPShout (and all our other web properties) onto SSL, a major security step that also has numerous other benefits. This article documents a few important recurring “gotchas” in transitioning WordPress sites onto SSL. More →

I’m Attending WordCamp Chicago, 2016, This Weekend

By / — WordCamp Chicago 2016 takes place this weekend and I’ll be among the many attendees. I haven’t visited the city since 2009 and I’m excited to satisfy my craving for deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s. WordCamp Chicago 2009 is a… More →

Mail Server Policy Change and How It Affects the Orion Client Report

By / — You probably heard about the uproar caused by the MailChimp announcement that Mandrill accounts will require paid MailChimp accounts, starting on April 27. Most of the rage was directed toward the fact that websites with very little transactional emails will… More →

Shiny Updates Kickoff for 4.6 Chat Summary

By / — This is a summary of the shiny updates chat from April 26. (Slack log) Attendees: @ocean90, @swissspidy, @ethitter, @adamsilverstein, @karmatosed, @obenland Topics: Remaining work On the updates-core.php side there is quite a bit of work remaining. On the plugin/theme management… More →

Sorting out your store’s navigation

By / — There’s a lot to think about when you create a new store. You can’t just throw something together in five minutes and call it a day — that’s a guaranteed recipe for disaster. Navigation is one element of a store’s… More →

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes April 2016

By / — Here is our monthly roundup of all the best Free WordPress theme releases, some lovely themes this month. We have a number of traditional blogging style themes, a theme for non-profits / charities, some magazine style themes, a Pinterest inspired… More →

Three Reasons For Attending a WordCamp

By / — As I'm decompressing from the whirlwind that was WordCamp San Diego, I've been going through notes and bookmarked posts on the topics for many of the things that were discussed. But my mind is also drifting to several emails, messages,… More →

WordPress 4.5.1 Fixes 12 Bugs

By / — WordPress 4.5.1 is available and addresses a dozen items reported against WordPress 4.5. According to Adam Silverstein, “a singular class issue that broke sites based on the Twenty Eleven theme, an incompatibility between certain Chrome versions and the visual editor,… More →

WordPress 4.5.1 Maintenance Release

By / — After about six million downloads of WordPress 4.5, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.5.1, a maintenance release. This release fixes 12 bugs, chief among them a singular class issue that broke sites based on the… More →

WordPress 4.5.1 has been released It is a…

By / — WordPress 4.5.1 has been released. It is a maintenance release and there are no string changes. In order to benefit from the automated release process make sure that your locale is prepared. More →

WordPress Multisite Masterclass: Site and User Registration

By / — In part three of our WordPress Multisite Masterclass, learn how to set up site registration, allow users to create their own site, make the registration screens and process smoother, and customize the signup messages. More →

WordPress for iOS Adds Geotag Support, Comment Moderation Gestures

By / — WordPress for iOS 6.1 is available from the App Store and includes a number of improvements. Those who use Jetpack can now manage Publicize connections from within the app. Comments can quickly be moderated thanks to gestures added to the… More →

WordPress robots.txt example for great SEO

By / — The robots.txt file is a very powerful file if you’re working on a site’s SEO. At the same time, it also has to be used with care. It allows you to deny search engines access to certain files and folders,… More →