WordPress News Digest for Friday, May 26, 2017

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WordPress 4.8 Field Guide

By / — WordPress 4.8 is officially the best WordPress 2017 has seen!  Users will receive new and refined features focused on Editing and Customizing their sites while developers will be able to take advantage of 109 enhancements and features added.  Let’s look at the… More →

WordPress Memorial Day Discounts & Coupons 2017

By / — Happy memorial day weekend folks! Whether you’re at a backyard BBQ, a breezy beach, a lovey lakeside or somewhere else… The post WordPress Memorial Day Discounts & Coupons 2017 appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

New Non-HTTPS Websites Blacklisted for Phishy Password Practices

By / — We submit hundreds of blacklist review requests every day after cleaning our clients’ websites. Google’s Deceptive Content warning applies when Google detects dangerous code that attempts to trick users into revealing sensitive information. For the past couple of months we… More →

Media Widgets for Images, Video, and Audio

By / — As first introduced in the Image Widget Merge Proposal, WordPress 4.8 includes media widgets (#32417) for not only images (#39993) but also video (#39994) and audio (#39995), on top of an extensible base for introducing additional media widgets in the future, such as for… More →

Winners Announced for the Up and Running Scholarship

By / — When we released the Second Edition of Up and Running, one of our goals was to make it accessible to people who might normally not be able to make use of it. We partnered with HeroPress to offer ten free Deluxe… More →

Rainmaker Digital to Partner with Nimble Worldwide

By / — Rainmaker Digital, formerly known as Copyblogger Media, has entered into a letter of intent to partner with Nimble Worldwide, a marketing agency based in Dallas, TX. Assets from both companies will be combined into a new entity with Rainmaker Digital being the majority owner.… More →

WordPress: 14 Years

By / — So… tomorrow (May 27th) is WordPress’s observed 14th anniversary. Back on May 27th, 2003 the first version of WordPress was released. My How Big You’ve Gotten! Hard to believe it’s been 14 years. Also hard to believe that after 14… More →

Leave Your First Comment with Shannon Shaffer – The Divi Nation Podcast, Episode 46

By / — Hey Divi Nation! We’re back this week with Shannon Shaffer of Purple Finch Studios and Divi Space. Shannon has become an really active (and visible!) community member in the last year or so and we talk about the impact that… More →

Rapid Prototyping: Introducing Autoloading

By / — Introducing autoloading in conjunction with namespaces in a WordPress plugin can make the application even cleaner. Rapid Prototyping: Introducing Autoloading was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's blog. More →

Tag Cloud widget changes in 4.8

By / — The Tag Cloud widget is still pretty popular and for a number of years, it has used title attributes to visually display the number of posts using a specific tag. WordPress 4.8 removes these title attributes and replaces them with… More →

7 Actionable Ways to Get Consistent Freelance Development Work

By / — With the tight competition in the freelance WordPress development space, you shouldn’t expect paid work to just fall in your lap. You need to go after it. But finding clients and sourcing consistent work is a challenge. Especially when you’re… More →

Calm Under Pressure

By / — We must chose control. The post Calm Under Pressure appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

How to Use WordPress for Project Management

By / — Ever wondered if you can use WordPress for project management? Nowadays, it seems like WordPress can be used for pretty much everything…so do those capabilities actually extend into project management? Yup! With a freemium plugin called WP Project Management, you… More →

Top 20 Multipurpose WordPress Themes for Your Project

By / — Hi everybody who likes one-size-fits-all solutions. You will find quite a number of them in this article as it features top 20 multipurpose WordPress themes suitable both for entrepreneurs and professional designers. More →

CSS Speedo Loader

By / — This is part of the CSS loader series that show different loaders that can be used in your application to show the user the app is processing and to please… More →

Weekly Roundup: May 26, 2017

By / — Howdy! A quick shameless plugin to start us off this week 🙂 I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Bob Dunn about Google Analytics metrics for growing an eCommerce store. We covered a lot of the eCommerce-specific reports and… More →

Clean up your bad backlinks

By / — Websites that have made the mistake of hiring some shady SEO company to buy bad backlinks for their website can loose almost all their rankings. In this post, we will go beyond on-site optimization and explain a bit more about bad… More →

WordPress to Select New JavaScript Framework for Use in Core

By / — WordPress core contributors have started collaborating more around their JavaScript efforts this year with regular core-js meetings. One item on the most recent meeting’s agenda was discussion on choosing a new JavaScript framework for use in core as an alternative… More →