WordPress News Digest for Friday, September 26, 2014

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25 Examples of WordPress Being Used as a CMS

By / — One of the most common misconceptions about WordPress is that it is just a blogging software. People often ask us for examples of WordPress being used as a CMS and not just as a blog platform. There are thousands of… More →

Announcement 4.1 kickoff meeting this Monday September 29…

By / — Announcement: 4.1 kickoff meeting this Monday, September 29, at 1400 UTC. This is an unusual time for us that we’d like to try out. The Wednesday meeting (October 1) is still on for 2000 UTC as well. Around the world:… More →

Creating A Killer Online Portfolio Website Using WordPress

By / — If you’ve ever looked for a job in a creative field, you’ve likely seen those job ads. You know the ones that ask for your resume and your portfolio? As if a resume weren’t bad enough, right? Throw a portfolio… More →

Debugging WordPress Projects with Log Files

By / — There are a number of different ways that you can setup a debugging WordPress projects. It may be in the form of an IDE, it may be in the form of another application like MacGDPb, or it may be in… More →

Faith in Eventually

By / — During the development of most any product, there are always times when things aren’t quite right. Times when you feel like you may be going backwards a bit. Times where it’s almost there, but you can’t yet figure out why… More →

Hello world!

By / — Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! More →

How to Update Your WordPress Themes and Keep Custom Tweaks Intact

By / — There are plenty of ways to upgrade a WordPress theme, but it’s easy for them to end up with lost… The post How to Update Your WordPress Themes and Keep Custom Tweaks Intact appeared first on Best Premium & Free… More →

I Bless the Rains Down in Africa – The WhiP #93

By / — iThemes scrambles after security breach, WordPress.com's first video ad, and the biggest sites using WordPress. Check out The Whip for more daily lashings of WordPress goodness. More →

Make Your Advice Work

By / — Taking Tim Gunn's advice to your website. More →

On the Versatility of WordPress

By / — 11 years, 4 months ago, the world changed for the better. How, you ask? WordPress was created, published, and released to the public. It spread like wildfire and had millions of users within a couple years. […] The post On the… More →

Reader Poll: What Are Your Favorite Features In WordPress 4.0?

By / — Since the release of WordPress 4.0, users have had nearly a month to get used to its new features. It’s time to find out which ones are your favorite. My favorite features are the sticky toolbar, oEmbed previews in the… More →

Ryan Hellyer’s AWS Nightmare: Leaked Access Keys Result in a $6,000 Bill Overnight

By / — WordPress developer Ryan Hellyer had always wanted to open source his website. As a strong supporter of open source software and an avid plugin developer, he enjoys sharing his code and learning from others. This desire led him to put… More →

September 2014 All Hands Week Wrap Up

By / — Earlier this month WP Engine held its quarterly All Hands week, where the entire WP Engine family—comprised of both Texas-based and remote employees—came together at the Austin headquarters to engage with each other IRL for a week of fun and… More →

Shellshock vulnerability check for WordPress

By / — A serious Bash vulnerability has been discovered on Wednesday (first public mention of it seems to be this post on seclist continuing here with more details). This allows an attacker to execute any code on a vulnerable server. This is even more… More →

Should WordPress Plugin Developers Offer Refunds?

By / — If you're a commercial plugin developer, one of the things you’re bound to come across sooner or later is a refund request. You’d do well to decide from the onset what your policy on refunds is going to be. In this… More →

Submissions for the 2014 Hosting Review Closing October 14th

By / — Haven’t gotten a chance to submit to the 2014 Hosting Review yet? The window for submissions is closing soon and we want to hear from you!! Our annual Hosting Review aims to provide genuine, high-quality information on the hosts out… More →

Support Team Update for September 25th

By / — Items discussed at today’s #wordpress-sfd meetup: IRC moderation still pending It’s been a busy week for some and there hasn’t been a reply yet about giving Clorith the ability to moderate the #wordpress IRC channel. Once that’s done then the… More →

The Weekly WordPress News: Panda Update in Progress, iThemes Hacked & More.

By / — Some good news for WPLift this week, we seem to be recovering from the Panda 4.0 which hit our Google traffic back in May this year as Google are currently rolling out an update to it. I have been doing… More →

WP Engine Coupon – 3 Months Off!

By / — It’s officially Fall, and that means it’s time to celebrate with WP Engine’s OctoberPress Hosting Fest! Enjoy 3 free months of hosting with an annual hosting plan. WP Engine provides hosting that’s as comforting as a warm sweater on a… More →

WP101 Videos for GoDaddy and Media Temple Customers

By / — WP101 is proud to announce a new partnership with GoDaddy and Media Temple to provide our “WordPress 101” training videos to their customers, right in their own WordPress dashboard! The post WP101 Videos for GoDaddy and Media Temple Customers appeared… More →

Where to Find a WordPress Developer When You Need Custom Work

By / — It takes no time at all to get a WordPress website up and running, but when you set up a theme, what you see on the front-end isn’t always what you actually want. Often, the theme you’ve chosen looks completely… More →

WordPress.com Publishes First Ever Video Ad Entitled “Welcome Home”

By / — WordPress.com released a new video on their YouTube account entitled Welcome Home. In the 15 second video featuring music from Childish Gambino, photos are taken with a iPhone in various locations. Near the end of the video, the WordPress app… More →

WordPress.com is very mobile centric with their first video ad

By / — WordPress.com has released what appears to be their first ever video ad, and it’s quite mobile centric. The ad portrays a number of users using the WordPress mobile app to snap and blog pictures. It’s only 16 seconds, and is… More →