WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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The Challenges of Organizing a WordCamp From Abroad

By / — Earlier this year, a WordCamp incubator program was created to help three cities establish their first WordCamp. After receiving 182 applications, the three cities selected for the program were: Denpasar, Indonesia Harare, Zimbabwe Medellín, Colombia WordCamp Medellín is scheduled for November 5th and… More →

Controversy Surrounding WordPress.org “Popular” Themes Exposes Weaknesses in the Algorithm

By / — If you’ve ever wondered how the WordPress Theme Directory identifies and ranks the themes that display under the popular tab, you might be surprised to learn that it has nothing to do with ratings. Popularity is a somewhat subjective quality… More →

Fly Away

By / — I’ve been struggling a lot with working from home lately. Loss of focus, desire, and endless distractions. Today, I finally went to a place that always channels my ability to work. I’m enjoying delicious french onion soup, my favorite beer,… More →

Lazy Load Plugins for WordPress To Make Your Website Faster

By / — Images, infographics and fancy effects are all excellent aids to promote any kind of content on a website. They are surefire attention… The post Lazy Load Plugins for WordPress To Make Your Website Faster appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Automation Meeting October 27

By / — In the last meeting on October 14 not everyone was able to attend who are contributing. Here are the belated meeting notes from the last meeting. There was an issue in WPCS that was causing the travis tests to fail… More →

Today’s Website Security Threat Landscape [Upcoming Webinar]

By / — Due to the increase in ecommerce exchanges during the holiday season, sites are often targeted by hackers. In this upcoming webinar, learn to fight back against malicious attacks that can hold your site back from getting the most out of the… More →

WPblab 050 – Customizing the WordPress Media Library – WPwatercooler

By / — This week on WPblab we'll be discussing how you can customize the WordPress Media Library to work better for you and for your clients. The show starts at 7:30pm Pacific. The post WPblab 050 – Customizing the WordPress Media Library… More →

Should We Use PSRs or WordPress Coding Standards?

By / — When writing WordPress-specific projects, should we use PSRs or WordPress Coding Standards since our solutions are on top of WordPress? Should We Use PSRs or WordPress Coding Standards? was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then… More →

How to get Google to crawl your site faster

By / — A question that often pops up for sites that are chasing “hot topics” is: how to get Google to crawl our site faster? This could be either because you have a big site and want to see changes faster or… More →

10 Fun Ways to Halloween-ify Your WordPress Site

By / — Halloween is one of the best times of year to shake things up and have some fun. If you love this time of year as much as I do, then you’ve already decorated your house and office with cobwebs, candy… More →

Not Spilling SEO Juice

By / — Not spilling your juice is important to keep your SEO ranking. More →

How to Add Custom Admin Notices in WordPress

By / — Do you want to add admin notices in WordPress? Admin notices are used by WordPress core, themes, and plugins to display warnings, notices, and important on screen information to users. In this article, we will show you how you can… More →

Sign Documents Online: 11 Best eSignature Solutions for Freelancers & Remote Workers

By / — You wouldn’t start working for a company in the offline world without signing a contract of employment, right? Both parties know the score, and it’s standard practice to have a contract signed before any work commences. In the online world,… More →

WooThemes Co-Founder Mark Forrester Unplugs From the Typical Questions – BobWP

By / — Mark Forrester, co-founder of WooThemes (WooCommerce) has been interviewed quite a bit. But we decided to ask him some questions that likely you haven't heard the answers to. More →

8 Time Saving WordPress Social Automation Plugins for Sharing Your Content

By / — As a website owner, you and I both know that maintaining a strong social media presence is essential to success. In fact, utilizing the power of social media is one of the best ways to get your content noticed and… More →

Please add me as editor…

By / — Please add me as editor of the Swedish translation for WP Simple Pay Lite for Stripe. #sv_SE – @arnes Thank you /A #editor-requestsLogin to ReplyMark as done More →

Did Not Finish

By / — This past Sunday I had entered to race in my first triathlon. After a couple of weeks of hard training, I felt that I was prepared and was excited to take part in my first race. But I only swam… More →

Seems I have insufficient rights…

By / — Seems I have insufficient rights (I thought I had) to add someone to a locale team. Could someone please add user macmhicheil to the Scottish Gaelic team with translator rights? Or alternatively, bump up my rights so I can deal… More →

VueJS: Bind To HTML Attribute

By / — In the previous tutorial we saw how we can use the data property to display content on the screen, is… More →

7 Great Examples of Websites Using Elegant Themes’ Divi Theme

By / — Divi is the latest theme from Elegant Themes and is rising in popularity thanks in large part to its exceptional visual appeal and host of included features. In fact, Divi comes with a powerful built-in page builder, 20 pre-designed layouts,… More →

WordPress eCommerce Usage Statistics: October 2016

By / — It’s been quite some time since we took a look at growth and marketshare of WordPress eCommerce plugins, so today I’d like to revisit some statistics on plugin usage and compare data from BuiltWith.com and WordPress.org. We’ve written two overviews… More →