WordPress News Digest for Friday, December 26, 2014

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21 Stunning WordPress Themes for Telling Stories

By / — Sometimes a basic blogging theme isn't enough. If you want to tell in-depth stories that make an impact, you're going to need a WordPress theme suited for the job. This collection of 21 storytelling themes ought to help. More →

7 WordPress Plugins to Beef Up Site Security

By / — Few problems hold the collective imaginations of WordPress bloggers in the fearful grips of panic more than site security. We work hard on our content, and safeguarding it is vital to both fiscal and emotional well-being. The sad truth about… More →

Diving into 2015 the WordPress Way

By / — This time of the year, many of us are looking at new adventures or retooling our businesses for the New Year. All of this comes in so many forms. But when it comes to WordPress… You may be thinking of… More →

How to Add Tabbed Content in WordPress Posts and Pages

By / — Do you want to divide your posts into tabs to save space and make it easier for users to find what they’re looking for? In this article, we will show you how to add tabbed content in WordPress posts and… More →

Improved WordPress Front-End AJAX Processing

By / — The “standard” way of processing AJAX requests in WordPress involves using WordPress’ admin AJAX API — whether you’re actually working in the admin or not. For front-end use of AJAX, especially on high-traffic sites, repurposing […] The post Improved WordPress… More →

Let 2015 Be The Year Of Understanding Web Font Typography

By / — We see fonts around the web, and view lists about the trending font combinations to use in 2015. They’re great for inspiration, and are useful for non-designers to follow. But do we know what makes fonts great? Or what makes… More →

Mailbag: What Plugins Do I Use?

By / — Let's close out 2014 with some plugin suggestions… Or not. What plugins do I use? More →

My Suite of Apps: Boom2

By / — One of the things that those us who grew up on Winamp had the luxury using every time we launched the application was the equalizer. This was quickly one of those things that was easy to take for granted because as… More →

Offline cache plugin for WordPress

By / — On Christmas day I built an offline caching plugin for WordPress. I needed it for a comic book app I'm making to help me learn the German language. The post Offline cache plugin for WordPress appeared first on Ryan Hellyer. More →

Preliminary Theme Review Process

By / — Note: This post is not an official guideline, best practice or advice.   Licensing: Always pay extra attention and make sure that the entire theme is GPL, or GPL-Compatible. This will include, fonts, scripts, images etc. Links: Once upon a… More →

Sony – Disrupting the Movie Going Experience

By / — I've been watching the Sony Hack with a lot of interest, for a variety of reasons. Mostly because of my interest in the security and enterprises environments. Yesterday however, we all witnessed perhaps one of the biggest disruptions to an… More →

The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones

By / — You can’t necessarily trust geographical analysis of data if you are working from a random sample. The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones Original Article: The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings – WordPress,… More →