WordPress News Digest for Thursday, February 27, 2014

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20 Big Name Brands That Use WordPress (and Why)

By / — People will say anything to keep their buzz going, and WordPress – just like any other human-made project – has…The post 20 Big Name Brands That Use WordPress (and Why) appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

5 WordPress “Tweet This” Plugins Worth Tweeting About

By / — Got something quote-worthy to say? These plugins will help you spread it. More →

8 Killer Tips and Tricks To Skyrocket Your Productivity in WordPress

By / — Blogging can be a very productive activity in itself for many reasons. Businesses with a blog will find it easier to attract search engine and social traffic, increase trust with their clients and customers, and build up a reputation as… More →

Accessibility Team Update: February 26, 2014

By / — Contributor Day Activities We discussed activities that might be suitable for contributor days. Suggesting amendments for Make WordPress Accessible and Codex: Accessibility See list of Trac tickets with focus “accessibility” Testing tickets – checking if issues are still occurring, close… More →

Best 5 WordPress Forum Plugins And Themes

By / — As impressive as bbPress is, there are alternative WordPress forum solutions that be a better fit for your situation. More →

Better WordPress Security Plugin Gets Major Update To Address Security Vulnerabilities

By / — Chris Wiegman of iThemes has announced the latest update to the Better WP Security plugin contains fixes for vulnerabilities discovered in 3.6.3.  The updates address compatibility with InfiniteWP, the removal of their in-dashboard support form, and FooPlugins support form code.… More →

Column Class Generator

By / — Column classes allow you to break a page's content into multiple columns. I've built a calculator so you can update the column classes to match your site's grid.The post Column Class Generator appeared first on Bill Erickson. More →

Everything You Need to Know About Writing and Displaying a WordPress Blog Bio

By / — Having a solid bio or about section on your WordPress site is a must. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re…The post Everything You Need to Know About Writing and Displaying a WordPress Blog Bio appeared first on Best Premium &… More →

Feature Plugin Chat on March 4

By / — As mentioned at this week’s and last week’s meeting, we’re going to be holding a feature plugin chat on . If you have an idea for a new feature, this will be a great opportunity to bring it up and… More →

Free WordPress Themes Fresh From February 2014

By / — February was dominated by minimal WordPress themes. Virtually all the themes released during this month, barring a few noteworthy exceptions, had a clean and minimal content-centric layout. In this roundup, I have listed some of […] More →

Hi sorry if this is off topic but…

By / — Hi, sorry if this is off topic, but I haven’t managed to get replies elsewhere… Do you know if Stefano Aglietti is still the validator for this project?: http://translate.wordpress.org/projects/buddypress/dev/it/default?page=1 How can I contact him? I’d like to complete the translation,… More →

How I Re-Designed My Website Using Divi And Increased Conversions By 35%

By / — This post is part of our Customer Spotlight series. If you have an interesting story to tell and would like to share your experience with WordPress and Elegant Themes on our blog, please contact us! The Beginning Of Dermbids DermBids is a service… More →

How To Redirect Automatic Update Email Notifications In WordPress

By / — One of the biggest features to land in WordPress 3.7 were automatic updates. When automatic updates are completed, an email notification is sent to the address specified within Settings > General which is typically the website administrator. However, if you… More →

How to Add Footer Navigation in Genesis Framework (HTML5)

By / — By default, Genesis Framework comes with 2 navigations, referred as primary navigation and secondary navigation. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to add a footer navigation or menu to your Genesis child theme. Please note that since this is… More →

How to Move or Backup Your Website with the WordPress Duplicator Plugin

By / — I’ve already mentioned how handy the Duplicator plugin is for backing up your WordPress sites, but where it really excels is when it comes to moving your sites to a new server. When I used to develop sites for clients,… More →

Introduction to Sass for New WordPress Theme Designers

By / — As a new WordPress theme designer, you would quickly learn the challenges of maintaining long CSS files while keeping them organized, scalable, and readable. You will also learn that many designers and front-end developers recommend using a CSS preprocessor language… More →

MOJO Marketplace: Growing Strong

By / — While I have reviewed MOJO Marketplace for YangPress in the past, a lot many things have changed since the last time I wrote about it, so in this article, I shall be taking another closer and detailed look at MOJO… More →

OS X Mavericks v10.9.1: Repeated prompts to unlock “Local Items” keychain

By / — I had this problem — apps kept prompting me for access to the Local Items keychain, then not remembering it. This fixed it for me. OS X Mavericks v10.9.1: Repeated prompts to unlock “Local Items” keychainOriginal Article: OS X Mavericks… More →

Procedural Programming: Private Functions in WordPress

By / — One of the things that I’ve been criticized for (for lack of a better term, I suppose) is that I push object-oriented techniques over procedural programming  in WordPress. To some degree this is true: I do prefer object-oriented programming, but… More →

Site reviews: new setup, new pricing!

By / — Today we’ll be releasing a renewed setup for our site reviews. For the past year, we have been limiting the slots for our site review orders to a fixed number per week. The demand for the service is overwhelming, and… More →

Support Team Update for February 27th

By / — Here are the items discussed at today’s #wordpress-sfd support meetup. Code authors jumping straight to requesting admin access This is kind of a repeat item but except for asking authors to try intermediate steps I don’t see much to offer… More →

The Best WordPress Posts Across the Blogosphere in February 2014

By / — Welcome to this month’s links mashup. There were a lot if interesting and useful articles produced by the WordPress community again this month. Unfortunately, there was once again a shortage of decent infographics so instead I’ve added a few extra… More →

WordPress Accepted As A Mentoring Organization For Google Summer of Code 2014

By / — WordPress has been approved to participate in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) as a mentoring organization for 2014. GSoC is a global program that offers promising students an opportunity to contribute code to open source projects with a stipend… More →

WordPress Front-end Editor — Usability Test 1

By / — I did a usability test on the WordPress Front-end Editor 0.8.4 plugin with the Twenty Twelve theme on WordPress r27162. Summary Misses the “Edit Post” link in the toolbar completely but finds the inline “Edit” link Struggles to figure out… More →

WordPress Quality Guidelines

By / — Any organization where several developers cooperate on a regular basis needs some guidelines to assure optimal quality of the end result. Most of these rules applies to freelancers as well. Coding Guidelines Follow the official coding guidelines. Always! You may… More →