WordPress News Digest for Thursday, July 27, 2017

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The Beginner’s Guide to Showcasing Your Photos With NextGEN Gallery

By / — Whether you’re a photographer or a blogger with image-heavy content, photo galleries can be a beneficial addition to your website…. The post The Beginner’s Guide to Showcasing Your Photos With NextGEN Gallery appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

July 27th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — General announcements The official support community summit recap is now up on the make/summit site, and we’re happy to see that a lot of our actionable ticket items have been covered during WCEU contributor day and in the past few… More →

WordCamp Boston 2017 In Photos

By / — WordCamp Boston wrapped up on Sunday, July 23 and was a blast! From the WP Engine team, Mariana Nasreddine, Michael Clayton, Adam Winter, Steven Word, and Rachel Graham attended. Here’s what went down at this year’s WordCamp Boston in photos.… More →

How to Create a Footer Reveal with Divi

By / — In today’s Divi tutorial, we’re going to show you how to reach a certain effect you’ve probably never thought of integrating into your own website or a client’s. More precisely; we’re going to show you how to create a footer… More →

New Contributors Meeting Recap – July 26

By / — Yesterday our weekly new contributors meeting was held, again with some great questions and insights into contributing to WordPress core. Here is the recap for the chat, alternatively the full chat log is also available. Participants: @adamcarter @audunhus @desrosj @dipendahal… More →

Add a Yelp Widget to Your WordPress Sidebar

By / — Yelp is a force to be reckoned with in the local-reviews space. They’re my go to place to find general opinions about restaurants in a new city, and they also have listing for other things like salons and dentists. If… More →

PHP Meeting Recap – July 24th

By / — This recap is a summary of this week’s PHP meeting. It highlights the ideas and decisions which came up during that meeting, both as a means of documenting and to provide a quick overview for those who were unable to… More →

PSR Logging Interface (And Why Logging Matters)

By / — If you're looking to following the PSR logging interface, be sure to review PSR-3 and check out Monolog which implements said logger interface. More →

Learn from WP Buffs how to set your maintenance business apart

By / — Like with any business it’s important to stand out, and with more WordPress maintenance businesses thriving, I wanted to find out what does it take to be different, rather how to get clients to pick you. Joe Howard from WP… More →

How to Create a Fanfiction Archive With WordPress

By / — Do you enjoy writing fanfiction? While you can add your fanfiction as normal posts, it becomes difficult to organize and showcase them on your site. In this article, we will show you how to create a fanfiction archive with WordPress.… More →

5 Cool Examples of Microinteractions for a Better WordPress UX

By / — They say the devil is in the details, but that is not true when it comes to user experience. A good microinteraction should facilitate or embellish an otherwise tedious task in a very subtle way—a bad microinteraction can ruin your… More →

Ranking your local business at Google: part 1 of 8

By / — Previously, we published an interview with local SEO expert David Mihm on our SEO blog. As a lot of you liked this interview, David and Yoast decided to join forces and publish a series of posts about Local SEO. In… More →

11 Best Free WordPress Plugins For Ad Placements & Native Advertising

By / — Digital advertising is still huge and predominantly one of the simplest ways to monetize a website. But there is no simple method to setup ads in WordPress aside from editing the code directly. Thankfully there are tons of great plugins… More →

Happy Birthday, Torque

By / — Four years ago, on the eve of WordCamp San Francisco, we were gearing up to launch our first digital publication – Torque Magazine. Today – millions of pageviews later – Torque has grown into an award-winning site and the leading… More →

How to Create Re-Usable Templates for Your WordPress Blog Posts

By / — Ever found yourself creating a series of posts or pages that follow a similar format? Wouldn’t it be great if, instead of manually recreating the same format over and over, you could just create blog templates to automate the whole… More →

How to Create High Converting Call-to-Action Buttons

By / — Just look all around you! As you can see, our world is full of the bright possibilities and various chances that let one do their best. That is why the newest possibilities allow you to share your thoughts and ideas,… More →

How To Set Up Grouped Products in WooCommerce – BobWP

By / — This tutorial teaches you how Grouped Products in WooCommerce allow you to create a collection of related products that are sold separately More →

Dev Chat Summary: July 26th (4.8.1 week 6)

By / — This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from July 26th (agenda, Slack archive). 4.8.1 RC feedback & release timing No issues on the widgets front Those who reported breakage from 4.8 widget changes and have tested RC have said the fixes… More →