WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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7 Ways To Be Profitable With WordPress

By / — You’ve put an incredible amount of effort into creating your site. So now how do you profit from it? The good news is because you’re on WordPress, you’ll already be reaping the benefits of powerful SEO combined with professionalism and… More →

API Team Update

By / — API Team Update Sept. 27 2016 The API team met yesterday on slack for our weekly update, which this week was predominately focused on follow-up from last Thursday’s comprehensive GitHub issues scrub. Since the previous API team update the group… More →

Addressing the WordPress Is Not Secure by Default Argument

By / — WordPress being an open source script has its code publicly available. It means anyone willing to contribute can build on top of others' work. This is how WordPress software gets developed. The WordPress security team cannot always be on top… More →

Ajax in WordPress: The Client-Side Ajax Protocol

By / — Approaching client-side Ajax functionality across projects will provide you with a formula that works for many WordPress-based projects. Ajax in WordPress: The Client-Side Ajax Protocol was written by Tom. For more on WordPress, development, and resources then visit Tom McFarlin's… More →

Bug Scrubs This Week

By / — There are a few upcoming bug scrubs in addition to the regular component ones that you should plan on attending. Both of these scrubs will be taking place in the #core slack room. @aaroncampbell will be leading a 4.7 focused… More →

EDD Metrics Plugin Released

By / — I’ve been working on a new plugin for Easy Digital Downloads called EDD Metrics, it’s now released on the WordPress plugin repository. This plugin gives you valuable metrics on your business with comparisons to previous periods. If you are familiar with… More →

Google Penguin 4.0 update; What does it mean?

By / — In case you missed it, Google very recently announced that Penguin is now part of their core algorithm. So, what does that actually mean for your website? What's a Penguin? Firstly, a quick reminder of what Penguin is all about. Introduced by… More →

Hello Polyglots I would like to join translation…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I would like to join translation editors team #si_LK Sri Lanka for Sinhala translation. More →

Hi Everyone I just started a new plugin…

By / — Hi Everyone, I just started a new plugin Widget Subtitles and I’d like to be the editor for nl_NL. https://wordpress.org/plugins/widget-subtitles/ Thanks! More →

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

By / — Tracking your website’s traffic and analyzing reports gives you valuable insights how your website is doing, what your visitors are most clicking on, what they are searching for, and a lot of other data that you can use to get… More →

How to Fix the Syntax Error on Your WordPress Website

By / — You’ve probably heard the phrase: WordPress Syntax Error. This is the dreaded white screen with an error that says something like “Parse error: syntax error, unexpected…” This is a common error when things go wrong with WordPress. Fortunately it’s not… More →

Premium WordPress Plugins of the Month: September 2016

By / — Are you looking for new functionality for your WordPress website? Every month, we scour the best new plugins on CodeCanyon,… The post Premium WordPress Plugins of the Month: September 2016 appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Quick Tips: Adding a First Name to Your Emails

By / — If you’re looking to create a personal touch to your emails, adding the subscriber’s first name is a great place to start. Before beginning we recommend brushing up on your Custom Field Knowledge and working in our Advanced Template Editor. In… More →

Say Hello to Builder! Creating, Exporting & Managing Upfront Themes Just Got Amazing :)

By / — It’s finally heeeeeeere! You know how you said you wanted a way to simply create an Upfront theme for WordPress from scratch, export it to another site or even sell it? Well, we’ve just gone and made that for you… More →

Twenty Seventeen Features Meeting Notes: Sept. 27 2016

By / — Here’s the meeting summary for this week. If I missed anything, let me know in the comments. Housekeeping Slack archive of meeting. Meetings are every Tuesday at 17:00 UTC in #core-themes in Slack. No formal agenda for this meeting. Summary The… More →

WordPress Hooks, Actions, and Filters: What They Do and How They Work

By / — Hooks are one of the most important ideas in WordPress development. More →

Yoast SEO 3.6

By / — At Yoast, we love to make our work available for everyone. We try to develop products that follow accessibility guidelines to take away any technical hurdles people may stumble on. But we can always take an extra step to help… More →