WordPress News Digest for Thursday, January 28, 2016

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5 Reasons To Develop Your Web Empire On WordPress (White Paper)

By / — WordPress isn’t just for bloggers. In this white paper, take an in-depth look at why WordPress is the best platform on which to build compelling websites. We’ll discuss the top five reasons to develop your web empire on WordPress so… More →

Best practices for nonprofits using WooCommerce

By / — While donating time, money, or goods to a nonprofit organization has long been seen as a purely offline act, online giving is steadily on the rise. One survey found that among the top nonprofit organizations, Internet donations rose 13% between 2013 and 2014. Although… More →

Clean Up WordPress Because It’s a Mess?

By / — "Clean up WordPress" is a phrase that those of us involved in WordPress hear a lot. It's misleading though because if you're a developer, it might mean one thing. If you're a user, then it likely means another thing. But… More →

Easy Reading: Using Readability Scores in WordPress

By / — Do you care if people read what you write? That’s one of those questions that defies the “no stupid question” maxim, isn’t it? You wouldn’t be writing on the web if you didn’t want to share what you have to… More →

Hello Polyglots I am the plugin author for…

By / — Hello Polyglots! I am the plugin author for The SEO Framework https://wordpress.org/plugins/autodescription/. We have a number of great translation editors that we’d like to be able to approve translation for our plugin(s). Please add the following WordPress.org users as translation… More →

How to Build Product Hunt-Style Website Using Plugin Hunt Theme

By / — Websites pushing curated content have become quite the internet sensation in recent times. From huge websites such as BuzzFeed and Product Hunt to instant hits such as ViralNova and ViralForest among others, webpreneurs are profiting left, right and center using a business… More →

How to Rapidly Identify Any Font

By / — It can be frustrating not to be able to find a source for a potentially useful font because you don’t know its name and you don’t have the means to identify fonts quickly and easily. Even if you have access… More →

Industron: A Full-Featured Retina Responsive WordPress Theme For Industry

By / — Ninzio Themes are a premium theme company which sells a range of very well designed themes on ThemeForest and also via their own website, aimed at different types of businesses. Today we are looking at their “Industron” theme which is… More →

January 28th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Support Admin and Moderator Expectations By unanimous vote, the Support Admin and Moderator Expectations have been ratified and published at https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/contributing-to-the-wordpress-forums/forum-moderator/ Global Contributor Drive (January 30/31) An email similar to https://wordpress.org/news/2016/01/contributor-weekend-support-forums/ has been confirmed received by many meetup leaders in… More →

Move WordPress Websites With Orion

By / — Making changes to a live website is exciting, in an “I am sooo dead if I don’t fix this before anyone notices” kind of way. I’ve crashed websites. I’ve broken forms, made whole sections of sites disappear. Learning was fun.… More →

Previewing Site Responsiveness in the Customizer

By / — The customizer is a framework for live-previewing changes to WordPress sites. And by now, nearly every WordPress theme/site features responsive designs intended to look good on any device. Previewing site changes is just important on mobile as it is on… More →

The 7 Best WordPress Pricing Table Plugins

By / — The only thing harder than making a sale is making a sale online. People who shop online tend to be far pickier and do a lot more research regarding their options than real life buyers do. As such, if you want… More →

The Differences Between Posts and Pages in WordPress – BobWP

By / — There are some specific differences between pages and posts, both in options and conceptually. Here you will learn all the differences so you can start building your WordPress site. The post The Differences Between Posts and Pages in WordPress appeared… More →

WP Engine Managed Hosting Review: Feature-Packed and Hard to Fault

By / — Looking for managed hosting for your WordPress site? We put WP engine to the test. More →

Who Owns WordPress and How Does WordPress Make Money?

By / — There has always been confusion among beginners about who owns WordPress? It’s a bit unreal to think something can be 100% free. If you have ever wondered who owns WordPress and how does WordPress make money, then you’re in the… More →