WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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30 Awesome Premium WordPress Themes : March 2015

By / — Another batch of great WordPress themes have been designed and created for the WordPress community. There really is something for… The post 30 Awesome Premium WordPress Themes : March 2015 appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes. More →

5 To-Dos Before Going Live With Your WordPress Site – BobWP

By / — We all have checklists before we set our sites to go live. If you are a detailed person, your list can become quite long. In fact, I have my own list that is much longer. But here are five things… More →

Brixton Clean and Minimal Blog Theme: Competition Giveaway to Win 1 of 10 Copies

By / — We have a great competition for you today, we teamed up with Premium Coding and purchased 10 licenses for their great looking Brixton theme. Brixton is a clean theme for bloggers which comes in 4 different styles; dark, light, full… More →

Early-Stage Customer Support

By / — The most difficult time to support customers is when everything (your startup, product and team) is new.<…> This is mostly down to three reasons: The To Do list is way bigger than the actual amount of human hours, focus and… More →

Five Must-Know WordPress Wins

By / — Today’s article is a bit of a PSA: we’re working to spread awareness of five simple solutions that improve WordPress in key ways. More →

Hi I think that Russian Ukraine …

By / — Hi! I think that “Russian (Ukraine)” locale have to be removed. There are separate Russian and Ukrainian locales and “ru_UA” looks like nonsense. More →

How To Create Your Own Social Network With WordPress

By / — Who today hasn’t heard of Facebook? Facebook has now become the number one social network in the world and it has 665 million active users on average each day as was recorded on March 31st 2015 and disclosed by Facebook. Every… More →

How to Clone a WordPress Site in 7 Easy Steps

By / — Generally speaking, cloning is considered an unethical practice. However, when you think of cloning in terms of making a duplicate WordPress site, a whole new world of completely ethical possibilities can open up for your business. In this article, we will… More →

How to Run a Successful WordPress Blog (and the Tools to Help You Do It)

By / — Running a successful blog takes time and organization and can help you reach out to an audience. There are many tools and plugins you can use, which will make the process of creating, publishing and sharing content much easier, ensuring… More →

I think that with so many minor versions…

By / — I think that with so many minor versions it would be smarter to move to “branches” rather than “tags”. More →

Jump-Start Your Store with the EDD Starter Package

By / — Easy Digital Downloads offers one of the easiest ways to sell digital downloads through WordPress for free. The EDD plugin makes it super easy to sell downloads with not only beautiful code, but also a clean and easy-to-use interface. They have… More →

Learn What’s Causing Customers to Leave Your Store with Google Analytics

By / — As an eCommerce store owner, you’re likely focused on driving more traffic to your website from search engines, social media, and online advertising. But if your website isn’t converting enough of this traffic into sales, you may be feeling frustrated… More →

Live Google Hangout: Finely Tuned Consultant With Toby Cryns

By / — At WP Engine, we’re passionate about helping our customers learn and grow. In keeping with that ethos, we proudly present “Finely Tuned Consultant,” a series of interviews with some of the brightest talents in tech, marketing, and (naturally) WordPress. This… More →

ManageWP Launches WordPress Events Hub

By / — There are a variety of WordPress events that take place around the world where users learn WordPress in person. Some are WordCamps, meetups, and others are WordPress specific but don’t use the WordCamp branding. Until now, there has not been… More →

Meeting notes We had a meeting today archive…

By / — Meeting notes We had a meeting today, archive here: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/themereview/p1430243960008321 Accessibility reviews We talked about these and getting a training plan. @joedolson and @davidakennedy are going to be working on a doing_it_accessible_wrong theme and some screencasts. People will work through… More →

Organizing Files For The WordPress Settings API

By / — This is the final post in a series on An Object-Oriented Approach To The WordPress Settings API. Part 5.Over the last few posts, I’ve covered topics ranging from creating interfaces to base classes and how to implement and inherit from… More →

PTEngine For WordPress: Award Winning Analytics And Heat Mapping Solutions

By / — When it comes to looking at my website statistics, I’m sorry to say that I’m a bit rubbish. I look at page views, bounce-rates and conversions and it’s like my brain shuts off and sings “Lalalala” as loud as it… More →

Redux and Kirki Frameworks Join Forces to Provide Better Support for the WordPress Customizer

By / — In light of the WordPress Theme Review team’s recent decision to enforce the use of the native customizer for themes in the official directory, the folks behind the Redux and Kirki frameworks are joining forces to better support developers for… More →

Take Scrawl For a Spin

By / — Scrawl, a new monochromatic theme designed by Automattic’s Caroline Moore, is available at WordPress.org for self-hosted sites. Featured images get bold … Continue reading → More →

The Four Ss Of Managed WordPress Hosting [Free Ebook]

By / — FOCUS ON YOUR BUSINESS. LEAVE WORDPRESS TO THE EXPERTS. You’ve got a business to run. Whether you’re an individual blogger or a global enterprise, your website is where you showcase your brand. It could be an ecommerce store, a popular… More →

The new release 4.2.1 shouldn’t be created automatically…

By / — The new release (4.2.1) shouldn’t be created automatically? I see this note at ar.wordpress.org dashboard: “Your releases are automated because you have a simple tags/4.2.1/dist directory” … However nothing was created. Should I create it manually? Thanks More →

Top RSS Plugins for WordPress

By / — Content aggregation through RSS feeds might not be considered the most contemporary way of putting together your favourite content, however it's still playing a vital role in the online world. The availability of WordPress plugins aimed at incorporating RSS feeds… More →

Ultimate guide to WordPress eCommerce: plugins and plugin installation

By / — Welcome back to our series on using WordPress for eCommerce. In the first installment, we looked at the different types of eCommerce sites and customer scenarios that you are most likely to encounter. In this […] The post Ultimate guide… More →

Who is Steve Jobs?

By / — I checked out the new book Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli because there had been some interesting excerpts published to the web, and apparently those closest to Steve didn’t like the Walter Isaacson book, with Jony Ive… More →

WordPress 4.3 Kickoff

By / — First I’d like to thank @drewapicture for his outstanding work in 4.2! I was particularly impressed with his ability to keep meetings on track and in time, I’ll work on making sure that won’t change going forward. A lot of… More →

“Do one thing and do it well.” is really a cry for…

By / — “Do one thing and do it well.” is really a cry for depth in products, not simplicity. More →