WordPress News Digest for Thursday, April 28, 2016

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39 Must-Have WordPress Development Tools

By / — Having the right tools on hand can make all the difference in the outcome of your next project. These WordPress tools for developers are certain to streamline your workflow and help you get more done, more efficiently. More →

April 28th Support Team Meeting Summary

By / — Attendance We’re trying something new. Even if you’re lurking in the meeting, please find something to reply to or at least leave an emoji reaction on. We have heard that a lot of people follow the meetings, and we’d love… More →

Array Cuts Theme Club Pricing, Releases Free Theme Pack

By / — Array launched a redesign of its theme shop this week along with drastic price cuts for single theme and club purchases. After conducting a customer survey earlier this year, the company moved to act on feedback regarding its pricing structure.… More →

Easier emoji for Mac, with Alfred

By / — Inserting emoji on the Mac requires clicking Edit > Emoji & Symbols or control+command+space, and even then, it’s a crappy experience. This has always annoyed me, especially because I’m terrible at remembering keyboard commands. But I love Alfred and it’s a… More →

Envira Gallery – New Features Review

By / — The Envira Gallery plugin, while still remaining true to its goal of speed, simplicity, and efficiency, has a lots of new features and addons. The features that have been added are the most requested, so they’re not just adding something… More →

Hi Polyglots today I’ve made all my plugins…

By / — Hi Polyglots, today I’ve made all my plugins ready for translation. Please add me as Translation Editor for #de_DE to the following plugins: https://wordpress.org/plugins/404page/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/css-autoloader/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/hashtagger/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/link-log/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/smart-archive-page-remove/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/smart-custom-display-name/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/smart-user-slug-hider/ Thanks a lot Peter More →

How to Find Who Reads and Subscribes to Your WordPress Blog

By / — Do you want to find who reads and subscribes to your WordPress blog? Part of building a website is to understand is how your users read and interact with your content. In this article, we will show you how to… More →

How to Prevent Hotlinking in WordPress

By / — The internet can resemble the wild west out there sometimes and, let’s be honest, that’s part of the reason we love it. The freedom that people have online gives us all kinds of neat things from videos of cats that… More →

How to use the content analysis of Yoast SEO

By / — The Content Analysis Tool in the Yoast SEO plugin measures many aspects of the text you’re writing. These checks run real-time, so you’ll receive feedback while writing! The content analysis helps you to make your text SEO-friendly. In this post, I’ll… More →

How-to: Create a Daily Deals and Group Buying Site With the WPGroupbuy Theme

By / — In the world of e-commerce, daily deals and group buying are among the top most successful online ventures. Once you’ve got your business plan in place all that’s left to do is put it into action. If you’ve ever visited… More →

Keep Your Spelling and Grammar in Check with Jetpack

By / — If you have a bit of challenges with spelling and grammar, and you use Jetpack, take advantage of the module that comes with it. The post Keep Your Spelling and Grammar in Check with Jetpack appeared first on BobWP. WordPress… More →

More Surprising Statistics About WordPress Usage

By / — A few years back we talked about WordPress being by far the most prominent CMS out there, and we gathered 14 surprising statistics about WordPress usage, now we are back with some even more surprising stats about WordPress. Read more… More →

Move Your GoDaddy Website to WordPress in 6 Simple Steps

By / — Like many website hosts, GoDaddy offers a site builder that allows customers to create their own websites without having to know any code. These site builders allow users to create and modify layouts with drag and drop elements. Also like… More →

Running a Business in Technology, Part 2

By / — Yesterday, I started a recap of the talk that I gave at WordCamp San Diego 2016 in which I discussed what it's like to be running a business in technology. If you haven't read the article, the general points were:… More →

WPWeekly Episode 232 – Recap of WordCamp San Diego 2016

By / — In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week as our guest couldn’t make it. Marcus shares his experience at WordCamp San Diego this past weekend and offers feedback to the organizing team.… More →

WordCamp Organizers Get New Tool for Creating Personalized WordCamp Badges

By / — Creating personalized WordCamp badges for attendees has traditionally been a time-consuming task for event organizers. Last year the community held 89 WordCamps with 21,000 attendees, and each person received a name badge customized for the event they participated in. That’s… More →

WordCamp Tokyo 2016 Calls for Speakers, Adds New English Track

By / — WordCamp Tokyo 2016 will be held September 17-18 at the Bellesalle Shinjuku Grand. This will be the 9th edition of the event, which sold out last year with 750 attendees. Yesterday the WordCamp’s organizers put out a call for both… More →