WordPress News Digest for Friday, July 28, 2017

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WordPress Application Performance Monitoring Tips & Tricks [Upcoming Webinar]

By / — Something is causing your site to run rather slow, but you just can’t quite figure it out. Rather than playing detective, why not use a tool to pinpoint the exact problem? Application Performance Monitoring (APM) is a robust website monitoring… More →

Dmitry Mayorov Discusses the Challenges of Organizing WordCamp Moscow and the Future of WordPress Themes

By / — While at WordCamp Europe I had the opportunity to meet Russian designer and developer Dmitry Mayorov, whose themes I had noticed earlier in the year in the WordPress Theme Directory. Mayorov’s design style is reminiscent of other niche theme developers… More →

Elementor is Cool Too

By / — Our article this week on Beaver Builder, WordPress, and hosted builders such as Squarespace has drawn a lot of discussion here and on AWP, for which we’re grateful. More →

What’s New With The WordPress Community: July 2017

By / — One of WP Engine’s core values is aspiring to lead and committed to giving back. Part of this includes being leaders within the WordPress community through valuable contributions, sharing expertise, and active participation. In honor of this, here’s a recap… More →

EP243 – Catching up on stuff

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we’ll be discussing what we’ve been up to and how things are going. The post EP243 – Catching up on stuff appeared first on WPwatercooler. More →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (28th July)

By / — 0.6.0 🐤 Split paragraphs on enter—we have been exploring different behaviours here. Added grid layout option for latest posts with columns slider control. Show internal posts / pages results when creating links. Added “Cover Text” block with background, text color, and… More →

The Next Chapter for Themes

By / — Every few months I read a post about how the WordPress theme business has shrunk. The authors always reach a similar conclusion. Sales have dwindled. Competition has increased. Putting food on the table, finding a niche and standing out is… More →

Meeting notes – 2017-07-25

By / — Items brought up: Community behavior – code of conduct. The channel can often get disruptive with uncalm discussions. Better communication between reviewers, mods, and leads. Some people expect the team leads to make a decision in less than 7 days.… More →

Weekly WordPress News: 100,000+ .blog domains

By / — This week, Automattic passed a major milestone for its .blog domain acquisition – there are now over 100,000 .blog registrations. Envato is also spoiled for cash, and Automattic shared some National Security Letters. As usual, a bunch of tutorials and… More →

Advanced CSS: 5 New Methods That You Might Not Know About

By / — CSS is a great way for web developers to keep style and content separate. You can use it for things […] The post Advanced CSS: 5 New Methods That You Might Not Know About appeared first on Pagely®. More →

Breadcrumbs in WordPress Design: A Recipe for Improved Navigation

By / — Have you ever hopped online with the goal of looking for something specific—like a new bathing suit or blender—only to find yourself an hour later wondering how the heck you ended up watching watermelon carving videos? Yeah, I’ve never done… More →

20 Best BuddyPress Themes for Your WordPress Website

By / — Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for BuddPress? BuddyPress is a sister project of WordPress. It allows you to build an online social network on top of your WordPress website. In this article, we have hand-picked some of… More →

The Passion of Change, Part 2

By / — Part Two: How we get it done and what we use to do it. The post The Passion of Change, Part 2 appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

20 Blog Content Ideas Guaranteed to Drive Massive Traffic to Your Site

By / — Coming up with new blog content ideas can be a drag. I mean, who can be that creative all time? Aren’t the existing blog posts enough? Why do you need more? However, we all know that blogging and content marketing… More →

How to Disable Automatic Updates for WordPress – 2 Ways

By / — Updates are good. They’re your friend. They keep your site safe…. But just because updates are an important part of running a WordPress site, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you want your updates running automatically behind your back. Though the… More →

A Quick Beginner Guide to Setting Up WordPress Blog – Part One

By / — So, after reading about and knowing about the monthly income of Harsh Agarwal (CEO of ShoutMeLoud), you must be thinking to start your own blog to earn some money online, right? But…how and where do you get started? There are… More →

Building a NAS Backup System (With Extras)

By / —   A few months ago I wrote a guide to backing up one’s important digital assets. In that post, I wrote about my thoughts of moving from Apple’s Time Capsule to the Drobo 5n. My friend Daniel commented on the… More →

Weekly Roundup: July 28, 2017

By / — Whoohoo, back in action this week after being away for last week’s roundup! 😀 A quick note for the WooCommerce developers in the crowd: you can now transfer subscriptions from your own account to a client for extensions or themes.… More →