WordPress News Digest for Monday, September 28, 2015

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5 Best Related Posts Plugins for WordPress

By / — Are your users leaving your site after reading the first post? Increasing pageviews and reducing bounce rate is a big challenge for site owners. Showing users related content has proven to be an effective way of getting more pageviews. You… More →

Add More Details to the Previous Post Link

By / — When you load up the latest post on a properly designed WordPress site, you should see a link for the previous post somewhere on the page. It usually appears right… The post Add More Details to the Previous Post Link… More →

Cool Giveaway from BuddyForms – Grab 2 Developer Licenses

By / — Another Monday and here we are with another giveaway for you folks. Today we partnered up with BuddyForms and you have a chance to win 1 of 2 Developer Licenses (Unlimited Site Licenses). More →

Custom Excerpts Read More for Genesis

By / — Adding in 'read more' for a custom excerpt on Genesis. More →

EP155 – WordCamp Los Angeles #WCLAX – WPwatercooler

By / — This week on WPwatercooler we're recapping WordCamp Los Angeles. We'll be joined by their organizers and volunteers to talk about the event. Show airs September 28 at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT / 6PM UTC The post EP155 – WordCamp… More →

Funny Wifi Names

By / — Last week we switched to Verizon FiOS for our home internet.  I posted a status update on Facebook about my new wifi name: Wu Tang LAN.  I received a lot of responses from friends about their wifi names.  The list was… More →

How to increase sales with updates to your navigation

By / — There are a number of ways you can convert more of your store’s visitors into paying customers. You can update your store’s design, convince them with compelling copywriting, experiment with in-cart messages, try coupons… the sky’s not even the limit. But… More →

Josh Pollock Discusses WordPress REST API: Live Hangout

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. There’s… More →

Monstroid Theme Review & Giveaway: The Right Solution For Your Project?

By / — Monstroid is premium WordPress theme from the team at Template Monster. Although not very well known in the WordPress space, Template Monster has been around since 2002. That’s going all the way back to the days when HostGator was a… More →

New Ebook: The Ultimate Guide to the WordPress Rest API

By / — The WordPress REST API is something we’re all about to get a lot more familiar with. Set to be included in WordPress 4.4, it streamlines development by providing a new way to interact with posts, users, comments, and taxonomies using… More →

Programmatically List Google Maps Markers

By / — I've written a few articles on working with the Google Maps API – some simply based on the API itself, others within the context of WordPress. Generally speaking, I'm not a huge fan of the API. Sure, it's powerful and… More →

Rest in peace, Alex King

By / — Alex King passed away at his home last night, after battling cancer for more than two and a half years. Alex was one of the original WordPress developers, and leaves a lasting legacy and impact on the WordPress community. More →

Systemize Your Business and Gain the Freedom You Deserve

By / — When I started my own business, I wanted to make sure that from the very start the business would not be dependent on me. I wanted to move away from trading hours for work (the freelancing world) and build a long… More →

The 14 Best Premium Plugin Purchases You Can Make For Your WordPress Site

By / — Premium plugins are where it’s at if you’re running a professional website or building one for a client. You can bet your bottom dollar you'll get better features, code quality and documentation, as well as reliable support. So don't be… More →

The 7 Best 404 Plugins for WordPress

By / — There’s one phrase every internet user will be horribly familiar with. A set of words they’ll have encountered hundreds, if not thousands of times, and that always prompts a brief moment of confusion: The page cannot be found. The page… More →

WPBeginner Exclusive – Bluehost $2.95 / month + Free Domain (Limited Time Deal)

By / — Looking to start a new blog, switch hosting providers, or transfer from WordPress.com? Let us make it easy for you. Our friends over at Bluehost has agreed to offer all WPBeginner users a limited time deal: 60% discount and a… More →

WordPress behind Big-IP

By / — Terminating HTTPS (TLS/SSL) in BigIP can make WordPress a little confused and prevent you from logging in. Here’s a small fix for that. More →

oEmbed Update: September 28th

By / — As of today, the current version of the oEmbed feature plugin is 0.9.0. These are the biggest changes since last week: There is now an is_embed conditional tag to more easily target embedded posts. New: Support for embedding video and audio attachments. You… More →