WordPress News Digest for Monday, May 29, 2017

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So When Do We Update Out-of-Date Blog Posts?

By / — Posts we've written eventually fall out of date. Are we then recommending bad advice? What do we do with blog posts that may be out of date? So When Do We Update Out-of-Date Blog Posts? was written by Tom. For… More →

How to Redirect Your User’s Attention with Comment Redirect

By / — Comments are a great way to keep your users engaged and build a strong community around your content. Tiny hacks like comment redirect help you improve user experience and stand out. In this article, we will show you how to… More →

Planning your website like your holiday

By / — Planning your website is much like planning your holiday. If you rush into things, your hotel might be crappy, the surroundings without anything to do, and you might even pay way too much for it. Here, I’ll explain the process… More →

10 Ways to Determine the Quality of a Free WordPress Plugin

By / — Whether you’re a developer who loves to code or you’re an implementer looking to design high-quality sites without breaking too much of a sweat, at some point you’ll want to turn to WordPress plugins for help. Sometimes, it’s not worth… More →

Adding Sort Options to Facet

By / — Adding sort-by options to your Facet powered site. The post Adding Sort Options to Facet appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

WPLift’s Big Guide to Managed WordPress Hosting [UPDATE 2017]

By / — Managed WordPress hosting…if you’ve been around WordPress for any length of time, you’ve probably seen this term bandied about. But what is managed WordPress hosting? And do you actually need it for your site? And what’s more, which of the… More →

Podcast E170 – My updated approach to web design

By / — This week I share my updated approach to web design. Upcoming Events WordCamp Asheville, NC – June 2-4 WordCamp Lublin, Poland  June 2-4 Segment 1: In the News WordPress 4.8 Release Candidate WordPress.com – Commercials Segment 2:  This week I… More →

5 Ways Influencer Marketing Can Help Your Business Grow

By / — Influencer marketing is set to become the dominant digital marketing strategy in 2017 and beyond. Today’s Generation Y audiences are spending more time on social media and less time watching TV, so identifying social influencers who can effectively promote brands… More →

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes May 2017

By / — May is almost over, which means it's time for this month's roundup of the best free WordPress themes. Multipurpose business themes with modern, flat and minimalist styles were a common theme this month. The post The WPLift Roundup of the… More →

Laravel Specific Key Was Too Long

By / — When you're using Laravel migrations have you ever come across the error 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes. There was a change in Laravel… More →

The science of compassion

By / — Here’s an article from 2012 in the New York Times on how compassion affects our behavior and what behaviors might make us more compassionate: Compassion Made Easy. It’s a quick read with a small trick at the end that could make… More →