WordPress News Digest for Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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Elizabeth Shilling Awarded the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship

By / — The WordPress Foundation has announced that Elizabeth Shilling, one of three co-founders of the Women Who WP meetup group, is the second recipient of the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was created in 2015 to remember Kim Parsell and… More →

💯 WordPress in Urdu — History in the Making!

By / — By Ahmad Awais 🤘 We did it! WordPress 4.7 will be the first WordPress version with 100% Urdu translation! Thanks to 110 translators. 🎉 #WPTranslationday. Source Ahmad Awais Click Here to Read the post : 💯 WordPress in Urdu — History… More →

The Stache-Tastic Home Stretch

By / — Here we are – nearly at the end of #Movember, a month along event where folks raise funds and awareness […] The post The Stache-Tastic Home Stretch appeared first on Pagely®. More →

10-ish Unix CLI File Commands Every WordPress Developer Should Know

By / — Two weeks ago, we published a conceptual primer on the command line for WordPress developers who’ve never used it and never thought of using it. That article didn’t really touch on any of the nitty-gritty of using the command line,… More →

Internet Days And The BBC – Talking Diversity

By / — Last week I had two opportunities to discuss one of my greatest passions—encouraging organizational diversity. My week began in Stockholm at Internetdagarna or “Internet Days,” Sweden’s largest and most highly respected digital technology conference, focused on shaping the internet today… More →

How a Berlin startup is bringing artisan food back to everyday life

By / — Read the story of Gegessen Wird Immer, a Berlin-based startup using WooCommerce to sell fresh, healthy and delicious food across Germany. The post How a Berlin startup is bringing artisan food back to everyday life appeared first on WooCommerce. More →

Get Things Done: An Interview with iThemes

By / — Now and then, I'm asked how I get things done or what are the preferred methods I use. I'm not an expert, but I'm happy to share what I do. Get Things Done: An Interview with iThemes was written by… More →

27 Solutions to 14 Forgotten WordPress Page Speed Problems

By / — About 50% of your visitors will abandon your website after 10 seconds or less. Yes, that’s the reality we’re faced with. The good news, however, is that there are many performance-boosting tips you can draw on to help you avoid becoming… More →

How to Backup & Restore Your WordPress Site with UpdraftPlus

By / — Backups are the first layer of security for any WordPress site. Aside from having automated backups, you also need to have an easy way to restore the backup if needed. In this article, we will show you how to easily… More →

Yoast SEO 3.9

By / — It’s high time for a new release of our SEO plugins. Since moving to a two-week release schedule, we’ve fixed more bugs than ever and added some awesome new features. With version 3.9, we are gearing up for the big four-oh.… More →

How to Launch a Virtual Assistant Business with WordPress

By / — Are you looking to launch your own virtual assistant business? If you are, I think WordPress is the perfect platform to do it! In this post, I want to talk a bit about why now is a good time to… More →

Make Your Products Shine with a Custom Pinterest Share Image – BobWP

By / — Get more control over the image and description of your products from you online store that people share on Pinterest. More →

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes November 2016

By / — November has come and gone, which means it’s time for another WPLift roundup of the best free WordPress themes. A lot of new themes appeared in the repository this month with multipurpose themes being a common trend. Let’s see what else… More →

8 WordPress Social Networking Themes for Building a Community Website

By / — Social media is critical for any business owner that has a WordPress website. Especially when aiming to build a bigger following, boost online sales, and establish yourself as an authority. However, the problem is many website owners fail to utilize… More →

Yes, I am Well Aware that I’m In The Metro Today talking About Jeremy Paxman Saying “Don Quicks-Oat”

By / — So here is the tweet. So Jeremy Paxman just pronounced Don Quixote as “Don Quicks Oat” #UniversityChallenge — Rhys Wynne (@rhyswynne) November 28, 2016 And Here is the story in the Metro. Which you have no doubt read and are reading… More →

PDF Image Previews Among the Improvements to Media in WordPress 4.7

By / — Among the many enhancements in WordPress 4.7 are improvements to the media component. Previous to 4.7, users who uploaded files to the media library and changed the title could not search for them by file name. Four years since the… More →

Black Friday Mobile Shopping Surpasses $1 Billion

By / — The holiday shopping frenzy reached all-time peaks this season and wasn’t all by foot traffic. Rather than dealing with the chaos of shopping malls, many opted for the comfort of online shopping. For the first time ever, shoppers spent more… More →

Theming with Twenty Seventeen

By / — In 4.7, WordPress gets a new default theme: Twenty Seventeen. Like all default themes, it’s easily customizable for users and developers. This post will cover developer features and a few tricks when customizing the theme. Of note Twenty Seventeen only works… More →