WordPress News Digest for Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Website Refresh

By / — I'm excited to finally share a (much needed) update to my website! The post Website Refresh appeared first on Bill Erickson. More →

Security Haiku: WordPress 4.9.1

By / — WordPress Security and Maintenance Release: 4.9.1 Holidays are for: Family, eating too much, and security. Don’t worry you can stay distraction free when dining with friends and family this holiday […] More →

WordPress 4.9.1 Security and Maintenance Release

By / — WordPress 4.9.1 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.9 and earlier are affected by four security issues which could… More →

Myths, strengths, and weaknesses of open eCommerce

By / — This is part of a series of posts highlighting talks from WooConf. Watch the video or read the points below.     It can be daunting to know where to get started, if you’ve not worked with or used open… More →

This Code Sucks: A Story About Non-violent Communication

By / — Yesterday I stumbled over this talk by Nadia Odunayo while on Twitter. It highlights to things I care about a lot, being nice and talking about feelings. What her short (under 20 minute) talk does a great job of covering… More →

Four Things I’d Like to See in This Year’s State of the Word

By / — This weekend, WordPressers from far and wide will descend upon Nashville, TN, for WordCamp US. One of the highlights of the event is Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word. Last year, Mullenweg shared a variety of statistics, made a few… More →

20+ Women in WordPress You Should Be Following

By / — After my post picking out ten personalities in WordPress you should be following, I received several comments and emails asking… The post 20+ Women in WordPress You Should Be Following appeared first on WPExplorer. More →

Quick Tip: Metadata and Inline Editing

By / — Here's a quick tip for how to avoid accidentally deleting metadata when the user makes changes using the inline editing screen. More →

Meeting notes for 2017 November 28

By / — Meeting [ link ]. A Slack account is needed to view the archives. Items discussed: Seasonal Themes: Seasonal/holiday themes are now given priority in the queue. Theme authors are still allowed to submit seasonal themes even if his/her another theme… More →

WP Engine Achieves AWS Marketing And Commerce Competency Status

By / — Company Recognized by AWS for Its Proven Success Delivering Technology & Security To 70,000+ Customers Globally AUSTIN, Texas — NOV. 29, 2017 —  WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, today announced it has become the first WordPress solution… More →

How to connect Google Search Console to Yoast SEO and fix errors

By / — In our plugin, you can connect Google Search Console to Yoast SEO. This verifies your website for your Google Search Console account and allows you to view your crawl errors. Especially when you have a large site, the number of… More →

Tech21 Evo Phone Case Review and Giveaway

By / — I have recently purchased a new phone. It’s actually the first smartphone I’ve ever bought. I have had company phones before (a variety of iphones, … Continue Reading Tech21 Evo Phone Case Review and Giveaway More →

Introducing Maintaingo – An Agency-Powered WordPress Maintenance and Support Service

By / — WordPress maintenance is boring. I mean, is there anything exciting about running a backup or preventing a future malware attack? But WordPress maintenance is also essential. Because as unsexy as backups, security, and their ilk are, they’re necessary to keep… More →

14-Point Checklist: Creating a Website Portfolio That Gets You Clients

By / — As our reliance on mobile and smart devices grows year after year, there’s going to be a greater need for coding experts to create more digital applications for us. In fact, estimates say that the number of web developers will… More →

Seven Reasons Your WordPress Blog Post Is Not Ready to Publish – BobWP

By / — You are ready to publish that blog post. But are you really ready? Here are a few tips to help you. More →

SlideModel.com: Your Catch for Great PowerPoint Presentations

By / — When it comes to creating ravishing PowerPoint presentations, SlideModel.com is available at your disposal. SlideModel features a huge collection of of professionally designed presentation templates, for PowerPoint and Google Slides. The templates provided by SlideModel are exuberant as well as… More →

How to Use the Exclusive Cyber Monday Freelance Layout Pack & Calendly to Schedule Client Meetings

By / — Our Biggest Discount Of Of All Time Cyber Monday only comes once a year, and when it does, we like to do something really special. Today we are offering 25% OFF EVERYTHING, the biggest discount we have ever given. This… More →

Maltese Bank BOV Moves Against Cryptos; Here’s How to Go Around the Restrictions

By / — While the Maltese government boasts about making the island of Malta a Bitcoin hub, as well as creating a Bitcoin strategy, its major local bank, Bank of Valletta, has implemented a policy whereby they block any SWIFT payments to cryptocurrency… More →

Creating A Login Page With Tailwind CSS

By / — In this tutorial we're going to use the Tailwind utility library to build a login page for a new app. The final result for this login page is going to… More →

Dev Chat Agenda for November 29th (4.9.1 week 2)

By / — This is the agenda for the weekly dev meeting on / November 29, 2017 at 21:00 UTC: 4.9 feedback + 4.9.1 timing Gutenberg usability testing + contributions General announcements If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or… More →

WordCamp Albuquerque Gears Up for 5th Edition in January 2018

By / — WordCamp Albuquerque is gearing up for its 5th edition January 19-21, 2018, following events held in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016. An all-new organizing team is ready to invigorate the Southwestern WordPress community with an exciting array of world-class speakers… More →