WordPress News Digest for Friday, October 30, 2015

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10 WooCommerce extensions for holiday success

By / — We’ve been talking about the holidays quite a lot lately. We’ve stressed the importance of being prepared, how to find out what your customers want, and the actions you should take to have a stress-free season. Having said all that, if… More →

5 Ways To Rock At Snapchat Marketing

By / — You’re acutely aware that every social media campaign that ticks by without decent numbers in engagement is another campaign of less impact. Fortunately, entrepreneurs and brands today can take their content experimentation beyond Facebook and Twitter when attempting to climb… More →

Acquisitions

By / — For the past few weeks (years, even), it's so easy to find articles that read something like this: > Today, I am incredibly proud and excited to share that VMware has announced plans to acquire Boxer. The Boxer team will… More →

App Review: iStat Menus

By / — A quick review of a desktop app I love for keeping tabs on my stats. My computer stats. More →

Halloween Discount Treat from MotoPress

By / — Hey folks! Just wanted to let you know that MotoPress is giving 30% Halloween discount on all their plugins & addons! The discount is valid from the 28th October until the 3rd November 2015. More →

How I Organize My Files When Developing WordPress Themes

By / — When it comes to organizing your work flow, some developers – especially beginners – think development for plugins and themes should require the same approach. Although both types of projects are aimed specifically at WordPress, altering you tactics in a… More →

How to Allow Users to Notify You of Errors in WordPress Posts

By / — Self publishing your ideas on the web has become extremely easy. However, the biggest downside of self-publishing is that you are entirely responsible for your mistakes. There is no one checking, proof reading and editing what you publish except yourself.… More →

Lifehacker Japan

By / — When I was last in Tokyo I sat down with Lifehacker Japan and they have a long interview in Japanese and some photos from the trip. I don’t remember what I said, but the Google Translate version is pretty hilarious. More →

The Biggest Challenge Mobile Developers Face Right Now

By / — As organisations bring new and more complex devices to market, the environment for mobile app developers gets tougher. Developers must wrangle with the explosion of device operating systems that power new products such as smart watches and TVs. Because of this,… More →

The GoDaddy Hot 100 Highlights WordPress Plugin and Theme Trends

By / — The WordPress community has thrived based on the contributions of its members. As part of its continued commitment to the WordPress community, GoDaddy has begun publishing the GoDaddy Hot 100 as a way to share insights from across our millions… More →

The WordPress Dashboard in 60 Seconds – BobWP

By / — Taken from my recent presentation at WordCamp Seattle, watch me go through the entire dashboard of WordPress in sixty second. The post The WordPress Dashboard in 60 Seconds appeared first on BobWP. WordPress All The Time!             More →

WP Ninjas Friday Roundup 10/30

By / — Welcome to the October 30th edition of the WP Ninjas Friday Roundup! As our team has grown, an ecosystem of creative ideas has grown around our flagship product, Ninja Forms. Those ideas take different forms (ha, ha…), but one of… More →

WPWeekly Episode 211 – Kyle Maurer Co-founder of Real Big Marketing

By / — In this episode, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Kyle Maurer, Co-founder of Real Big Marketing. Maurer grew up in rural Michigan working on farms without much knowledge of the IT industry. He registered an account on meetup.com after… More →

Weekly SEO Recap: RankBrain and Archive Search

By / — This week in search we saw the following important events: Google (finally) got a brain; we’re getting search for the web’s history; Google said Penguin will come before the end of the year. RankBrain In a piece on Bloomberg Google… More →

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress Halloween Coupons & Deals 2015

By / — Happy Halloween Everyone! This is one of my favourite holidays of the year – I’ll be settling in tomorrow night to watch some old Horror films, starting with Night of the Living Dead. Here’s the link to the Full film… More →

WordPress 4.4 Streamlines Content Sharing

By / — For the last six years, WordPress has been an oEmbed consumer, adding support for services with nearly every major release since 2.9. In WordPress 4.4, it switches roles and is an oEmbed provider. Proposed by Pascal Birchler earlier this year,… More →