WordPress News

Below we present you with the latest WordPress news from around the world. The feed is generated using the WP RSS Aggregator plugin.

  • Is there really a scarcity of WordPress developers?
    I was talking to a developer the other day, asking him about how he ended up working for the company that he did. His story wasn’t that dissimilar from the many I’ve had over the years, when it comes to WordPress developers. He was looking for a job and told... read more
    Source: Chris Lema | Published on 2014-08-19
  • The Ethics of Ad Platforms
    A variety of advertising platforms such as Google AdWords and AdSense play a key role in bringing fresh traffic to WordPress sites as well as in monetizing many types of blogs. As these platforms grow in complexity so do various ways of gaming them in ways that adversely affect consumers,... read more
    Source: Torque | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Send to WordPress: Chrome Extension Exports Google Docs to WordPress Posts
    photo credit: davekellam – ccIf you’re a Google chrome user, there are many free extensions out there that are useful for getting other applications to work with WordPress. Earlier this year we shared a collection of Chrome extensions for WordPress users, many of which are specifically tailored toward content creation.... read more
    Source: WP Tavern | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Do you have what it takes to be an art director?
    When I first set out to find a standard definition of art direction, it took me three sessions — not search terms, but sessions — to dig past fluff (articles that use a lot of words to say very little), self promotion (“art direction is hey I’m really special and... read more
    Source: Web Designer Depot | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Why Bootstrap is a bad fit for WordPress Themes
    Since its release in 2011, Bootstrap has quickly become the most popular front-end framework on Github. This popularity also has an impact on the world of WordPress themes, with authors using the framework during development or even releasing themes that feature Bootstrap as unique selling point. This is surprising, because Boostrap... read more
    Source: Automattic Themeshaper | Published on 2014-08-19
  • How to Easily Add Icons to Menus in WordPress
    Have you ever found yourself wanting to spice up the navigation menus on your site by adding icons? Typically, you’d have to edit the CSS of a theme but thanks to a new plugin, you don’t have to. Menu Icons is a plugin for WordPress that makes it easy to... read more
    Source: WP Tavern | Published on 2014-08-19
  • What to Expect from WordPress 4.0
    Later this month, we can expect a new version of WordPress. Several of the improvements focus on the User Interface, but there are some updates developers can get excited about too. We’ve been Beta testing for a while, so here are some highlights of what you can expect from WordPress... read more
    Source: iThemes | Published on 2014-08-19
  • The WhiP Newsletter #66
    Got an article you would like to see featured in The WhiP? Tweet us with the hashtag #TheWhiP. Hello dear reader, Ham or spam? Akismet 3.0.2 is out with improved performance and a bug fix that could have negatively affected the plugin’s ability to determine whether a comment is spam. Coding... read more
    Source: WPMU | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Small Security Vulnerability in Disqus WordPress Plugin
    As some of you may have heard, a number of CSRF (Cross-site Request Forgery) vulnerabilities were discovered in the Disqus plugin for WordPress by Nik Cubrilovic not too long ago. The biggest of these issues was unfiltered, potentially harmful data being passed straight to the database without proper sanitization. Though... read more
    Source: Torque | Published on 2014-08-19
  • 6-Figure Blogging Mastery: Tips From The Experts
    Last weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting five professionals at the 2014 Affiliate Summit East who made six-figure salaries from blogging and affiliate marketing alone. Below, I list several of their tips and thoughts about how they became authority figures and industry leaders in their fields. Enjoy!   @JohnChow... read more
    Source: Blogging Tips | Published on 2014-08-19
  • 20 Best PHP Frameworks for Developers in 2014
    PHP is a powerful and one of the most popular coding language among web programmers. Majority of the most popular websites on the web are based on PHP programming language. In this[...] The post 20 Best PHP Frameworks for Developers in 2014 appeared first on Code Geekz.... read more
    Source: Codegeekz | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Best Place To Stay: 25 Great Hotel WordPress Themes
    It is not a secret that comfort is of paramount importance in hotel business. No matter how you create it, it should be there from the very first to the very last moment of guest’s experience. Interior design style may differ, but the aim behind it is to please guests... read more
    Source: IndexWP | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Best Place To Stay: 25 Great Hotel WordPress Themes
    It is not a secret that comfort is of paramount importance in hotel business. No matter how you create it, it should be there from the very first to the very last moment of guest’s experience. Interior design style may differ, but the aim behind it is to please guests... read more
    Source: IndexWP | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Snapshot, Clone, Copy, Template: The WPMU DEV Multisite Copying Toolkit
    WPMU DEV’s recent release of the Cloner plugin put another powerful site copying tool into the hands of WordPress multisite network owners’ hands. Cloner, together with Snapshot, Multisite Content Copier and New Blog Templates, provides a suite of multisite tools that cover the bases when it comes to copying data from... read more
    Source: WPMU | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Get more clients with your tone
    There once was a study at the University of Michigan[1]. This study divided participants up in to 3 groups which were all told the same basic story. You were originally given a ‘good faith’ quote of $14k on catering for a wedding you’re planning. Now 2 weeks later you’ve been... read more
    Source: Curtis McHale | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Using The WordPress Custom Field User Interface
    In the first post in this series, I covered what custom fields are and why they are important. I also gave an overview of the various ways to add them to WordPress posts.  Today, I will cover the Custom Fields UI. What Is the Custom Fields UI? The custom field... read more
    Source: WPtuts+ | Published on 2014-08-19
  • 20 Top Productivity Tools For Bloggers: Increase Your Productivity Immediately
    I don’t have enough time. Have you ever said this to yourself or to someone else? I’m sure most of us have at some point in time, even the best of us. It’s a self-limiting belief which stops us from … Continue reading → To get involved in the discussion... read more
    Source: Blogging Wizard | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Everything You Should Know About Using Custom Scripts and Styles In WordPress
    One of the most important things about WordPress is also one of the more initially confusing parts: how exactly do I add my own Javascript files and CSS sheets in “the WordPress way”? The WordPress way of adding stylesheets and script files has a number of advantages, but it’s also... read more
    Source: WP Shout | Published on 2014-08-19
  • The 10 most popular posts of 2014 (so far)
    Autumn is shaping up to be a very full season, so I’m taking advantage of the relative quiet to take a little R&R. I’ll see you back here in September. In the meantime, here’s a roundup of posts that Google Analytics tells me people liked. I hope you like them,... read more
    Source: Web Performance Today | Published on 2014-08-19
  • Why Every Podcaster Needs a Blog
    Podcasting is on the rise and it’s gain more attention than ever. With Apple adding the Podcasts app to all of their devices in the new OS release, this will only increase the exposure and demand for new podcasts. We are also seeing cars being equipped with better mobile and... read more
    Source: Blogging Tips | Published on 2014-08-19

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