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  • newWordPress 4.6 Beta 1
    WordPress 4.6 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.6, try the WordPress Beta Te…
    - 20 hours ago 30 Jun 16, 1:22am -
  • WordPress 4.5.3 Maintenance and Security Release
    WordPress 4.5.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.5.2 and earlier are affected by several security issues: redirect bypass i…
    - 12 days ago 18 Jun 16, 9:38am -
  • WordPress 4.5.2 Security Release
    WordPress 4.5.2 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.5.1 and earlier are affected by a SOME vulnerability through Plupload, the thi…
    - 55 days ago 6 May 16, 7:17pm -
  • WordPress 4.5.1 Maintenance Release
    After about six million downloads of WordPress 4.5, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.5.1, a maintenance release. This release fixes 12 bugs, chief among them a singular class issue that broke sites based on the Twe…
    - 65 days ago 26 Apr 16, 6:58pm -
  • WordPress 4.5 “Coleman”
    Version 4.5 of WordPress, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.5 help streamline your workflow, whether you’re writing or building your…
    - 79 days ago 12 Apr 16, 7:15pm -
  • WordPress 4.5 RC2
    The second release candidate for WordPress 4.5 is now available. We’ve made 91 changes since the first release candidate. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed…
    - 82 days ago 10 Apr 16, 5:14am -
  • newHow to Add Adults-Only Age Verification to Your WordPress Site
    Do you know who is visiting your website? And, more importantly, does the demographic of your visitors even matter? For some businesses and bloggers, that answer is a resounding: YES. If you’re reading this, you probably have (or need to implement)…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • WordPress Developer Super Cheat Sheet
    There sure is a lot you need to remember when working with WordPress theme files. From the names of basic template files to functions and how the WordPress Loop works, it’s next to impossible to remember every PHP tag or even how to define a new th…
    - 1 day ago 29 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • WordPress Development for Intermediate Users: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
    Custom post types and taxonomies are what make WordPress a Content Management System (CMS), and not just a blogging platform. With them, you can add your own post types, which you can then display using targeted template files. You can also create cu…
    - 2 days ago 28 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • MySQL and WordPress: Understanding How Databases Work
    WordPress uses MySQL, an open source database management system, to store and retrieve all of your website’s information, from the content of your posts and pages to your comments, usernames and passwords. If you need to visualize it, think of your…
    - 3 days ago 27 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • How to Hide Your WordPress Login Page From Hackers and Brute Force
    Running a WordPress website can feel like managing a magnet for malicious login attempts. Brute force attempts to log into WordPress are so common there’s a page in the Codex dedicated to the topic. There are many strategies for dealing with this p…
    - 5 days ago 25 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • Privacy Checklist: 10 Tips for Protecting Visitors to Your WordPress Site
    Businesses of all sizes—bloggers, SMBs, eCommerce companies, large enterprises, and more—understand the importance of having a website. Without it, a business is relegated to the more time – and labor – intensive (and not to mention outdated)…
    - 6 days ago 24 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
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  • newGravity Flow Review: Easy Automation of Your Business Workflows
    Long before the invention of email, businesses of all sizes used paper for every workflow process they had. For instance, applications, annual reviews, and purchase orders were all created on paper and signed by the appropriate person. Then they were…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Jun 16, 2:07pm -
  • The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes June 2016
    It’s hard to believe that we’re halfway through the year already! Here’s our round-up of the best Free WordPress Themes available. This month, we’re featuring a selection of magazine layouts, refined and simple business themes, new blog lay…
    - 1 day ago 29 Jun 16, 2:42pm -
  • 9 Free & Premium Recipe Card Plugins for Food Bloggers
    Starting a food blog is no easy feat, but you can make it easier with the right recipe card plugins. Oli posted a full guide on how to start a food blog. It walks you through the process of purchasing a web hosting server and installing WordPress, so…
    - 3 days ago 28 Jun 16, 7:01am -
  • GOCHA Video Plugin Review – Add Timestamped Video Comments to WordPress
    Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a plugin that allows readers to comment directly on a specific part of a video? That’s the problem GOCHA Video aims to solve. It lets your readers select a specific portion of YouTube, Vimeo, or WordPress media p…
    - 3 days ago 27 Jun 16, 12:08pm -
  • Weekly WordPress News: Security, REST API, and Two Giveaways
    New WordPress and Jetpack releases patch some important security vulnerabilities. Make sure you upgrade both to keep your site safe.WordCamp USA also put out a call for speakers. If you want to share your WordPress expertise, now’s the time to app…
    - 6 days ago 24 Jun 16, 3:44pm -
  • Boost Your Business with Content Lockers (and how to add them to WordPress)
    Want to get more social shares, build an email list, or even generate revenue from your best content?It’s all possible using smartly placed content lockers.Like push notifications, content lockers can be abused and have developed a bad reputation…
    - 7 days ago 23 Jun 16, 12:04pm -
  • newTickera WordPress Event Ticketing & Management System Overview
    Tickera has gone through a number of huge changes and except being an event ticketing system, Tickera has almost nothing...The post Tickera WordPress Event Ticketing & Management System Overview appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes…
    - 9 hours ago 30 Jun 16, 12:15pm -
  • The 6 Best WordPress Front End Editing Plugins
    A big reason for WordPress’ popularity is its easy-to-use administration interface. However, for some users (especially non-technical people), creating posts and pages using the...The post The 6 Best WordPress Front End Editing Plugins appeare…
    - 1 day ago 29 Jun 16, 5:57pm -
  • Choosing the Best WordPress Plugin for Your Website Needs
    Gorgeous or stunning are not labels you can pin easily on WordPress. But what makes it exciting and attractive is...The post Choosing the Best WordPress Plugin for Your Website Needs appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes.
    - 2 days ago 28 Jun 16, 5:18pm -
  • The Benefits of Using a CDN for Your WordPress Site
    Having a CDN service working alongside your WordPress powered website is a very good thing if your site is visited...The post The Benefits of Using a CDN for Your WordPress Site appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes.
    - 3 days ago 27 Jun 16, 5:10pm -
  • Add Events to WordPress Like a Pro with The Events Calendar
    No matter what type of WordPress site you manage at some point you may want to share events with your...The post Add Events to WordPress Like a Pro with The Events Calendar appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes.
    - 5 days ago 26 Jun 16, 4:11am -
  • The Best Premium WordPress Video Themes Available in 2016
    Video is arguably the most engaging content type on the web today, but if you want to create a successful video-centric...The post The Best Premium WordPress Video Themes Available in 2016 appeared first on Best Premium & Free WordPress Themes.…
    - 6 days ago 24 Jun 16, 5:45pm -
  • WCEU Love & a discount on all Yoast products!
    WordCamp Europe was so wonderful! Fourteen members of our Yoast team went to Vienna and had a fantastic time. We enjoyed the many inspiring talks, catching up with old friends and meeting so many new people. We want to celebrate WordCamp Europe by of…
    - 3 days ago 27 Jun 16, 1:26pm -
  • DIY: Optimize your browser cache
    Browser caching is the way a browser stores files from your website on a local computer. Browser caching makes sure all files load without unnecessary server connections, which is much faster. In this article, we’ll tell you how to check if that…
    - 10 days ago 20 Jun 16, 2:09pm -
  • Help center in Yoast SEO
    In Yoast SEO 3.2 we added a new feature called the help center. The help center is meant to help you figure out all the settings in Yoast SEO. To do that it contains a ton of training videos. In Yoast SEO 3.3, which we released this week, we added kn…
    - 13 days ago 17 Jun 16, 12:47pm -
  • How to use the content & SEO analysis of Yoast SEO
    The Content & SEO Analysis Tool in the Yoast SEO plugin measures many aspects of the text you’re writing. These checks run real time, so you’ll receive feedback while writing! The content analysis helps you to make your text easy to read, while…
    - 15 days ago 15 Jun 16, 1:09pm -
  • Yoast SEO 3.3: content analysis
    Today we’re very proud to release Yoast SEO 3.3! Yoast SEO 3.3 is a huge update, with many new features. The most important improvement is the new content analysis. As of today, Yoast SEO checks both the readability and the SEO-friendliness of your…
    - 16 days ago 14 Jun 16, 12:52pm -
  • Content analysis: methodological choices explained
    In the 3.3 update of Yoast SEO, we’ve added six content checks which will help with the readability of your text. This post is meant to explain the choices we made while developing all these readability checks. We provide argumentations for our cho…
    - 16 days ago 14 Jun 16, 12:08pm -
  • Internationalizing WordPress Projects: The Introduction
    A few years ago, I wrote about the process of internationalizing WordPress-based projects. Though I think there are some times when tutorials don't necessarily need updating, refreshing, or revisiting, there are other times in which we can all benefi…
    - 2 days ago 28 Jun 16, 1:00pm -
  • New Coffee Break Course on the WordPress Theme Template Hierarchy
    Template files generate the web pages on your WordPress site. Different kinds of pages can have different templates. For example, a page for viewing a single post usually has a different template than a page for viewing an archive of posts.In our ten…
    - 2 days ago 28 Jun 16, 12:41pm -
  • Using PHP CodeSniffer With WordPress: Installing and Using the WordPress Rules
    If you're just joining the series, we've been discussing the topic of code smells, how to refactor them, and tools that are available to help us automate some of the monotony that comes with doing so, especially within PHP programming.If you've not r…
    - 9 days ago 21 Jun 16, 1:00pm -
  • Create a 'Conversation' Banner With Revolving Text in WordPress: Part 2
    What You'll Be CreatingIn this set of two tutorials, we're creating a slider to display posts from a custom post type in such a way as to create a conversation effect between two speakers in an image.In the previous part, we registered the post type,…
    - 12 days ago 18 Jun 16, 12:00pm -
  • How to Automate and Optimize Your WordPress Development and Testing on Pantheon
    In my previous tutorial, I guided you through the steps of getting started with creating and maintaining a production-safe WordPress site using a "Dev-Test-Live" three-environment setup on Pantheon. In such a configuration, you always update your co…
    - 13 days ago 17 Jun 16, 1:00pm -
  • Create a 'Conversation' Banner With Revolving Text in WordPress: Part 1
    Sliders can be controversial—we've all had clients who've insisted on them regardless of whether they enhance the site. But they do have their place. They can help to highlight key content, display images on a site where visual elements are importa…
    - 15 days ago 15 Jun 16, 12:00pm -
  • Customer Stories: Interview With William Green
    This interview is part of our initiative to know our users take on our themes, web development and other things in general. Today, we are interviewing William Green – a student with a great passion for blogging. He has been blogging for a very long…
    - 7 days ago 23 Jun 16, 10:58am -
  • 17 Essential & FREE WordPress Plugins to Power Up Your Website
    WordPress was born quite the capable piece of software. It ships with the flexibility, and most of the features you need to whip up a professional website in the time it takes to brew a mug of latte.  And then some. However, and unfortunately, WordP…
    - 11 days ago 19 Jun 16, 9:19am -
  • How to Remove the “Password Reset or Change” Option From the WordPress Login
    With the release of WordPress 4.3, password management took a giant leap forward. Strong passwords are now encouraged by default. As well, WordPress no longer emails passwords to users, either initially or in the case of a reset. When a user is regis…
    - 43 days ago 18 May 16, 9:20pm -
  • Customer Stories: Interview With Baloydi Lloydi
    This interview is part of our initiative to know our users take on our themes, web development and other things in general. Today, we are interviewing Baloydi. He works as an SEO, has 8 years experience optimizing websites and making them rank bett…
    - 43 days ago 18 May 16, 7:27pm -
  • Why Premium WordPress Themes Are The Secret Ingredient To Your Online Success
    Sounds like a bold statement, right? I mean, how can something as simple as a WordPress theme allow your online business endeavors to succeed? It’s a big issue to consider when you want to make money online. A few years ago when I was first dipping…
    - 44 days ago 17 May 16, 6:53pm -
  • Customer Stories: Interview With Max Miller
    This interview is part of our initiative to know our users take on our themes, web development and other things in general. Today, we are interviewing Max Miller. He has been working in the online publishing industry since a decade and is about to…
    - 44 days ago 17 May 16, 6:04pm -
  • WordPress plugins and auto-renewals
    Several years ago I sold my house to a friend. I did all the normal things you do when selling your home – from switching the water and gas to my friend, to cancelling services like cable. When my wife and I bought our new home, we did all the norm…
    - 2 days ago 29 Jun 16, 3:45am -
  • How to build a stock photo subscription site
    Have you ever wondered how to build a stock photo subscription site? It’s possible to do with WordPress. Building a Stock Photo Subscription Site One of the questions I got two weeks ago focused on the kinds of sites like Shutterstock – which I u…
    - 17 days ago 14 Jun 16, 8:10am -
  • Recommending the best cache plugin for WordPress
    Making a “best plugin” recommendation In my experience, there are three ways to determine how to recommend any plugin as the best for any particular area, including the best cache plugin for WordPress. The first is simply based on a proven trac…
    - 21 days ago 10 Jun 16, 4:01am -
  • How to build a simple quiz-based recommendation engine
    What is a recommendation engine? If you’ve been online and browsed the web much, you’ve interacted with recommendation engines. They might not all feel like recommendation engines, but that’s what they are. To make sure we’re on the same page…
    - 24 days ago 7 Jun 16, 4:47am -
  • Why I recommend ConvertKit to Infusionsoft users
    Most of my conversations about Infusionsoft end up sounding exactly the same. And it’s not the fault of InfusionSoft. Ever talk to someone about Infusionsoft? If you’re anything like me, you now know that there are only two kinds of people in the…
    - 27 days ago 3 Jun 16, 10:08pm -
  • How do you think about your own career planning?
    I’ve been asked a lot recently about my next steps and what I’m pursuing. As I’ve answered the questions, I’ve seen a lot of eyebrows raise. I think it’s mostly because of how I think about career planning. The best route to the most valu…
    - 30 days ago 1 Jun 16, 1:02am -