How to Change the Post Type of a Piece of Content


One of the best features of WordPress is that it’s easy to make powerful post types (content types) purpose-built for different display and related needs. One of the unfortunate things is that the editing experince is so similar accross those post types that it’s easy to accidently create a “Post” when you meant to make a “Quick Guide”. But you don’t need to resort to elaborate copy-and-pasting to remedy that problem. There’s a plugin for … Check out the source»

9 Beautiful Free WordPress Themes For 2017


Here, we have come again with yet another exciting and useful compilation of 9 WordPress themes that are all new and eye-catching. The list contains WordPress themes for real estate websites, portfolio websites, businesses, creative agencies and more. In addition to huge variety, all the themes are responsive design with clean, modern and minimal features. We hope that you will like this collection and find something appealing theme for your website. You can share your … Check out the source»

Designing With Real Data In Sketch Using The Craft Plugin


    Besides the user’s needs, what’s another vital aspect of an app? Your first thought might be its design. That’s important, correct, but before you can even think about the design, you need to get something else right: the data. Data should be the cornerstone of everything you create. Not only does it help you to make more informed decisions, but it also makes it easier to account for edge cases, or things you … Check out the source»

Torque Toons: Feeling l33t with WP-CLI


Whenever I use the WordPress Command Line tool (WP-CLI), I feel like the cliche stock photo of a hacker. Don’t forget to check out our other editorial toons! Doc Pop Doctor Popular is an artist and musician living in San Francisco. As a full disclaimer, he is neither a doctor nor popular. The post Torque Toons: Feeling l33t with WP-CLI appeared first on Torque.

WPWeekly Episode 264 – REST API, Disqus, and Happy Birthday Discourse


In this episode, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week. We introduce a new segment of the show called “What’s on” where we highlight three videos to check out. We also share details of upcoming WordCamps in the month of March. Stories Discussed: A Case for REST APIBuddyPress 2.8 Boosts Minimum PHP Requirement, Adds Twenty Seventeen Companion StylesheetDisqus Hits Sites with Unwanted Advertising, Plans to Charge Large Publishers a Monthly Fee … Check out the source»

Zerif Lite Returns to after 5-Month Suspension and 63% Decline in Revenue


In October 2016, Zerif Lite was suspended from the WordPress Themes Directory after failure to comply with the Theme Review Team’s guidelines. The suspension left 300,000 users (including those using Zerif Lite child themes) without maintenance and security updates. After five months of fixes and several rounds of review, Zerif Lite has returned to the directory with the same functionality but a significantly altered user experience. Users are now required to install a plugin for … Check out the source»

WordPress Core Editor Team Publishes UI Prototype for “Gutenberg,” an Experimental Block Based Editor


In the past few weeks, the WordPress Core Editor team, led by Automattic employees Matías Ventura and Joen Asmussen, have been hard at work creating a new content creation experience. The team recently published a UI prototype for Gutenberg, an experimental block based editor. The editor displays content-specific toolbars when an element is selected and provides a way to move blocks up and down. Block Based Editor UI Prototype While the goal is to reinvent … Check out the source»

Security Experts Weigh in: The Future of WordPress Security


When your career is entirely online, assessing security threats is an ongoing part of life. For WordPress users, there are ways to significantly mitigate security risks, however, the reality is that users still must understand the threat space and stay vigilant to keep their sites secure. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, WordPress security must evolve as well. We talked to three security experts about the state of WordPress security, and where things are going. How are Attacks Reaching … Check out the source»

4 simple steps for perfect web navigation


From checking movie times, to reading a Photoshop tip, to reviewing the daily news, we can find almost any information we are looking for on the Internet. One part of a website that is especially important in helping us find what we are looking for is its navigation.  When we engage with a website we use its navigation to help us find what we are looking for. Unfortunately, many websites have navigation that wasn’t particularly … Check out the source»

How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress for Beginners


Do you want to install Google Analytics in WordPress? Knowing how your audience interacts with your website is crucial for your success. The best way to know your audience is through your traffic stats, and this is what Google Analytics provide for FREE. In this article, we will share why Google Analytics is important, and how you can install Google Analytics in your WordPress blog (step by step). Why is Google Analytics Important for Bloggers? … Check out the source»