Quotable: Highlight and Share WordPress Posts on Twitter


Readers may not always identify with the title that you’ve chosen for your posts but they may find a gem within your article that is more “quotable” and worth sharing. Quotable is a new WordPress plugin that capitalizes on this, allowing readers to highlight any text within your content to quote the article on Twitter. The plugin, developed by Josiah Sprague, was partially inspired by the toolbar on Medium.com that enables visitors to tweet or … Check out the source»

Common issues in WordPress 3.9


Did updating your site to WordPress 3.9 do something weird? Jeff Chandler of WP Tavern has put together a list of the most common errors reported as a result of the update, and the plugins most affected. (Sorry, users of ZipLst Recipe Plugin ver. 2.2!) This is a post from WPShout. If you enjoyed the post, please head over to the site and share or leave a comment! –> Common issues in WordPress 3.9

WordCamps 2014: Spring & Summer Edition


WordCamps are important events for the WordPress community. They draw WordPress users, developers, designers, and enthusiasts together to talk WordPress and build connections. The dialogue is meaningful, the atmosphere is light, and the sessions are productive. It’s been an exciting journey since the first WordCamp, WordCamp San Francisco, in 2006. Now there are almost 350 WordCamps worldwide—and that number is expected to reach over a thousand in the next few years. With the summer months approaching, … Check out the source»

WordPress 3.9 Has Built-in Support for Pasting from Microsoft Word


photo credit: This Year’s Love – cc A common support question that’s been popping up on the web after WordPress users update to 3.9: What happened to the “Paste from Word” button in the visual editor? If you find that the button is missing, don’t worry – it’s not a bug. Prior to this update, the button was located in the kitchen sink of the visual editor: WordPress 3.9, however, removes the “paste from word” … Check out the source»

Deal of the week: 50% off the amazing Typo-painter


Typographic art is all the rage, with everyone from politicians to pop-stars finding their speeches, lyrics and quotes transformed into portraits of themselves. The trouble is, the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words tends to be true; it takes a lot of time to rearrange words and letters convincingly so that they form a realistic image. So we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has found a way to speed up the … Check out the source»

How to Change Author URL Slug and Base in WordPress


WordPress comes with built-in support for SEO friendly URL structure, also known as pretty permalinks. This feature allows you to choose URLs for your posts, pages, and categories by editing their slugs. However, WordPress does not allow you to choose a slug for author pages. In this article, we will show you how to change Author URL slug and base in WordPress. What is a URL Slug and URL Base? In WordPress terminology, a slug … Check out the source»

Easter Eggs in WordPress: What’s There to Get Eggs-Cited About?


What happened to Easter eggs in WordPress? Have they disappeared forever? Since The Matrix Has You Easter egg surprised (and freaked out…) users in WordPress 2.6, there hasn’t been a single hidden feature in more than four years. That’s 13 versions of WordPress. Easter eggs are fun to discover and provide a cheeky outlet for developers who have put a lot of time and work into a program and want to leave something of themselves behind. … Check out the source»

Perfect your website with 3 simple UX research methods


User testing doesn’t have to be difficult at all. I’m going to talk about three lean research methods that are neither extensive nor expensive to carry out but will in turn provide you with valuable feedback. The methods can be used for anything, test a landing page or test a whole mobile app. The important thing is to gather feedback: design for yourself, and only your point of view counts; design for others, and you … Check out the source»

How to Limit Activity Comment Depth in BuddyPress


BuddyPress 2.0 was released this week with many new administrative tools that make it easier to manage communities from the backend. One of the lesser known new features is the ability to limit comment depth in the activity stream. Activity threads can sometimes get out of control when it comes to replies, which results in the comments box getting progressively squished to an inconveniently small size. In the past, the only way to change the … Check out the source»

How to Setup CloudFlare Free CDN in WordPress


Page speed is a crucial element in determining your website’s search engine rankings. Not to mention, slow websites lead to a bad user experience. We are often asked by our users how does WPBeginner load so fast. The answer is simple, we use W3 Total Cache and MaxCDN. However, some of our users told us they can not afford MaxCDN. In this article, we will show you how to set up CloudFlare’s FREE CDN in … Check out the source»