In Case You Missed It – Issue 11

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photo credit: Night Moves – (license) There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Stay Out of My Admin Bar! Earlier this year, I asked developers to please stop abusing admin notices. The requests continue as Cal Evans is asking … Check out the source»

Plugin Repository Redesign Beta Available

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The plugin repository has never been easy to navigate, or very visually appealing. It is a place to get into, find your plugin and get out. That may not be the case for long. A beta for a plugin repository redesign can now be viewed as of today. They have done away with sidebars and let the plugins be the star of the page. Plugin Repository Redesign The front page now shows the top four Featured, … Check out the source»

Udacity Launches Free Web Accessibility Course Built by Google

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Udacity, an online education site, has launched a free web accessibility course built by Google. The site previously provided university-style courses, but is now focusing on its “Nanodegree programs,” offering courses and tracks created in partnership with industry leaders. The new “Web Accessibility: Developing with Empathy” course lasts for approximately six weeks and students can work at their own pace. It is listed as one of the advanced courses, as prerequisites include knowledge of HTML, … Check out the source»

9 Best WordPress Calendar Plugins

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We all know very well that WordPress is the backbone of every website or blog. We cannot imagine any website or blog without WordPress. WordPress is easy to use and save time that’s why it is very popular among web developers. WordPress provides so many exciting and useful plugins calendar plugins are one of them. In this collection you will find 9 wonderful and best WordPress calendar Plugins. These WordPress calendar Plugins are very helpful … Check out the source»

Weekly WordPress News: Security, REST API, and Two Giveaways

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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 apply. And finally, there are two major contests going on – one from yours The post Weekly WordPress News: Security, REST API, and Two Giveaways appeared first on WPLift.

The Case For WordPress

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These days, site owners have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to building a new site. From other content management systems (CMS) such as Drupal, Joomla, and Perch, to the recent growth of long form publishing platforms like Medium and eCommerce-specific options like Shopify, WordPress is facing some serious competition. Granted, we may be a wee bit biased, but in our considered opinion, WordPress is still the best choice for most small business websites, … Check out the source»

14 Best WordPress Magazine Themes of 2016

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If you have a content rich website and you’re looking for a new theme, then you probably want a WordPress magazine theme. It gives you freedom to break the typical layout and showcase more of your articles, videos, and images. There are hundreds perhaps thousands of magazine style WordPress themes in the market. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress magazine themes available. Getting Started with a WordPress Magazine Theme First … Check out the source»

Web Development Reading List #142: Contextual Identities, Form Hints, And ApplePay.js

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   Today will be a day in history regardless of what happens over the next weeks. The majority of people in the UK voted to leave the EU, and this made clear once again that many people in our society think the current situation is no longer acceptable. Unfortunately, we think blaming those people is the solution, but, as we see, it isn’t. Instead, we should focus on teaching people about the root causes of … Check out the source»

Customizing WordPress oEmbed Content

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Customizing WordPress oEmbed Content → For a long time, WordPress has been able to integrate oEmbed from providers like YouTube. Since the WP-API was included in WordPress 4.4, WordPress can also act as an oEmbed provider as well allowing other sites to easily embed your content. This nice tutorial from SitePoint shows you how to easily modify oEmbed functionality with actions and filters.

WordCamp Europe 2016 Kicks Off Today in Vienna

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WordCamp Europe 2016 will begin bright and early this morning in the halls of the Leopold Museum and the Baroque suites of the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. The sold-out event is the largest WordCamp to date with 2,200 attendees expected. Magnificent stage at Track 1 #WCEU pic.twitter.com/KLGKlbp9Hp — Milan Ivanović (@lanche86) June 23, 2016 While attendees who arrived early were enjoying dinners and activities around the city, an army of volunteers went through orientation in preparation … Check out the source»