Have a news tip or upcoming event you’d like to see in our weekly What’s New In WordPress roundup, write us at [email protected] News Highlights: 1 Billion Downloads: As of today, there have now been over 1,000,000 plugins downloaded from WordPress.com. WP Engine has a great infographic about this milestone too. CalderaWP Plugin Giveaway: Take a survey, get a free plugin for a year from Caldera’s library. Jetpack Start: Automattic has been working on big changes for their Jetpack plugin, with a big focus on better experiences for new users. Alphabet: Google Inc is restructuring under the new company called Alphabet. Torque’s Top 10 Posts: Celebrating […]
Have a news tip or upcoming event you’d like to see in our weekly What’s New In WordPress roundup? Write us at [email protected] News Highlights: WordPress Rejects 43% Of DMCAs: WordPress just published their newest transparency report, which shows that they’ve received more than 4,000 copyright notice takedown requests over the past six months. Check out Janet Jackson and other DMCA abusers in their Hall Of Shame. WordCamp US: The first (and second) WordCamp US will be held in Philadelphia! Yoast SEO 2.3: A name change, some premium features made free, and a suggested list of what posts could use some SEO love are all […]
Have a news tip or upcoming event you’d like to see in our weekly What’s New In WordPress roundup, write us at [email protected] News Highlights: Design a Wapuu for Torque: We’ve been seeing Wapuus everywhere lately, so we thought it would be fun to run a Torque-themed Wapuu contest. Help design a special Wapuu for our office. Envato Targeted by DDoS attack: “Since July 1, Envato has been the target of a sustained DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack.” These attacks have heavily affected sales on Themeforest and the Envato Market. WooTheme’s New Partnership: Sidekick, makers of interactive tutorial videos, have recently […]
Do you have a news tip or upcoming event you’d like to see in our weekly What’s New In WordPress roundup? Write us at [email protected] News Highlights Automattic Wins Thesis.com Lawsuit: Automattic successfully defended their right to use Thesis.com, despite opposition from Thesis framework developer, Chris Pearson. Some interesting comparisons can be drawn between this case and the TheWordPressHelpers.com dispute. WP Stagecoach Subscription Changes: We missed last month’s rollout of WP Stagecoach, an automated tool for cloning WordPress sites, but they’ve just announced changes to their subscription plan. The new change should appeal to folks looking to work with just one main blog. WordPress eCommerce Guide: Here’s […]
I hope you are having a very chill and relaxed weekend as we walk into the 4th of July week! Many of you are probably traveling this week and I hope you travel well and safely. Perhaps most importantly is that you can get offline and just enjoy family, life, and other such things that are vastly more important than *gasp* WordPress! Hahaha!
Thesis, what’s that…?! No, seriously. Thesis has had some “interesting” coverage over the years but Chris Pearson is still going strong and the business is still here, providing a lot of value for a lot of people. And they just announced their 2.1 Beta that comes with an all-new “Classic Responsive Skin.” If you’re a developer and have a license then you already have access to it.
Hope you guys had a great week! It’s already into March, can you believe it? We’re nearly 25% of the way through 2013. Someone pinch me, seriously, because it’s moving way too fast. Here’s your weekly rundown of what you may have missed that wasn’t explicitly covered here on WP Daily. Let us know if we missed anything or if we need to subscribe to a particular blog and what not! I think you should at least take a look at #3, $22, #24, and #26. Those are must-reads, especially #24 on remote management.
A WordPress site can be created in many different ways. Some developers first start with HTML code that they then “migrate” into WordPress. Others start with a pre-existing template and build off of that. But, many developers are turning to a more robust option: WordPress frameworks. With a pre-built, flexible code-base already in place, WordPress frameworks provide us with an efficient way to build a site. Instead of starting from scratch, developers can leverage a framework’s built-in code, options, plug-ins, and themes from which to develop. Think of them as starter themes to help you get going and eliminate the […]