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How to Get a Professional Email Address With a Custom Domain - Kinsta Blog

Email is alive and well. Especially in a professional setting with the average U.S. worker spending 28% of their workweek reading and responding to and sending emails. Try a free demo Despite alternative means of communication like Slack or other… Continue Reading →

How to Simply Set Up Users & Roles in The Hub for You and Your Clients - WPMU Dev

With The Hub 2.0, you can give unlimited users multiple roles — even if they aren’t WPMU DEV members! All of this can be easily set up in a matter of minutes, allowing you the flexibility to give users access… Continue Reading →

Adding Social Icons in Essence Pro’s Header - Sridhar Katakam

This members-only tutorial provides the steps to register a custom “Next to Search” widget area and position it to the right of search in Essence Pro’s site header. Widgets placed in this widget area like social icons, for example, will… Continue Reading →

GoDaddy Acquires SkyVerge, Creator of Over 60 WooCommerce Add-Ons - WP Tavern

On September 14, GoDaddy announced it had acquired SkyVerge, a major WooCommerce-focused development company, for an undisclosed amount. At the moment, GoDaddy is playing it close to the vest in terms of its future plans. It has not publicly announced… Continue Reading →

Ultimate Guide to Hire a WordPress Developer - iThemes

Looking to hire a WordPress developer? Maybe you’re building a website or starting a business online, and realized you need help accomplishing specific features or functionality for your website. Sure, you could probably figure things out on your own with… Continue Reading →

Block-based Themes Meeting Summary: Sept. 16, 2020 - Make WordPress Themes

Updates The first iteration of a Global Styles sidebar has been merged: 24250 Two in-progress PRs that explore how themes can set font families and font weights via Global Styles. These could use theme author feedback: 24868, 24978 There’s been big… Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: September 18, 2020 - Make WordPress Accessible

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly Accessibility Team meeting on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 15:00 UTC. Update on WordPress 5.6 Accessibility Team’s goals Discussion about the use of the Gutenberg project board to trace work to be… Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: September 11, 2020 - Make WordPress Accessible

These are the weekly notes for the Accessibility Team meeting that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here. Review the accessibility of the Gutenberg search block To solve the… Continue Reading →

Design Team Meeting Notes September 16, 2020 - Make WordPress Design

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesdays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting agenda here. You can join the Slack channel by following the instructions in… Continue Reading →

How to Emphasize Your Sticky Button in a Gorgeous CTA Section with Divi - Elegant Themes

When the Divi sticky options feature was released, the release post on our blog was accompanied by live demos that show you the versatility of this new feature. To help you understand sticky options better, and start using them in… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Agenda: 17 September 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the upcoming CSS meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 17, at 5:00 PM EDT. This meeting will be held in the #core-css channel in the Making WordPress Slack. If there’s any topic you’d like to discuss,… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Summary: 10 September 2020 - Make WordPress Core

See the full meeting transcript here on Slack. I (@notlaura) facilitated the meeting. Housekeeping Thanks to @ryelle for leading our second bug scrub before the meeting! We still need a volunteer to facilitate the weekly chat on October 8. Updates… Continue Reading →

High-Severity Vulnerabilities Patched in Discount Rules for WooCommerce - Wordfence Blog

On August 20, 2020, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team was made aware of several vulnerabilities that had been patched in Discount Rules for WooCommerce, a WordPress plugin installed on over 40,000 sites. We released a firewall rule to protect against… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Summary: September 16 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Greetings! Here’s what happened in the core dev chat on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 05:00 UTC and Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 20:00 UTC, following this agenda. 05:00 UTC core dev chat @thewebprincess facilitated the meeting and took notes. Find the… Continue Reading →

How WPRiders Can Automate Your Complex WordPress Development Projects - WP Mayor

If you’re a small business, you may not have the budget or technological expertise to take your web development projects and ideas from ideation to implementation. That’s where WPRiders comes in. Learn how they help complex businesses take their online… Continue Reading →

The Best Webinar Software in 2020: Top Platforms Reviewed - WP Loop

Web seminars, or webinars, are used by thousands of companies on a daily basis. They are conducted by using webinar software, an online tool that helps you to present a product, hold lectures and workshops, share ideas, and keep up… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 9.0 Brings Major Improvements to Navigation Screen and Query Block - WP Tavern

If you haven’t played around with Gutenberg’s experiments lately, the Navigation block is getting some exciting updates. Version 9.0 was released today with drag-and-drop support added to the list view of navigation items. Contributors have been working through several different… Continue Reading →

New! Banned Users Gets an Upgrade in iThemes Security Pro 6.7.0 - iThemes

The iThemes Security Pro Banned Users feature just got an upgrade. Banned Users version now gives you more flexibility on how bans are enforced on your website. Plus, with the new Banned Users Security Card, you can manage your bans… Continue Reading →

Upgrade/Install component bug scrub for WordPress 5.6 - Make WordPress Core

As part of the 5.6 release, we’ll be hosting a Upgrade/Install focused bug scrub this Thursday, September 17, 2020, 18:00 UTC in the #core-auto-updates channel on Slack. They are many tickets for this component that will need feedback and help… Continue Reading →

Gravity Forms CLI Add-On 1.4 Update - Gravity Forms Blog

Great news Gravity Forms power users! The Gravity Forms CLI Add-On v1.4 is now available in the WordPress plugin repository. Fixed an issue where the version comparison performed when using `wp gf update` with an add-on slug uses the Gravity… Continue Reading →

Download a FREE Blog Post Template for Divi’s Copywriter Layout Pack - Elegant Themes

Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This time around we’re building upon the Copywriter Layout Pack with a brand new… Continue Reading →

Twilio Add-On v2.8 Update - Gravity Forms Blog

Hello Gravity Forms users! We are introducing an important update to our Twilio Add-On for Gravity Forms. We encourage you to download this latest Add-On release. Added support for Gravity Forms 2.5. Adding logging statements for URL shortening during feed… Continue Reading →

The Best Setup for Your Local WordPress Development Environment - Delicious Brains

When running a WordPress website it’s best practice to at least run a local copy of the site so you can make changes without running the risk of completely ruining the live site. Running a WordPress dev environment for your… Continue Reading →

The Hacker Motive: What Attackers Are Doing with Your Hacked Site - Wordfence Blog

Yesterday, September 15, 2020, the Wordfence Live team covered The Hacker Motive: What Attackers Are Doing with Your Hacked Site. This companion blog post reviews the motives we discussed live during Wordfence Live and dives deeper into the minds of… Continue Reading →

How to Disavow Backlinks to Your Website - Elegant Themes

Link building may be a big part of your SEO strategy, but not every website that links back to your site is beneficial. Google can penalize websites associated with shady or low-quality sites. So, if one of those sites links… Continue Reading →

How to Reduce Shipping Costs Based on WooCommerce Shipping Classes - WP Mayor

WooCommerce shipping classes are useful features that let you classify different products and set separate shipping conditions. Learn how you can reduce shipping costs when using shipping classes in WooCommerce.

11 Handy WordPress Map Plugin Options to Choose in 2020 (Free + Premium) - Kinsta Blog

From listing locations to revealing a unique product map only relevant to your brand, the growth of the online map industry continues its impressive run. As a WordPress user, you may want to find a WordPress map plugin to display… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (16 September) - Make WordPress Core

Gutenberg 9.0 is out! The main focuses for this release are improvements to the Navigation Screen and to the Query block. The Navigation screen has a new and improved look, and now supports drag and drop inside the list view:… Continue Reading →

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 15.7 - Make WordPress Mobile

WordPress for Android version 15.7-rc-1 is available for testing on the Beta channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at… Continue Reading →

Upcoming API Change Will Break Facebook and Instagram oEmbed Links Across the Web Beginning October 24 - WP Tavern

In an extraordinarily inconvenient API change, Facebook and Instagram will be dropping unauthenticated oEmbed support on October 24, breaking content across millions of websites. The change will force users to generate an app ID with a developer account in order to continue embedding… Continue Reading →

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