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WordPress Black Friday Deals That Will Save You $$$ - WP Blog

If you’re sad because Halloween just went by, we have just the thing to cheer you up. We have collected an exciting list of WordPress Black Friday deals that will save you hundreds of bucks. You can get your favorite… Continue Reading →

How to Create a Job Application Form With Gravity Forms - Gravity Forms Blog

Paper job applications are out of style! These days, most companies use online applications to vet potential hires. A job application form on your site will let you gather all the information you need to properly consider candidates. Fortunately, job… Continue Reading →

Agenda for 2018 November 13 - Make WordPress Themes

The Theme Review Team holds a meeting and we encourage all members to attend. Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 18:00 UTC. The following will be discussed during the meeting: Add wp.org align-wide and block-styles tags (filters) Talk about not allowing create_function(),… Continue Reading →

Divi Plugin Highlight: Divi Toolbox - Elegant Themes

Divi Toolbox is a third-party plugin that adds a lot of new effects to Divi that would normally require CSS, JavaScript, PHP, or lots of individual plugins. The effects are easy to use and customize and give your Divi website… Continue Reading →

15 Interview Questions to Ask and Prepare For - Elegant Themes

Work interviews are always nerve-wracking. However, by preparing in advance you increase the chances of nailing your interview and making it to the final round of applicants. The problem is, preparing for interviews is complicated since employers love to throw all… Continue Reading →

How to Label a Background Image with Engaging Tooltips in Divi - Elegant Themes

Adding tooltips to label a background image is a creative way to engage visitors with valuable information about your product or service. The basic idea is to position icons (or text) specific locations on the image (like a google map… Continue Reading →

The Art of the Introduction Email - Elegant Themes

Emailing someone you don’t know is always nerve-wracking. They might miss your email, delete it, or even worse, read it and not bother answering back. That’s why learning how to introduce yourself over email is essential if you work online…. Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Notes: November 9, 2018 - Make WordPress Accessible

Meeting transcript on Slack Current progress on Gutenberg Accessibility At the time of the meeting, major issues with Publishing Flow were near merge and expected to land soon. Otherwise, minor fixes to labels are all that’s been implemented. The publishing… Continue Reading →

Update on 5.0 Release Schedule - Make WordPress Core

As discussed during the Core devchat this week, the initial November 19th target date is looking a bit too soon for a release date. After listening to a lot of feedback — as well as looking at current issues, ongoing… Continue Reading →

Introducing the SendGrid Add-On - Gravity Forms Blog

Remember when we released the Mailgun add-on and said that we would be releasing more add-ons to send notifications through dedicated email services? Just as we promised, the SendGrid add-on is here! Similar to the Mailgun add-on, the SendGrid add-on… Continue Reading →

PHP Meeting Recap – November 5th - Make WordPress Core

This recap is a summary of our previous PHP meeting. It highlights the ideas and decisions which came up during that meeting, both as a means of documenting and to provide a quick overview for those who were unable to… Continue Reading →

How to Easily Truncate Text in PHP - Tom McFarlin

If you treat WordPress exclusively as a blogging application or, even in a more liberal sense, a content management system, then you’re likely used to using the editor or the excerpt field to write a teaser then introduce a Read… Continue Reading →

Get a FREE Laundry Service Layout Pack for Divi - 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 two brand new, free Divi Layout Packs from our design team to you. For the second layout… Continue Reading →

Trends Emerging Following Vulnerability In WP GDPR Compliance Plugin - Wordfence Blog

Earlier this week the WP GDPR Compliance plugin was briefly removed from the WordPress.org repository after the discovery of critical security issues impacting its users. In yesterday’s post, we provided some details regarding these issues and illustrated their severity. In… Continue Reading →

What Is the Future of Gutenberg? - WP Site Care

As WordPress prepares to officially roll out the new Gutenberg editing platform with WordPress 5.0, it’s generating excitement for some users, and perhaps a bit of apprehension among others. It can be intimidating to adapt to an entirely new way… Continue Reading →

Veteran Freelancers: Tracy Apps Thinks Big and Gets It Done - iThemes

In a new series of interviews, we’re talking with veteran freelancers to learn from folks who have been around the block in their WordPress freelance careers. Today we talk with Tracy Apps. She’s a creative problem solver. Tracy designs, she… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg And Youth (Generation X and Generation Y) - David Bisset

In preparation for my WordCamp Orlando talk tomorrow entitled “The Next Generation Of WordPress Users” I conducted a small survey via Google Forms at a local public high school with approximately 40 students to see what they thought of Gutenberg… Continue Reading →

5.0: JavaScript language packs are here 🎉 - Make WordPress Core

News from the JS package inclusion focus: JavaScript language packs are here! Thanks to AWESOME work by @herregroen, @ocean90, @swissspidy, @nerrad, @atimmer and @schlessera we can now translate strings in JavaScript files and distribute them via https://translate.wordpress.org. This functionality will soon… Continue Reading →

New! JavaScript i18n support in WordPress - Make WordPress Core

For years, internationalization (i18n) has been a thing that has been pretty well supported in WordPress when it comes to PHP development. For PHP, WordPress already provides all the tools necessary to make it as easy as possible to localize… Continue Reading →

How to Blacklist WooCommerce Scammers, Emails, IP, Phones? - Business Bloomer

A WooCommerce email notifications pops up – yet another new order, money, revenue, happiness. However, hold on a second – money is not technically in your bank account until you’re forced to give a refund. Even worse, until you realize… Continue Reading →

How to Create a Custom WordPress Login URL - Elegant Themes

By default every WordPress installation has two login URLs: yourdomain.com/wp-admin.php and yourdomain.com/wp-login.php. While perfectly functional, there are two very good reasons you may want to change these URLs. The first and most important is security. The second is that it… Continue Reading →

WordPress Developer Salary: The Average, Plus How to Increase Yours - Kinsta Blog

Salary might be a taboo subject to some people, but if you’re a WordPress developer, or are considering a career in WordPress development, knowing what people are earning is essential to maximizing your own earning power. So let’s talk about… Continue Reading →

5 Best WordPress Coupon Code Plugins for Your Online Store - WP Beginner

Are you looking for the best WordPress coupon code plugin for your online store? Coupon codes are great for promoting your online store, reducing cart abandonment, and increasing overall sales. In this article, we have hand-picked the 5 best WordPress… Continue Reading →

Best Follow / NoFollow WordPress Plugins - JustWP

With Google’s recent change in webmaster guidelines, it’s crystal clear that the search giant aiming to clean the links which are nothing but added to make the website position better in search engine. Result of this update, hundreds of thousands… Continue Reading →

Privilege Escalation Flaw In WP GDPR Compliance Plugin Exploited In The Wild - Wordfence Blog

After its removal from the WordPress plugin repository yesterday, the popular plugin WP GDPR Compliance released version 1.4.3, an update which patched multiple critical vulnerabilities. At the time of this writing, the plugin has been reinstated in the WordPress repository and… Continue Reading →

November 8th Support Team Meeting Summary - Support Everything WordPress

General announcements The mentions-meta-ticket has had some activity in the past week, but not much from the support team members, we’ll add our thoughts to it to make sure our considerations from last weeks meeting are included. Checking in with… Continue Reading →

Accessibility team meeting agenda: November 9th - Make WordPress Accessible

This is the proposed agenda for the accessibility team meeting on November 9, 2018 at 16:00 UTC: Current progress on Gutenberg accessibility Current progress on Gutenberg accessibility documentation Feedback from 5.0 accessibility lead about the information message for assistive technologies… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Summary: November 7th (5.0 Week 6) - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from November 7th (agenda, Slack archive). Note that the timing for this meeting will move to 2100 UTC starting Nov 14. 5.0 Planning and Updates We have a lot of PRs that need review,… Continue Reading →

How to Make Any Divi Page Element Sticky - Elegant Themes

Knowing how to make any Divi page element sticky (or fixed) is one of those handy skills that web designers can use in a number of ways. If you’re not familiar with the term “sticky”, it simply refers to an… Continue Reading →

Using Coding Standards with WordPress - Tom McFarlin

I write a fair amount about coding standards with WordPress and the importance that I believe they have for individuals, teams, and with working with the core application, that being WordPress itself. In the last year or so, I’ve moved… Continue Reading →

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