Your Curated News from WP News Desk
As Matt Mullenweg himself says, WordPress’ testimonials page has long required some updating, and that time has come. The page will now feature snippets from WordPress, Twitter and Facebook of what WordPress has meant to any member of the community. Just post with the tag #ilovewp and it might show up on the page. Keep reading.
A Global WordPress Contributor Drive
With the emphasis placed on contributing back to the WordPress community, not everyone has found the chance or felt confident enough in their coding ability to do so. This is why the WordPress Community Team has come up with a new initiative that will challenge any contributor to answer 20 support requests in the support forums. Keep reading.
Considering Turning Your Content into an eBook?
The folks at Elegant Themes walk you through the business benefits of turning your WordPress content into an eBook and show you how simple it can be if you just use the right tools. There are different types of eBooks to go for, different tools to create them with, and various ways of offering them to your followers. Keep reading.
Tuts+ Walks You Through Fortifying Security in WP
Tuts+ present a two-part mini-series that explains the dreaded task of implementing WordPress security, what it is, and how you can ramp it up to be sure your WordPress site is safe and secure. Follow part 1. – Follow part 2.
Here are the rest of this week’s top news
This Week in WordPress
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WP Tavern: Michael Arestad Sparks Renewed Effort to Improve the Content Creation Experience in WordPress
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Magazine3: How to Monetize a News Website that Really Makes Money
WhatsWP: Best Reseller Hosting – Top 3 Reseller Hosting Recommended
Elegant Themes: Divi 2.6 Has Arrived, Including New Modules, Header Styles And The New Responsive Editing System
Elegant Themes: 15 Elegant Footer Designs for Your Next WordPress Client Project (And What Makes Them Work)
myWPexpert: Spammers Are Getting Your Email Address From Your Website. Here’s How To Stop Them
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Level Up Your WordPress Knowledge
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WPVKP: How To Backup WordPress To Dropbox For Peace Of Mind
WP Beginner: How to Display Breadcrumb Navigation Links in WordPress
WPVKP: How To Add Google Analytics To WordPress
Ideas & Tips for Your WordPress Business
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