Catch Up With the Latest WordPress News – #3

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Introducing the Mastermind.FM Podcast

A new podcast about building and running your WordPress business, by Jean Gales and James Laws. Listen to the latest episode. Has Fewer Than 20 Plugins Using the WP REST API in Core

During a recent pivotal WP REST API meeting, WordPress contributors discussed adoption of the API. A cursory search of the plugin directory shows that fewer than two dozen plugins are currently using the API scaffolding included in WordPress 4.4. Keep reading.

5 Ways to Grab Attention to Your WP Site in 2016

Web developers, designers and specialists in the sphere have started making predictions about future web design tendencies long ago. If you are owning a WordPress website, or just thinking of starting your career in any sphere of the web, there is a rule to keep in mind: you always have to be relevant and up to date with web design tendencies. Keep reading.

Data Says: Is Building a Community Around Your WordPress Site Worth the Effort?

This is part 3 of a short series titled “How Building a Community Around Your WordPress Site Can Improve SEO.” In this part, the series returns to the main question it started off with at the very beginning when Bill Belew approached CodeinWP about writing this series of reports. Before diving into answering the question of worth, a more basic consideration is, “How do you measure worth in this instance?” Keep reading.

Here are the rest of this week’s top news


This Week in WordPress

WPShout:  WordPress’s Conservatism: The Best Worst Thing

SitePoint:  Are WordPress Themes Killing Web Design?

Theme Review Team:  Making a changelog work for you

ThemeShaper:  Introducing Components: A Toolbox for WordPress Theme Development

Post Status:  The first WordPress REST API conference, in review

WP Mayor:  A Look at Hosting Facts – the Hosting Review Website

IndexWP:  The Genesis Framework Things you should know Before you Buy

IndexWP:  10+ Marketplaces To Buy Premium WordPress Themes

WP Tavern:  Learn How to Test WordPress Core Patches with VVV on Mac OS

iThemes:  Announcing WordPress Disaster Week – Free Training to Help You Prepare for the Worst

Other Posts Worth a Mention

WP Beginner:  36 Reasons Why Having a “Free Website” is a Bad Idea

Blogging Wizard:  How To Drive 3x More Traffic To Your Blog With Pinterest

Elegant Themes:  20 Typography Trends to Pay Attention to in 2016

Elegant Themes:  6 Color Matching Techniques for WordPress Web Designers

CodeGeekz:  Fresh Resources for Developers – February 2016

Level Up Your WordPress Knowledge

WPBeginner:  How to Improve Accessibility on Your WordPress Site

WP Mayor:  How to Add a Contact Form to Your WordPress Site in Few Easy Steps

WPShout:  How to Set up File Downloads for Your Site

WPBeginner:  How to Display All Your WordPress Posts on One Page

Torque:  Introduction to Term Meta in WordPress

Ideas & Tips for Your WordPress Business

Elegant Themes:  Become a Better Blogger: Essential Blogging Skills Every Business Needs

SellwithWP:  Welcome New Customers or Members to Your Store

WooThemes:  Tips for selling digital products with WooCommerce

Remi Corson:  Providing Support is Not an Easy Task

Tuts+:  Checklist for Delivering a WordPress Project


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