New to WordPress and have no clue where to start from? Wouldn’t it be good if WordPress shipped with a user manual? While there is no official user manual apart from the extensive Codex documentation (which might not be so suitable for beginners), there have been some great efforts at producing such beginners user guides. Here are the best we’ve come across…
In September of 2015, Joshua Strebel, founder of Pagely, announced that Alex King would be one of the speakers at Pressnomics 4, an annual conference devoted to the business aspects of WordPress. Unfortunately, days after the announcement, King passed away from colon cancer.<
On March 9th, 2011, a five-person team within Automattic released Jetpack 1.0 in an effort to extend a few excellent WordPress.com features to folks who host their own WordPress. Today, our team of 50 is proud to celebrate Jetpack’s 5th birthday, along with millions of our users and the rest of the WordPress community.
The other day I was reading an article by a writer at a somewhat successful publication, that was basically a takedown piece on a particular large hosting firm where the plan they were on cost $10 per month. As someone who has been in the hosting industry for years, I knew why this particular customer was having a poor experience, but it dawned on me that others wouldn’t. It got me thinking, if people understood the economics of hosting companies, would their expectations change?
Here are the rest of this week’s top news
This Week in WordPress
Make WordPress Core: Multisite Focused Changes in 4.5
WP Daily Themes: WordPress.org vs WordPress.com [Infographic]
Sucuri: When a WordPress Plugin Goes Bad
Other Posts Worth a Mention
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WP Ninjas: An Introduction to WordPress Multisite
WP Beginner: How to Easily Bulk Delete All WordPress Comments
WP Daily Themes: How to Monitor Your WordPress Website’s Social Media Activity
Ideas & Tips for Your WordPress Business
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