Introducing our new WordPress theme setup service We’re excited to announce the addition of our very own Theme Setup Service here at Press75. Let us handle installation of WordPress and your new Press75 theme for you.
The WordPress.org theme review team (TRT) has been in the WP news a lot lately, right? Despite various tall tales, urban legends, personal attacks, and flavorful language being bandied about, we’re all a group of regular ol’, standard-built humans trying to make sure WordPress users have really awesome stuff.
Sucuri launched a new free performance tool today. The Global Website Performance Tester allows anyone to enter a URL and get a quick assessment of how fast the website is loading from 13 globally distributed testing stations. Results include three key metrics: connection time, time to first byte (TTFB) and total load time.
A mere four weeks since releasing the first beta of version 2, the REST API team has returned to announce the second beta of version 2 is available. Adding more than forty enchancements and bugfixes, WP REST API: 2.0 Beta 2 ” You Finally Made a Monkey Out of Me” is available for download on Github.
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Every second of every day, people around the world are capturing their memories through photos and videos. Humankind has already taken trillions of photos and will take another trillion this year alone. But the more moments we capture, the more challenging it becomes to relive those memories.
I’ve been to a myriad of fancy New York City bakeries. I’ve even enjoyed a French pastry (or 10) in Paris before. Those experiences were obviously amazing, but the best cruller I’ve ever had was made by the grocery store bakery in Spanish Fork, Utah. I wouldn’t make this stuff up.
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Friday the 29th is filled with a lot of learning and fun. And with three Pre-Camp Courses things can get pretty crazy so we are going to help give you some direction. Direction & Parking: From the North or the South find your way to campus using the Turnpike, exiting EAST on S.W.
I’m very happy to announce that the public beta for Genesis 2.2 is available now! If you’re not already running the Genesis Beta Tester plugin, go ahead and install/activate it on your site. When you do, you should see the update notification in your dashboard.
Happy Theme Thursday! Today, WordPress.com welcomes two new free themes to its collection: Apostrophe and Canard. With a pared-down design and bold images, Apostrophe is ideally suited to magazine-style sites, like travelogues, fashion blogs, or foodie sites. It’s an update of built by Automattic’s own Konstantin Kovshenin.
This year, WordCamp Orange County (coming up on June 6th and 7th) is doing something a little different. Plugin-a-Palooza a plugin-building hackathon/competition that they first announced back in February. The rules are pretty simple: pitch a plugin idea, get it approved, write a plugin, submit it by a specific time, make sure it’s GPL, and then talk about it.
When we first started our business in March, we had to carefully consider what payment processors we would use to process payments for our extensions. After doing some research on various processors we opted to go with Stripe. It had fair pricing and was recommended by several people as being easy to use so seemed like a no brainer.
Over the past few years of working within the WordPress space, I’ve had a chance to meet a lot of really great people and teams, and I’ve had the chance to work on a lot of different types of projects.
Welcome to Tuts+ Town, where everybody loves web design! In this series we will learn all about designing and building a website. To help us, we’re going to make a website together. These lessons (or tutorials) will give you a step by step guide for bringing a website to life.
Learn about our newest free tool to help you optimize website performance. How fast is your website?
George Miller, Producer: Mad Max: Fury Road. George Miller was born on March 3, 1945 in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia as George Miliotis. He is a producer and writer, known for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Mad Max (1979) and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981).
If you find yourself editing pages often and want a quick way to switch between them without visiting the All Pages screen first, try the Fast Page Switch plugin by Marc Wiest. Fast Page Switch adds a metabox with a drop down menu to the Page editing screen that allows you to quickly switch to a different page.
In this birthday celebration episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I are joined by Automattic CEO, Matt Mullenweg. We covered a lot of ground with Mullenweg discussing the following topics: Update on O2 the successor to the P2 theme Memorable moments of the last 12 years Update on the WordPress history book Status of WordCamp USA The WooThemes/WooCommerce acquisition Hype surrounding the WP REST API The WordPress Mobile App We talked about a number of other topics as well.
There has recently been some report that the GIMP-Win project on SourceForge has been hijacked; this project was actually abandoned over 18 months ago, and SourceForge has stepped-in to keep this project current. For more details, read on… The GIMP-Win project was registered on SourceForge in October of 2004.
A student has said she couldn't believe her luck after taking a photograph that appeared to show a seagull flying in formation alongside the Red Arrows display team. Photography student Jade Coxon, 18, took the photo at the Llandudno Air Show on Saturday.
WordPress Themes In Depth dives deep into WordPress theme development with over 450 pages of practical theme-building techniques, tricks, and tips. WordPress theme development brings together many aspects of web design and development. WordPress themes tap into the power of WordPress, enabling developers to build with proven features and advanced functionality.
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In the early years of our business, I woke up one day to fully realize I had a real problem that was affecting my personal happiness and the progress and success of our business. It had eventually started to surface as growing bitterness and frustration.
In the end, it only took a $150 million scandal to make Americans care about soccer. FIFA, the notoriously corrupt and yet seemingly invincible governing body of world soccer, has finally landed itself an indictment that some would say is worthy of its reputation.
Many of you will remember that a couple of years ago, @ericlewis and a group of us set out to start a project to make sense of all of the different APIs that arose from third party plugins and themes to build custom field solutions on top of WordPress.
I’ve spent the past 20 years in punk rock and the past 15 as an entrepreneur. From a distance, the correlation between punk rock and business seems thin, I’m sure. But the more I look at my journey, the closer these two obsessions of mine get — to the point where I believe that the two terms are nearly synonymous.
During this week’s WordPress.org Theme Review Team meeting Chip Bennett opened the floor to discuss the “grey areas” of presentation vs. functionality distinctions in themes. The hotly debated topic concerns what is permissible in terms of “content creation” for themes that are hosted in the official directory.
One of the great things about working at Automattic is the feeling that most of us are in it for the long haul. When I was hired, I distinctly remember Matt telling me as part of that process that he chose to hire people he could see himself working with ten, twenty, maybe even more years down the line.
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With new PHP versions being released more often it’s clear that things are changing rapidly. This session is all about the changes introduced in recent versions of PHP, and what that means for PHP projects everywhere – including yours. There will be practical examples of the shiny new features, advice on finding hosting and safely…
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Posted by Nick Haskins This version of Lasso marks the 5th and biggest update since it’s initial release eight weeks ago. In this update we introduce the ability to set categories and tags, access all posts, create a post from anywhere, and set a featured image all without returning to the WordPress dashboard.
Create a support ticket and automatically assign it to a specific mailbox and user when a form is submitted. Tickets are created directly via Help Scout’s API rather than via less reliable email parsing.
Every morning, my alarm goes off. Evey morning, I spend hours trying to get out of bed. I wander over to my desk, chain smoke cigarettes, and wonder how the day is going to go while working up the courage to leave the house. That’s usually the first panic attack of the day.
It appears that +SourceForge took over the control of the ‘GIMP for Windows’ account and is now distributing an ads-enabled installer of GIMP. They also… – GIMP – Google+
bump BuddyPress required version to 2.3, as the BP Attachments API will be introduced in this version. bump BuddyDrive version to 1.3.0-beta, as some tests will still need to be done on multisite configs. Fixes #24
Versatility and Personalization is what we are about! The Darling theme is all that and more! This theme can be used for any genre of blog or site, can be customized to fit your images and style, and completely make it your own! View Live Demo Features: Create your own color scheme!
Cole Peters on the current pre-processor landscape and ditching Sass for PostCSS: …
So there has been an interesting discussion on the UK WP Slack channel recently surrounding Tim Nash’s blog post on not using the pub as a central location to hold WordPress meetups. The discussion has been great, and well worth a read, but it appears to have divided people into two main groups.
My first steps into WordPress happened the same year it was launched by co-founders Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little: 2003. I was 14 years old at the time, and I greatly admired Becca Wei, a well known WordPress theme creator at the time despite her later disappearance.
Last updated on by Editorial Staff WordPress comes with a built-in system to add navigation menus to your website. Even though it is very effecient, it doesn’t allow you to create a duplicate menu. If you wanted to create a similar menu quickly, then you will have to manually replicate it.
Tech is a Templatic theme powered by the new point & click technology we like to call “QuickEdit”. This means you’ll be able to customize the entire homepage directly from the front-end using a visual composer. The theme is targeted at small tech companies or bloggers in need of a beautiful new website.
Connecting those with beards to those who want to stroke beards. The beard-centric dating site and social network.
Earlier today, I watched a free presentation on how to use the WordPress REST API by Rachael Baker via WPSessions. If you missed it, you can watch the recording for $9.
Nothing makes a BuddyPress site seem more active or more colorful than when members upload their own unique avatars. Unfortunately, not all users have the motivation to follow through with adding a profile picture. You could use a plugin to add avatar upload to registration, or even force BuddyPress users to upload a profile photo before accessing other pages.
Extract prominent colors from an image.
Gravity Forms requires a minimum of WordPress version 3.9+, MySQL 5+ and PHP 5+ in order to function properly. Please note that Gravity Forms is not compatible with the WordPress.com hosted service.
Two recent posts got me thinking about the Drupal community and the WordPress community. First, Mendel Kurland (whom I’ve been seeing at every WordCamp lately from London to Maine to Minneapolis) wrote on WP Tavern about “A WordPress Veteran’s Take on DrupalCon LA”: As I flew from DrupalCon Los Angeles, CA to WordCamp Maine, I thought a lot about what the Drupal and WordPress communities could learn from each other.