This recent post from Wired Tree presents some food for thought about the unspoken security agreement between developers and users. While geared more towards app developers, the WordPress sites you build are also vulnerable to the uninformed security choices of your users. While you can’t protect them from everything, this post will help you strike a balance and determine what portion of site security you should be responsible for.
The beta version of WordPress 4.5 was released last week. We followed the development closely, and we are excited to report that WordPress 4.5 is expected to be released during the second week of April, 2016. In this article, we will highlight what’s coming in… Read More »
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I’ve been blogging for over five years now, and have learnt a great deal in the process. One of the biggest lessons I learnt is that writing great content is not enough to rank well in the search engine results pages. That is the biggest goal for any blogger really, if people can’t find you through search engines, you’re not going to be effective in getting your message across and ultimately you won’t earn enough money to sustain your blog in the long run. In fact, several high profile WordPress blogs have gone the way of the dodo over the past five years.
When you have multiple contributors to your site, it’s important to offer up some statistics on their posts to improve site performance. Here’s a collection of code and plugins that can help you clue your writers in on how they’re doing.
In this collection of web design tools, you’ll find a range of apps and services that aim to simplify and speed up the way you work. Whether you’re a website owner who wants a better way to create mockups for sharing ideas with your front-end developer, or you’re a freelance web designer who is seeking […]
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Knowing which version of WordPress you’re running is important for ensuring your site is up-to-date and that any plugins you want to use are compatible with your site. Fortunately, there are many simple ways you can check which release you’re running.
Whether you merely dabble in web design or you’re a committed pro, it’s likely you’ve at least heard of multisite. And because of that, you’ve likely come across at least a couple of WordPress multisite examples that use this framework to build robust site communities. But still, unless you’re super “into” web dev, your familiarity […]
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This week Mandrill announced that it will be discontinuing its free tier for transactional emails. As of March 16th, new Mandrill users will create their accounts through MailChimp and existing users will be required to merge their accounts with a MailChimp account where they will be charged $20+/mo for transactional (more…)
In this recent blog post, Pippin from Pippin’s Plugins, shares his perspective on a recent crisis of identity he and the Easy Digital Downloads team faced. While one of the best things about open source technology is the ability to incorporate the contributions of a vast community of developers, Pippin found that this open door policy was harming his team and detracting form their core mission. If you use or contribute to Easy Digital Downloads, or just want some good advice for how to implement boundaries within an open source structure, this post is definitely worth a read.