WPlift (finally) has SSL for the entire website. It did take me all morning communicating with Siteground, Sucuri, and MaxCDN – but it works! A big up for their support. Let’s Encrypt itself is easy to install, but the combination of having a Firewall, a complicated .htaccess file and a CDN was causing some troubles for me. […]
Big news this week for fans of Genesis (the theme framework, not the band). StudioPress just launched a new all-in-one WordPress service called StudioPress Sites. It’s definitely worth a look. There’s also a great article from Alex of WPZOOM about their decision to scrap the ZOOM Builder. And you can check out some of the […]
Freemius concludes their Envato analysis with an awesome look at the numbers of Theme Forest and Code Canyon. Whether you’re a theme or a plugin developer, the numbers are certainly impressive. There’s also a big new player using WordPress – the Obama Foundation. And WordPress released some info about customization. Other than that, it’s been […]
The past week or so brought some very cool news from SiteGround – they’ll now be automatically issuing Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates to all domains. Jetpack also announced a new integration with WordAds. And you can now peruse the official WordPress Theme Developer Handbook. As usual, we’ve also got plenty of guides and reviews to […]
This week, WordPress 4.7 got a minor tweak to fix some security and maintenance issues. Freemius also has a good breakdown of the reasoning behind their decision to start using a WordPress page builder. And if you’re using mobile pop-ups on the first page readers see after coming from Google search results, you’ll want to knock […]
If you’ve visited WordPress.org sometime this week, you’ve probably seen the biggest bit of news: A brand spankin’ new WordPress.org homepage. In other news, Matt Mullenweg wrote about ensuring the continued development of WP-CLI. Also, WooCommerce fans will want to check out the official WooCommerce year in review. And if you’re not using a CDN, […]
This week, we got news that the WordPress.org homepage is getting a facelift sometime in the near future. The change is primarily aimed at marketing better to new users. There was also big news for fans of virtual reality – all WordPress.com sites now support VR and 360 degree content. This functionality will likely be […]
WordPress may have 27% market share among content management systems, but WooCommerce is even stronger, powering 42% of all online stores (according to BuiltWith). The post Weekly WordPress News: State of the Word and WooCommerce Stats appeared first on WPLift.
Perhaps the biggest news is actually dropping early next week – Tuesday, December 6th, to be specific. That’s when WordPress 4.7 officially ships. Beyond a furious Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it was otherwise a relatively uneventful week (perhaps due to Thanksgiving). The post Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.7 is Coming! appeared first on WPLift.
Don’t miss out on our list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday WordPress deals. Give yourself an early gift by saving big on some awesome WordPress goodies for the new year. You can also read about a fairly large vulnerability that was discovered in the WordPress auto-updater (and subsequently patched). And in domain news, .blog […]