Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2017 WordPress Deals – Big Savings

WPBeginner: Are you looking for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on your favorite WordPress products. These next few days are the perfect time to buy premium WordPress plugins, themes, hosting, and other web tools to grow your business. To help you find the best deals, we have listed the best WordPress Black Friday […]

Tailor Page Builder Plugin Discontinued, Owners Cite Funding, Gutenberg, and Competition

WordPress Tavern: Enclavely, Inc., the owners of the Tailor Page Builder plugin, have announced that they will be discontinuing its development effective immediately. Andrew Worsfold, the original developer, launched Tailor in April 2016 and the plugin received an enthusiastic reception from the WordPress community. After performing a critical review of the major page builders available to users […]

How to Set Up a Support Forum with the Support System Plugin

WPMU DEV Blog: If you provide websites to clients or users, then you’ll need some way of letting your clients communicate with you to ask questions or raise problems. You might be doing this already via your site’s admin screens – but what about creating a support forum in the front-end of your site? At WMPU DEV we […]

How to Import / Export WordPress Theme Customizer Settings

WPBeginner: Do you want to import or export theme customizer settings in WordPress? Exporting and importing theme customizer settings allow you to use the same configuration on another WordPress site. In this article, we will show you how to easily import / export WordPress theme customizer settings. Why Import / Export WordPress Theme Customizer Settings? Many […]

How to Plan Product Availability with Scheduler for WooCommerce?

WP Mayor: There are two ways to go about setting up a product availability schedule; one is the manual approach, where you schedule every sale individually, the second is the automated approach where you simply set up one flexible schedule for all your products in bulk. Read on to know how!

GitHub Launches Security Alerts for JavaScript and Ruby Projects, Python Support Coming in 2018

WordPress Tavern: Last month GitHub launched its Dependency Graph feature that tracks a repository’s dependencies and sub-dependencies under the Insights tab. This week the company rolled out an expansion of the feature and will now identify known vulnerabilities and send notifications with suggested fixes from the GitHub community. Dependency graphs and security alerts are automatically enabled for […]

WordCamp Europe 2018 Speaker Applications Now Open

WordPress Tavern: WordCamp Europe 2018 has opened the call for speakers and will be accepting applications through January 15. The organizing team recommends that speakers already have some experience ahead of applying to speak at the largest WordPress event in Europe, but a dedicated Content Team will also be available with resources for helping speakers create a […]

21 Best WordPress Themes for Nonprofit Organizations

WPBeginner: Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for nonprofits? Charity and non-profit websites require appealing presentation with tools to manage their donation goals. In this article, we will show you some of the best WordPress themes for nonprofits that will help you get maximum donations and achieve those goals. Making a Website for a […]

How to Create a Web Design Style Guide

WPMU DEV Blog: Designing a website can be a challenging process. Finding inspiration for a design that is both aesthetically pleasing and also functional isn’t always straightforward. Maintaining a consistent style across various web properties and pages can make things even more difficult. It is especially true after the launch of a site, when there may be multiple […]

Choosing the Right Dynamic Pricing Plugin for Your WooCommerce Store

WP Mayor: Choosing the right plugin for your ecommerce store can difficult especially when there's a good number of plugins available. This article attempts to help you in your journey of finding the right dynamic pricing and discounts plugin. Though each of the top pricing plugins are equally useful yet they have certain differences. Based on these […]

WordPress Black Friday And Cyber Monday 2017 Deals And Coupons

Learn WordPress with WPLift: Get out your credit card(s) because it’s that time of the year again. That beautiful, once-a-year time when generous WordPress developers bless us with an abundance of coupons and discounts for our favorite themes and plugins. I’m talking about WordPress Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! And boy have we got a cornucopia of discounts […]

WooCommerce Explores the Possibilities and Challenges for E-Commerce in the Gutenberg Era

WordPress Tavern: The next release of WordPress (5.0) will introduce the new Gutenberg editor and contributors plan to keep it rolling towards the eventual goal of providing a full site building experience. Nearly every WordPress theme and plugin developer will be impacted by the change and many are starting to look ahead to how their products may […]

GDPR for WordPress Project Gains Momentum, Proposal Receives Positive Response from Developer Community

WordPress Tavern: Community feedback on the new GDPR for WordPress project, created by WordCamp Denmark organizer Kåre Mulvad Steffensen and WP Pusher creator Peter Suhm, has started rolling in after the two launched a survey for developers. The project aims to provide an industry standard for getting plugins compliant with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation […]

Consultants Are WordPress’ Boots on the Ground

WordPress Tavern: A business can’t survive without strong sales & customer service, two competencies that are arguably the lifeblood of a company. Many of you reading this fill that exact gap for the open source WordPress project. I don’t mean this as a slight to the thousands of wonderful people who build the software, document it, and […]

How To Start A Travel Blog: Beginner’s Guide

Learn WordPress with WPLift: So you want to start a travel blog? Congrats! That’s awesome. I’ve been known to dabble in travel blogging and it’s a nice change from writing more technical articles like this one. But if you want to create your own travel blog, you’re going to need your own website…and that might not be as easy […]

What’s New in WordPress 4.9

WPBeginner: WordPress 4.9 was released just few hours ago. It is the second and last major WordPress release of 2017 with some exciting new features and enhancements. In this article, we will show you what’s new in WordPress 4.9 and which features you should try after updating your websites....

WordPress 4.9 Released with Major Improvements to Customizer Workflow, Updated Code Editors, and New Core Gallery Widget

WordPress Tavern: WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” was released today, named for Oklahoma-born jazz musician William Lee Tipton, a gifted pianist and saxophonist. This update introduces major improvements to the design and collaboration workflow in the Customizer, improves WordPress’ built-in code editor, and enhances core text and media widgets. Draft, Schedule, and Preview Changes in the Customizer Prior to […]

How to Fix Secure Connection Error in WordPress

WPBeginner: Are you seeing ‘Unable to establish secure connection error’ in WordPress? It is a common WordPress error and usually occurs when you are trying to install or update a WordPress plugin or theme from official directory. In this article, we will show you why this error occurs and how to easily fix secure connection […]

How To Add Google Tag Manager To WordPress + Insert Scripts

Learn WordPress with WPLift: When it comes to adding scripts to WordPress, most people recommend that you use a plugin like Code Snippets or your own custom plugin (or, if you’re wild and crazy, you can stick them right in your child theme’s template files). But lately on some of the Facebook WordPress groups, I’ve been seeing people talk […]

How to Easily Auto Update WordPress, Themes, and Plugins

WPMU DEV Blog: Wouldn’t you agree that one of the greatest annoyances about working in WordPress is that little nag at the top of the admin dashboard that screams, “Update me!”? I mean, it’s not like you aren’t aware that there are updates that need to be processed. It’s just that it would be nice if WordPress would […]

How to Make a Real Estate Website in Less than 20 Minutes: Detailed Walkthrough

WP Mayor: It's not a secret that a bespoke website costs money. Sometimes the price can rise up to $1,000 or even more. Admit it, this doesn't actually motivate. Moreover, it doesn't make any sense. If you're a serious Real Estate Business owner who wants to be the leader of his category, just know you have another […]

How to Restrict Media Library Access to User’s Own Uploads in WordPress

WPBeginner: By default, WordPress allows authors to see all images on your site’s media library. This could be problematic if you invite a lot of guest authors. In this article, we will show you how to restrict WordPress media library access to user’s own uploads. Why Restrict Media Library Access to User’s Own Uploads? WordPress allows […]

12 LinkedIn Lead Generation Tactics for Your WordPress Business

WPMU DEV Blog: Once upon a time, my LinkedIn profile was among the top 1% most viewed: Of course, this was back in 2012 when LinkedIn only had 200 million users. As of April of 2017, LinkedIn now claims upwards of 500 million users. Regardless, I share this fun fact for the purpose of letting you know that […]

iA Writer 5 for iOS Released, Web Collaboration Version Coming Soon

WordPress Tavern: iA Writer 5 for iOS was released last week, nearly a year after version 4. This update is free for those who purchased version 4 from the iOS App Store. iA Writer 5 for Mac is still in the works. The free Android version of the app is receiving incremental improvements that will bring it […]

Watch the State of the Woo! After You Give WooCommerce Your Name and Email Address

WordPress Tavern: If you didn’t watch the live stream or attend WooConf in-person, you’re in luck as videos from the event are starting to come online. The first talk highlights is the State of the Woo by Todd Wilkens, Head of WooCommerce. Wilkens shares stats, provides an overview of projects the team is working on, what to […]

5 Best WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins For Your Site

Learn WordPress with WPLift: If you need to make changes to the live version of your WordPress site, you probably don’t want your visitors walking in on you at an awkward moment. That’s what maintenance mode is for. It lets you throw up a user-friendly page that tells users “Hey, the site isn’t available for a bit. Please come […]

How to Remove v=XXXX string from WordPress URLs

WPBeginner: Are you seeing strange v=xxxx string in your WordPress URLs? Recently, one of our readers asked us how to get rid of v=xxxx string from their WordPress URLs. This string is made up of seemingly random letter and numbers added as a parameter to your permalinks. In this article, we will show you how to […]

7 Best WordPress Backup Plugins of 2017 Compared (Pros and Cons)

WPMU DEV Blog: Let’s say disaster strikes your website. You could get in touch with your hosting company if your plan includes regular backups. But it might not be enough. Think about it: Your site goes down because a bad or incompatible plugin or theme broke it when you made the latest update. Your site goes offline and […]

Go “Beyond Pages” with Toolset and Make Your Theme or Plugin Custom Types Ready

WP Mayor: Clients always need advanced and highly specific features for their sites. Developing every single functionality required by clients from scratch and customizing it to meet their preferences can be time-consuming. Toolset enables you to address your users’ needs (whether beginner or advanced) easily, reducing your work while increasing your sales. I bet you get questions […]

Best A/B Split Testing Plugins For WordPress and WooCommerce

Hoicker: A/B Testing Plugins for WordPress and WooCommerce allows the Site Admin to decide the best page variation that helps in achieving goals such as boost purchase, increase subscribers, etc.

How many products can WooCommerce handle? Our products and services is being used by a variety of different online stores with different types and numbers of the products. Quite often, we meet clients who need to launch a store with 50-100K of products and provide up to 2 seconds load speed for all pages at a low cost of hosting. So in this post we will research how many products can WooCommerce handle.

We wondered if a WooCommerce online store could withstand such large catalogs with a sufficient user load and conducted our own research, which we are happy to share with you.

WP-SpamShield Plugin Removed from, Author Plans to Pull All Plugins from the Directory

WordPress Tavern: The WP-SpamShield plugin was removed from the directory this week due to what the Plugin Review Team has deemed a violation of the guidelines and a possible miscommunication. Two weeks ago, the author of WP-SPamShield and the author of the Plugin Organizer plugin exchanged contentious remarks in a support forum thread where each accused […]

Weglot Passes €44K in Monthly Revenue, Plans to Expand into More CMS and E-commerce Markets

WordPress Tavern: Weglot, a SaaS-based multilingual plugin that entered the WordPress market last year, has passed €44,000 in monthly revenue. The company received €450K in seed funding in May 2017 and has nearly doubled its user base in the past six months. Co-founder Rémy Berda reports that the plugin is approaching 20,000 users and that more than […]

Most Comprehensive WooCommerce Points and Rewards Plugin

Hoicker: The Most Comprehensive WooCommerce Points and Rewards Plugin is SUMO Reward Points. Over 100 reasons why it is the top and best WooCommerce Points and Rewards Plugin.

The complete WooCommerce Security Review and Issues Analysis As part of a comprehensive analysis of the key points of WordPress and WooCommerce, we could not bypass the WooCommerce security issues.

When looking at the core of the platform, there are generally no striking security issues in WordPress. There are only relatively narrow places that can potentially cause hacking. The vast majority of these bottlenecks in WordPress sites are actually easy to control. The core of this system has gone a long way to development, so it’s quite safe. Surprising as it may sound, web developers are serious about security and release patches very quickly. One of the strengths of WordPress is the ease of upgrading and the high speed of the development cycle.

A large part of potential security issues emerge due to end users’ short-sightedness in choosing themes and plugins with dangerous codes and using poor quality hosting.

Why You Should Share Blog Posts More Than Once on Social (and How We Do It with MeetEdgar)

WPMU DEV Blog: Sharing content like blog articles on social media is a great way to build your audience and get traffic to your site, and no doubt you’re already doing it on Facebook and Twitter. But the mistake a lot of people make is sharing content on each channel only once. I know, because that what we used […]

22 Best WordPress Themes for Life Coaches

WPBeginner: Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for life coaches? If so, then you need a WordPress theme that helps you promote your personal brand and builds trust. In this article, we will show you the best WordPress themes for life coaches, speakers, and consultants. Building a Life Coaching Website with WordPress WordPress is […]

WordPress Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2017

WP Mayor: Be ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017. We're collecting all of the best WordPress deals and discounts for plugins, themes, hosting plans and services, all to be shared with you, our loyal readers. Bookmark this page and keep coming back for new offers.