How to Get Rid of /wordpress/ From your WordPress Site URL

WP Beginner: Are you trying to remove /wordpress/ from your website’s URL? Sometimes beginners end up installing WordPress in a subdirectory, which causes /wordpress/ to appear in their website URL. If you accidentally installed WordPress in a subdirectory and want to move it to the root directory, then you’re in the right place. In this article, we…

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6 Best Free and Premium WordPress Recipe Plugins for Food Blogs

WP Lift: On the hunt for the best WordPress recipe plugins to showcase your delicious food? In this post, I’ve collected six great free and premium plugins that will help you display:Recipe instructionsIngredientsNutrition informationEtc.You’ll find everything from simple recipe cards to more comprehensive options with serving calculators and other advanced features.Let’s get right into the plugins…Six Best…

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GitHub Is Testing Commits on Behalf of Organizations

WordPress Tavern: GitHub users may soon be able to contribute to projects on behalf of an organization. This feature has often been requested by developers who are contributing on behalf of their employers. “Corporate contributions to the third-party open source projects can still be a source of friction and ambiguity,” GitHub Product Manager Ben Balter said. “We’re…

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Deploy WordPress Plugins from GitHub to the WordPress.org Plugin Repository

WordPress Tavern: 10up has released a GitHub Action that enables developers to deploy to the WordPress.org Plugin repository by tagging a new version on GitHub. Helen Hou-Sandí, 10up’s Director of Open Source Initiatives, explained how it works: You’ll be able to manage your entire development lifecycle in GitHub—no more futzing with local Bash scripts or controlling commit/push…

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Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 5.1.1 Patches Critical Vulnerability

WP Lift: This week, we got WordPress 5.1.1, a security and maintenance release that fixes a cross-site scripting vulnerability. If you haven’t updated yet, you should do so ASAP.Beyond that, Automattic released a new video that takes some shots at Facebook, and Brad from Delicious Brains shares some reasons to host WordPress yourself.Let’s get to all of…

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6 Best WordPress LMS Plugins Compared (Pros and Cons)

WP Beginner: Are you looking for an LMS plugin for your WordPress site? Learning Management System (LMS) plugins allow you to create and run online courses like Udemy with WordPress. A perfect WordPress LMS plugin includes features for managing your online course content, handling subscriptions, running and grading quizzes, accepting payments, etc. In this article, we will…

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The Murky Waters of Free Web Hosting

WP Mayor: Everybody likes a bargain and that’s one reason free web hosting attracts business owners who want to stretch their resources. But is it really a bargain? There’s a lot about free web hosting you should know before jumping on the bandwagon. How Does Free Web Hosting Work? All forms of web hosting operate by offering…

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WordCamp Miami to Livestream Workshops, Sessions, and a Worldwide WordPress Trivia Contest March 15-17

WordPress Tavern: WordCamp Miami (WCMIA) is heading into its 11th year running this weekend, making it one of the longest running non-profit tech conferences in South Florida. Known for its many learning opportunities and workshops, the event spans three days from March 15 – 17 at Florida International University. For the vast majority of the WordPress world…

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Automattic Takes on Facebook with “A Meditation on the Open Web”

WordPress Tavern: Last week Automattic published a video titled “A meditation on the open web” that calls out Facebook as the antithesis of the open web: As you get closer the air gets smoggier and you realize it’s a vast metropolis. It’s surrounded by high concrete walls, completely contained. Inside it’s bustling, lots of honking traffic, people…

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How to Create an Online Marketplace using WordPress

WP Beginner: Do you want to create an online marketplace using WordPress? An online marketplace website allows users to buy and sell items by setting up their own mini-stores within your eCommerce platform. It allows you to make money by sharing your online marketplace platform. Due to low overhead costs, it has become a popular online business…

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