Pre-built websites provide ideal solutions for building small business websites. They enable you to react quickly and positively to the way small business teams tend to operate. These 20 websites show you what can be done. The first three prove how fast you can create working websites. [...]
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
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Ocin Lite is a sleek and clean WooCommerce based WordPress theme brought to you by the talented team at Quema Labs. With all the features you could need to run a successful eCommerce shop, and a user-friendly interface that makes doing so a cinch, this free WordPress theme is sure to wow customers and boost your online sales. The post Ocin Lite: A Fresh New Take on eCommerce WordPress Themes appeared first on WPLift. [...]
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
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Pagely is celebrating seven years in business this month. The company pioneered the concept of managed WordPress hosting, planting the seeds for what Pagely co-founder Joshua Strebel estimates to be a channel worth “$1 billion inside of the larger $16-18 billion hosting market.” In a post titled “Managed WordPress Hosting is 7 years old,” Strebel describes how co-founder Sally Strebel originated the idea of a “website builder” service that would manage all of the technical aspects of content management for the customers of their small web design agency. They built a WordPress-optimized platform to make this a reality for a handful [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
Source WP Tavern
Nearly a year ago, we published information about a new project by Arūnas Liuiza, a WordPress plugin developer, called Measure Jetpack that would benchmark Jetpack's performance on websites. Outside of a post published in January, there's been little information on its progress. I reached out to Liuiza and discovered that he's going to give a lightning talk about the project at WordCamp Stockholm in November. “I'll have to rerun all the tests with the latest versions of everything in October for the presentation,” he told the Tavern. “I'll probably publish the results soon after the WordCamp speech.” I asked Liuiza what is [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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Out Of Office, an online conference for people who work remotely, is happening on November 29th. Wondering what you should wear? Here's our suggestion. Don't forget to check out our other editorial toons! Doc PopDoctor Popular is an artist and musician living in San Francisco. As a full disclaimer, he is neither a doctor nor popular. The post Torque Toons: Formal Fashion For Remote Employees appeared first on Torque. [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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Automattic announced today the company is bringing WP Job Manager back to life. The plugin became an Auttomattic project after the company acquired WooCommerce and its employees in 2015 but it has not been actively developed since then. Today's announcement also requests feedback from WP Job Manager users who want to help shape future development: After assembling a team of people who will actively work on WP Job Manager as part of their main role, we decided that the first step we need to take is to patch the most annoying bugs, ask you, our customers, what you'd like to see [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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Another month has come and gone, which means it's time to round up the best free WordPress themes for the month of September. A number of different themes dropped in the WordPress repo since our last roundup. Multipurpose business themes were a common theme this month, but there were also a few blogging themes. Here's our roundup of The post The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes September 2016 appeared first on WPLift. [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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Microsoft is one of the largest and most valuable tech companies in the world. Best known for products like Office, Xbox, Windows, and Skype, Microsoft is known as an industry leader. As such, the tech giant has unsurprisingly made the leap into the world of open source. In collaboration with web development agency WebDevStudios, Microsoft migrated several of its websites and blogs to WordPress. “Most of the public facing blogs and websites that WebDevStudios migrated to WordPress for Microsoft ran on the same proprietary ASP.NET and SQL Server based Content Management System,” WDS CTO and Co-Founder Brian Messenlehner told Torque. “The other [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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This entry is part 12 of 16 in the series Security September SeriesThere are many backup plugins for WordPress but, you might avoid scrolling down their list to read about their features. This is no ordinary list. I have selected the five best WordPress solutions for scheduling regular backups of your website especially to save The post WordPress Backup Plugins to the Rescue of Hacked Websites appeared first on WPLift. [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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Transients are a super-handy type of WordPress caching that is often sorely underutilized. But what are they exactly? Simply put, a transient is a bit of data you can store with an expiration date. This may not seem like much, but transients allow you to create more efficient systems in WordPress that clean up after themselves. This is the third post in our six-part series focusing on WordPress for advanced developers. This series follows on from our popular WordPress Development for Intermediate Users, which introduced you to some meaty coding topics, including theme development in detail, making themes customizer-ready, building plugins, custom [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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