Our support team works hard behind the scenes to help members using our 140+ plugins and 150+ themes. This is the story behind our head of support and our awesome support crew.
Hello there and welcome to the very first edition of The WhiP!
Woothemes breach could remain a mystery. There have now been almost 1000 reported cases of fraudulent credit card activity since Woothemes initially announced it had received a handful of complaints. The company has admitted “at this time we do not foresee any conclusive reports on how our system was infiltrated, and we might never know.”
BuddyCampers go do-nuts. Two people turned out for BuddyCamp in Miami this past weekend. Just kidding, there were 150 people there – double last year’s figure.
Peanut butter and jelly. Bonnie and Clyde. Yin and yang. Horse and carriage.
Some things just seem to naturally go together.
If you run a WordPress site, then unless you’re running a very unusual site in a very unusual way, you probably have it connected to Google in one way or another. Maybe it’s through Analytics. Or maybe it’s with Adsense. Maybe you use Google Maps. Or maybe you’ve embedded a YouTube video or two.
Whatever it is, if you stop and think about it, you’re probably connected.
A fast and lightweight theme can do wonders for improving your page speed – and ensuring your visitors will hang around long enough to read your content.
Last week we looked at ways to improve your Google PageSpeed Insights score. One of the recommended measures was choosing a quick theme that makes few HTTP requests.
Finding a fast theme, however, is no mean feat. Most themes available today are packed with features, such as parallax, social media and ginormous images, ensuring your site will struggle to get a score above 50 out of 100 on PageSpeed Insights.
WordPress quiz plugins have a come a long way in the last few years. For some reason, there seem to be a lot more quality options out there.
If you’re looking to put a quiz on your site, then we’ve run down seven different free plugins for you below.
Let us know in the comments if you know of any other good free options.
We’ve updated Ultimate Branding make it easier than ever to stamp your brand on the backend of your WordPress site.
The latest release, version 1.7, includes an eye-catching new user interface, unlimited menus and an awesome CSS editing area for the Custom Admin Bar section, along with a fantastic background color picker for footer content in the Global Footer Content area.
Download the latest version of Ultimate Branding and white label your site or Multisite network – make your site yours, not WordPress’s.
Making a WordPress Page your home page is easily done by using the Theme Customizer to select a static home page.
But what about a post? How do you select a post as your home page?
With a simple bit of coding that takes advantage of the WordPress chain of execution.
If you’ve ever wanted some posts to have a different style than the others, then it’s easy enough to do. All it takes is finding the ID for the post you want to change, and then simply apply whichever CSS you’d like to.
With more than 140 plugins to maintain and other projects in the works, WPMU DEV’s team of developers have their work cut out for them. But who exactly are these developers working behind the scenes? This is the story behind our CTO and talented development team.
It’s very easy to add YouTube videos to a WordPress Post or a Page. Plop in a bit of embed code or the URL of the video, and you’re all set.
But if your site is video heavy, then you’re probably going to want a more robust solution. You’re probably going to want to showcase your videos in a more interesting and engaging way.