wpMail.me #102 - The weekly WordPress newsletter. No spam, no nonsense. - May 2, 2013
News & Articles
WordPress 3.6 Beta 2 (wordpress.org) The longer-than-usual delay between beta 1 and beta 2 was due to poor user testing results with the Post Formats UI. Beta 2 contains a modified approach for format choosing and switching, which has done well in user testing.
Extendd.com; A WordPress plugin marketplace.
Looking for some cool ways to extend WordPress? Check out some of our plugins on the site, like Custom Login or Calendar Date Picker. We are also accepting plugin authors; list and sell your plugin on the site.
Plugin Troubleshooting 101 (fooplugins.com) We’ve all been there: You’re excited about a new plugin, you download it, install it, and then BOOOM! You’re site is a blank white page. Maybe you got the courtesy of an error message. Bottom line: A plugin broke your website and now it’s time to start troubleshooting.
Read WP: Responsive Minimalist Theme for WordPress (www.wpjedi.com) There are many fancy WordPress themes available online these days. They may come handy for some of your projects. But once in a while, you will need a theme with a minimalist design that lets your content shine. Read WP for WordPress is a responsive HTML5 theme that looks elegant and provides your visitors with a clean reading experience.
WordPress is Alive (www.mojo-themes.com) The Heartbeat API is an new feature introduced in WordPress 3.6. It was introduced to help deliver login expiration notifications, trigger autosaves and post locking.