Planning is underway for pressnomics 2.0 (pressnomics.com) The idea of PressNomics is simple: Get the movers and shakers of the WordPress economy in the same physical place and bring in amazing business focused speakers to share their experience, add in some ample social time and see what happens.
You Can’t Ask Users To Upgrade WordPress To Fix Their Problems (tommcfarlin.com) One of the major characteristics of anyone who’s a digital native has no problem upgrading their apps to the latest version and tinkering around with the new features and/or looking for new bugs. But we can’t blame others for wanting to wait to upgrade WordPress immediately, nor can we expect everyone to upgrade WordPress as quickly as we do.
DevPress Releases New Dashboard Plugin (wpdaily.co) Hot of DevPress is the new DP Dashboard plugin which has finally seen the light of day! There’s been a lot of talk about a better user experience in the backend of WordPress (as well as the post layer) and it’s neat to see some people put some of those ideas into action.
Create an Online Course: Sensei by WooThemes (slocumstudio.com) Have you ever wished it was easy to create an online course? This can be for the purposes of college or other form of education and it can also be for employers looking to show employees how to perform a certain task and need a form of certification.
Matt and Dan look turn their attention to the newest WordPress plugin from WooThemes, Sensei.
Hermes Themes (www.hermesthemes.com) Hermes Themes is a niche WordPress themes shop, a bit different from most of the other ones out there today: it provides themes for Hotel websites, at $199 per theme, per year. No discounts, no coupons, no 2-for-1 offers, etc. It also comes with great support! Check it out!
Best WordPress Restaurant Themes of 2013 (www.wpbeginner.com) Anyone can create a WordPress powered website with in minutes. However, it is not that simple for business owners. They want their website to reflect exactly what kind of business they are. It is even tougher for restaurants to choose a WordPress theme because each restaurant is different and unique in its own way.
Top 16 WordPress Themes for Musicians (www.wpmayor.com) This collection of Top 16 WordPress Themes for Musicians was prepared for those who work with music, fans, Djs, bands etc., and looking to get themselves online. With WordPress Music Themes you will be able to create an amazingly looking music or band blog/website with various features. Share your songs, videos, photos, tour’s dates and much more.
How to Write Code That Embraces Change (net.tutsplus.com) Writing code, which is easy to change is the Holy Grail of programming. But things are much more difficult in reality: source code is difficult to understand, dependencies point in countless directions, coupling is annoying, and you soon feel the heat of programming hell. In this tutorial, you will see a few principles, techniques and ideas that will help you write code that is easy to change.
Adding a Custom CSS Editor to Your Theme Using ACE (wp.tutsplus.com) Whenever someone downloads your theme and decides that some of the CSS isn’t working for them, they usually go into style.css and manually modify the stylesheet to their liking. This isn’t too hard to do, but it does present an issue when the next release of your theme is available and they decide to update.