wpMail.me wpMail.me issue#133 - The weekly WordPress newsletter. No spam, no nonsense. - December 5, 2013
News & Articles
WordPress 3.8 RC1 (wordpress.org) There are just a few days from the “code freeze” for our 3.8 release, which includes a number of exciting enhancements, so the focus is on identifying any major issues and resolving them as soon as possible.
6 Things You Must Do to Get Your WordPress House in Order (managewp.com) Your website is your virtual storefront, and as such it’s always a good call to keep it in tip top shape. That said, times may arise where you don’t maintain your site as well as you should – maybe you got swamped with other projects and your site sunk into a level of relative disrepair.
Wordpress Through The Ages (www.inmotionhosting.com) Through the years, Wordpress has evolved into a powerhouse CMS. With its roots in blogging, it has turned into a major content management system that is flexible and extensible to do anything you could dream of.
WordPress 3.8 RC2 (wordpress.org) Release candidate 2 of WordPress 3.8 is now available for download. This is the last pre-release, and we expect it to be effectively identical to what’s officially released to the public on Thursday.
A Major Update To Our Local SEO Plugin (yoast.com) Today we’re releasing a major update to our Local SEO plugin, bringing it to version 1.2. This new version has functionality that quite a few of you requested, most important of them is a new store locator option.
It’s Been Two Years (www.mailpoet.com) Two years ago today at MailPoet, the four partners released the beta of our plugin on the WordPress repository. It was the beginning of the awesome adventure we share with you, and Maily, our mascot.
WordPress Theme Builder Shootout: Ultimatum (premium.wpmudev.org) The first contender in our WordPress Theme Builder Shootout and it seems appropriate to start with an Ultimatum.
This builder, delivered as a theme and a couple of plugins is simple to use, easy to understand and will let you get a rough site up and running in no time at all.
But is rough good enough?