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Initiatives Being Developed Alongside WordPress (wptavern.com) While it’s easy to focus on WordPress core development, there are a handful of satellite projects to keep an eye on. There is so much happening around the WordPress project, it’s tough to keep up. This post highlights some of the satellite projects and initiatives that are being developed concurrently with WordPress.
How To Better Leverage Social Proof With WordPress (www.elegantthemes.com) Despite its name, social proof is a concept that extends back before the invention of social media. It’s a core principle in marketing, in fact, and simply demonstrates that people tend to trust companies and products that other people have already tested and approved of. There are a ton of plugins and features built right into the core CMS that make using social proof easier, featured in this article.
WordPress Minimum Password Length and Password Strength Meter for User Registration (www.cozmoslabs.com) A short or weak password is one of the most used security breach by people trying to hack your site, so you try to avoid that at all costs. We strongly believe that having the option to set a minimum password length as well as enforce a minimum password strength should be available in all front-end user registration plugins, so we made sure to include this functionality in both free and premium versions of Profile Builder.