wpMail.me wpMail.me issue#186 - The weekly WordPress newsletter. No spam, no nonsense. - January 14, 2015
News & Articles
Changes To EU VAT Legislation: How It Impacts WordPress Users (torquemag.io) While most of us were busy nursing a New Year’s hangover on January 1, 2015, the EU was introducing new VAT legislation, which could have huge consequences for tens of thousands of online businesses.
In a snapshot: this new legislation changes the way VAT is applied to digital products purchased from within the EU.
News Pro Genesis Child Theme Tutorial (bobwp.com) The News Pro Child Theme is shown as the perfect theme for a news or magazine style site, with the homepage focusing on content. This tutorial will help you understand more about this theme—what it can do and not do— and help you confidently use it without any unexpected surprises.
Options for 301 Redirects in WordPress (code.tutsplus.com) Redirects are primarily a way of automatically mapping old or broken URL's to new ones and are also a signal to search engines that your content has moved.
This article is going to focus on creating a small number of redirects and won't touch on more advanced redirects using regular expressions and wildcards.