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WP Remote Is Up for Sale (wptavern.com) Human Made LTD is selling its WordPress remote management service WP Remote. Launched in 2009 as a plugin called Site Monitor, the service has evolved over time to allow users to upgrade themes, plugins, and WordPress remotely. The service allows an unlimited amount of sites to be tracked for free.
WordPress Admin Approval Based on User Role with Profile Builder (www.cozmoslabs.com) Admin Approval for new users is one of those must have features for every website that allows user registration. Sometimes, deciding who gets to be a user on your website is a good way to keep your user base clean and fight user registration spam. Setting up Admin Approval based on User Role, is one of the essential features of Profile Builder.
Is WordPress Still the Best Source of Free WordPress Themes? (www.wpexplorer.com) A recent crackdown on the distinction between functionality and presentation by the WordPress Theme Review Team has put the issue of whether WordPress.org is still the best source of free WordPress themes under the spotlight. In this article, we’ll cover the background to the recent kerfuffle, consider if WordPress.org should still be the default destination for finding free WordPress themes, and draw your attention to some useful alternatives.
9 Best WordPress Themes for a Client on a Budget (www.elegantthemes.com) With versatility, functionality, and cost in mind we’ve assembled a list of the best WordPress themes available which provide high-quality design and affordability within a single purchase.
In this article we’ll discuss some multi-purpose, versatile designs and e-commerce WordPress themes that can work great for any type of project and are jampacked with tons of features.
Using CSS3 Media Queries for a Responsive WordPress Design (premium.wpmudev.org) Using CSS3, you can update your site to make it responsive. Unlike other methods, such as Bootstrap, CSS3 is less complicated and a lot easier to learn and implement, but since there’s also CSS in Bootstrap, it’s great styling language to learn or brush up on for both beginners and pros.
In this post, we’ll go through the steps you need to take to make your website responsive with CSS3.
Optimizing wp_options for Speed (pressjitsu.com) The options table in the WordPress database often becomes a performance bottleneck, especially on older, and perhaps more complex sites. In this article we’ll look at some insights, tools and tips to help you take control over your wp_options table.