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You can manage multiple websites from there, create and curate content, manage plugins and themes, etc. And the best part? It’s open source, and it’s free.
Joost de Valk on the Lessons Learned After Releasing WordPress SEO 3.0 (wptavern.com) Within the last few weeks, a number of readers have contacted us to look into the recent upgrade woes experienced by WordPress SEO users. Since 3.0’s release on November 18th, the development team has released six point releases.
Joost de Valk, founder of Yoast.com, and lead developer of WordPress SEO, explains the mistakes made with the release and apologizes for the lack of communication.
Everything You Need To Know About WordCamp US (torquemag.io) The first ever WordCamp US is this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited. Unlike previous WordCamps, there aren’t specific tracks for specific skills. Instead, talks are geared toward everyone in the community including developers, bloggers, and designers. Talks cover all things WordPress, but there are some reoccurring themes, such as the WordPress REST API, security, and how to reach an audience.
Introducing Torque's Ultimate Guide To WordPress Plugins, A Free Ebook (torquemag.io) With more than 40,000 free plugins in the WordPress directory alone, which have been downloaded more than a billion times more, plugins allow you to add almost any functionality to your website easily, often times without even knowing a lick of code. Torque teamed up with WP Engine to create an ebook that will make the world of plugins more accessible!
Free WordPress Themes: November 2015 (torquemag.io) November was a busy month for the WordPress community.
Of course, as usual, there were several amazing free themes that were released during November. In this post, we take a look at some of the most awesome free WordPress themes from the month of November 2015.
How To Reduce The Abandon Rate Of Your WordPress Plugin (torquemag.io) Growth is a constant point of concern for plugin developers. Instead of focusing all your efforts on getting new users, it’s important and usually easier to reduce abandon rate. In this post, we will cover four handy tricks we use in RatingWidget to help reduce the churn rate and increase loyalty among our existing users.