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Faster, Easier WordPress Development (hs.wpengine.com) In this Torque ebook (sponsored by WP Engine), author and developer Josh Pollock provides an in-depth overview of website and application development using the WordPress REST API. The ebook includes practical examples you can follow to improve your WordPress site and integrate WordPress with non-WordPress frameworks and tools.
WordPress Retainers and the Future of Recurring Revenue in WordPress (www.wpelevation.com) Running a WordPress business is a challenging endeavor. With millions of freelancers and WordPress developers out there, competition worldwide is getting more aggressive, and the race to the bottom is never-ending. Unless you specialize in a given niche and provide outstanding top-notch quality, odds are that selling web solutions will become far more challenging and time-consuming, and will convert fewer leads at lower fees.
What Type of WordPress Hosting is Best for Me? (managewp.com) With WordPress being so popular as a website building tool, there are now many WordPress-specific hosting options available to power your website. With so many choices, it is becoming more difficult to make a decision of which type of WordPress hosting is best for you.
Let’s explore the difference between the two most popular options—classic shared hosting and managed WordPress hosting—to help you make an informed decision.
Draw Attention is the #1 WordPress plugin for creating interactive images. Easily build maps, floor plans, feature tours, and more!
New Plugin to Display WooCommerce Products in a Table (barn2.co.uk) Barn2 Media have launched a new plugin called WooCommerce Product Table. It automatically displays WooCommerce products in a searchable, sortable table. It's designed for any website that will benefit from a table view of WooCommerce products including trade stores, product catalogs or directories, online book stores, fast food takeaways and more.
New WordPress Default Theme Twenty Seventeen Merged into 4.7 (wptavern.com) WordPress 4.7 will ship with a new default theme in December. In the merge proposal, Kennedy described Twenty Seventeen as “an ambitious theme that focuses on a creative home page and an easy site setup experience for users.” It is the first default theme designed specifically for business websites.
New Coffee Break Course on Creating WordPress Child Themes (code.tutsplus.com) In our new Coffee Break Course, Customize Your WordPress Site With a Child Theme, Envato Tuts+ instructor Rachel McCollin will teach you how to customize a WordPress theme by using a child theme. You'll see how to set up your child theme, how to customize the style of a screen element, and how to modify a theme template for extra control.
How to Move a WordPress Site Easily (ithemes.com) There are many reasons you may want to move a WordPress site. You may want to change the domain name of your site or move your site to a new host. In this post, we’ll cover a few different methods of moving your WordPress site to a new domain or host.