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WordPress 4.7 Release Candidate (wordpress.org) The release candidate for WordPress 4.7 is now available.
RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.7 on Tuesday, December 6, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.7 yet, now is the time!
How We Brought ManageWP Brand To Life (managewp.com) Good branding is more than just a fancy looking business card or signage in front of your office, it goes beyond visual – it’s reflected in recognition, trust and loyalty of people along with the quality of the product. Visual presentation is there to connect all of these values into something unique. Let us show you how ManageWP brand evolved.
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Building Multi-Step Registration Forms with Profile Builder explained (www.cozmoslabs.com) Usually, for businesses, it’s pretty hard to convince people to go to the registration page and complete a long and annoying form because it can be frustrating. That’s why when you are dealing with this type of long forms it’s better to break them into multiple steps based on the type of information or multiple pages. There is a high chance it will increase your conversion rate.
You can use Multi-Step Registration Forms in various cases and combinations.
99 Robots ThanksGiving & Black Friday Sale (99robots.com) 99 Robots is offering 50% off any plugin on their site, or take 50% of the entire library by getting the All Access Product Pass. Their library of 22 plugins are perfect for savvy digital marketers and publishers. Use Promo Code: BLACKFRIDAY50 - their offer expires Nov 29 at midnight EST.
What if you want to grab a bit of content from your website database and display it in a widget? The solution is to code up a custom sidebar widget.
How To Create A Demo Website With The MotoPress Demo Builder Plugin (www.wpkube.com) A demo builder plugin is something every WordPress developer, specifically those who offer their own themes and plugins, needs in their toolkit. It lets you install your product in the backend of a WordPress installation and add whatever content you need to make it look as though you’re using it on a well-established site.
You can then hand it over to potential customers to let them try it out by giving them access to the demo installation in hopes that the trial will be enough to give them that extra nudge they need to complete a purchase. This is what MotoPress wants to help you accomplish with the Demo Builder.