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News & Articles
Global WordPress Translation Day 3 (wordpress.org) On September 30 2017, the WordPress Polyglots Team – whose mission is to translate WordPress into as many languages as possible – will hold its third Global WordPress Translation Day, a 24-hour, round-the-clock, digital and physical global marathon dedicated to the localisation and internationalisation of the WordPress platform and ecosystem, a structure that powers, today, over 28% of all existing websites.
Should You Disable Comments on Your WordPress Blog? (premium.wpmudev.org) Clearly, there are a number of reasons why you might want to disable comments on your WordPress blog. But since you aren’t the first person to make that decision, let’s see what the research says about disabling comments and check out some examples of bloggers and news sites who have blazed the trail before you.
The next generation of WordPress SEO. An All In One freemium plugin, ease of use, gorgeous UI, and no ads with a ton of features.
Project Management Tips & Strategies for WordPress Plugin Developers (eventpresser.com) During Seth Shoultes's time at Event Espresso, they’ve tried many project management tactics and just recently developed a method of project management that seems to be working for them, or rather Seth, since he is the leading project management at the moment.
Here is Seth's attempt to publicly share his thought processes and practices in regards to project management for our WordPress plugin, Event Espresso.
Announcing Imagely's Acquisition of ShowThemes (www.imagely.com) Imagely has acquired ShowThemes, a boutique of premium WordPress event theme shop. Their first priority will be to get to know the existing community and product line as deeply as possible and put a strong focus on continuity of maintenance and support for the existing user base.
The Non-Technical Guide to a WordPress Multilingual Site (www.cozmoslabs.com) Going forward with WordPress Multilingual, we’ll use TranslatePress, which is an easy to use WordPress translation plugin, that has a friendly interface, and which combines two translation possibilities: transform your site into a multilingual one with human translation or use Google Translate API to automate the process. According to Build With, the number of websites using the Google Translation API has increased.
The Practical SEO Guide You Can Actually Use – Aka. SEO for People Who Don’t Like SEO (www.codeinwp.com) Why you need a practical SEO guide? Optimizing content for search engines is big business. Being able to identify the correct keywords relevant to your business, create content which can rank well for those keywords, and then optimizing the content to take the top spots for those keywords can make or break an online business. As someone trying to achieve the outcomes one can nominally derive from “good SEO”, how do you navigate this sea of information? Where should you focus your time? Which “tips and tricks” are actually useful?