wpMail.me wpMail.me issue#340 - The weekly WordPress newsletter. No spam, no nonsense. - January 10, 2018
News & Articles
WordPress User Survey Data for 2015-2017 (wordpress.org) For many years, we’ve invited folks to tell us how they use WordPress by filling out an annual survey. In the past, interesting results from this survey have been shared in the annual State of the Word address. This year, for the first time, the results of the 2017 survey are being published on WordPress News, along with the results of the 2015 and 2016 survey.
Big Ideas and Open Source (torquemag.io) During the 2017 WP Engine Summit, leaders from four agencies delivering innovative digital experiences with open source participated in a panel at the WP Engine Summit in order to explore and dissect how they have implemented open source in their work and where they see it going for the future. The panelists explored some of the inventive ways they are using open source, and specifically WordPress.
WordPress Web Design Trends You Need to Know for 2018 (premium.wpmudev.org) The great thing about web design and development today is that you’re not trying to reinvent the wheel each year. Instead, you’re taking the lessons learned from old or current trends, doing away with the bad parts, and adapting the good parts to create something new-ish. That’s why you might not be surprised by many of the trends and tools on this year’s list of WordPress and Web Design Trends You Need to Know for 2018.
19 Best WordPress Themes for Podcasters (www.wpbeginner.com) Are you looking for perfect WordPress theme for your podcast website? We have an article on how to start a podcast in WordPress, and several of our readers ask for best podcast theme suggestions. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress themes for Podcasters.
Generate PDF Invoices for Membership Payments (www.cozmoslabs.com) Having an automatic invoicing system is a key feature for any growing membership site, that will simplify your accounting as well as offer an immediate payment receipt to subscribers which completed a payment.
Very few membership plugins offer an integrated solution, mainly because of the challenges it poses. We’ll go into more details on this aspect later and how we’re tackling them.