With the WooCommerce system nearing 2,500,000 downloads it is now the second most used ecommerce software in the top one million ecommerce sites on the web according to data from Built With. Due to it’s popularity and growth users of the system are always looking for good resources that explain what the system is capable of and how it can help you sell just about any type of product online.
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UpThemes a WordPress theme provider is the latest WordPress theme company to announce that they are no longer producing WordPress themes that have tons of theme options packaged within their themes. For me this is a fantastic step forward for UpThemes as these options should never really be packaged within a theme to begin with but is bad practice that has grown to become more common over the years.
It’s my opinion that a theme should do a single job and that’s is to change the design or layout of your website and this is really the only job a theme should be doing on a WordPress site. A theme should definitely not be adding custom post types or hundreds of options to changes colours for a links, navigation menus, selecting custom fonts, adding advertising banners, slider controls, site layouts and many many more unrequired settings.
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WordPress v3.4.2 which is a maintenance and security release has been released to the public for download a few days ago. WordPress 3.4.2 fixes a few security issues and contains some security hardening. The vulnerabilities included potential privilege escalation and a bug that affects multisite installs with untrusted users. These issues were discovered and fixed by the WordPress security team.
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ElegantThemes have recently rolled out a brand new design for their website which is a complete change from their previous look and branding. The new design in modern and clean with a minimal feel which seems to have been the trend in design over the past six months.
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WordPress 3.4 titled “Green” the official final release of WordPress 3.4 has been released for download to the public WordPress community. This new version of WordPress comes with several improvements including theme customizer, improved image captions and easy Twitter “Tweet” embeds.
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WordPress have just released their third release candidate version WordPress 3.4 Release Candidate 3 to the public for download and testing purposes. They have fixed several issues in this release including the live preview function, custom headers and backgrounds. WordPress have also confirmed that this will be the last RC update release befor we see a full final WordPress 3.4 release in the coming days.
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WordPress have today released WordPress 3.4 RC2 (Release Candidate 2) which will most probably be the last test release before we see a full WordPress 3.4 final release sometime next week. You can read more details about this latest release and download it from the links below.
The second release candidate for WordPress 3.4 is now available. Since RC1, we’ve made a few dozen final changes.
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WordPress social bookmarking curated news sites gather WordPress articles from around the Internet into one place, most sites allow voting on articles by community members with the result being that when an article receives enough votes it gets promoted to the sites homepage for higher exposure. These sites can be great for article consumers and publishers alike, consumers get to find WordPress articles they are interested in whilst publishers get traffic, potential subscribers and valuable back-links to their content.
Below we have listed four of the most popular WordPress Social Bookmarking websites where you can consume and submit WordPress content.
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WordPress v3.4 release candidate 1 has been released to the public for download and testing. An RC comes after the beta period and before final release. We think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. So if you haven’t tested WordPress 3.4 yet, now is the time! Please though, not on your live site unless you’re adventurous.
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Last week we wrote and article “WPMods.com WordPress Blog Placed For Sale On Flippa” revealing that the popular WordPress resource blog WPMods.com (akaWordPress Mods) had been placed for sale on the website marketplace Flippa.com.
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