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Eight years ago, Justin Tadlock moved back home to Alabama and was living in the spare bedroom of his grandparents' house with nothing more than a laptop and a suitcase. Over the course of a few months he started going deeper into learning about writing WordPress plugins and produced Members, a role management plugin for WordPress. The first major overhaul of the plugin came in 2015 with version 1.0's expansion of features [...]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
TextWidgetNotification

When WordPress 4.8 was released last month, it introduced TinyMCE functionality to the Text widget. Unfortunately, this caused issues for those who use Custom HTML as the Visual editor often strips out portions of the code.

WordPress 4.8.1 Beta 1 is available for testing and addresses this problem by including a dedicated Custom HTML widget.

“For advanced users or any user who needs to paste in HTML snippets, there is now a dedicated ‘Custom [...]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
AquaMag

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for bbPress? bbPress allows you to easily add forums to your WordPress site. However, many WordPress themes are not designed to be suitable for forums and bbPress. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress themes for bbPress that you can try.

Building a Forum with bbPress and WordPress

WordPress is the ideal platform to build an online community. Aside from [...]

Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

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Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL
How to limit number of archive months in WordPress

Do you want to display the number of archive months displayed in WordPress? If you have been blogging for years, you will notice that your archives list will become too long. In this article, we will show you how to limit the number of archive months displayed in WordPress.

Method 1. Limit Number of Archive Months with Plugin

This method is easier and it is recommended for all users.

First thing you need to do is [...]

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Cody Landefeld, Senior web strategist and founder of Mode Effect. Landefeld describes some of the challenges that shop owners face and provides insight into a couple of WooCommerce projects Mode Effect has recently built.

We discussed the future of WooCommerce and the odds of it turning into a SaaS product. Landefeld shares his thoughts on WooCommerce dropping its 50% renewal discount [...]

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

The bbPress development team has released bbPress 2.5.13. This release fixes a few bugs, most notably, it readds sanitization to anonymous user data that was accidentally removed in previous versions.

Those who allow anonymous users to create topics and replies on their forums are encouraged to update immediately.

“This feature is not widely used on public forums because spammers aggressively target these kinds of sites, but for communities that rely on this feature, please know you [...]

Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
photo credit: Archives of Zagreb Tourist Board – Author: Marko Vrdoljak

WordCamp Zagreb will be held September 1-3 and organizers are anticipating 300 attendees. This is the third WordCamp to be held in Croatia, following WordCamp Rijeka (2015) and WordCamp Split (2016). Although it changes cities every year, the camp is known as Croatia's annual WordCamp.

“Having WordCamp change cities each year is quite normal for us,” WordCamp Croatia co-organizer and Zagreb meetup organizer [...]

Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Display recent posts from specific category in WordPress

Do you want to display recent posts from a specific category in WordPress? The default recent posts widget shows posts from all categories, and there is no option to filter them by category. In this article, we will show you how to easily display recent posts from a specific category in WordPress.

Filtering Posts by Category in WordPress

If you just want to create a page to display recent posts from a particular category, then your [...]

Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Contributing to WordPress or other open source projects can be intimidating for first-time contributors. Sometimes, all you need is a helping hand to overcome fear, intimidation, or other barriers.

In 2013, with the help of Konstantin Obenland, a WordPress core developer, I overcame my fear and contributed my first patch to WordPress.

This is one of the principles behind a new weekly meeting that is geared towards new contributors.

“The new contributors meeting is the perfect [...]

Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL