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The Community Pool is now five years old! To everyone who's helped it grow and become such a thriving, friendly space for our blogging community: thank you!

Have you just published a new post and are dying for some feedback? Are you redesigning your blog and could use some layout or design advice from your more seasoned peers?

The Community Pool is for peer feedback and advice. Looking for more specific information? Check out some of these [...]

Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL
Why Can't I Add or Install Plugins in WordPress

One of the most common questions we are asked by WordPress beginners is: “Why can't I add plugins in WordPress?”. It usually follows up with how the user is seeing an upgrade message or that their admin area doesn't have the plugins menu. If you're encountering this issue, then you're in the right place. In this article, we will explain why you cannot add or install plugins in WordPress.

1. You are On WordPress.com

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
Shoppe

Are you looking for the best WooCommerce themes for your online store? Not all WordPress themes offer complete WooCommerce support and pre-styled templates. In this article, we will show you the best WooCommerce WordPress themes that you can use to build your eCommerce website.

How to Build a WooCommerce WordPress Website

WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce platform in the world, powering small and large ecommerce websites around the globe (see: [...]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

For other help:
If you're not new and are looking for support or feedback, the Community Pool is the place for you!

For technical questions, visit the WordPress.com Support Forums.

To learn more about blogging, take a Blogging U. course.

To find, copy, and paste your link:
Head to your blog's home page — not your dashboard, your blog itself. Click on the title of your post to open the individual post.

Highlight and [...]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL
Adding a WordPress query monitor

Do you want to add a WordPress query monitor on your site? A query monitor gives you behind the scene look into your WordPress site. In this article, we will show you how to add a WordPress query monitor on your site and debug performance issues like a pro.

What is WordPress Query Monitor?

WordPress query monitor is a debugging tool that monitor the requests your WordPress website makes to the server.

You can then use [...]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Rachel Cherry, Senior Software Engineer for Disney Interactive and Director of WPCampus. Cherry describes how she got involved with WordPress, its use in higher education, the inspiration behind WPCampus, and her thoughts on accessibility both in WordPress and across the web. She also assigned everyone the following homework assignment.

Per my interview on #WordPress Weekly, I've assigned everyone [...]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

DesktopServer has released version 3.8.4 of its local development software. This version includes a lot of refactored code, setting the foundation for faster updates in the future along with design-time plugins.

One of the major changes in 3.8.4 is the use of the .dev.cc top level domain.

Due to the latest changes with the .dev Top Level Domain and the fact that many browsers now force SSL on anything with the .dev [...]

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

On a recent visit to the Big Sur coast in Central California, I explored the grounds of a monastery perched above the Pacific, at the top of a winding two-mile road in the Santa Lucia Mountains. The hermitage, run by Camaldolese monks, is a place of quiet and meditation, and guests can stay in simple rooms in a retreat house overlooking the sea.

I love having time to myself — solitude recharges me. But prior [...]

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL
Disable screen options button in WordPress

Do you want to disable the screen options button in WordPress? The screen options button allows you to show and hide elements on different pages through out the WordPress admin area. In this article, we will show you how to disable the screen options button in WordPress.

Why You May Want to Disable Screen Options Button?

Screen Options button is located on the top right corner of different pages in your WordPress admin [...]

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

WordPress 4.9.2 has been released and patches a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Flash fallback files in the MediaElement library. According to Ian Dunn, the Flash files are rarely needed and have been removed from WordPress.

If you need access to the Flash fallback files, they can be obtained using the MediaElement Flash Fallback plugin. Enguerran Gillier and Widiz are credited with responsibly disclosing the vulnerability. 

In addition to the patch, this [...]

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL