This week, many WordPress tutorials, plugins, and themes were born. In this issue of LatestWP Weekly you will learn how to speed your WordPress-based website. In addition, you will learn how to add custom fonts to your website without a plugin, how to promote old posts, and how to install Facebook comments on your website. You […]
WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management Systems in the world. However, many people still have not heard about it before. Even though WordPress is not that complicated and does not have a steep learning curve, new WordPress users sometimes find it overwhelming. To help this last segment of people, we have collected […]
This week, many WordPress tutorials, plugins, and themes were born. In this issue of LatestWP Weekly you will learn about the latest improvements that were made to WordPress.org website specially at the Theme Directory as well as The Plugins Directory. In addition, you will learn how to choose the best theme for your website, how to […]
One of the main strengths of WordPress is that it is always improving in all levels. Over the past few weeks, the WordPress team has been working hard to continue improving the WordPress.org website. The website received a facelift on two of the major areas, The Themes Directory, and The Plugins Directory. A short while ago, the improvements were announced to the public. They all aim to make the website more user-friendly, to improve the user experience, and to present richier information more than ever before.
In March, there were many free themes that were either released or updated at the WordPress Official Themes Directory. Among these many themes, the following 6 themes really stand out from the rest as being authentic, original, well coded, user-friendly, and above all beautiful. 1. Kasa Green by Stefan Ciobanu Kasa Green is a 2 […]
This week, the wonderful WordPress community has witnessed a plethora of awesome WordPress resources and tutorials. In this first issue of LatestWP WordPress Weekly you will learn what to expect in WordPress 4.2 which is planned to go live by the end of April. You will also learn about HappyTables, which is a service that […]
A few months ago, Jean Galea of WPMayor contacted me about one of the plugins he developed, which is called WP RSS Aggregator. So finally today I managed to sit myself down to write this review of one of the leading plugins in its domain. Even though the core WP RSS Aggregator plugin is available for free from The WordPress plugin repository, Jean has been kind enough to send me the premium plugin extensions to try them out as well. So let’s get started!
We’re starting a new trend at LatestWP where we will host an interview with some of the finest WordPress people to learn about the behind-the-scene of their success. Today we’re starting off with one of the rising stars in the WordPress Premium Themes domain, Mostafa Mabrouk, the man behind Code125 on ThemeForest.
If you have premium WordPress theme and an iPhone, you will find that it’s now easier than ever to keep in touch with your blog and keep it up to date. You can head to the App Store and download the WordPress application, which is going to work with the iPhone, the iPad, and the iPod Touch. The download is free, and you will find that you are going to have quite a bit of control over your blog right through your mobile device. The application is going to make it easy to do all of the things that you need to do to your site, and you can do it wherever you happen to be.
It’s just amazing how WordPress is so flexible that you can accomplish almost anything you want to do with it. Adding a Google Map to WordPress, writing a live blog post, or even managing your entire web-based projects and businesses through WordPress. But, have you ever wished you could just display a post or a group of posts at your WordPress theme’s sidebar? Well, now and thanks to a new plugin called Posts in Sidebar by Aldo Latino, a WordPress enthusiast from Italy who has also created a few other plugins such as Delicious Wishlist for WordPress and Compact Archives Widget…
Last month, during WordCamp Boston 2012 which took place on the 14th and the 15th of July 2012 Derek Christensen has given an awesome session entitled: From PSD to WordPress Theme: Bringing designs to life where he discussed how to convert a beautiful web layout into a fully working WordPress theme. The session is full of tips and smart tricks, so without further ado, here’s the video of the session…
Today, we’d like to share something new and unique from one of the best well-known theme shop around, WooThemes, Meet Mystyle, a clean, lightweight, free eCommerce theme that is natively integrated with WooCommerce. Mystyle was designed as a canvas which you can use as-is, or easily create a unique design on top of to match your products. The theme is responsive as standard, and comes bundled with plenty of options and alternate color schemes…
A couple of days ago, Matt Mullenweg, the co-founder of WordPress addressed the 2012 San Francisco’s WordCamp. Here’s the speech, but first, a few notes…
WordPress 3.5 is one of the long anticipated releases in the history of WordPress. There are all sort of rumors about the new features list. Some of them are simply wish lists more than anything else. But today we’re going to take a look at the latest wireframes of the Image Library in the upcoming release of WordPress 3.5. So without any further ado, let’s dig in!
There is no doubt that with the help of WordPress, creating almost any type of interactivity nature websites has never been easier. Job boards are becoming popular on all sorts of levels. From international job boards for specific line of business down to small towns job boards. Job seekers can post their CVs and then start looking for that dream job they’ve been looking for. On the other hand, employers are always in search for the best candidates for the vacancies they currently have. In addition, running your own job board can make you some money by…
Oliver Dale is one of the most famous faces in the world of WordPress. He’s the man behind one of the most successful WordPress resources websites in the internet, WPLift. Oli, is also known for one of the best free themes outthere, Busby which was released last year. Oliver has just announced a short while ago, the […]
Photolistic is a new FREE WordPress photography theme. The theme can be used as a portfolio and a blog theme by photographers. Photolistic has a clean and minimal design that help photographers get more clients.
RSS feeds are one of the most valuable tools you can use to increase people’s awareness of your website. It will let your readers being constantly updated with your latest posts, news, and updates. On the other hand, FeedBurner is a web feed management provider launched in 2004 which provides custom RSS feeds and management tools to bloggers, podcasters, and other web-based content publishers. Here on LatestWP, we use Feedburner to let our valuable readers subscribe to our RSS feed easily to get our latest updates right into their RSS feed reader.
In this video recorded during WordCamp Toronto 2011, Chip Bennett who is a member and administrator of the WordPress Theme Review Team that reviews/approves themes for inclusion in the WordPress Theme Repository is giving his tips, best practices when working on and uploading a theme to the official WordPress Themes Directory.
LatestWP is continuing its steady growth as a WordPress reference and resources website. For a relatively new website, LatestWP is making its way up towards becoming a major player in the world of WordPress. 2 days ago, WPMU, one of the best WordPress resources websites on the planet has announced The WPMU 100 – The Top WordPress Related Blogs On The Internet. Thankfully, LatestWP appeared in the list and ranked 78th. The algorithm that list was built upon was based on the publically available statistics data about those websites and also based on the votes each website received.