Nothing is Sacred or Immortal – The WhiP #74

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Hello dear reader,

Nothing is Sacred or Immortal

Google has killed off authorship and WordPress-related plugins are now obsolete.

The ProWordPress Subreddit now has more than 1000 subscribers.

Quartz web applications technologist Josh Kadis explains how the news site was built in a fascinating talk published at WordPress VIP.

The folks at Elegant Themes have put together a round-up of WordPress podcasts.


We look at how to blog effectively to increase traffic to your site on the WPMU DEV Blog.

Writer Kevin Muldoon also reviews SEMrush, a service for competitors research.

WP Explorer offers tips on how to clean up your site to make it faster.

Totally Awesome

Tips for saving and retrieving post meta data.

Tuts+ shows you how to fix the WordPress white screen of death.

Developer Konstantin Kovshenin looks at color options versus decisions in themes in a post about fixing poor user choices and bad design.

How to create custom user roles in WordPress.

WebDev Studios look at how to integrate Font Awesome icons in bbPress.

And an introduction to unit tests for plugins over on developer Pippin Williamson’s blog.

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Have a great weekend, you crazy cats!

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