The Whip

Exit Through the Gift Shopify

WordPress News

Shopify has removed its official plugin for WordPress from the Theme Directory [WP Tavern], saying it was outdated and difficult to maintain.

How the San Francisco WordPress Meetup is funding its activities with Open Collective [WP Tavern], a site that allows organizations to open their finances to the community.

Blast from the Draft

Reviews and Opinion

How to keep client feedback in check – and protect your WordPress business [WPMU DEV].

On the Draft podcast this week, how to maintain legacy WordPress websites [Post Status].

ManageWP’s marketing coordinator writes about how the company is creating opportunities in Serbia [ManageWP].

Bet Your Bottom Docker

Themes, Plugins, and Resources

The folks at WordPress agency 10up have released WP Docker [10up], an open source Docker configuration optimized for local WordPress development.

Meanwhile, the folks at Human Made have developed Tachyon [Human Made], an open source scalable image service designed to tackle the problem of serving large volumes of images for WordPress while minimizing costs.

Snug as a WP_Debug in a Rug

Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks

11 Quick Ways to Insert Ads into WordPress… and Increase Your Income This Year [WPMU DEV].

White Screen of Death? Turn on WP_DEBUG [WPShout].

A Quick Guide to Adding a Favicon to Your WordPress Site [WPMU DEV].

Writing WP-CLI Commands that Work [WPShout].

Microinteractions: Designing with Details [WebDesignerDepot].

Night of the Sitting Dead

Off-Topic, Random Stuff

A trick that hides censored websites inside cat videos [The Atlantic].

Seven simple exercises that help undo the damage of sitting down [The Art of Manliness].

The psychological importance of wasting time [Quartz].

Well, I'm off to waste some time watching cat videos. And then maybe do some clams. See you for more links on Wednesday!

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