ISSUE 723
The Whip

A Developer Walks Into A Sidebar

WordPress News

By using one inline SVG image, no sidebars, limited CSS, and no webfonts, Automattic software engineer Jack Lenox launched a sustainable WordPress site that only has 7 Kilobytes of data transfer. [WP Tavern]

In case you missed it, sponsorship packages have been published for WordCamp US 2018. [WordCamp Central]

John Deere Subcontractor

Reviews and Opinion

Looking to grow your business with subcontractors but not sure where to start? Here’s how you vet & hire a WordPress subcontractors. [WPMU DEV]

Why, when and how you fire a client. Yes, there are times it’s a good idea to cut a client loose. [WP the Podcast]

In marketing, things don’t die, they just change. [BobWP]

Image Is Everything

Themes, Plugins, and Resources

These are 7 of the best content marketing tools and plugins for WordPress. [WP the Podcast]

Using stock images can be tricky. Here’s a look at creative commons and how image licenses work. [Aspen Grove Studios]

Swine Influencer

Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks

How to Write and Activate a Function in WordPress [WPMU DEV]

Using Influencer Content to Boost WordPress Conversions [Torque]

Creating a Hybrid Single Page App in WordPress with VueJS [WPMU DEV]

How to Uninstall WordPress Plugins Cleanly [Elegant]

A Beginners’ Guide to Privacy Policies [Torque]

Son Of A Breach

Off-Topic, Random Stuff

DNA testing and ancestry service, announces data breach of over 92 million account details. [Slashdot]

Should you post a negative review of your former employer. [Fast Company]


My ancestors would be rolling over in their graves if they knew their personal data was breached. Welp, that’s it for today. Don’t miss a lick with more WhiP later this week.

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