WPwatercooler #121 – Maintenance Tools for Your WordPress site

On this episode: Rami Abraham, Russell Aaron, and George Stephanis join regulars Jason Tucker and Suzette Franck to discuss plugins, free and paid maintenance services to help you with your WordPress website performance.


 

WordPress Hangout #2: WordPress Email Integration with Lucy Beer

Sorry, there is an audio echo but in the beginning, but we get it fixed 7 minutes in. Doh!

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This week Suzette Franck of (mt) Media Temple and Natalie MacLees of Purple Pen Productions will be talking with Lucy Beer of Web Training Wheels about WordPress email integration and the newest developments about 3.9.


 

Plugin Basics | 2013 WordCamp Phoenix

I also spoke on “Plugin Basics” in the WP101 tract at WordCamp Phoenix, below are my slides:

Here is the direct link:

https://speakerdeck.com/suzettefranck/plugin-basics-2013-wordcamp-phoenix


 

Add Beautiful Instagram Image Galleries to WordPress – WPMU.org

Instagram galleries and widgets are no longer just for individual bloggers who want to display their recent photo feeds. Companies and organizations are now utilizing the service as another way to connect with their fans and followers. As a web developer I am often asked to add Instagram feeds to company websites. Fortunately, there are a lot of great WordPress Instagram plugins out there that make this an easy task. Today I’d like to highlight one that stands head and shoulders above the others in terms of customizing the display.

The new Instagram Image Gallery plugin allows you to display your photos as thumbnails or a slideshow. It defaults to show your recent feed but you can also set it to show photos from a #hashtag feed. The plugin includes a beautiful, minimalistic widget as well as a shortcode for adding a gallery anywhere within your WordPress site.

Read full article at Add Beautiful Instagram Image Galleries to WordPress – WPMU.org.