WPWeekly Episode 245 – Google, Envato, WPCampus, and A Twitter Break

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I discuss the news of the week including, Envato’s 10 year anniversary, Disqus adding support for Akismet, and record growth for the Polyglots team. Near the end of the show, I explain why I decided to take a two-week break from Twitter. I also share the psychological effects I’m experiencing by not using the service. We conclude the show with Marcus’ plugin picks of the week.

Stories Discussed:

Envato Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Polyglots Team Experiences Record Annual Growth, Expands WordPress’ Reach to Millions with New Translations
WPCampus Is Accepting Applications to Host the Event in 2017
Disqus Adds Support for Akismet
Google to Penalize Pages with Intrusive Popup Ads Starting January 2017
New Plugin Uses Microsoft’s Computer Vision API to Automatically Fill in Alt Text for Images

Plugins Picked By Marcus:

Easy Bulk Subpage Creator lets you to create multiple sub-pages in a batch/bulk manner.

Templatify provides the ability to select custom templates for each post type and custom post types. Once activated, a Select Template box filled with Pages Templates will appear on the post edit screen.

FormLift for Infusionsoft Web Forms  has more than 40 options to style allowing you to finally make Infusionsoft Web Forms match the style of your website!

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  1. Maybe I should launch my website mindtraining.guru. Seems some folks have need of it.

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  2. Thanks for the shout out to Envato! This is a note for Marcus that Elements is a new unlimited subscription for digital graphic design assets (with more to come). It aims to serve agencies, designers, marketers and other creative professionals who have a regular need for content.

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