Welcome to the twelfth WordPress News Weekly post. In these weekly posts, we gather news articles from WordPress-related resources so that you can be up-to-date.
How to Redirect Users after Successful Login in WordPress
Author: Joe Fylan
Fylan wrote a simple and short tutorial on how to have users redirected after logging into your WordPress site. The tutorial uses a plugin called Peter’s Login Redirect.
_s_backbone: A WordPress Starter Theme Based on Underscores and Backbone.js
Author: Sarah Gooding
Can you imagine the Underscores theme with the Backbone JS put together to create a starter theme? If you have, then you will love _s_backbone is here. The starter theme claims to make the Infinite Scroll functionality much easier to handle.
Dependency Minification for WordPress: Automatically Concatenate and Minify Scripts and Stylesheets
Sarah Gooding wrote about the Dependency Minification that automatically concatenates and minifies your script when WP-Cron is activated (when the user visits your front page). Your scripts must be enqueued in order for the plugin to become concatenated and minified.
How to Easily Show a Page List with Thumbnails in WordPress
Author: Editorial Staff
A quick tutorial by the great people at WP Beginner that shows you how to create a list of pages with thumbnails.
Increase Conversions with Customer Testimonials – 30 Free & Paid WordPress Testimonial Plugins
Vishnu covers thirty different testimonial plugins that you can use on your website to increase leads / conversions, both free and paid.
WordPress Customizer Library Provides a Simpler Way to Work with the Customizer
Important Author: Sarah Gooding
A new library by Devin Price seeks to make the WordPress Customizer easier to work with. The Customizer Library makes it easy for developers to add options; if you would like to see it works in a theme, you can clone it from this GitHub repository.
Add a Beautiful Table of Contents to Your WordPress Posts
Author: Jeff Reifman
Create and Manage SVG Spritemaps in the WordPress Media Library
Author: Sarah Gooding
Bad news: WordPress does not natively support SVG files. Good news: There’s a plugin that you can add them to your Media Library and, ultimately, to your site. As Sarah Gooding notes, remember that IE8 does not support SVG files!