WordPress Weekly News and Tips: October 13th to 19th

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Welcome to the twentieth WordPress News Weekly post. In these weekly posts, we gather news articles from WordPress-related resources so that you can be up-to-date. These week’s topics include SEO, Themosis’s Object-Oriented framework and more.

Build a Content Heavy News Website with WordPress & NewsCore



Own a news site?  reviews the Newscore theme that you can use to make the most of your content. The theme also includes a layout builder.

How to Password Protect Posts in WordPress



The  at WPBeginner walks us through a quick and simple tutorial on how you can password protect your WordPress posts.

How to Move Your WordPress Site to Microsoft Azure: Step by Step Guide



You can move your WordPress site to the Microsoft Azure cloud web hosting service to run your WordPress site. You can take a look at the plans.

Configuring W3 Total Cache: Advanced Page Cache II



The second part of the Advanced Page Cache settings guide for W3 Total Cache, this time, the guide goes over the purge settings.

The Missing Component in Your WordPress Security Strategy – Audit Logs

Author: Robert Abela


One of the most important things about securing your WordPress site but what many tutorials, don’t cover, is monitoring your website to make sure nothing fishy is going on. in this guide, guest blogger Robert Abela, goes over how you can install and use a plugin to monitor and check/audit your website.

Creating a WordPress Custom Functions Bible – and Snippets to Get You Started



You can create a your own functions library, or bible, to store the most basic, and necessary, functions into your next WordPress site. Some of these functions include, removing the WordPress version number and to display all the site settings.

WWW vs  non-WWW: Which is Better For WordPress SEO



The  at WPBeginner goes over some SEO basics by answering whether WWW or non-WWW sites is better for your blog.

Twenty Fifteen Officially Added to The Development Version of WordPress



The new version of the default WordPress theme is in the development version for WordPress 4.1.

CleanTalk: Cloud-Based Anti-Spam Plugin for WordPress More Effective than Akismet?



CleanTalk is a new cloud-based anti-spam plugin for WordPress.  takes a look at how effective the plugin is at protecting the site from spammers.

Optimizing Your WordPress Database – A Complete Guide



A guide on how you can optimizing your WordPress’s database with phpMyAdmin.

Themosis Object-Oriented Development Framework For WordPress Now Available



For developers, Themosis’s new Object-Oriented development guide and framework has been released! Themosis has been described by Lambé is:

A mix between WordPress best practices and a typical MVC framework.

The framework has a Laravel-esque engine for viewing files and can speed up object-oriented projects.