WordPress Weekly News and Tips: December 1st to December 7th

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Welcome to the nineteenth WordPress News Weekly. In these weekly posts, we gather news articles from WordPress-related resources so that you can be up-to-date.

10+ Free WordPress Plugins to Add Christmas Cheer to Your Site


URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/free-wordpress-christmas-plugins

As Christmas approaches, composed a list of ten (or more) free WordPress plugins that you can use to spread the holiday cheer.

Fifty Actions of WordPress – An Introduction


URL: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/fifty-actions-of-wordpress-an-introduction–cms-21577

Remember the ‘Fifty Filters of WordPress‘ series? Well,  has come back, this time, with a series about the various actions available in WordPress.

Nested Pages for WordPress: An Intuitive Drag-and-Drop Interface for Managing Pages


URL: http://wptavern.com/nested-pages-for-wordpress-an-intuitive-drag-and-drop-interface-for-managing-pages

Kyle Phillips created the Nested Pages plugin to revamp the tedious WordPress page(s) UI (when moving pages around).

How to Send a Quick Email With an Attachment From The WordPress Admin


URL: http://wptavern.com/how-to-send-a-quick-email-with-an-attachment-from-the-wordpress-admin

With the Quick Mail plugin, developed by Mitchell D. Miller, allows you to send emails with attachments via the WordPress admin screen.

Learning PHP for WordPress Development: A Comprehensive Guide


URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/getting-started-with-wordpress-development

In order to do well in WordPress, you should learn how to code in PHP. Luckily,  has compiled a list of WordPress Development resources that you can learn from.

10 New Free WordPress Themes: November 2014



Nimbus Themes takes a look at ten new, and free, themes for WordPress.

InfiniteWP Client Plugin Releases Security Update



If you are using InfiniteWP, you should update your plugin to the latest version because version 1.3.8 and under are vulnerable to Javascript and spam link attacks.

What to Expect in WordPress 4.1: Distraction Free in Anyone’s Language



Daniel lists features that will become available for WordPress 4.1, including a better Theme Customizer API, Query Improvements and better Title tags.

The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Taxonomies: Themes or Plugins?



As points out, this article/series is not aimed solely at beginners; the theme talks about you should use taxonomies and how to store them.

Google’s New reCAPTCHA API Replaces Distorted Text with a Checkbox



Ah, reCAPTCHA. In order to verify that you are a human, and not a bot, you need to fill out an input field by deciphering distorted characters in an image. Well, Google aim to change the image and input boxes into a checkbox.

WordPress 4.1 To Introduce Plugin Recommendations



The WordPress 4.1 release will introduce Plugin Recommendations with a new Recommendation tab.

120 Free Premium WordPress Themes



A list, in fact, quite a long one, of 120 free WordPress themes.

How to Find the Number of Feedly Subscribers to Your Blog



Finding the number of subscribers in your blog, in Feedly itself, can be quite confusing. With the Feedly Insight plugin, you can find out how many people have subscribed to your blog via the admin dashboard.

Fifty Actions of WordPress – 50 Examples (1 to 10)



The first actual part of the ‘Fifty Actions of WordPress’ series.

Roots Starter Theme for WordPress Will Become Framework Agnostic in 2015



In 2015, Roots will be replacing Grunt with Gulp, will stop using Bootstrap, and will be incorporating a theme generator soon. The Roots community also seems to have a rising interest in the Google Web Starter Kit.