WordPress Weekly News and Tips: January 26th to February 1st

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

Your Simple Guide to Web Hosting

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URL: http://www.wpmayor.com/simple-guide-web-hosting/

Mark Zahra compiled a short list of different services that you can use for your next WordPress site, such as Shared, Managed or using a VPS.

WP Chat Hosts AMA with Justin

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URL: http://wptavern.com/wp-chat-hosts-ama-with-justin-tadlock

WP Chat hosted an AMA, Ask Me Anything, session with Justin Tadlock, the author of the Professional WordPress Plugin Development book.

Deflame Web App Aims to Improve Discussion on WordPress Blogs

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URL: http://wptavern.com/deflame-web-app-aims-to-improve-discussion-on-wordpress-blogs

Deflame is a new web application that allows users or blog owners / writers, hide comments by certain users. Is this censorship or not?

How to Use SSL and HTTPS with WordPress

Author: Jenni McKinnon

URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/ssl-https-wordpress

This post by Jenni McKinnon explains what SSL is and how you can add that extra layer of security to your WordPress site.

Thank a Plugin Author Day 2015

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URL: http://wptavern.com/thank-a-plugin-author-day-2015

A day created by Matt Mullenweg that celebrates plugins by thanking developers; you can support your favorite plugin developers by leaving a review or donating to them directly.

How to Add Click to Tweet Boxes in Your WordPress Posts

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URL: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-add-click-to-tweet-boxes-in-your-wordpress-posts

By adding a single plugin and following the blog post, you too, can have a nice ‘Click to Tweet’ button on your WordPress site.

Generate WP Introduces WordPress Custom Code Snippets

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URL: http://wptavern.com/generatewp-introduces-wordpress-custom-code-snippets

You can use this new educational tool to generate code snippets for you that you can use on your site and learn something from. This tool allows developers to save their own snippets in a public library; all of the snippets are open and free to use for the WordPress community.

Best Practices for Managing Your WordPress Site: The Ultimate Guide

Author: Rachel McCollin

URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/wordpress-best-practice

A list of best practices that you should following when managing a WordPress site for yourself or clients.

Herbert: A New WordPress Plugin Framework

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URL: http://wptavern.com/herbert-a-new-wordpress-plugin-framework

Herbert is a brand new WordPress framework created by Big Bite Creative.