WordPress Weekly News and Tips: May 25th to May 31th

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

Why WordPress is Slow and Bloated (And Why You Need to Deal With It)

Author: Tom Ewer

URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/wordpress-bloat

Is WordPress bloated? WordPress garners a lot of criticism from being written in PHP to security to plugin bloat. With other, newer publishing systems, WordPress might just start to be showing its age. Read the article to find out more. The point? Deal with it.

The Complete Guide to Mastering Image Optimization for WordPress

Author: Tom Ewer

URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/image-optimization-guide

Image optimization is difficult, thankfully, Tom Ewer wrote an all-encompassing guide about how you can optiimize images for WordPress sites.

Accessibility, Part 4: Operable

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URL: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/accessibility-part-4-operable–cms-21794

Part four of the Accessiblity series.

My Struggle to Learn How the WordPress REST API Works

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URL: http://wptavern.com/my-struggle-to-learn-how-the-wordpress-rest-api-works

 wrote about this experience with the WordPress REST API and how it works. If you are struggling as well, you can learn a lot from this account.

How to Create a Duplicate Menu in WordPress with One Click

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URL: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-create-a-duplicate-menu-in-wordpress-with-one-click

A quick and simple tutorial on how you can duplicate a menu via WordPress’s Menu system.

WordPress Theme Review Team is Cracking Down on Violations of the Presentation vs. Functionality Guideline

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URL: http://wptavern.com/wordpress-theme-review-team-is-cracking-down-on-violations-of-the-presentation-vs-functionality-guideline

Should theme authors include content into their themes? The WordPress Theme Review Team is starting to enforce the separation of content and presentation.

Fast Page Switch Adds a Quick Way to Switch Between Pages in the WordPress Backend

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URL: http://wptavern.com/fast-page-switch-adds-a-quick-way-to-switch-between-pages-in-the-wordpress-backend

Switching between pages can be a pain and a lot of clicks. Thankfully, the Fast Page Switch plugin aims to make life easier but allowing you to switch pages within the editing page.

7 Free WordPress Admin Themes and Plugins

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URL: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/7-free-wordpress-admin-themes

A list of seven free WordPress themes and plugins that affect the back-end /wp-admin/ dashboard of your site. They do not change the front-end of your site at all.

How to Restore the Link Title Attribute Removed in WordPress 4.2

Author: Tom Ewer

URL: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/link-title-attribute

WordPress 4.2 removed the Link Title Attribute when adding a link. You can how to re-enable the feature by reading this article by Tom Ewer.