Torque Weekly Digest: 12/14/15

Here we provide a weekly recap of the biggest stories from torquemag.io. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community. Here are some of last week’s top stories from Torque:

Kinsta’s Battle Royale: HHVM vs. PHP7Torque Weekly Digest: Kinsta's Battle Royale: HHVM vs. PHP7

Kinsta, a hosting company based out of L.A. and London, ran a test between PHP 5.6, PHP 7, and HHVM to see which will bring you the fastest website. See the results…

5 reasons to start a plugin businessTorque Weekly Digest - 5 reasons to start a plugin business

Not only is a plugin business considered a lean startup, but there are other benefits to starting this sort of company, like extending its services beyond WordPress. Learn about the pros and cons, as well as the most important things you should consider before starting your own plugin empire.

Tips for designing mobile ecommerce apps

mobile-ecommerce-app-torqueWhat makes for the most perfect e-commerce app? The checkout process and user-friendly functionalities, to name a few. Read on to learn about the most essential tips for optimizing your e-commerce app for an enhanced user experience and increased sales.

WordPress Custom Post Type (Beginner’s Tutorial) 

Torque Weekly Digest - WordPress Custom Post Type, A Tutorial For BeginnersAt times, the standard types of content (e.g. posts, pages, and attachments) offered by WordPress isn’t enough. Follow this tutorial to easily learn about how you can use Custom Post Types (CPT) to customize your WordPress site beyond the standard content post types offered. Learn how…

2015 State of the Word

2015 State of the Word - Matt MullenwegLast week during the inaugural WordCamp US, Matt Mullenweg delivered his annual State of the Word address to a crowd of roughly 1,800 people. Read about the top highlights and takeaways from the speech.

 

Stayed tuned for more feature stories and news from torquemag.io.

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