WordPress Weekly Digest: 1/9/17

Every week brings fresh news and updates in the world of WordPress. Here we recap some of the biggest stories in the WordPress community provided by Torque. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community.

This week’s WordPress Digest features stories on the top CMS of the year, WordPress web design trends, multi-language sites, and more.

Doc pop’s news drop

Ev Williams, the co-founder of Twitter and CEO of Medium, recently published a post titled “Renewing Medium’s Focus” which discussed big changes for the CMS. Watch Doc Pop’s news drop above for his thoughts on these recent events.

WORDPRESS LISTED AS ‘CMS OF THE YEAR’ 2016 FOR 7TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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W3Tech’s “Web Technologies of the Year 2016” once again picks WordPress as the CMS of the year. Since 2010, WordPress has more than doubled its growth and ability as a content management platform. Read the full article here.

17 WORDPRESS WEB DESIGN TRENDS WE CAN EXPECT IN 2017

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Some of the WordPress web design trends for 2017 include a mobile-friendly and responsive design, custom imagery, more videos, optimized interstitial anxiety, and much more.

HOW MANY LANGUAGES IS YOUR WEBSITE AVAILABLE IN: A LOOK AT WORDPRESS TRANSLATIONS

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There are 37 million Americans who speak Spanish, 2 million who use French, and 3 million that use Chinese while at home. Doesn’t it make sense for your site to have the option to be read in these languages? Click here to explore the options of a multilanguage site.

USING LARAVEL CASHIER WITH BRAINTREE FOR YOUR SAAS

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The WordPress community loves to share things they learned to make WordPress more useful. That’s what one Torque writer did when he created his first subscription-based SaaS service using Laravel. Read about his experience here.

Stay tuned for more feature stories and WordPress news from torquemag.io!

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