Check out the latest recap of the biggest stories from torquemag.io. This week’s Torque Digest features recent announcements from GitHub Universe, landing page basics, return type declarations and more. 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:

Doc Pop’s News Drop

Watch this week’s news drop for some recent announcements from GitHub Universe and the upcoming World Wide WordPress 5K run.

BASICS OF CREATING A WORDPRESS LANDING PAGE

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A landing page is designed to persuade the viewer. To collect conversions, you must know the basics of WordPress. Read about the basics of building the perfect landing page to add to your content marketing.

AN INTRODUCTION TO RETURN TYPE DECLARATIONS IN PHP7

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Building on last week’s article of type hinting, Torque weighs the pros and cons of return type to help you decide if you should use it for your site or not.

HOW TO ADD CUSTOM STYLES TO THE WORDPRESS EDITOR (MANUALLY & VIA PLUGIN)

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Style is what makes your site unique. Check out this article to learn about some ways in which you can customize your WordPress site’s style using the WordPress editor.

WEBSITE WEEKEND LA BRINGS WORDPRESS TO NONPROFITS

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Bringing together developers, designers, content strategists, UX professionals, and project managers, Website Weekend LA will commence on October 22-23 in Pasadena, California.

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