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Matt Mullenweg Publishes TED Talk on the Future of Work, Prepares to Launch New Distributed.blog Website - WP Tavern

Matt Mullenweg is teasing out a new website at distributed.blog with the tagline “The future of work is here.” It’s not clear yet whether subscribers to the mystery blog will be on board for blog posts, a new podcast, or… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: February 13th - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting, held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 14:00 UTC. Call For Self -Triage In recent triage, lots of outdated and duplicated issues have been noticed. If you have… Continue Reading →

February 14th Support Team Meeting Summary - Support Everything WordPress

Checking in with international liaisons We had representatives from our Italian, Swedish, Dutch, Russia, Urdu and Brazilian communities. We had some discussions about the upcoming 5.1 release, and the Update PHP information page. Open floor WPBot, the IRC utility bot… Continue Reading →

REST API Chat Summaries: Jan 31, Feb 7 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the weekly REST API chat meetings on January 31, 2019 and February 7, 2019. (agenda/notes, Jan 31 Slack transcript, Feb 7 Slack transcript). Weekly REST API component office hours are held every Thursday at 18:00 UTC in… Continue Reading →

How to Create an Image Gallery that Changes from Black-and-White to Color with Divi’s Gallery Module - Elegant Themes

Image galleries continue to be a popular feature for websites. And with Divi, adding a beautiful and responsive image gallery to your website almost too easy. This leaves some extra time to consider ways to make those images standout. One… Continue Reading →

WordPress Taxonomies: Terms, Parents, Children - Tom McFarlin

Programmatically creating taxonomies seems to be a point that comes up now and again for those who are building solutions for others on WordPress. Taxonomies themselves can even be a little confusing; however, I’ve found that the following usually helps… Continue Reading →

Drive traffic with holiday marketing campaigns on Pinterest - GoDaddy Garage

Picture this: You run an eCommerce shop, and you just came up with an idea to create a roundup of your most romantic products for Valentine’s Day. Other business owners have told you about the success they’ve had with their holiday… Continue Reading →

How to Undo Changes in WordPress with Post Revisions - Do it With WordPress

Did you know that WordPress comes with a built-in feature that allows you to undo changes and go back to a previous version of a post. This feature is called Post Revisions or simply Revisions. Most of us make mistakes… Continue Reading →

How to Use Font Awesome On Your WordPress Website - Elegant Themes

When given the choice between using a vector icon or a static image, it’s a good idea to go with the vector. They’re small and fast to load, and they can scale to any size without a loss of resolution…. Continue Reading →

Best Ways to Create an Image Slider for WordPress - Tuts+

The use of image sliders and hero images has become ubiquitous in web design. If you think of your three favorite websites, it’s likely that at least one features a large image slider front-and-center on their home page. When it… Continue Reading →

9 Tips for Designing an Email Signature in 2019 - Web Designer Depot

It’s no secret that email signatures have a major impact in the world of email marketing. It’s also clear that they are one of the easiest ways to re-engage with your existing customers, without spending any (or very little) money…. Continue Reading →

WPBrigade Patches Critical Vulnerability in Simple Social Buttons Plugin - WP Tavern

WPBrigade, the developers behind the Simple Social Buttons plugin, have patched a critical privilege escalation vulnerability. The security issue was discovered by the team at WebARX. Developer and researcher Luka Šikić summarized the vulnerability in a post published this week:… Continue Reading →

WPWeekly Episode 345 – The Relationship Between Corporate Cash and Open Source Software - WP Tavern

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss a thought-provoking post published by Morten Rand-Hendriksen that takes a deep look at equity in open source software. Morten suggests that the mantra of decisions are made by those who show… Continue Reading →

What is phpMyAdmin? - iThemes

What is phpMyAdmin? phpMyAdmin is a free software tool that allows you manage the MySQL database of your website. For WordPress websites specifically, the MySQL database stores all the data related to your posts, pages, comments, users, links and more…. Continue Reading →

5 Questions for Chasing Your Dreams and Finding Success - iThemes

Jeff Goins is a successful writer and entrepreneur. But a few years ago he came to a point where building his business wasn’t working. Everyone thought he was successful: His company made seven figures and he managed a team of… Continue Reading →

Ultimate Blocks Plugin Adds Schema-Enabled Review Block - WP Tavern

Ultimate Blocks, one of the many Gutenberg block collections that have sprouted up, launched before WordPress 5.0 with eight blocks. The collection has since doubled in size, adding features like accordions, social sharing buttons, tabbed content, a progress bar, and… Continue Reading →

Meeting notes - Make WordPress Design

If you didn’t get to attend our meeting in Slack this week, don’t worry! That’s what these notes are for. You can see the previous agenda, and follow the Slack chat log. Housekeeping Research & recommendations There are so many… Continue Reading →

X-post: WordCamp PWA: Plugin proposal and designs - Make WordPress Accessible

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The Best Free Tools on the Internet to Create Social Media Graphics - Codegeekz

This year, 2019, 2.77 billion people around the world are using social media, a 13% increase from 2017. If you use social media to make your living, you want to attract[…]

6 Microinteractions That Will Make Your Divi Site More Enjoyable (Tutorial + Free Download) - Elegant Themes

Microinteractions are a great way to enhance user experience as they interact with your site. Slight animations of icons, buttons, or images can cue the user to take action in a fun and purposeful way. There are countless microinteractions you… Continue Reading →

WordPress Widgets: Refactoring, Part 10 - Tom McFarlin

As far as the WordPress Widget Boilerplate refactoring goes, we’re at a good place. A lot of work has been done such that introducing new classes, features, and functionality should be much easier. And not only that: It should be… Continue Reading →

X-post: WordCamp PWA: Plugin proposal and designs - Make WordPress Design

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How to deal with business stress (while improving profits) - GoDaddy Garage

In our businesses, we always want to aim to grow and increase profit every year. But the reality is that there are other influences in our life that take away our time, focus and commitment. And many of them can… Continue Reading →

The Best Translation Plugins to Make Your WordPress Site Multilingual - WP Mayor

Offering your WordPress content in multiple languages is a smart move. You can do this via manual translation, or you can speed up the process using machine translation. Let’s talk about the pros and cons of both approaches, and then… Continue Reading →

The Best Translation Plugins to Make Your WordPress Site Multilingual - WP Mayor

Offering your WordPress content in multiple languages is a smart move. You can do this via manual translation, or you can speed up the process using machine translation. Let’s talk about the pros and cons of both approaches, and then… Continue Reading →

The Best Translation Plugins to Make Your WordPress Site Multilingual - WP Mayor

Offering your WordPress content in multiple languages is a smart move. You can do this via manual translation, or you can speed up the process using machine translation. Let’s talk about the pros and cons of both approaches, and then… Continue Reading →

The Best Translation Plugins to Make Your WordPress Site Multilingual - WP Mayor

Offering your WordPress content in multiple languages is a smart move. You can do this via manual translation, or you can speed up the process using machine translation. Let’s talk about the pros and cons of both approaches, and then… Continue Reading →

Popular WooCommerce Chatbots to Use on Your Online Store - WP Blog

Bots have already taken over many operations that are time-consuming and too distracting for human employees. For instance, bots today send bulk emails, run social media campaigns, and even share content on Facebook without any human oversight. This trend can… Continue Reading →

How to Easily Manage Multiple WordPress Sites from One Dashboard (7 Tools) - WP Beginner

Are you looking for an easy way to manage multiple WordPress sites? Monitoring multiple websites and keeping them up to date can be very time consuming. Luckily, there are several WordPress management tools that make it super easy to manage… Continue Reading →

Domain Authority: What It Is, Why You Need It, and How to Build It - Elegant Themes

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), it can be difficult to know how well your site is ranking and how it measures up against similar sites. ‘Domain Authority’ (DA) is an SEO metric you can use to understand… Continue Reading →

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