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Best Import Plugins For Your WordPress Blog - JustWP

Quite one-to-many times, you as a WordPress website owner want to import data to the website. Data can be anything like links, images, contents, XML file and more. Well, what possibly you can do to ease the job by using… Continue Reading →

Divi Plugin Highlight: Divi Events Calendar Module - Elegant Themes

The Events Calendar is the gold standard events calendar for WordPress. It works well with Divi, but to add it to your Divi layouts requires you to use a shortcode. Styling is done from its settings tab in the WordPress… Continue Reading →

A Blog Refresh for 2020 - Tom McFarlin

Previously, I wrote about updating the content of the blog. Part of doing that included the desire to select a different theme (preferably one that brings back Post Formats because I never didn’t like them), and to expand the type… Continue Reading →

Later Social Media Scheduling: Overview & Review - Elegant Themes

Later is a powerful social media management platform that allows marketers to schedule social media posts across multiple platforms. It’s packed with user-friendly features and at-a-glance insights to help you boost your reach and ROI. Later social media scheduling pairs… Continue Reading →

7 Places You Can Buy Divi Sections and Elements for your Divi Projects - Elegant Themes

One of the advantages of Divi’s design system with sections and modules is they can be pre-styled and reused on many websites. This has opened up opportunities to build libraries of sections and elements to help build your Divi websites…. Continue Reading →

How to stay in business during the COVID-19 crisis? - WebID-Online

In this time of worldwide crisis, business is struggling. Many shops are closed by the government. Those who are not, will have to maintain a safe environment. For their customers, but also for themselves. We ourselves were also struggling with… Continue Reading →

6 Best AI Marketing Tools to Boost Your Business - Elegant Themes

If you’re a marketer, you’re aware that marketing covers a wide range of tasks, platforms, and content types. The sheer scope of work involved in marketing can easily balloon, and many of us find ourselves scrambling to get everything done… Continue Reading →

X-post: Accessibility Team meeting notes – April 3, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

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Accessibility Team meeting notes – April 3, 2020 - Make WordPress Accessible

These are the weekly notes for the accessibility team meeting that happens on Fridays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here. Help testing the WordPress Auto-updates Feature Plugin @audrasjb and @pbiron asked the team for help… Continue Reading →

Building customer loyalty using WooCommerce on WordPress - GoDaddy Garage

Your venture began with an idea, a solution to a problem or gap in your community. As an entrepreneur, you found innovative ways to help others through your product, class or service. Yet with the COVID-19 pandemic and its restrictions,… Continue Reading →

X-post: Showing online workshops in the Events Widget - Make WordPress Core

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Need to feel a little more in control? Securing your WordPress site can help. - GoDaddy Garage

A lot is out of our control at the moment. Spending a little time now to secure your WordPress site may help you feel more in control. And we all could use a little more of that. Related: GoDaddy guide… Continue Reading →

Set up online ordering and offer delivery and take-out services - GoDaddy Garage

One of the key ways every society bonds is over food. Sharing a meal with family members is a powerful way of cementing our ties to one another. But the COVID-19 pandemic has recently forced us to socially distance ourselves… Continue Reading →

Accessibility & Online Streaming - Make WordPress Accessible

It came to our attention recently that the Community Team selected Crowdcast to handle video streaming for the online adaptation of WordCamp events. Crowdcast has significant accessibility limitations, and cannot be recommended for events that wish to embrace an audience… Continue Reading →

Proposal to Add a Consent API to WordPress, Feature Plugin Available - WP Tavern

On Wednesday, Garret Hyder announced a feature proposal for a WordPress Consent API. The proposal is one step on the larger privacy roadmap for core. If merged into WordPress, it would establish a standard method for core, plugins, and themes… Continue Reading →

How to Design a Divi Timeline Layout with Scroll Effects - Elegant Themes

A timeline layout can come in handy for a lot of different applications on a website, especially if it looks great on mobile. You can use it for showcasing a sequence of milestones on an about page, featuring the steps… Continue Reading →

Proposal: GitHub Theme Review - Make WordPress Themes

As you all know, theme review is one of the things we at the Theme Review Team are doing a lot. We are doing other things, but taking care of the themes repository and checking the quality of themes at… Continue Reading →

How Freelancers Manage Finances - iThemes

Part of being a freelancer means dealing with unpredictable income. Managing finances for freelancers requires close management. But, what if I told you there’s a way to shift from unpredictable income to more steady income that you can count on?… Continue Reading →

Block-Based Theme Meeting Notes for 1 April 2020 - Make WordPress Themes

This post summarizes the latest bi-weekly Block-Based Theme meeting, held in the #themereview Slack, on Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 16:00 UTC. These meetings coordinate collaboration in the development evolution of the Gutenberg project as related to the development of Block-Based… Continue Reading →

The Month in WordPress: March 2020 - WordPress.org News

The month of March was both a tough and exciting time for the WordPress open-source project. With COVID-19 declared a pandemic, in-person events have had to adapt quickly – a challenge for any community. March culminated with the release of… Continue Reading →

3 Ways You Can Leverage User-Generated Content and Reasons Why You Should - Elegant Themes

If you’re on social media, you’ve probably seen a lot of brands that share user-generated content. From a marketing standpoint, it’s a killer move. However, you need to approach it the right way in order to utilize it to your… Continue Reading →

5.4 Retrospective – Call for feedback - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” was released on March 31, 2020. In order to prepare a retrospective post, I would like to ask everyone to leave some comments below with things they would like to bring up. To help, here are some… Continue Reading →

How to Improve Website Navigation (With Examples and Reasons on Why You Should Do It) - Kinsta Blog

Website navigation is something that many create as an after-thought after pages and content. In a recent survey, only 50% of internet users were able to predict where relevant content would be based on standard website navigation structure. Where to find answers… Continue Reading →

6 Key Things to Start a Business Online - WordPress Arena

Online businesses are becoming more and more popular these days, especially now that a lot of us have to stay indoors to stay healthy. With increased technology and internet capabilities, people are starting to stay at home to make money,… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Summary: 2nd April 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Full meeting transcript on Slack: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/CQ7V4966Q/p1585861240051700 I (@isabel_brison) facilitated the meeting.  CSS audit updates I got a PR up for visual regression testing. @notlaura tested Parker, a stylesheet analysis tool, with results documented here. @joyously suggested CSS Stats as another… Continue Reading →

Showing Online WordCamps in the Events Widget - Make WordPress Core

TLDR: Should online WordCamps be added to the Events widget? If so, who should they be shown to? Background Many WordCamps are transitioning from in-person events to online events, due to COVID-19. At the moment, those events don’t show up… Continue Reading →

Set up online appointments and use video conferencing instead of face-to-face meetings - GoDaddy Garage

As we’re increasingly encouraged to practice social distancing, and more cities and states around the country mandate that only essential businesses remain open, it’s necessary for businesses to find new ways to interact with and serve their clients. By replacing… Continue Reading →

Create Custom Patterns with the Block Pattern Builder Plugin - WP Tavern

Have I mentioned how excited I am about the potential of block patterns? For regular Tavern readers, I may sound like a broken record at this point, but I am going to continue evangelizing this upcoming feature for WordPress. With… Continue Reading →

Safety and Security While Video Conferencing with Zoom - Wordfence Blog

With much of the world shifting to working from home due to public health concerns with COVID-19, video conferencing is booming. Businesses, and even schools, are turning to platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google hangouts and other technologies to… Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: April 3, 2020 - Make WordPress Accessible

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly accessibility team meeting on Friday, April 3, 2020, 16:00 UTC. Statement on the use of Crowdcast for WP community events. Help testing the WordPress Auto-updates Feature Plugin. Feedback on a proposal to remove redundant… Continue Reading →

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