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How Compelling Web Design Boosts User Engagement - WP Dev Shed

User engagement is an important determinant of a successful website. Typically, this means that visitors landing on your website should read through your content, interact with various forms, and click through a call-to-action that suits their search intent. To create… Continue Reading →

FSE Outreach Round #11: Going on a Site Editing Safari - WP Tavern

Anne McCarthy announced Round #11 of the FSE Outreach Program on November 11. The latest test, dubbed Site Editing Safari, calls on volunteers to run through a step-by-step list to find strengths and weaknesses around the upcoming WordPress 5.9 site… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of November 29th, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 74th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. This week we are trying a digest format. Please let us know what you think in the comments. New directory names for block themes In… Continue Reading →

What is a Digital Product? 11 Digital Product Ideas & Examples - iThemes

What is a digital product? When your business is WordPress plugins and themes (as ours is), you’re bound to see a ton of different product types that website owners are selling. And the most common of these products are digital… Continue Reading →

What Is a Zero-Day Exploit? And Why Are They Dangerous? - Kinsta Blog

While businesses have always had many threats to contend with, cyber attacks are becoming increasingly worrying. A zero-day exploit is one of the severest malware threats. Try a free demo {“@context”:”http://schema.org/”,”@id”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/themes/kinsta/images/mykinsta-demo-video.mp4″,”@type”:”VideoObject”,”duration”:”PT5S”,”name”:”MyKinsta Demo Overview”,”thumbnailUrl”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/zero-day-exploit.jpg”,”embedUrl”:”https://kinsta.com/wp-content/themes/kinsta/images/mykinsta-demo-video.mp4″,”uploadDate”:”2021-12-02″,”description”:”Want to test out the MyKinsta dashboard without… Continue Reading →

Customizing images with WordPress duotone filters - GoDaddy Garage

In version 5.8, WordPress duotone filters launched. Duotone filters allow content creators to add unique appearances to their photos without editing the photo files. Here you will want to consider how clients can make use of these colors. What options will… Continue Reading →

Square Rebrands As Block - Web Designer Depot

A few days ago, the big tech news was that Jack Dorsey was stepping down from his role as Twitter CEO to focus on Square, the payment processor he founded in 2009. Two days later, it was announced that Square… Continue Reading →

Get the Exclusive FREE Cyber Monday Theme Builder Pack #4 - Elegant Themes

Cyber Monday Ends In… Cyber Monday Happening Now! It’s finally here! This is the ultimate Divi Cyber Monday sale. We are offering our biggest discount ever on Divi memberships, upgrades and renewals. But that’s just the beginning…we are also giving… Continue Reading →

New directory names for block-based (FSE) themes - Make WordPress Themes

TL/DR As of the currently available WordPress 5.9 Beta 1 release the directory names in block-based (FSE) themes are changing. The name for the directory containing template files will be templates, and the name for the directory containing template part… Continue Reading →

PHP Foundation Gains Momentum with $280K Estimated Annual Budget on Open Collective - WP Tavern

At the end of November, prominent members of the PHP community formed a new PHP Foundation as a non-profit organization, “to ensure the long life and prosperity of the PHP language.” The founding members include Automattic, Laravel, Acquia, Zend, Craft… Continue Reading →

Introducing new Themes Team representatives - Make WordPress Themes

After a call for themes team representatives and a themes team meeting in WordPress slack, we can finally announce our 3 Themes Team representatives. They are, Ganga Kafle (@kafleg)Acosmin (@acosmin)Benachi (@utz119) At first, let’s congratulate them and wish them a… Continue Reading →

Hello Charts Launches a Native Chart-Building Experience for the Block Editor - WP Tavern

Luke Carbis and Rob Stinson, two of the three-person Block Lab team that WP Engine picked up in 2020, are back together on a new project. This time, they are joined by Byron Keet. The trio is taking on the… Continue Reading →

WordPress SVG: 4 Steps to Enable SVG Files in WordPress - iThemes

If you want to make your online content as appealing to site users as possible, it’s important to master the art of using visuals. And WordPress SVG plays a big role in perfecting your online image content. Fortunately, there are… Continue Reading →

Advice From What I Know Now - Tom McFarlin

TL;DR: The rest of this stuff is just a short list of other things I would tell my previous self (or maybe someone else just entering the industry) if I were just getting started. At the beginning of the month,… Continue Reading →

#10 – What’s in WordPress 5.9, and What Is Openverse? - WP Tavern

About this episode. On the podcast today we have something new. Until now I’ve interviewed one person at a time, but today there’s three people on the call, Birgit Pauli-Haack, Marcus Kazmierczak and Zack Krida. Birgit is a Developer Advocate… Continue Reading →

How to Fix the “Safari Can’t Establish a Secure Connection to the Server” Error (6 Solutions) - Kinsta Blog

When you’re browsing the web, the last thing you want is to run into an error message. If you’re a macOS user, one of the issues you might come across is: “Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server”… Continue Reading →

The ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR In WordPress: How to Fix It For Good - WP Kube

The post The ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR In WordPress: How to Fix It For Good is written by Tom Rankin and appeared first on WPKube. In the early days of the web, security wasn’t a primary concern. Though, as more information shuttles about… Continue Reading →

The Month in WordPress – November 2021 - WordPress.org News

Despite the holiday season being around the corner, the WordPress project didn’t slow down. In a recent episode of WP Briefing, Executive Director Josepha Haden shares the first thing she wants people to notice about WordPress, which is also the… Continue Reading →

Get the Exclusive FREE Cyber Monday Theme Builder Pack #3 - Elegant Themes

Cyber Monday Ends In… Cyber Monday Happening Now! It’s finally here! This is the ultimate Divi Cyber Monday sale. We are offering our biggest discount ever on Divi memberships, upgrades and renewals. But that’s just the beginning…we are also giving… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.9 Beta 1 Released with Detailed Testing Guide - WP Tavern

WordPress 5.9 beta 1 is now available for testing. With just eight weeks remaining until the official release lands, the team is focusing on testing, an important part of the development process that will keep 5.9 on track. Due to… Continue Reading →

One Month Left To Take the 2021 WordPress Annual Survey - WP Tavern

Last month, Josepha Haden Chomphosy announced the annual WordPress survey. If you have not gotten around to participating, it is still open for the rest of 2021, leaving everyone another 30 days to answer. The survey is relatively short. I… Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: December 3, 2021 - Make WordPress Accessible

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly Accessibility Team meeting on Friday, December 3, 2021, 17:00 UTC. Updates from working groups Design Documentation General Gutenberg Media Meta Themes Open floor If you want to have a topic added to… Continue Reading →

Dev chat summary, December 1, 2021 - Make WordPress Core

The agenda followed for the meeting. The meeting was led by @marybaum and summary written by @webcommsat. The full meeting starts at this link in the Core Slack channel 1. Welcome 2. Announcements WordPress Beta 1 is out (30 November… Continue Reading →

How to Become a Java Developer: Everything You Need to Know - Kinsta Blog

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there are more than 1,469,000 software developers around the country. According to data from 2021, 35.35% of those developers use Java, one of the world’s top five most widely used programming languages. Try… Continue Reading →

Best Affiliate Marketing Stats for 2021 - WP Loop

With the appearance of blogs, channels, and social media accounts, affiliate marketing has quickly become a key digital marketing strategy. While it has been around for some time, the popularity and practice of affiliate marketing significantly took off back in… Continue Reading →

Choosing the Best Media Buying Agency: 8 Traits They Share - WP Dev Shed

Media buying is the process of purchasing the most suitable advertising space, depending on the type of audience the company wants to target and the funds it can put into its marketing efforts. Many firms hire professional media buying agencies… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Report: December 2021, Part 1 - iThemes

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes… Continue Reading →

XSS Vulnerability Patched in Plugin Designed to Enhance WooCommerce - Wordfence Blog

Note: To receive disclosures like this in your inbox the moment they’re published, you can subscribe to our WordPress Security Mailing List. On November 11, 2021 the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team initiated the responsible disclosure process for a vulnerability we… Continue Reading →

How to Kickstart Your UX Career in 2022 - Web Designer Depot

As a UX designer, you get to work on creative, rewarding, even life-changing projects. It’s an industry with flexible working and countless opportunities. All this, and you get paid well too. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a creative prodigy,… Continue Reading →

Block-based Themes Meeting Rescheduled. - Make WordPress Themes

Hi all, This weeks Block-based Themes meeting has been rescheduled to next week due to some scheduling conflicts. Instead, try out 5.9 Beta 1 which includes the first default block theme! Time: Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 16:00 PM UTC Channel: #themereview +make.wordpress.org/core/ #agenda #meeting #block-based-meeting

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