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Gutenberg 12.0 Focuses on Cleanup and Minor Enhancements - WP Tavern

Last week, contributors to the Gutenberg plugin wrapped up the version 12.0 release just ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Most work is being pushed toward the upcoming WordPress 5.9 release, which has been postponed to January 25. As a… Continue Reading →

Geoffrey George: Webpages by Geoff - GoDaddy Garage

Geoffrey George operates Webpages by Geoff, building and redesigning websites out of his office in Saint Ignatius, Montana. Follow him on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. The Who: Given a business name is so central to a brand, we tend to put a lot… Continue Reading →

Popular Design News of the Week: November 22, 2021 – November 28, 2021 - Web Designer Depot

Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.9 Revised Release Date Confirmed for January 25, 2022 - WP Tavern

Last week WordPress 5.9’s release leads found a consensus for delaying the release after missing the deadlines for Beta 1 due to significant blockers. At that time they proposed a schedule for moving forward, and that is now confirmed. Beta… Continue Reading →

9 questions to determine your ideal client  - GoDaddy Garage

You already know you need to identify your ideal client. The process starts with visualizing the person most likely to buy your service or product, and then describing them in full detail from demographics to their emotional state. You’ve described… Continue Reading →

GoDaddy Data Breach Exposes 1.2 Million Active and Inactive Managed WordPress Hosting Accounts - WP Tavern

In a disclosure to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that was published today, GoDaddy announced a data security breach impacting its WordPress managed hosting customers. The company discovered unauthorized third-party access to its hosting environment on November 17,… Continue Reading →

Popular Design News of the Week: November 15, 2021 – November 21, 2021 - Web Designer Depot

Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best… Continue Reading →

Automattic Theme Team Releases a Plugin To Build Blockbase Child Themes - WP Tavern

On Wednesday, Ben Dwyer announced a new block-based plugin on the Theme Shaper blog. The Automattic Theme Team had built a child theme creator for its Blockbase WordPress parent theme. Blockbase has quickly started filling the role of Underscores, a… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.9 Delayed Until January 2022 - WP Tavern

photo credit: Tom Woodward WordPress 5.9 has been delayed due to significant blockers that could not be resolved in time for Beta 1, which was previously scheduled to be released November 16. The 5.9 release team came to the decision… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg: How to test the latest updates - GoDaddy Garage

WordPress has undergone quite a lot of change in the past three years. In WordPress 5.0, the Block Editor was released as part of the Gutenberg project. Since then, many new features have reached WordPress by starting in the Gutenberg… Continue Reading →

BuddyPress 10.0.0 Beta 1 Delayed, Stable Release Rescheduled for December 24 - WP Tavern

The upcoming BuddyPress 10.0.0 beta 1 release was scheduled for November 20, but contributors have decided to postpone the beta by two weeks, due to lack of time for adequately testing recent improvements to the planned features. The stable release… Continue Reading →

Donate to Big Orange Heart, Become a Self-Proclaimed Winner in the WP Builds WordPress Awards 2021 - WP Tavern

Flipping the usual popularity contests WordPress-related award systems on their heads, Nathan Wrigley has created something where we can all be a winner. What started as a joke to crown his WP Builds podcast as the best quickly took a… Continue Reading →

New Core Web Vitals Technology Report Shows Overall Pass Rate for WordPress Sites Decreases with Newer Versions - WP Tavern

Some new data from a recent Core Web Vitals (CWV) technology report produced by the HTTP Archive shows WordPress sites running newer versions have lower CWV pass rates. The original report was published in July by Rick Viscomi, one of… Continue Reading →

Rank Math SEO Launches a Content AI Feature - WP Tavern

Last week, the popular Rank Math SEO plugin received a major update that includes a new artificial intelligence system. The Content AI feature is a SaaS product that behaves like a personal writing assistant to boost search rankings. “We built… Continue Reading →

WooCommerce Wednesdays: How to create a multi-vendor marketplace with WooCommerce - GoDaddy Garage

Online marketplaces are the next wave of digital commerce. Over 60% of all online spending in 2020 occurred via digital marketplaces. People enjoy buying from marketplaces because they make shopping easy. Businesses like selling through them for the same reason…. Continue Reading →

State of the Word 2021 Will Be Broadcast Live from New York City on December 14 - WP Tavern

WordPress executive director Josepha Haden Chomphosy announced today that the 2021 State of the Word will be held on December 14, between 10 am and 12 pm ET/3 pm and 5 pm UTC. For those who are new to the… Continue Reading →

“Skins” Are Back in Style, Proposal for Themes To Bundle User-Selectable Design Variations - WP Tavern

Twenty Twenty-Two color and font variations. A current proposal could spell the death of at least one form of child theming. The feature would allow themes to ship multiple theme.json files, housing variations on a site’s default styles. Essentially, it… Continue Reading →

Popular Design News of the Week: November 8, 2021 – November 14, 2021 - Web Designer Depot

Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 11.9 Focuses on Navigation Menus and Block Theming - WP Tavern

Gutenberg 11.9 landed on Wednesday, and it is packed with dozens of enhancements. Contributors are speeding forward, getting in some of the final features before the release of WordPress 5.9, expected on December 14. Version 11.9 is the last plugin… Continue Reading →

GoDaddy Acquires Pagely to Deploy New WooCommerce SaaS Product - WP Tavern

GoDaddy has acquired managed WordPress hosting company Pagely to expand the company’s expertise in hosting WooCommerce stores. Pagely, co-founded by Joshua and Sally Strebel, has been in business for 18 years, offering hosting for businesses and enterprises at the higher… Continue Reading →

Proposed Web Fonts API Not Coming to WordPress 5.9, Possibly Landing in Gutenberg First - WP Tavern

After what seemed like a shoo-in for WordPress 5.9, a proposed web font API was put on hold. The feature would standardize how theme and plugin developers load fonts and lay the groundwork for future user-facing features. Jono Alderson opened… Continue Reading →

Lemon Squeezy Launches WordPress Plugin - WP Tavern

Lemon Squeezy, a hosted e-commerce platform for selling digital products, subscriptions, and software licenses, launched a WordPress plugin. The plugin allows the platform’s customers to sell their products directly on WordPress sites. Merchants sign up, create products, and manage customers… Continue Reading →

Tips for creating holiday marketing campaign content - GoDaddy Garage

This article was originally published on Oct. 29, 2019, and updated on Nov. 11, 2021. Being prepared for the holiday shopping season is a must for any ecommerce or retail business. Today we’re going to drill down and cover holiday… Continue Reading →

WooCommerce Wednesdays: How to set up your Google Shopping product feed for success - GoDaddy Garage

Google remains one of the most widely utilized traffic sources for ecommerce businesses. While merchants have traditionally relied on the standard text-based search ads to gain exposure, the growing popularity of Google Shopping is helping businesses reach even more of… Continue Reading →

Radio Station PRO Launches, Offers New Tools for Live Broadcasters - WP Tavern

In June, netmix® CEO Tony Zeoli began touting the release of the company’s Radio Station PRO plugin. It would offer an upgraded experience over the free version his team had maintained since 2019. At the end of last month, the… Continue Reading →

New Block Plugin Displays Post Formats - WP Tavern

Are you using post formats? Now there’s a block for that! WordPress’ post formats feature was introduced in version 3.1 as a way for themes to customize presentation of a post. It allows users to choose the way a post… Continue Reading →

WordPress Polyglots Team Launches New Monthly Newsletter - WP Tavern

WordPress’ Polyglots team has published the first edition of a new monthly newsletter aimed at helping contributors stay informed and engaged with the team’s activities. WordPress has been translated by volunteers for more than 15 years since version 1.2, with… Continue Reading →

Block Pattern Modal Explorer Coming to WordPress 5.9 - WP Tavern

It has been a long year since Paal Joachim Romdahl’s proposed an alternative block pattern experience. In November 2020, he opened a ticket on the Gutenberg GitHub repository to explore an overlay-based approach to viewing, searching, and inserting patterns into… Continue Reading →

Popular Design News of the Week: November 1, 2021 – November 7, 2021 - Web Designer Depot

Every day design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best… Continue Reading →

AMP Has Irreparably Damaged Publishers’ Trust in Google-led Initiatives - WP Tavern

The Chrome Dev Summit concluded earlier this week. Announcements and discussions on hot topics impacting the greater web community at the event included Google’s Privacy Sandbox initiative, improvements to Core Web Vitals and performance tools, and new APIs for Progressive Web… Continue Reading →

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