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CMS Market Share 2021: Usage Statistics of Most Popular Systems - WP Loop

The CMS market started out very small with FileNet back in the 1980s. Over the last four decades, the market kept growing. During the last two decades, the growth became exponential. CMSes usage growth makes this market very interesting from… Continue Reading →

Divi Plugin Highlight: Modula Divi Extension - Elegant Themes

Modula is a customizable gallery plugin that adds a gallery custom post type to WordPress. The plugin includes Divi integration for both the free and pro versions. Both versions have lots of tools and image optimizations, and they can be… Continue Reading →

How Much Is WooCommerce? The Real Costs of Free Ecommerce Plugins - Elegant Themes

WooCommerce is one of the most recognizable brands in the WordPress ecosystem. In fact, it’s one of the most recognizable brands in ecommerce thanks to its incredible marketing, great design, and fantastically accessible cost. Free. With that in mind, however, we… Continue Reading →

MapLibre Launches as Official Open Source Successor to Mapbox GL JS - WP Tavern

In December, Mapbox shocked its open source contributor community with the news that Mapbox GL JS version 2.0 would be released under a proprietary license. The JavaScript library powers interactive, customizable vector maps on many high profile websites like CNN,… Continue Reading →

A Multi-Theme System, the Decade-Long Wait for Grandchild Themes, and Themeless Templates - WP Tavern

Around 2010, child theming had finally caught its stride. Bigger theme shops were starting to take note, and some were implementing advanced parent themes that were meant to serve as a “framework” for creating child themes. The theme development community… Continue Reading →

Episode 100: How to Lose 6 Figures the Easy Way - Wordfence Blog

The recent SolarWinds attack was incredibly sophisticated. What happens when that level of sophistication targets a homebuyer during one of the largest transactions of their lifetime? On this episode, we tell the story of an extremely difficult-to-detect spearphishing attack that… Continue Reading →

X-post: FSE Program Template Editing Testing Summary - Make WordPress Core

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Block Editor Handbook: restructuring project update (15 January) - Make WordPress Core

This post is the first in a series that will be published regularly on the Make/Core blog. The purpose of this series is to keep everyone up to date on the progress of the Block Editor Handbook restructuring project. Currently,… Continue Reading →

DiviAgency Child Theme Overview - Elegant Themes

Find It In The Divi Marketplace DiviAgency is available in the Divi Marketplace! That means it has passed our review and has been found to meet our quality standards. You can visit GetWebDesign in the marketplace to see all of… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Jan 11, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 34th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. Before we begin, I’d like to note that the experimental, block-based version of the Twenty Twenty-One theme (named TT1 Blocks) is now live in the… Continue Reading →

Hubstaff Employee Productivity Tracker Overview and Review - Elegant Themes

You may not want to be a micro-manager or a helicopter boss, but when it comes to running a team, you have to have some control over when and how they work. Time tracking software helps supervisors and accounting departments… Continue Reading →

How to Turn Off Push Notifications (Windows/Mac, iOS/Android, All Browsers, and More) - Kinsta Blog

Push notifications can be an incredibly useful feature. They help inform you about updates and offers, and provide critical information almost instantly. However, dealing with a lot of pop-up messages across all of your devices can be overwhelming. Try a… Continue Reading →

New Local Blueprint Enables One-Click Setup for Testing Full Site Editing - WP Tavern

If you haven’t yet tested the Gutenberg team’s progress on the full site editing (FSE) project, WordPress developer Carrie Dils has created a blueprint for Local that makes it easy to jump right in. Full site editing is phase 2… Continue Reading →

Test Scrub for WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

As part of the 5.7 release, we’ll be hosting test scrubs focused on the tickets milestoned for 5.7 on Friday, January 12, 2021 at 13:30 UTC in the #core channel on Slack. Following are the tickets going to be discussed… Continue Reading →

Show and Hide Content via the Block Visibility WordPress Plugin - WP Tavern

Nick Diego’s Block Visibility is not the only plugin to take on the challenge of controlling when blocks are visible on the front end. Other plugins like EditorsKit do a fine job of it. However, Block Visibility is a solution… Continue Reading →

Stale Issues in Gutenberg Repository - Make WordPress Core

In the Core Editor meeting on Jan 13th, a group of us discussed the idea of implementing a “StaleBot” that will automatically close issues and PRs based on a level of inactivity (no comments or commits) after a period of… Continue Reading →

Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: January 15, 2021 - Make WordPress Accessible

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly Accessibility Team meeting on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 16:00 UTC. Discuss the goals for WordPress 5.7. Check in with working groups for progress updates. Goals list available here.Discuss the Gutenberg GitHub… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Agenda: 14 January 2021 - Make WordPress Core

Note: 1 hour before the meeting, we will have the bi-monthly Core CSS bug triage! This is the agenda for the upcoming CSS meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 14, at 10:00 PM UTC. This meeting will be held in the… Continue Reading →

How to Design a Hero Section with Custom Transitions and Animations in Divi - Elegant Themes

An engaging hero section is one of the more important aspects of any website. Adding smooth transitions and animations to showcase the hero section content is one way you can boost the quality of your hero section. In Divi, basic… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Summary: 07 January 2021 - Make WordPress Core

The meeting took place here on Slack. @notlaura facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes. Happy New Year! Housekeeping @notlaura asked if the recurrant format of the meetings is still working and there was general agreement that yes, it is…. Continue Reading →

Starter Guide: How to Add an Appointment Booking Form to Your WordPress Website - Gravity Forms Blog

Are you looking into adding an appointment booking system to your WordPress website? With businesses and customers all over the globe shifting online, now is a great time to ensure your business has a strong digital presence—especially when it comes… Continue Reading →

How to Organize and Host a Great Meetup - Elegant Themes

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re involved in a local meetup. Maybe even a few meetups? Do you love it? Has it provided such a benefit to your life that you now have the desire to start your own… Continue Reading →

WordPress Proposal To Align Release Cycle With Industry Standard - WP Tavern

Yesterday, Francesca Marano opened a proposal for changing the phases of the core WordPress release cycle. It was a recap of a discussion the began in October 2020. The goal is to align the platform’s phases with the larger development… Continue Reading →

WPScan Can Now Assign CVE Numbers for WordPress Core, Plugin, and Theme Vulnerabilities - WP Tavern

WPScan, a security company that maintains a database of WordPress vulnerabilities, has been officially designated as a CVE (Common Vulnerability and Exposures) Numbering Authority (CNA). The company joins 151 organizations from 25 countries that participate in the CVE Program as CNAs. These organizations… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 13 January 2021 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting (agenda, slack transcript), held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 14:00 UTC. WordPress 5.7 WordPress 5.7 is now underway with Beta 1 due on 2 February 2021. You can help with this… Continue Reading →

Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution in e-signature plugin - Pagely Blog

During a recent audit we discovered an unauthenticated remote code execution in the plugin e-signature. All versions less than 1.5.6.8 are vulnerable. Disclosure / Response Timeline January 7, 2021: Initial […]

Agenda for January 14th Support Meeting - Support Everything WordPress

The weekly support meeting will be held on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, 17:00 UTC in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account is required) A note-taker for the meeting is requested, taking notes is a great way to get more involved with contributing to… Continue Reading →

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: January 2021, Part 1 - iThemes

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of January. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on… Continue Reading →

Google Cloud vs AWS in 2021 (Comparing the Giants) - Kinsta Blog

Companies continue to make the move into cloud computing. Whether it’s using an individual cloud service or migrating your entire infrastructure into a new cloud ecosystem, you’re not alone in seeking out the added benefits of cloud technologies. Try a… Continue Reading →

Call for Testing: WordPress for Android 16.5 - Make WordPress Mobile

WordPress for Android version 16.5-rc-1 is available for testing on the Beta channel. You can ask to join the Beta Program at Android App Testing on Google Play. Once you have been accepted, click the “Become a Tester” button at… Continue Reading →

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