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New WordPress Plugins Disable Unsplash CDN

In light of the recent conversations about the Unsplash plugin’s CDN, several extensions have popped up this week for disabling it. By default, the plugin serves images from the CDN but saves copies to the WordPress media library in case the plugin is disabled or removed. The plugin does not currently have an option to…

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15+ Best Affinity Designer Brushes

Affinity Designer is rapidly growing and winning over the hearts of many designers as one of the best alternatives to Adobe Illustrator. It’s not only affordable but also keeps getting better with new feature updates and community support.In this post, we wanted to highlight a great feature of Affinity Designer—brushes. Much like Photoshop and Illustrator,…

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Expert Advice: How to Build an Accessible Education Website on WordPress.com

Learn best practices to create an education website that’s accessible to diverse audiences. Learn the basics and best practices of building an accessible and inclusive website for your classroom, school, or class assignment. This is a free, one-hour live webinar open to all, but is especially geared toward educators, teachers, school webmasters, and students. Date:…

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WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” Introduces Block Directory, Block Patterns, and Automatic Updates for Themes and Plugins

Sarah Gooding · August 11, 2020 · 21 Comments WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” landed today, named for American jazz singer Billy Eckstine. This release introduces major improvements for the block editor and the security of WordPress. It was made possible by the contributions of 805 volunteers (with 38% of them being new contributors.) The 5.5 update…

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Userback: Get Immediate and Visual Feedback

We all know that collecting user feedback can make design projects better. But how many of us are actually using tools to gather and analyze that information to make better decisions?If your stumbling block is finding the right tool, we have found it. Userback is a tool that helps you gather visual feedback for projects.…

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Major jQuery Changes on the Way for WordPress 5.5 and Beyond

With all of the advancements made in JavaScript and newer, shinier frameworks, it is sometimes easy to forget that WordPress still relies on the aging jQuery library. The same holds true for thousands of plugins and themes in the official WordPress directories.For some, this may feel like a journey back to the mid-2000s, a time…

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website-color-schemes 50 Best Website Color Schemes of 2020 design tips

50 Best Website Color Schemes of 2020

Does it ever seem like certain website color schemes just get all the attention? As with every other aspect of web design, there are color schemes that tend to trend more than others. Bright colors, stark palettes, and even some mismatching schemes are elements of color that are trending.Here’s a look at some of the…

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