wordpress-bg-medblue-6-770x500 WordPress 5.7 Release Candidate WPDev News

WordPress 5.7 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 5.7 is now available! Please join us in celebrating this very important milestone in the community’s progress towards the final release! “Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress…

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How to Do a Giveaway on Instagram (+ Rules, Ideas and Tips)

Designing a giveaway or contest on Instagram can be fun, increase engagement, and help boost your presence online. But it’s more than just asking people to tag a friend to win a prize. A great giveaway takes planning, a prize that’s worth people’s time, and an understanding of the rules to maintain the integrity of…

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WordPress 5.6.2 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.6.2 is now available! This maintenance release includes 5 bug fixes. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.6.1, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.6.2 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update Now. If your sites support automatic background updates, they’ve already started the update process. WordPress 5.6.2 is a small maintenance release focused…

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Turn Your WordPress.com Blog into a Podcast with Anchor

Turn Your WordPress.com Blog into a Podcast with Anchor If you’re a blogger, you’ve already done the hard part by creating great content — so you should share that content as widely as possible! One way is by giving your audience an audio option, as well as your written blog. Blogging on WordPress.com is all about…

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WordPress Passes 40% Market Share of Alexa Top 10 Million Websites

WordPress has passed 40% market share of all websites, up from 35.4% in January 2020, as measured by W3Techs. These numbers are derived from the Alexa top 10 million websites, along with the Tranco top 1 million list. By W3Techs’ estimates, every two minutes, another top 10m site starts using WordPress. Among the top 1,000 sites, WordPress’ market share is even…

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best-bold-thick-fonts 25+ Best Bold & Thick Fonts in 2021 design tips

25+ Best Bold & Thick Fonts in 2021

Big bold fonts help you craft titles and headings that grab attention from miles away. That’s why they are commonly used in poster, banner, and billboard designs. If you’re searching for a similar thick font to use in your designs, you’re in luck. In this post, we present to your some of the best bold…

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WP Feedback Rebrands To Atarim, Moves To a Full SaaS Model

Earlier this week, WP Feedback founder Vito Peleg announced the company was changing its brand to Atarim. After 18 months since its launch, it would also be moving toward a complete Saas (Software as a Service) model. WP Feedback was created as a standalone plugin. The goal was to provide a visual feedback tool that…

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SEO for UX Designers: Ideas to Incorporate Into Every Project

Almost everyone you talk to is interested in search engine optimization. And for good reason: You want as many people to see your website as possible and find it in relevant search results. But did you know that user experience can be one of the most important factors that contribute to SEO and overall search…

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Reflecting on Gutenberg’s 100th Release

1.0 to 10.0Gutenberg 10.0 released this week, February 17, 2021, marking the 100th release of the Gutenberg plugin; the 100th release of a journey that started more than four years ago when Matt announced the project at WordCamp US 2016.  Where We Started The past four years have not always been an easy journey. Shipping…

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