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6 Reasons to Try Shutterstock in 2022

Almost every designer needs stock photos and videos to complete projects. The tough part can be finding the right service with great visuals that don’t look like typical stock photography. Shutterstock is the answer for many design professionals. The service has a ton of video and image assets that are top quality and will help…

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Does Market Share Matter?

Is the WordPress market share beginning to shrink? How do we assess market share? What metrics matter? It’s time we asked these questions. This week brought some attention to WordPress’s market share, at least as it gets reported by W3techs. For the first time, the WordPress market share appears to have declined — by 0.4%…

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Design Trend: Large Typography Scales

Words on the web just keep getting bigger and bigger. And that might be a good thing. One of the biggest trends in website design right now is large typography scales. We’re not just talking bigger text in the hero image anymore. We are seeing larger type options for every part of the website design.…

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WordPress Podcast and Video Picks for the Week of May 8

Chris Coyier is not a stranger to most of us web workers. He’s a designer at CodePen, a writer at CSS-Tricks, and a podcaster at ShopTalk. He uses WordPress on all three of his primary projects. For years, Chris has been a consistent advocate for the platform. He develops his own websites with WordPress, but his day-to-day……

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Your Website Looks Great. So Should Your Emails.

Your Website Looks Great. So Should Your Emails. A Fresh New Design For Subscriber Emails We recently rolled out some fresh, flavorful updates to the design of the emails that go out to your subscribers when you publish new posts to your site. With this new design update we worked on modernizing the out-the-box email templates…

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Online Meetup: WordPress NYC to Host Series on Modern, Privacy-Respecting Analytics and Leveraging First-Party Data

One of the positive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is local meetups are more frequently broadcasting their events online, giving people outside the immediate area the opportunity to attend and learn new skills. Searching meetup.com for WordPress, filtered to show Online Events, will show upcoming events that anyone can attend. WordPress NYC is hosting an…

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Design Trend: Animated Hero Elements

Motion is everywhere in website design. From full-on video to more subtle animations, these elements are a valuable tool in generating user interest and engagement. It can help you follow a trend, capture attention, or offer a more branded experience for your site. Animated hero elements are an almost obvious trend, but there’s a lot…

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WooCommerce 6.5, 6.5.1, and WooCommerce Blocks 7.6

Well, the week started the release of  WooCommerce 6.5  and ended with a  6.5.1 bug fix release. Between all of that, WooCommerce Blocks 7.6 was also released. Over on Do the Woo, we had a conversation about the upcoming release of WordPress 6.0. The Woo Roundtable, consisting of Ronald Gijsel, Robbie Adair, Robert Jacobi, and Tammie…

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