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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Gutenberg 3.7 Released, Introduces Spotlight Mode

Gutenberg 3.7 is available for download and contains a number of changes. The Fixed Toolbar has been renamed Unified Toolbar. This is an optional mode that fixes all of the toolbar icons to the top of the editor, similar to the Classic editor. The team discovered that experienced users who don’t mind the disconnect between blocks and the toolbar preferred ...

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6 Best Stripe Payment Plugins for WordPress (2018)

Are you looking for the best Stripe payment plugin to accept payments on your WordPress site? Stripe is one of the most popular payment processing companies in the world. It allows you to easily accept credit card payments on your website. In this article, we will share the best Stripe payment plugins for WordPress sites. Why Use Stripe to Accept ...

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How to Improve Your Website Security Posture – Part II

In the first post of this series, we discussed some of the main website security threats. Knowing the website security environment is a vital part of a good website posture. However, it is also important to be aware of what to do to strengthen your website. Today, we are going to give you some practical tips on how to improve ...

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How to Check for WordPress Security Updates (Beginners Guide)

When starting a blog , often beginners don’t know that they can check for security updates on their WordPress site. Security updates can help protect your website against malware attacks, hacks, and other common security threats. In this article, we will show you how to check for WordPress security updates. Why You Should Check for WordPress Security Updates? Security should ...

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Distributor Plugin Now Publicly Available, Adds Gutenberg Support

10up’s Distributor plugin has exited beta and is now publicly available . The free plugin syndicates content across WordPress multisite networks and the web. It went into beta last year and 10up reports that more than 100 organizations and developers participated in the beta program. “We’ve already integrated many improvements contributed by beta testers, including 10up clients,” 10up President Jake ...

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Gutenberg Contributors Considering a “Focus Mode” for Writing

After overwhelming feedback from testers indicating that Gutenberg is not well suited for simply writing posts, the project’s contributors are considering a few options for improving the writing flow. These proposals are spread across several tickets on GitHub. Two weeks ago, Gutenberg technical lead Matias Ventura submitted a PR exploring the possibility of introducing a “Focus Mode” to the editor ...

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How to Put Your WordPress Site in Maintenance Mode

Do you want to put your WordPress site in maintenance mode? The maintenance mode allows you to display a user-friendly notice to your users instead of a broken site during website maintenance. In this article, we will show you how to easily put your WordPress site in maintenance mode. Why and When You Need to Put WordPress in Maintenance Mode ...

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