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My Gutenberg Experience: Part Three

It’s been about four months since the last time I shared my experience with Gutenberg. In that time, there have been sixteen releases. The more I use Gutenberg, the more nuances I encounter. Disruptive Writing Flow When writing a post, I press the enter key at the end of a paragraph. This creates a new paragraph block automatically. Sometimes however, ...

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Gutenberg 3.6 Adds New Icons for All Core Blocks

Gutenberg 3.6 was released today, featuring a design overhaul for the core icons in the block inserter. The blocks now use Material icons , which offer more options than the Dashicons. This update also improves the icons for the core embeds, which now display the corresponding icon for each embed service. Gutenberg testers logged an issue regarding the limitations of ...

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Fake Plugins with Popuplink.js Redirect to Scam Sites

Since July, we’ve been observing a massive WordPress infection that is responsible for unwanted redirects to scam and ad sites. This infection involves the tiny.cc URL shortener, a fake plugin that has been called either “index” or “wp_update”, and a malicious popuplink.js file. Infected pages typically have these two scripts in the section of the page. … Continue reading Fake ...

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23 Best WordPress Themes for Yoga Studios (2018)

Are you looking for a WordPress theme to design your yoga website? For a yoga studio, you will need a theme that can prominently showcase your classes, programs, and schedules. In this article, we have hand-picked the best yoga WordPress themes that you can use. Building a Yoga Website with WordPress WordPress is the most popular website builder in the ...

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WordPress for iOS 10.6 Adds A Detailed Site Activity Log

In the past few months, the WordPress mobile application for iOS has quietly received a steady round of improvements. Version 10.5 increased its compatibility with Gutenberg. Earlier this year , Gutenberg and the iOS app didn’t get along particularly well. About a month ago in 10.4, an activity log was added that allows users to see a detailed list of ...

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WordPress.com Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites, Bans Malicious Publication of Unauthorized Images of Minors

WordPress.com came under fire this week for hosting a site with conspiracy theories claiming the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. The New York Times published an article titled “This Company Keeps Lies About Sandy Hook on the Web ,” setting off a hailstorm of angry posts on social media that demanded Automattic take action. “Posting conspiracy theories ...

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Hummingbird Performance Upgrades Get You Closer to That Perfect 100

Hummingbird, the automated speed optimization plugin for WordPress, has received +130 new features, enhancements and fixes, has doubled active installs (+125k) and cracked 200 reviews with an average 5-star rating in the last 6 months. We’ve been moving so fast improving things we almost forgot to send you the highlights. Tell me more! If you […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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WPWeekly Episode 327 – Truth, Misinformation, and Good Ideas

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss what’s new in the world of WordPress. First, we talk about Syed Balkhi’s growth accelerator fund and learn that Jacoby pitched a similar idea to Balkhi at WordCamp Miami 2017. We discuss the new feedback surrounding Gutenberg thanks to the call out in WordPress 4.9.8. Near the end of the show, ...

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