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Why Gutenberg and Why Now?

Tevya Washburn has been building websites for more than 20 years and building them on WordPress for 10. He bootstrapped his website maintenance and support company, WordXpress , that he’s worked on full-time for more than seven years. Late last year he launched his first premium plugin, and presented at WordCamp Salt Lake City. He lives in Caldwell, ID and ...

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Noteworthy Changes Coming in WordPress 4.9.5

WordPress 4.9.5 Beta 1 is available for testing and brings with it 23 bug fixes and improvements. A release candidate is scheduled for release on March 20th and a final release on April 3rd. Here are some notable changes you can expect in the release. “Cheatin’ uh?” Error Message is Replaced The “Cheatin’ uh?” error message has existed in WordPress ...

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WPWeekly Episode 309 – All AMPed Up

In this episode, I’m joined by Alberto Medina , Developer Advocate working with the Web Content Ecosystems Team at Google, and Weston Ruter , CTO of XWP. We have a candid conversation about Google’s AMP Project . We start by learning why the project was created, what its main goal is, and the technology behind it. We also dive into some of ...

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A Plea For Plugin Developers to Stop Supporting Legacy PHP Versions

Iain Poulson has published a thoughtful request on the Delicious Brains blog asking WordPress plugin developers to stop supporting legacy PHP versions. He covers some of the benefits of developing with newer versions of PHP, what Delicious Brains is doing with its plugins, and using the Requires Minimum PHP Version header in readme.txt. While we wait for the Trac discussion ...

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How to Disable Push Notification Requests in Firefox

Have you noticed how many sites ask if you want to enable push notifications? I’ve answered no to every request but thanks to a tip suggested by Thomas Kräftner, you can disable requests from appearing altogether in Firefox. Last week, Mozilla released Firefox 59.0 and added a new privacy feature that allows users to block sites from sending push notification ...

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Watch WordCamp Miami 2018 Via Free Livestream

Tickets for the event may be sold out, but you can watch the event from anywhere thanks to a free livestream . The stream starts today and covers both the E-Commerce and developers workshops. The stream begins tomorrow at 8:30AM EDT with separate links to morning and afternoon sessions.

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Let’s Encrypt Wildcard Certificates Are Now Available

In July of last year, Let’s Encrypt announced that it would begin issuing Wildcard certificates for free in January of 2018. Although a little late, the organization has announced that Wildcard certificate support is now live. In addition to these certificates, the organization has updated its ACME protocol to version 2.0. ACMEv2 is required for clients that want to use ...

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