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Virtual Reality in WordPress: Are You Ready to Give This a Shot?

As I read through Brenda Barron’s predictions for WordPress web design trends in 2018, I was surprised to see virtual reality (VR) show up on the list. Here’s why: Statista puts the number of global virtual reality users at 171 million this year. While that number is nothing to scoff at, it only refers to […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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One Million Smushies and Our Commitment to WordPress.org Plugins

2018 got off to a very exciting start with WP Smush passing the 1 million active users mark, but for us here at WPMU DEV that’s just the start of where we want to go in terms of our commitment to high quality, free, WordPress.org hosted plugins. We adopted WP Smush, then called WP Smush.it, back in […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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11 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Taking Control of Visual Content

You’ve heard this argument before: WordPress websites that contain more visual content (that’s well-executed, of course) perform better. Specifically, research shows that articles that use images end up with 94% more views than articles that don’t. There was also a case study from EyeView that showed that landing pages with video receive over 30% more […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Adding Styling via the Customizer Without Adding CSS to the Page

The WordPress Customizer is an incredibly powerful and useful tool. By incorporating it into your themes and plugins, you give your users more flexibility and simplify design, layout and content customization. However, it does have its drawbacks. One of these is the fact that any styling you add directly via the customizer will be output […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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Getting Started with Google AMP in WordPress [Test Your AMP Pages Here!]

As a WordPress developer, your number one priority is to build engaging and powerful websites for your clients. Oftentimes, however, that’s easier said than done. You understand the different variables that make for a stellar on-site experience, but what do you do when external forces dictate they be done differently? Take the mobile experience, for […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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