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Gutenberg 3.3 Released, Adds Archives and Recent Comments Blocks

Gutenberg 3.3 is available and continues the trend of refining the user experience, user interface, and tools. Two new Widget blocks have been added, Post Archives and Recent Comments. Archive and Recent Comments Widget Blocks If your archives span across multiple months and years, you can configure the block to display as a drop-down menu. Otherwise, the list may be ...

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Karachi to Host First WordCamp in Pakistan Following Cancellation of WordCamp Lahore

photo credit: Bilalhassan88 WordCamp Karachi is happening on August 4, 2018, and organizers are expecting more than 400 attendees. Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan with a population of more than 30 million people. Its airport connects the country to other international cities and smaller cities within Pakistan are available by rail or bus. Organizers behind the camp are ...

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WordPress 4.9.8 Will Significantly Reduce Memory Leak

WordPress 4.9.8 Beta two recently shipped and although much of the focus will be on the “Try Gutenberg” call-out , there’s a patch included that addresses a memory leak that was quite a problem for some users. When WordPress 4.9.7 shipped , the WordPress.org support forums saw an increase in reports of memory exhausted errors due to the wp_is_stream function . ...

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Insight Into How North Carolina State Is Preparing for Gutenberg

Jennifer McFarland, the web services coordinator for the North Carolina State Office of Information Technology (OIT), recently did an interview with Technician , the official student newspaper of NC State University. Since Gutenberg’s announcement in December of 2017, McFarland has published a series of articles on the NC State Office of Information Technology website educating staff and students on what ...

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WP-CLI Hack Day Friday, July 20th

WP-CLI or WordPress Command Line Interface has become an integral tool for developers to launch and manage sites. To encourage new contributors to the project, Alain Schlesser is organizing the first WP-CLI Hack Day , Friday, July 20th beginning at 08:00 CEST. Schlesser and other contributors will be available in the WP-CLI Slack channel all day and on the project’s ...

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iThemes Enters the Hosting Space

iThemes is getting into the hosting business after launching three plans that take advantage of its relationship with Liquid Web. The plans are finely tuned around the company’s products and come with free SSL certificates. I reached out to Cory Miller, Founder of iThemes to figure out why they’ve entered the hosting space, what it means to be able to ...

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