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WordPress news and Gutenberg tips: Use reusable blocks

18 March 2019 | 6 Comments | Remkus de Vries

Another week, another roundup! We saw WordPress’ growth hit an important milestone last week, and an interesting proposal was made concerning available blocks in the editor. Let’s see what that’s all about! In this edition of my roundup, I also share a few more tricks about the Block Editor itself. And, last but not least, …

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New commenting plugin option, a book release, and a WordPress milestone

11 March 2019 | 1 Comment | Remkus de Vries

It’s time* again for a new roundup of WordPress news! Today I’m sharing a new commenting plugin for WordPress, the release of a new book about Object Oriented Programming in WordPress. The WordPress Project also crossed an imported milestone this week. Keep on reading and you’ll learn all about it! New commenting plugin option For …

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Release schedules, selling digital downloads, and some bonus links

4 March 2019 | 4 Comments | Remkus de Vries

In this roundup, I’ll discuss what’s going on with the WordPress release schedule. I’m also highlighting a new e-commerce solution for selling downloadable items in WordPress. And of course, I carefully selected some bonus links for your reading pleasure. Let’s dive in! WordPress Release Schedules WordPress has typically seen three to four releases per year …

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WordPress 5.1 is incoming, Gutenberg Phase 2 updates, and bonus links!

18 February 2019 | 29 Comments | Remkus de Vries

We have a big week ahead of us! WordPress 5.1 will be released this week and with it comes a lot of improvements for the Block Editor as well as a whole bunch of other improvements. I’m also updating you on Gutenberg phase 2. And of course, there are some bonus links as well. Let’s …

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New WordPress tools, plugins & presentations to learn from

13 February 2019 | 9 Comments | Remkus de Vries

Today, I’d like to highlight a couple of valuable news items from the WordPress Community. We saw some great things happening with new solutions and updates to already existing plugins. Enjoy! WPCampus Online WPCampus Online happened on January 31 and featured a lot of great content. If you missed out or want to revisit the conference, the …

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WordPress newsletter recommendations, related events, and Gutenberg writing tips

4 February 2019 | 2 Comments | Remkus de Vries

We’re diving a bit deeper into some of the options to make better use of the Gutenberg editor in this edition of my roundup. Additionally, I’m highlighting two WordPress related events as well as two very different, but highly recommended WordPress newsletters. WordPress Newsletters I’d like to highlight two very different kinds of WordPress related …

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More Gutenberg integrations, eCommerce solutions and an updated Roadmap

28 January 2019 | Remkus de Vries

Today’s edition of my roundup consists of lots of little interesting bits and updates. It’s been a relatively quiet week, as far as news from the WordPress Community is concerned. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to share! Let’s talk some more about Gutenberg integrations and eCommerce solutions! More Gutenberg integrations In my previous Roundup, …

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New roles in the WordPress project, blocks and WordPress 5.1

21 January 2019 | 12 Comments | Remkus de Vries

Today’s roundup is a nice collection of interesting things that happened in the WordPress Community in the last couple of weeks. There’s some very exciting news about expanding the WordPress leadership team and I’ll discuss a couple of new features of the next version of WordPress. Expanding WordPress Leadership Matt Mullenweg published a post this …

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WordCamp US 2018, WordPress 5.0.1 and what’s next?

18 December 2018 | 15 Comments | Remkus de Vries

In case you missed it, WordPress 5.0 was released almost two weeks ago, one day prior to WordCamp US 2018 (December 7-9). At WordCamp US, Matt Mullenweg gave his yearly ‘State of the Word’, outlining what’s been going on with the WordPress Project. A reflection, but, most certainly also a look at the future. Let’s …

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WordPress 5.0 RCs, Gutenberg related news and food for thought!

30 November 2018 | Remkus de Vries

Today’s roundup focuses on WordPress 5.0 and its upcoming release date, but we’ll also discuss some interesting and new Gutenberg related news. And, I did my best to introduce a couple of interesting bits throughout this roundup. Every single link is certainly worth checking out! Let’s dive in, shall we? When will WordPress 5.0 be …

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