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WordPress Gets New Gutenberg Editor: What You Should Do as a Developer [UPDATED]

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WordPress, the go-to 15-year-old content management system (CMS), still grows and experiences significant changes and improvements. During the last 2 years, 5 major versions have been released. Their focus was on editor, customizer, widgets and other minor improvements of UX. I would describe these improvements, released after the REST API in WP 4.4, as well-liked by both ordinary users and developers. However, the release coming very soon is a major fundamental change of the core WP experience, content editing. This change affects every WP user. For years, WP relied on tinyMCE editor, which is a quasi-WYSIWYG editor with an extensible list of buttons to add and edit rich content. Now, the core team behind WP has set a kickoff goal: to create a completely new post and page editing experience. Need to adapt to these changes and stay up-to-date As a plugin or theme developer, you may consider how this…

Best Image Optimization Plugins for WordPress

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Last updated 12/30/2019 Why optimize images in the first place? Images often account for most of the data downloaded online, so if you constantly use high-resolution images on your website it can cause several issues, all particularly notable for smartphone and tablet users: High-resolution images cause long load times which boost your bounce rate and consequently have an adverse impact on your conversions. Long load time impacts SEO: slow websites are generally ranked lower by the search engines. If you have a high-volume website load, it will consume huge internet bandwidth from your visitors and cause real problems for those who have limited bandwidth. If your own website has limited bandwidth, large traffic can take it down easily. If the hosting plan is scalable as it is with 10Web, you’ll overpay for traffic overages. The lighter your website, the bigger traffic you can afford. The solution to these issues is…

WordPress 5.0: Getting Your Site Ready for Gutenberg

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You may have heard whispers and rumors – who are we kidding, more like gradually intensifying buzz, from WordCamp 2017 to the myriad of articles spawned – around WordPress 5.0 and its main feature, Gutenberg editor. Forewarned, as we know, is forearmed. Let’s discuss what to expect from the update and what steps to undertake to prepare your WordPress site for a smooth transition. Checking plugins’ and themes’ compatibility Since the core update promises to divide the WordPress world into a “before” and “after,” it’s crucial to make sure all of your site’s plugins and themes are compatible with it. Here’s how to go about it. Check the plugins’ “Tested up to” field on wp.org. For plugins, in contrast to themes, there’s a really easy way to check compatibility. Take a look at your plugins’ wp.org page first for an indication of up to which version the plugin has been…

What Can I Get from 10Web?

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Get to know the 10 components of 10Web and the list of the main benefits you’ll get with the company.

Best Social Feed Plugins for Your WordPress Website

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These are the best free plugins to enhance your website’s social media functionality. Meet the Best Social Feed Plugins for Your WordPress Website.

Building and Managing a Photographer Portfolio Website with WordPress

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One should always start with a why, at least that’s what they say. So let’s start with all the possible “why”-s. Why do you need a website for your photography portfolio in the first place and why go with WordPress? Why not simply use Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, and other platforms to promote your work? The thing is, even though social media is helpful, a website will give you all the freedom you need to pick and choose how to publish your content, which layout to go with, how exactly to plan your success with SEO and just in general have your personal space and manage it on your own. To get a more detailed breakdown of all the reasons why you need to create a website check out this article So, why WordPress? Listing all the pros of using WordPress and all its features would turn this into a whole…

10 Reasons Why You Should Use WordPress to Run Your Business Website

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There are over 76.5 million WordPress websites out there. Here are 10 reasons 👍 why you should use WordPress for your business website.

Product Update: Photo Gallery Demo, Instagram Feed WD Features, Form Maker Improvements

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This is the opening post of the 10Web News rubric. The series will keep you posted regarding updates on the products and services we provide and other interesting stuff about all things WordPress. We’re excited to announce the new demo site for Photo-Gallery, improvements on Form-Maker, and major updates of Instagram Feed WD plugin. New demo site for Photo Gallery plugin Our most popular product, Photo Gallery plugin, currently used by almost 400k users, has a new demo site! The previous demo site was 2 years old and we felt like it was time to update it. We worked hard and overhauled all the layouts, features, and views displayed on the Demo site. The new demo displays all the basic layouts of the Gallery, including thumbnails, masonry, mosaic, image browser, slideshow, carousel and blog style galleries. The site displays them the way they look with default options and styling. Don’t…

Cloud Computing: Elasticity vs Scalability

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Scalability vs elasticity, horizontal vs vertical scaling, how do they work 🤔? Explore the basics of cloud computing: Elasticity and Scalability.

What’s the Ideal Backup Schedule for Your WordPress Website?

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While having a website opens up a lot of doors, it’s also connected with a series of risks, data loss being one of the biggest ones. A Hubspot study has shown that 20% of the companies that have experienced website data loss…

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