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The latest release of the Gutenberg plugin (10.4) brings block widgets into the Customizer. When customizing widget-enabled areas, a new block inserter icon is now available for dropping blocks into sidebars. This is the first iteration of block management in the Customizer, tackling the technical integration for editing blocks while also taking advantage of the live preview in the Customizer.

Version 10.4 includes several design updates to the Site Editor List View, bringing more [...]

Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Grid-style WordPress theme blog posts page.

Sometimes a theme’s description is so moving that one must install, activate, and test the project. I often rail against the obviously keyword-stuffed text in the free WordPress theme directory. But, I am pleasantly surprised from time to time.

Enō is an elegant, modern and functional WordPress theme. Probably this is the best blogging theme ever. Just see the demo at…It supports Gutenberg block editor and has a lot of Customizer options…

Thus began my journey [...]

Fri, Apr 16, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Building an online store with the Gutenberg Block Editor allows you to build a streamlined, functional shopping experience without dealing with tricky programming or bulky page builder plugins. Instead, a simple block plugin can help you customize your product pages and site styling. Here are three block plugins specially designed for WooCommerce stores.

Why use Gutenberg to build your online store? Simplicity – Gutenberg is built into WordPress. This means you don’t have to learn how to [...]
Fri, Apr 16, 2021
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Drip WooCommerce CRM

Are you looking for the best WooCommerce CRM for your online store?

A WooCommerce CRM can help you manage your customers, improve business decisions, and create a better experience for your customers overall.

In this article, we’ll share the best WooCommerce CRM in the market today.

Why Use a WooCommerce CRM?

Using a WooCommerce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool will help you manage your customer data, send personalized marketing messages, and make better overall decisions about your [...]

Fri, Apr 16, 2021
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Today, Josepha Haden Chomphosy announced the results of yesterday’s “go/no-go” demo and decision on whether Full Site Editing (FSE) would land in WordPress 5.8. The site editor and global styles are not landing in the next release. However, several other features should launch and allow users to build their sites with blocks in new ways.

The following people attended the demo:

Matías Ventura – Demo Host and Gutenberg Project Lead Matt Mullenweg – WordPress Project [...]
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Zerodium, one of the most well-known security vulnerability brokers, announced that it is tripling payouts for remote code execution exploits on default WordPress installations. Payouts are typically $100K but have been temporarily increased to $300K.

The company focuses on acquiring original and previously unreported zero-day research. It pays researchers for high-risk vulnerabilities and fully functional exploits, with the highest rewards at $2.5M for ‘full chain, zero-click, with persistence’ Android exploits. This price tag was [...]

Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
OptinMonster

Do you want to add custom after post widgets in WordPress?

After post widgets allow you to display different elements at the end of blog posts or pages. For instance, you can add a newsletter sign-up form, show related posts, display recent articles, or popular products.

In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add custom after post widgets in WordPress to keep users engaged and spend more time on your website.

Why Add [...]
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream about WordPress news, events, and life in quarantine.

In this week’s episode Doc will talk with Jason Cohen, the founder and CTO of WP Engine.

In this episode we talk about decoupled architecture, headless WordPress, and full site editing in WordPress 5.8.

Join us next Wednesday from 3-4pm PST for the next episode of the Torque Social Hour.

The post Torque’s Social Hour: Jason [...]

Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Adding two Query blocks to the WordPress editor, each in their own columns.

The Full Site Editing (FSE) outreach program is chugging along. Since December, it has called for and completed four rounds of testing. The latest round asks volunteers to provide feedback on the Query block, arguably one of the most crucial pieces of the FSE-puzzle.

Automattic Developer Relations Wrangler Anne McCarthy has been overseeing the program since its inception. Each round of testing asks participants to follow along with a set of instructions while testing [...]

Wed, Apr 14, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
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Thinking of trying headless WordPress for yourself? It’s definitely not for everyone. You have to do a lot of confusing setup while working with a technology that isn’t very well documented online. But the real difficult part may be finding hosting suited for headless WordPress.

While you can host a headless instance on any server, a specially configured one will help you tackle common issues without needing to handle it all on your own. And thanks [...]

Wed, Apr 14, 2021
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS