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Neve theme demos.

It's estimated that soon over 70 percent of users will be accessing the internet from their smartphones rather than desktops. This means that having a mobile-friendly website is a must. However, boosting the mobile performance of your WordPress site can seem like a daunting task.

Luckily, optimizing your website for mobile devices is easy when you use a few key tools and adhere to best practices. [...]

Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Example of admin notices.

Even if you're new to WordPress, you'll be familiar with admin notices. They're the messages that show up on your dashboard to let you know about updates, errors, changes and more.

Admin notices give you critical information about your site, which enables you to take timely action. Moreover, if you're a theme or plugin developer, knowing how to add admin notices to WordPress is important since they allow you to easily communicate messages to your users.

In [...]

Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
The OptinMonster website

Do you want to capture the email addresses of your website visitors?

Over 70% of first time visitors will never return to your website again. Getting their email address is the smartest way to keep in touch and get them to visit again.

In this article, we'll compare some of the best email capture tools for WordPress and share the best practices to help you get results fast.

What is Email Capture and Why Does It Matter?

Email [...]

Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

W3C has selected Craft CMS over Statamic for its redesign project, after dropping WordPress from consideration in an earlier round of elimination:

In the end, our decision mostly came down to available resources. Craft had already committed to reach AA compliance in Craft 4 (it is currently on version 3.5, the release of version 4 is planned for April 2021). They had also arranged for an external agency to provide them with accessibility [...]

Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Last Friday, the WordPress Themes Team announced the release of its new Webfonts Loader project. It is a drop-in script that allows theme authors to load web fonts from the user's site instead of a third-party CDN. The secondary message included in the team's announcement is that it no longer plans to allow themes to hotlink Google Fonts in the future.

Throughout most of the team's history, it has not allowed themes to hotlink [...]

Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Easily hands down the most common thing that I find myself explaining to WordPress users is how to troubleshoot WordPress in order to find the cause of some issue. And it makes sense if you think about it. WordPress and all of its plugins and themes are made of code. And code is a complex thing. The more code you add to a site, the more likely it is for bugs and issues to happen. [...]

Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Source: Digging into WordPress Category: TUTORIALS
Adding dark mode to your WordPress website (easily)

Do you want to add dark mode to your WordPress site?

Many devices now come with native dark mode support. Adding a dark mode to your website automatically adapts your design to your users' browser preference. You can even add a dark mode switcher toggle to your site as well.

In this article, we'll show you how to easily add dark mode to your WordPress website both frontend and admin area.

What is Dark Mode and [...]
Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Fuxia Scholz, a prolific WordPress Stack Exchange (WPSE) contributor, is the first member to reach 100,000 reputation points. The popular Q&A community site rewards expert advice by floating the highest quality answers to the top, allowing users to earn reputation points. The gamified help community has proven to be more motivating for developers than many traditional forums, since the upvotes communicate how useful their answers are to others.

Scholz started on Stack Overflow a [...]

Sat, Sep 26, 2020
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
PhotoPress Gallery block in the WordPress editor.

Peter Adams, the owner of the PhotoPress plugin, announced a couple of weeks ago that now is the time for his project to take center stage. “It's Time for PhotoPress,” read the title of his post in which he laid out a four-phase plan for the future of his project.

Adams is no stranger to manipulating WordPress to suit the needs of photographers. He described photography as his first love and second career. He [...]

Fri, Sep 25, 2020
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

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

This week‘s special guest is Lesley Sim. We'll talk about Newsletter Glue, a WordPress plugin that allows you to send posts to email subscribers from inside WordPress.

Join us next Wednesday from 3-4pm PST when our special guest will be Matt Medeiros, the host of the Matt Report Podcast.

The post Torque's Social Hour with Lesley [...]

Fri, Sep 25, 2020
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS