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Mimimi, an award-winning game studio based in Munich, has launched a new WordPress website that provides an interesting case study of Gutenberg in the wild. Although you may not be able to tell from the frontend, behind the scenes the new block-based editor is powering the layout with custom blocks, allowing the Mimimi team to easily update various sections of their website.

Luehrsen Heinrich, a local ad agency, built the site with a [...]

Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
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Security, privacy, and related topics have been all over the news in recent months. Much of this is due to the roll-out of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – a new set of legal rules regarding the way personal data must be handled.

Of course, the GDPR isn't the only topic of discussion. Cookies are also a popular topic once again. Unfortunately, there's a lot of misinformation about how cookies relate to [...]

Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Managing file downloads in WordPress

Are you looking for a file download manger for WordPress? While you can simply upload a file and add a download link in your post, it's not scalable. A WordPress file download manager can help you easily manage, track, and control permissions on file downloads. You can even use it to sell file downloads. In this article, we will show you two easy ways to to manage, track, and control file downloads in WordPress.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Gutenberg 3.6 was released today, featuring a design overhaul for the core icons in the block inserter. The blocks now use Material icons, which offer more options than the Dashicons. This update also improves the icons for the core embeds, which now display the corresponding icon for each embed service.

Gutenberg testers logged an issue regarding the limitations of Dashicons [...]

Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Search engines play an extremely crucial role in bringing organic traffic, leads, and customers for any website. A high-ranking page can easily pull in thousands of visitors at any given date. And that's why site owners are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve their website's SEO rankings.

However, for WordPress site owners, SEO optimization comes easy due to the fact that WordPress is currently the most powerful Content Management System available in the market [...]

Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Yoga Studio

Are you looking for a WordPress theme to design your yoga website? For a yoga studio, you will need a theme that can prominently showcase your classes, programs, and schedules. In this article, we have hand-picked the best yoga WordPress themes that you can use.

Building a Yoga Website with WordPress

WordPress is the most popular website builder in the world. Over 31% of all websites [...]

Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
Detailed activity log in the WordPress for iOS mobile application

In the past few months, the WordPress mobile application for iOS has quietly received a steady round of improvements. Version 10.5 increased its compatibility with Gutenberg. Earlier this year, Gutenberg and the iOS app didn't get along particularly well.

About a month ago in 10.4, an activity log was added that allows users to see a detailed list of activities on their sites. In 10.6, the most recent version, the activity log is [...]

Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WordPress.com came under fire this week for hosting a site with conspiracy theories claiming the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax. The New York Times published an article titled “This Company Keeps Lies About Sandy Hook on the Web,” setting off a hailstorm of angry posts on social media that demanded Automattic take action.

“Posting conspiracy theories or untrue content is not banned from WordPress.com, and unfortunately this is one [...]

Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Jeff Blaylock

WordPress is a powerful platform for everything from personal blogging to enterprise sites. It contains an excellent set of features to make it as easy as possible to create online publications, make it pleasant and convenient.

Daily on the forums, there are many questions about the most common issues with WordPress, faced by beginners. WordPress is easy to install and fun to work with, new users enjoy using the powerful features offered by many plugins [...]

Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Verify Pinterest Site on WordPress

Do you want to verify your WordPress site on Pinterest? Verifying your website on Pinterest will unlock neat features like Pinterest analytics, ads program, stats for your photos, and more. In this article, we will show you how to easily verify your WordPress site on Pinterest.

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Why You Should Verify Your WordPress Site on Pinterest?

Pinterest is one of the most popular social media [...]

Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL