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importance of email marketing for b2b content promotion

When it comes to blogging and content marketing, most people focus their efforts on the production side. While content creation matters, getting it in front of other people is just as important (if not more). Derek Halpern actually does an 80/20 split, with the majority of time spent on content promotion.

The Internet is a crowded place and it's not easy to stand out. Yet, the greatest blog post ever written is [...]

Tue, Apr 23, 2019
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Creating a job board in WordPress

Do you want to create a job board in WordPress? Job boards allow people to find jobs and companies to post their own job listings.

With the growing trend of the gig economy, starting a job board has become a popular online business idea. You can make money by accepting payments for job listings.

In this article, we will show you how [...]

Tue, Apr 23, 2019
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Today is Earth Day, a worldwide annual event first celebrated in 1970 that focuses on addressing environmental concerns. Earth Day Network coordinates 192 countries with more than a billion people participating in today's event. The organization uses WordPress to build the world's largest environmental movement through education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.

Over the past few years, environmentally-friendly web development has become an increasingly popular topic at WordCamps. Several presentations are [...]

Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Most people with an interest in WordPress know about the GNU Public License (GPL). However, few understand exactly what it means and why it matters. While this knowledge isn't pertinent to your day-to-day work in most cases, it can help to shape your overall mindset and approach to WordPress development.

What's more, the GPL is more central to WordPress' (and by extension your) success than you may realize. The built-in freedom it [...]

Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Fixing image upload issues in WordPress

Are you facing image upload issues on your WordPress website? For most beginners, image upload errors can be quite confusing because they can appear without you doing anything different.

Failure to upload images is one of the most common image issues in WordPress. Luckily, it is quite easy to fix, and you can do it yourself.

In this article, we will show you how to easily fix [...]

Mon, Apr 22, 2019
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
Amp stories

Version 1.1 of the AMP Plugin for WordPress was released this week after four months in development and 125 merged pull requests from contributors. It includes CSS tree shaking improvements that restore AMP compatibility for WordPress' default Twenty Nineteen theme, reducing the size of its stylesheet by 53%.

In an effort to get more users opting for the Native mode option, the plugin's development team has rebranded the template modes:

In this release [...]

Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

This past Valentine's Day, millions of friendly and romantic email messages were exchanged around the world. Unfortunately, some of them were exploited by cybercrime groups aiming to infect personal computing devices and networks with GandCrab ransomware.

Information security researchers at Mimecast Threat Labs noticed a considerable uptick of activity in the world of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS), a cybercrime business model that has been on the rise for nearly a year. More interesting, perhaps, are [...]

Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Astra charity theme

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for nonprofits?

Charity and nonprofit websites require an appealing presentation with the right tools to achieve their donation goals. It can be possible with the use of a professional WordPress theme.

In this article, we will show you some of the best WordPress themes for nonprofit organizations that will help you get maximum donations.

Making a Website for a Nonprofit Organization

WordPress is the most [...]

Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

Dashicons, the WordPress admin icon font, will be getting its first update in three years when WordPress 5.2 ships. The library will be updated to use WOFF2 (Web Open Font Format 2), replacing the previous WOFF 1.0 format for improved compression. WOFF 1.0 will still be included in core to maintain backwards compatibility.

In addition to the new font file format, Dashicons is adding 13 new icons to [...]

Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WooCommerce 3.6 was released this week after six months in development. Store owners with sites running on WordPress 5.0+ will now have access to eight new product blocks, including hand picked products, featured products, products by category/attribute, sale products, new products, top rated, products, and best selling products.

These blocks were previously available as a feature plugin but have now been rolled into WooCommerce core. The plugin [...]

Thu, Apr 18, 2019
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL