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What is RSS?

As a blogger, you have likely come across an orange icon labeled RSS feed. If you have ever wondered what is RSS and how you can use RSS to grow your WordPress site, then you're in the right place. In this article, we will explain what is RSS, what are the benefits of RSS, and how to use it to grow your WordPress blog.

What is RSS?

RSS is a type of [...]

Mon, Dec 03, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

WordPress 5.0 RC2 was released today with 15 notable updates, including improvements to block preview styling, browser-specific bug fixes, and other changes. RC2 was released simultaneously with Gutenberg version 4.6.

The official release date for WordPress 5.0 has not yet been announced, because it depends on feedback from RC2 testing. Contributors' uneasiness with not having an official release date seemed to reach a critical tipping point during this week's [...]

Sat, Dec 01, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WordCamp US is next weekend and if you're unable to attend, you can watch from home via the free livestream. However, some WordPress meetup groups host watch parties. These parties generally include food, beverages, and a large projection screen.

If you're hosting one of these parties, please let us know about it in the comments. Tell us the location and what attendees can expect.

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Sat, Dec 01, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Ravi Sharma

There are multiple ways in which WordPress allows users to work on site themes. It is completely a developer's choice to scratch the code or go for the ready-made framework of WordPress themes.

Though frameworks are great in making the entire process of designing smooth, different developers have different needs. Here we present a list of some amazing WordPress theme frameworks which you can go through for finding the best which is perfect for your individual [...]

Fri, Nov 30, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Grammarly

Are you looking for the best WordPress Chrome extensions to boost productivity? Browser extensions can help improve your WordPress workflow and make you more productive. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress related Chrome extensions that you should try.

Why You Need WordPress Chrome Extensions?

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world. It comes with hundreds of add-ons to easily perform several tasks within your browser.

You'll find many useful [...]

Fri, Nov 30, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

WPCampus is seeking funding to conduct an accessibility audit of WordPress' Gutenberg editor. The non-profit organization is dedicated to helping web professionals, educators, and others who work with WordPress in higher education. Educational institutions often have stricter legal obligations that require software to be WCAG 2.0 level AA compliant and many European institutions set the bar even higher at WCAG 2.1.

WPCampus moved to spearhead an audit after Automattic decided [...]

Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

What's the main purpose for owning a WordPress site? For some people, the goal is the website itself. They build it because they want to share something important with the audience. When it comes to business websites, however, the idea is clear: it's all about marketing.

In both situations, the website will need some promotion, too. You want more people visiting it, so it will become successful. That's done through an efficient content marketing campaign.

Let's be [...]

Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Adding dark mode to WordPress admin area

Do you want to add dark mode to your WordPress admin dashboard? A dark mode color scheme makes it easier to work during late hours by reducing white light emitting from the screen. In this article, we will show you how to easily add dark mode to your WordPress admin dashboard.

What is Dark Mode and Why Use it in WordPress?

If you often work late at night, then the bright screen light of your [...]

Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

WordPress 5.0 will soon replace the editor with the new Gutenberg editor as part of a multi-phase project to improve the experience of authoring rich content. Phase 2 will shift focus to tackle site customization, bringing more complex layout and page builder capabilities to Gutenberg.

As this phase kicks off soon, it's valuable to see what other platforms are doing on this front. Drupal has traditionally appealed to a more technical audience, and probably wouldn't count [...]

Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Pippin Williamson, founder of Sandhills Development, LLC. Pippin describes what he's learned going through the process of opening a brick and mortar business.

He also describes the emotional process of firing employees, making business decisions as a team, and how he wants to create a life-long company where employees stick around for decades.

Near the end of the episode, Pippin expresses his opinions [...]

Wed, Nov 28, 2018
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL