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WordCamp Europe 2018 has opened the call for speakers and will be accepting applications through January 15. The organizing team recommends that speakers already have some experience ahead of applying to speak at the largest WordPress event in Europe, but a dedicated Content Team will also be available with resources for helping speakers create a successful presentation.

The 2017 event received a total of 235 speaker applications and 43 were selected for the [...]

Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
Philanthropy

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for nonprofits? Charity and non-profit websites require appealing presentation with tools to manage their donation goals. In this article, we will show you some of the best WordPress themes for nonprofits that will help you get maximum donations and achieve those goals.

Making a Website for a Nonprofit Organization

WordPress is the most popular website builder among [...]

Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

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Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: WordPress Daily Post Category: GENERAL

The next release of WordPress (5.0) will introduce the new Gutenberg editor and contributors plan to keep it rolling towards the eventual goal of providing a full site building experience. Nearly every WordPress theme and plugin developer will be impacted by the change and many are starting to look ahead to how their products may interact with Gutenberg in the future.

What will e-commerce look like in the Gutenberg era? The WooCommerce design team has published [...]

Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Community feedback on the new GDPR for WordPress project, created by WordCamp Denmark organizer Kåre Mulvad Steffensen and WP Pusher creator Peter Suhm, has started rolling in after the two launched a survey for developers. The project aims to provide an industry standard for getting plugins compliant with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation ahead of the May 2018 deadline.

Steffensen published some initial results of the survey [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

A business can't survive without strong sales & customer service, two competencies that are arguably the lifeblood of a company.

Many of you reading this fill that exact gap for the open source WordPress project. I don't mean this as a slight to the thousands of wonderful people who build the software, document it, and support it in the forums, but that consultants (doing it right or wrong) are also fueling this locomotive too.

There are no [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
What's new in WordPress 4.9

WordPress 4.9 was released just few hours ago. It is the second and last major WordPress release of 2017 with some exciting new features and enhancements. In this article, we will show you what's new in WordPress 4.9 and which features you should try after updating your websites.

4.9 is a major WordPress release, and unless you are on a managed [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Topher DeRosia, founder of HeroPress. DeRosia provides an update on HeroPress and explains his new role creating WordPress training videos for WinningWP. Jacoby and I discussed the news of the week including, Press This removed in WordPress 4.9, Meta box support in Gutenberg, and WP-SpamShield removed from the directory.

Near the end of the show, we discuss whether or not [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” was released today, named for Oklahoma-born jazz musician William Lee Tipton, a gifted pianist and saxophonist. This update introduces major improvements to the design and collaboration workflow in the Customizer, improves WordPress' built-in code editor, and enhances core text and media widgets.

Draft, Schedule, and Preview Changes in the Customizer

Prior to 4.9, users could get a live preview of their sites in the Customizer but any changes [...]

Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

Gutenberg 1.7 was released today, two weeks after version 1.6, with a fresh round of new features, design updates, and the groundwork for nested blocks and block extensibility.

Last week contributors began exploring an alternative to using iframes for meta boxes. This experiment has landed in 1.7 so that the plugin now renders meta boxes inline. Gutenberg engineer Riad Benguella, who wrote and merged the code, said [...]

Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL