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The CodeLobster IDE home page.

As a developer – and especially if you’re a beginner – you’re likely familiar with how time-consuming and challenging compiling code can be. Although there are many editors and tools available that can help streamline your workflow and productivity, deciding which one to use can be tricky.

However, one of the most essential and helpful products to take advantage of is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). This type of tool can make it easier to prevent [...]

Tue, May 18, 2021
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Installing the WP Mail SMTP plugin

Email is arguably the most common electronic communication medium on Earth. It’s used for everything, from communication to alert notifications, to password reset flows and email-based Two-factor Authentication (2FA).

As a website owner sending email from your WordPress site, there are a few issues you’ll likely encounter. If you simply try and install a plugin to send emails on your website’s behalf, your email will almost certainly end up in the junk/spam folder, assuming the mail [...]

Tue, May 18, 2021
Source: WP White Security Category: TUTORIALS
How to Split WordPress Posts

Are you looking for a way to split long WordPress posts into different pages?

Splitting lengthy content into several pages makes it easier for your visitors to read articles and navigate different sections.

In this article, we will show you how to split WordPress posts into multiple pages, step by step.

Why Split WordPress Posts into Multiple Pages?

If you have blog posts or guides that are lengthy, then setting up post pagination can improve the readability [...]

Tue, May 18, 2021
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
Screenshot of the Naledi theme homepage with a large Cover header and three info boxes below.
Naledi theme homepage.

Over the weekend, Anariel Design co-founder Ana Segota tweeted that she was nearly ready to submit the company’s first block theme into the WordPress directory. There are only five such experimental themes available for download in the repo right now, and I have been patiently awaiting more.

The Naledi theme is in the review queue, but those who want to give it a spin can grab a copy of the [...]

Mon, May 17, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

WordSesh 2021, a free virtual event targeted at WordPress professionals, is less than one week away. Sessions will be broadcast May 24-28, followed by hands-on workshops May 27 – June 4. The event is hosted by Brian Richards, creator of the WordPress video training website WPSessions. It features an impressive lineup of curated speakers whose presentations will be recorded and published to WPSessions after the live event has ended.

WordSesh’s creators pioneered virtual events years ago, [...]

Mon, May 17, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
How to increase ad impressions in WordPress with ad refresh (2 ways)

Do you want to increase ad impressions in WordPress with ad refresh?

Ad refresh lets you rotate ads in the same location as visitors browse your website. This simple change can increase your total ad impressions and overall ad revenue.

In this article, we’ll show you how to increase your ad impressions in WordPress by using ad refresh in your ad spots.

Why Use Ad Refresh to Increase Ad Impressions in WordPress?

Ad refresh lets you display multiple ads [...]

Mon, May 17, 2021
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL
Full page screenshot of a reimagined WordCamp Birmingham landing page.

As has almost become ritual at this point, I am always looking forward to the next testing round for Full Site Editing (FSE). Spearheaded by core contributor Anne McCarthy, the FSE Outreach Program’s fortnightly user tests are usually fun and offer everyone a chance to get involved, regardless of their experience level.

This latest testing round is all about whether users can create a custom template on a per-post basis directly from the editor. [...]

Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL

The WordPress community is eager to return to in-person events and organizers are discussing a path to ensure the safety of resuming meetups as a first step before considering WordCamps. Previous discussions led to the creation of a checklist to assist local organizers in determining if their chapter is eligible to proceed. Noticeably absent from the checklist at the time was the requirement for widely distributed vaccines before resuming local events.

This week, Andrea [...]

Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: WP Tavern Category: GENERAL
An example of a social media quiz.

Audience engagement can be one of the biggest challenges for website owners and marketers alike. Getting visitors to your site is one thing, but having them interact with and share your content is often much more difficult.

Quizzes offer a fantastic solution to this problem, as they provide a fun way to engage your audience. They can also be used as an information-gathering tool to help inform business decisions. Best of all, [...]

Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: Torque – WP news, community experts, info and how-tos Category: WORDPRESS
Formidable Pro

Are you looking for the best quiz plugins for your WordPress website?

Many popular websites like BuzzFeed use quizzes to create viral content and boost user engagement on their websites.

In this article, we have hand-picked the best quiz plugins for WordPress that will help you engage your users and increase time spent on your site.

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Fri, May 14, 2021
Source: WP Beginner Category: GENERAL