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14 Amazing WordPress Milestones
May 26th, 2017, 12:14 PM

WordPress this weekend celebrates its 14th birthday. The CMS has come a long way since its release in 2003. Not only does it today power more than 28 percent of the internet, but its also supported and maintained by a growing community. WordPress has grown so much in the last decade – today we want to highlight …

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How to Extend the WordPress Customizer
May 25th, 2017, 12:14 PM

Way back in 2013, the WordPress 3.4 Green release introduced the Customizer to the masses. If you’re up for a trip down memory lane, here’s the announcement post over on Make WordPress. Not without its fair share of naysayers, the Customizer looked to, and still does, bring accessibility and instant feedback to visual changes you …

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Why WordPress Is like Digital Glue
May 24th, 2017, 12:14 PM

We’ve all made software decisions that have gone on to cost us time, frustration and money. As a business owner, I feel an overwhelming pressure to make sure that our own company uses software that helps us to be effective, profitable, and well-poised for the future. Where we’re using a supplier to deliver a software …

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WordPress Apps In The WordPress Platform Era
May 23rd, 2017, 12:14 PM

About three years ago, I wrote a post for Torque titled “Yes, You Really Can Use WordPress To Build Apps.” In 2014, this was an emerging idea, but now it’s done quite often. The WordPress REST API, as well as a shift in how we think about WordPress, has contributed to this change. At LoopConf …

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4 Fun Ideas for Using Blog in a Box to Push the Boundaries of WordPress
May 22nd, 2017, 12:14 PM

Thanks to the REST API, WordPress is rapidly evolving into a full-fledged development framework. However, few have actually begun using it to carry out every day tasks – even though this is now entirely possible. Blog in a Box is a relatively new project that enables you to quickly install WordPress onto a Raspberry Pi machine. We’ll …

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Doc Pop’s News Drop: WordPress 4.7.5 security update and 4.8 news
May 22nd, 2017, 12:14 PM

Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. WordPress 4.8 is set to launch on June 8th. While you are waiting, be sure to download WordPress 4.7.5 for the newest security fixes. Love WordPress …

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WCEU Organizers Write Letter to President of France
May 19th, 2017, 12:14 PM

A couple weeks ago, Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France, as the entire world watched. Now, he is being called upon to make WordCamp Europe easier to attend. In a letter sent to the office of the president, WCEU organizers explained that some attendees were experiencing problems with their visas. “It has come to our …

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8 Excellent Ways to Make WordPress Safe for Clients
May 19th, 2017, 12:14 PM

WordPress has enabled countless people to start their own web design businesses. Especially if you have some web development chops, the platform is the perfect vehicle to earn money creating web presences for others. At the same time, WordPress is also a great starter CMS for clients. The simple, yet powerful interface allows them to …

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Torque Toons: WordCamp Horror Stories
May 17th, 2017, 12:14 PM

When we first heard about the WordCamp Retreat, a meetup that involves some camping and relaxation with other WordPressers, we immediately imagined a group of folks sharing WordCamp horror stories around the campfire. Well, first we thought of the Fyre Festival, but then we thought of the campfire storytelling thing. Don’t forget to check out …

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5 of the Best Free Pricing Table Plugins to Check Out Right Now
May 17th, 2017, 12:14 PM

Pricing tables are very important for sites that offer any service or product or even membership. They help visitors easily compare the various plans and pick the right one for them. Making plans easy to find will increase conversion and allow for more users to sign up for your service. Of course, you can design …

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