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Embracing the Microservice Architecture Pattern With WordPress
September 21st, 2017, 09:31 AM

As WordPress has matured, more people are using it as an application platform. As we move towards Matt Mullenweg’s vision of WordPress as the open source OS of the web I think it’s important to question some of our conceptions of the way we tend to use WordPress. Traditionally a WordPress site is executed as …

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How to Embed Facebook Events on Your WordPress Site
September 20th, 2017, 09:31 AM

Facebook is a great way to reach your audience. You can share product releases and blog posts, and talk to them directly via comments. But what if you could let them know when and where you’ll be right on your homepage? With Facebook Events, you have all the influence and reach that the social network …

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Torque Toons: Dis-React-ed Boyfriend
September 20th, 2017, 09:31 AM

Last week, Matt Mullenweg announced that WordPress was breaking up with ReactJS due to Facebook’s patent clause, which means that the upcoming Gutenberg editor will be completely re-written in some other language. Probably Preact or VueJS.

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Sell On Your Own Site, Not a Marketplace
September 19th, 2017, 09:31 AM

If you are thinking of selling WordPress products, you have two options: list on a marketplace, or sell through your own site. I’d highly encourage you to sell on your own site, here’s why. Giving Up Control Listing on a marketplace means that you are totally dependent on them for your traffic and sales. This …

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Doc Pop’s News Drop: The revised Gutenberg roadmap
September 18th, 2017, 09:31 AM

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 5.0 and the Gutenberg Editor are still coming, just a little later than we may have originally hoped. In this week’s video, we talk about …

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How to Test Your Plugins With the Upcoming Gutenberg Editor
September 18th, 2017, 09:31 AM

One of the benefits of working with WordPress is its maturity as a platform. However, the reason it has stayed so relevant is the project’s adaptability. Recently, there have been great strides towards a switching to a brand new editor called Gutenberg. As with any major software change, you’ll want to make sure your existing plugins …

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Why WordPress and Mobile Go Hand in Hand
September 15th, 2017, 09:31 AM

The smartphone created revolutionary advancements in existing technologies and development processes. Today, the extent of the mobile app development market is large as it encompasses small-scale businesses, leading enterprises, and startups. Though WordPress was primarily thought of as a blogging platform, it is now used for much more than that, including mobile app development. In …

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How, Not When, Blockchain Technology Will Change WordPress
September 14th, 2017, 09:31 AM

Bitcoin — the first decentralized currency — has been around for over eight years now. In the past, I was dismissive of it and other cryptocurrencies. The fact that cryptocurrency like Bitcoin has the potential to radically reform banking is not lost on me but is way outside of the scope of this article. Yes, …

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Torque Toons: WPumpkin Spice Season
September 13th, 2017, 09:31 AM

4.9 is so close I can almost taste it.

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5 Tips for a Faster, Safer WordPress Website
September 13th, 2017, 09:31 AM

Website and application visitors expect their online experiences to be both fast and secure. This is especially true as websites and applications are more frequently used as the primary storefront for businesses, support transactions with sensitive information, and store private customer data. With over 28 percent of the world’s websites running on WordPress, they are …

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