How to add an image gallery using the block editor with Envira Gallery

Galleries are an easy way to give some color to your content, make it easier on the eyes and more appealing to the reader. They are also a great tool to help you promote your products and services in advertorials or reviews. With the continuous evolution and increasing popularity of the WordPress block editor most popular gallery management plugins offer custom blocks to let you embed your galleries in the post content. Envira Gallery is one of them, let’s take a quick look at the functionality it offers.

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How to add a contact form using the block editor with WPForms Lite

One of the cornerstone pages for any WordPress site is the contact page because it allows your visitors to interact with you directly. Whether it is an inquiry about a product or service you sell, a business proposal, or even a simple thank your from a satisfied customer, the contact page is the gateway to you. A contact page can be slim and elegant including only the contact form, or it can be more informative by offering a map with the location of your business, telephone numbers, addresses and more. In this article we will create a contact form page using the WPForms Lite plugin which offers a custom block to help us embed forms easily using the block editor.

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WordPress 5.5 released – What’s new

WordPress 5.5 is the second major release of 2020 after WordPress 5.4 released in March 31st, a third major release 5.6 is planned for December. This release further progresses with phase 2 of Project Gutenberg which aims to redefine the way we publish content on the web. This is accomplished with the introduction of block patterns, the block directory and block inserter, and more than 1500 improvements to the overall editor experience.

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Reply to comments easily with Modern Admin Comments

This content is a guest post written by Thibaut, content manager at WPMarmite. WPMarmite is a French blog dedicated to WordPress, where you can find in-depth WordPress tutorials and reviews to help beginners build their website.

“Awesome post! Keep up the great work!” For a user, posting this kind of comment on WordPress is pretty simple.

Only three fields are required. All you have to do is fill in your first name, your last name, and of course, write your comment (your website is not compulsory). That’s it.

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The state of WooCommerce blocks in 2020

The block editor was made part of the WordPress core with the release of version 5.0 after being in development for more than 18 months. Since then it has improved greatly in usability, had tons of features added and gained some much needed popularity, theme and plugin developers strive to integrate block editor compatibility in their products to help WordPress users get the best experience possible in the new editor.

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WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” is here

The latest version of WordPress has just been released. Version 5.4 is named after the American jazz trumpeter Nat Adderley and it is available for download or update via your dashboard. This latest version brings improvements to the block editor both for users and for developers, privacy enhancements and various development related features. Let’s take a look at some of them.

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Announcing theme compatibility with WooCommerce 4.0

A couple of days ago Automattic has released WooCommerce 4.0, the latest update of its very popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress. WooCommerce 4.0 has been in development from January 2020 but brings along changes worked on for more than two years. The main features are, inclusion of WordPress Admin in the plugin, action scheduler 3.1 and a new on boarding experience. Let’s take a closer look.

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