If you are reading this particular blog, it is most likely that you already know what WordPress is. Nevertheless let’s try to define it.
With each WordPress update the block editor gains new functionality and improved overall performance. Project Gutenberg, now in its second phase aims to further expand its reach by allowing themes to visually register content areas and exposing them to the new editor. This way the editor will escape the narrow scope of the content area and become a very serious contender to the already established page builder plugins. Plugin authors have noticed the improvement of the block editor and got to work, giving us plugins with new useful content blocks to aid our content creation. Today we’ll take a look at some of the more prominent ones and feature a block from each.
Whether you are a small business owner, an artist or just a hobbyist, having an online presence can only be beneficial for you. Having your own website means you can easily showcase and sell your work and products, communicate your interests worldwide and meet other like-minded people who can help you improve your craft. Pretty much anyone can benefit from having a website, even individuals; a personal blog allows you to express your self, perhaps vent, and connect with other people through your daily life’s musings.
For many years WordPress has been, and still is, the number one platform for site building. Its quick setup and ease of use made it a market leader. However, recently, the rise of build-your-own-site services like Wix, Weebly and Squarespace exposed a weakness in WordPress, the lack of easy drag & drop manipulation of page layouts, this made it difficult for end users and non developers to customize the site’s appearance, its layout was entirely dependent on the active theme. Luckily for all WordPress users, plugin developers quickly stepped up and gave us the ubiquitous drag & drop page builders.
The WordPress search results, by default, contain information from all available posts, pages, and custom post types. In some cases you might feel that you need to exclude certain items from the search results, because you feel that they contain irrelevant or confusing information. Today we’ll take a look at how we can achieve this.
A couple of weeks ago WooCommerce 3.7 was released. This new version brings improved product blocks, better performance, increased security and some new features. It is considered a minor update and thus it is backwards compatible, you should be able to just update it and continue on with your life. Below we’ll take a brief look at the new features.