AMP Plugin for WordPress 1.1 Adds Experimental PWA Plugin Integration, Pre-release of AMP Stories Editor Available in 1.2-alpha

WordPress Tavern: Version 1.1 of the AMP Plugin for WordPress was released this week after four months in development and 125 merged pull requests from contributors. It includes CSS tree shaking improvements that restore AMP compatibility for WordPress’ default Twenty Nineteen theme, reducing the size of its stylesheet by 53%. In an effort to get more users…

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21 Best WordPress Themes for Nonprofit Organizations

WP Beginner: Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for nonprofits? Charity and nonprofit websites require an appealing presentation with the right tools to achieve their donation goals. It can be possible with the use of a professional WordPress theme. In this article, we will show you some of the best WordPress themes for nonprofit organizations…

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Weekly WordPress News: WooCommerce 3.6, 0-Day Vulnerabilities, and More

WP Lift: WPLift / WordPress News / 2019 / Weekly WordPress News: WooCommerce 3.6, 0-Day Vulnerabilities, and More0 SharesHey, WordPress fans. Nothing too big happened this week, but there are lots of small news drops, like WooCommerce 3.6, some #wpdrama with plugin vulnerabilities, and a new Elementor feature that helps you add related posts.Beyond that, you’ll learn…

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WordPress 5.2 Will Add 13 New Icons to the Dashicon Library

WordPress Tavern: Dashicons, the WordPress admin icon font, will be getting its first update in three years when WordPress 5.2 ships. The library will be updated to use WOFF2 (Web Open Font Format 2), replacing the previous WOFF 1.0 format for improved compression. WOFF 1.0 will still be included in core to maintain backwards compatibility. In addition…

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WooCommerce 3.6 Released with New Product Blocks and Major Performance Improvements

WordPress Tavern: WooCommerce 3.6 was released this week after six months in development. Store owners with sites running on WordPress 5.0+ will now have access to eight new product blocks, including hand picked products, featured products, products by category/attribute, sale products, new products, top rated, products, and best selling products. These blocks were previously available as a…

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How to Disable Theme and Plugin Editors from WordPress Admin Panel

WP Beginner: Did you know that WordPress comes with a built-in theme and plugin editor? This plain code editor allows you to edit your theme and plugin files directly from the WordPress dashboard. Now, this may sound really helpful, but it can also lead to issues such as breaking your site and potential security issues when combined…

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How to Send Your First Newsletter from WordPress using MailPoet

WP Lift: In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to set up a newsletter campaign in WordPress for free, using the MailPoet plugin. Traditionally speaking, sending newsletters required signing up (or even paying for) email marketing services. Things have dramatically changed with the advent of WordPress. Today, with plugins like MailPoet, you can send beautifully designed, responsive…

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The Vital Role Of Logs In WordPress Security

WP Mayor: This is the third article in a 3 part series on the use of activity logs in WordPress.Read the first article here.Read the second article here. This is the last part of the three article series about how activity logs can help WordPress site administrators. In the first article we have seen how, with a…

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How to Host WordPress on DigitalOcean Yourself (Even If You’re Not a Techie)

WP Lift: For the longest time, I’ve been fascinated with hosting WordPress on DigitalOcean by myself. I’ve seen people sharing pictures of how fast their tiny $5 per month Droplet was loading WordPress for billions of requests and I got those jealous pangs deep in my gut. But there was always a problem…I have no idea what the…

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Gutenberg 5.5 Adds New Group Block for Nesting Child Blocks

WordPress Tavern: Gutenberg 5.5 was released with the long-awaited Group block, previously known as the Section block. It was renamed to avoid confusion with the HTML5 section element and prevent potential overlap with future site/theme type sections, such as headers, sidebars, and footers. The first iteration of the Group block supports the ability to nest other blocks…

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