Forget Waking Up Early, Night Owls Have Better Super Powers

WPMU DEV Blog: Waking up early is killing your productivity, creativity and social life. And for what? Developers don’t reach peak productivity until 2pm. No wonder this post on waking up early was so controversial. Circadian neurologist Russel Foster says there’s no evidence that waking up early increases your wealth, it just makes you “horribly smug.” His words,…

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WordPress.com Secures $2.4 Million in Funding from Google and Partners to Build a Publishing Platform for News Organizations

WordPress Tavern: WordPress.com has announced plans to create a new, open source publishing platform that caters to small and medium-sized news organizations. The Google News Initiative has contributed $1.2 million towards the development of “Newspack” on top of WordPress.com’s infrastructure. Automattic and Google have joined with other contributing partners from the broader world of journalism for a…

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How To Remove WordPress Sidebar For Specific Posts Or Entire Site

WP Lift: Looking for a way to remove the sidebar at your WordPress site? Most themes come with a sidebar of some sort, but you may not want to use it on all of your content (or even at all). While a sidebar certainly gives you more space to put “stuff”, having more “stuff” isn’t always a…

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How to Create a Free Business Email Address in 5 Minutes (Step by Step)

WP Beginner: Do you want to create a professional business email address for free? A business email address uses your company name instead of the generic gmail or yahoo account. In this article, we will show you how to easily create a free business email address in less than 5 minutes. What is a Business Email Address…

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WooCommerce Blocks is Now a Feature Plugin, Version 1.3.0 Introduces 6 New Blocks

WordPress Tavern: WooCommerce Blocks 1.3.0 was released yesterday with six new blocks. Previously, the plugin allowed users to display a grid of products by category. The new version introduces a Featured Product Block with design options for customizing nearly everything about the display, including color overlay, price and description, text alignment, call-to-action button, and the product photo.…

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5 Must Join Slack Workspaces For WordPress Pros and Developers

WPMU DEV Blog: Slack mimics the way large groups naturally communicate but with tide pod emojis, savage bots, magic 8 ball decision making and of course gifs! No wonder the WordPress community has started to use Slack to coordinate activity. Slack stands for Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge (I say we just stick with Slack). It’s more than…

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How to Move WordPress From Local Server to Live Site (2 Methods)

WP Beginner: One way to speed up your website development is to build your website locally on your own computer using a software like WAMP (for Windows) or MAMP (for Mac). Once you’re finished perfecting your website, the next step is to move it from your computer to a live site and share your creation with the…

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How To Share Content From Your Favorite News Sources With Your Readers

WP Mayor: Looking for some new ways to connect with your website’s followers? Once you’ve built an audience for your website, they’re going to be interested in your point of view – that’s why they’re regular readers! Obviously, a big part of sharing with them is writing your own blog posts. But that’s not the only way…

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