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Gutenberg 1.2 Adds Postmeta Support and Extended Settings Placeholder

WordPress contributors have not yet made a final decision on the JavaScript framework to adopt for core, but Gutenberg development continues on with version 1.2 released this week. The update provides a better experience resolving block conflicts when switching between the “classic editor” and Gutenberg. Previously, if a user had created some paragraph blocks in Gutenberg but switched to the ...

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DigitalOcean Partners with GitHub to Support Open Source Projects during Hacktoberfest October 1–31

DigitalOcean is organizing its fourth annual Hacktoberfest in partnership with GitHub. The event was created to support open source projects and participants can earn a free t-shirt by contributing four pull requests during the month of October. More than 29,000 people signed up for Hacktoberfest 2016 from 114 countries and 10,227 people completed the challenge. The event tracked a record-breaking ...

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22 Best WordPress Themes for Universities

Are you looking for the best WordPress theme for universities and colleges? There are plenty of WordPress themes designed for corporate and small businesses, but they are not suitable for an educational organization. In this article, we have hand picked some of the best WordPress themes for universities and colleges that you can use. Building a University or College Website ...

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14 Creative Examples of Website Testimonials Done Right

Case studies aren’t always easy to compile or create, though they do convey an incredibly powerful message about what you can do. User-generated content is pretty powerful stuff but requires sifting through social media to collect and then get permission to use. Video testimonials are great, too, but require your customers to know how to […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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WordCamp Incubator Program Gears Up for Round 2

Last year the WordPress Community Team launched an experimental WordCamp Incubator program to bring WordCamps to new cities where meetups had not been very well established. After receiving 182 applications, organizers narrowed the selections to three cities with the most potential to foster an emerging WordPress community. Successful WordCamps were held in Denpasar, Harare, and Zimbabwe. Six additional communities that ...

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Fake Plugins, Fake Security

WordPress users are becoming increasingly more aware of security threats and as a result they are taking more actions to secure their websites (e.g. by installing security plugins). While this is a good thing, there are always black hats trying to take an advantage of new opportunities to compromise websites. For example, we’re seeing a rising number of fake plugins ...

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How to Install WordPress in a Subdirectory (Step by Step)

Do you want to install WordPress in a subdirectory? Installing WordPress in a subdirectory allows you to run multiple WordPress instances under the same domain or even a subdomain name. In this article, we will show you how to install WordPress in a subdirectory without affecting the parent domain name. Subdomain vs Subdirectory? Which One is Better for SEO? Normally, ...

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