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Should You Disable Comments on Your WordPress Blog?

It’s exciting when readers of your blog take the time to leave comments on your posts. It’s often what makes the arduous process of creating content feel totally worth it at the end of the day. Of course, you could always see how many people visited your posts in...

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How to Use Domain Mapping When You’re Not Running Multisite

Our Domain Mapping plugin makes mapping domains super easy in Multisite. It lets you create as many sites as you want in one WordPress installation and then make them all behave as if they’re separate sites echo on their own domain. But sometimes you want to map a...

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Latest Items from Planet WordPress Aggregator

Matt: Facebook Dropping Patent Clause

I am surprised and excited to see the news that Facebook is going to drop the patent clause that I wrote about last week. They’ve announced that with React 16 the license will just be regular MIT with no patent addition. I applaud Facebook for making this move, and I...

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Latest Items from Elegant Themes

10 Fun Ways to Use The Divider Module with The New Divi Options

In today’s Divi tutorial, we’re going to share with you a glimpse of what you can do with the new options that have been added to Divi in the previous updates. More precisely; we’re going to share 10 interesting ways you can style the Divider Module with these new...

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Divi Plugin Highlight – J.E.D.I.

If you’ve packaged a child theme for distribution you’ve probably ran into a few hiccups along the way. This process usually involves multiple plugins which result in several files to create your zipped package. It almost never goes well on the first try and there’s...

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Latest Items from Modern Tribe

WPCampus Survey Results: WordPress Trends In Education

How are educational institutions using WordPress, and why are they consistently choosing this platform over other CMS options? To answer these questions, the folks behind WPCampus conducted a comprehensive survey of WordPress users in the education sector. 486 people...

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Making The Case For WordPress in Education

Last month, Pantheon invited Shane to co-present a webinar on making the case for WordPress in education. You can skip down to the bottom of this post to view the video recording or continue reading for more insights on what makes WordPress the right choice for...

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Redux, React and the WordPress Rest API V2

This article is part of a group of posts we are sharing surrounding the rebrand/build of Modern Tribe’s new identity and website. Check out Rebranding Tribe for a look into the branding and design aspects of this 9 month effort, and WordPress, React, & The New...

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Latest Items from WordPress.org

WordPress 4.8.1 Maintenance Release

After over 13 million downloads of WordPress 4.8, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.8.1, a maintenance release. This release contains 29 maintenance fixes and enhancements, chief among them are fixes to the rich Text widget and the...

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WordPress 4.8 Beta 2

WordPress 4.8 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.8, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll...

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WordPress 4.7.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.7.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.7.2 and earlier are affected by six security issues: Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file...

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Latest Items from WordPress.com Developer Blog

New WordPress unified API console

Since the WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” release, each WordPress installation includes REST API endpoints to access and manipulate its content.  These endpoints will be the foundation for the next generation of WordPress websites and applications. Today we’re releasing a...

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Get.blog Goes Open Source

We’re happy to announce that we’ve open-sourced two projects last week: Delphin and its sibling, Delphin Bootstrap. Delphin powers get.blog, a site we built for a smooth registration of .blog domains. Delphin Bootstrap is a portable development environment for Delphin...

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WordPress REST API on WordPress.com

As you might know if you follow WordPress developer news, the WordPress REST API content endpoints are slated to be merged into WordPress core in the upcoming 4.7 release. These endpoints cover basic WordPress features (posts, pages, custom post types, revisions,...

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Latest Items from WordPress.com News

Better Blogging Through Podcasts: Announcing RadioPublic Embeds

We love podcasts: they’re like the blogging version of radio, a medium anyone can jump into and use to share their story. They introduce us to new voices and give us glimpses into new perspectives… and they pair perfectly with blogs and websites, where they can add...

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Latest Items from WPLift.com

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.8.2 Security Release

WordPress 4.8.2 dropped a few days ago. It fixes a variety of security issues, so it’s important that you quickly update. If your site has automatic updates turned on, you should already have the latest version at this point. If not, update soon now that these...

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How to Add a Facebook Messenger Chat Box to WordPress

You know those live chat boxes you see all over the web, now? There’s a reason they’ve become so ubiquitous – people like using live chat to get instant access to a human. But live chat plugins aren’t the only way you can communicate with your visitors. You can also...

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Latest WordPress Items from Webdesigner Depot

When Slower UX is Better UX

When it comes to technology, faster isn’t always better.  It’s true that 47 percent of people want web pages to load in two seconds or less (and 40 percent abandon sites that take three seconds to load). But when load times drop significantly below that two-second...

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Comics of the Week #408

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist...

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