WordPress Wednesday

  • Creating a Custom Functionality Plugin in WordPress
    Creating a Custom Functionality Plugin in WordPress

    Creating a Custom Functionality Plugin in WordPress

    When you change themes, your customizations stored in there will get lost. So that’s where a custom functionality plugin comes into play. You can place your changes there and they will stay there even if you change themes. So let’s go over how you can create a custom functionality plugin today (and you don’t need to be a developer to do so).

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  • What to Expect with WordPress 5.4
    What to Expect with WordPress 5.4

    What to Expect with WordPress 5.4

    WordPress 5.4 is almost here. Yes, the first major release of 2020 is currently scheduled for March 31. The release is focused primarily on new blocks and improvements to the block editor. But there are other changes that you need to know about as well.

    Watch This Video: What to Expect with WordPress 5.4
  • Navigating the WordPress Theme Directory
    Navigating the WordPress Theme Directory

    Navigating the WordPress Theme Directory

    There are over 2,900 themes in the WordPress Theme Directory. That’s a lot. And it can be a potentially terrifying experience if you don’t know what you’re doing. And you’re probably going to be diving in there to find a theme that really makes your website stand out in a crowd.

    Watch This Video: Navigating the WordPress Theme Directory
  • Navigating the WordPress Plugin Directory
    Navigating the WordPress Plugin Directory

    Navigating the WordPress Plugin Directory

    There are over 55,000 plugins in the WordPress Plugins Directory. That’s a lot. And it can be a potentially terrifying experience if you don’t know what you’re doing. And the odds are pretty high that you’re going to find yourself in there looking for a plugin for your website at some point.

    Watch This Video: Navigating the WordPress Plugin Directory
  • Gutenberg Custom Color Palettes
    Gutenberg Custom Color Palettes

    Gutenberg Custom Color Palettes

    The new WordPress block editor, Gutenberg, offers users a lot of cool things, including the ability to easily add colors to your posts and pages. But if you have a business that uses only certain colors, it can be a bit of a hassle to make sure you’re only using those colors. That’s where custom color palettes come into play. With a few lines of code, you can make sure only your colors show up in the color palettes in Gutenberg.

    Watch This Video: Gutenberg Custom Color Palettes
  • WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com
    WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com

    WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com

    WordPress is the most popular content management system out there. But there’s one huge problem a lot of people run into: what is the difference between WordPress.ORG and WordPress.COM? This is something that comes up a lot in the discussion about WordPress. So today, let’s tackle that issue once and for all!

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  • Testing Early Versions of WordPress Releases
    Testing Early Versions of WordPress Releases

    Testing Early Versions of WordPress Releases

    In the couple of months or so before a major release, the WordPress team will release several beta and release candidates for that major release. But, how can you test those versions with your website, themes and plugins? Well, the answer is pretty simple.

    Watch This Video: Testing Early Versions of WordPress Releases
  • Twenty Twenty Theme Review
    Twenty Twenty Theme Review

    WordPress Twenty Twenty Theme Review

    WordPress 5.3 will be the last major release of the year. And with that means we’re getting a new default theme: Twenty Twenty. The new theme builds on last year’s default theme, Twenty Nineteen, and really takes it much faster than its predecessor. There’s more you can do and control to create interesting post, pages and websites.

    Watch This Video: WordPress Twenty Twenty Theme Review
  • WordPress 5.3 Preview
    WordPress 5.3 Preview

    WordPress 5.3 Preview

    WordPress 5.3 is almost here! The last major release of the year is slated to be made public on November 12. So with roughly a month to go before it’s released, let’s take a look at what you can expect with WordPress 5.3 when it does come out.

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