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.

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.

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!

What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?

WordPress blows the competition in the CMS world. According to W3Techs, 34 percent of all websites use WordPress as their content management system. So it’s no surprise that you might look at it first if you’re building a new website for your business. But what is it exactly? And how might it help you create and run a website for your small business?

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.

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.

What is a CMS?

What is a Content Management System?

The vast majority of websites you visit these days are built using a content management system. They use anything from WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and more to create websites and display content. And if you’re in the market for a new website, you’re probably going be using a content management system. So let’s talk about CMSs.

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.

Why you should go to a WordCamp this year

Why WordCamps

I primarily develop in WordPress and the best part I’ve found about WordPress is the large and amazing community around it. People in the WordPress community genuinely care about each other and teaching others new and cool things. And the best place where this happens is at local WordPress conferences called WordCamps. I’ve been to […]

Why Do You Love the WordPress Community

Why do you love the WordPress Community?

Why do you love the WordPress community? Some of the speakers, volunteers and attendees to WordCamp DFW will tell you why they love the community. Also, get a look back at an awesome WordCamp DFW 2017 which saw over 250 come to the UNT Health Science Center for two days of awesome WordPress talks.