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Best WordPress hosting 2020 | Tom’s Guide

WordPress web hosting needn’t be expensive. WordPress itself is open-source and free to use, and there are lots of relatively cheap hosting providers out there.  In fact, even the least costly shared hosting plan generally includes a one-click WordPress installer, making it possible for new users, still a little daunted by online publishing, to get their first post live in under a minute.  That said, in the longterm, blog management can get a lot more complicated. As things progress and your blog grows in popularity and complexity, you’ll be the one responsible for finding plugins and… More Info

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Astra Becomes the Only Non-Default WordPress Theme With 1 Million Installs – WordPress Tavern

On Tuesday, Brainstorm Force announced its Astra theme passed 1 million active installations. It is the only non-default theme in the official WordPress theme directory to reach such a height. Popularity breeds popularity. Once the theme broke 50,000 installs in January 2019, it was a quick hop and skip to 500,000 in October and 1 million less than a year later. With the winds of momentum at its back, the theme may become an unstoppable force. It is anyone’s guess when growth will begin to plateau. “We recognize that this is not an ordinary feat,” wrote Sujay Pawar in the… More Info

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WordPress Experts Focus on Resolving WordPress Error 500 with 6 Step Solutions

Here we described some best solutions to fix WordPress Error 500 by looking at a different way. In a press meeting, the WordPress agency’s experts illustrated the WordPress errors that sometimes occur suddenly to interrupt your work. One such problem that many users report is WordPress Error 500 that happens because of server problems. The  WordPress experts of the agency cited some major causes and solutions for this error. They said- “ these solutions are simple and can be initiated by the users to fix the problem in no time.” The WordPress professionals of… More Info

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Blossom Themes Launches Sarada Lite – WordPress Tavern

Sarada Lite homepage. Blossom Themes launched Sarada Lite, its 25th theme, on the WordPress theme directory today. The theme is billed as a “feminine blog theme” specifically for professional bloggers. However, it would work well in a variety of contexts. While it is targeted at fashion, travel, and lifestyle bloggers, it is well-rounded enough for anyone who wants a touch of personality as part of their blogging experience. I nearly passed over this theme. It had no mention of the block editor or Gutenberg in its description. It was not tagged in the directory as having… More Info

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PPMWP 2.3: Inactive users check, policies & performance updates

Today we are announcing Password Policy Manager update 2.3.0. This is an exciting release featuring the all new inactive WordPress users check. In it we also included a good number of other password policies improvements and performance updates. Let’s dive right in to see what is new and improved in this latest update of our password policy manager plugin for WordPress. Checks for inactive WordPress users Inactive and forgotten website users are very often targeted by malicious hackers. They are an easy target that can be used to break into a website. Attackers find them ideal because… More Info

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The WordPress Block Directory Is Open for Business – WordPress Tavern

WordPress block directory. Over the weekend, Alex Shiels announced an open call for plugin authors to begin submitting one-off block plugins to the official block directory. In the upcoming WordPress 5.5 update, slated for release on August 11, end-users will be able to search for, install, and add blocks directly from the editor. With little time left before release, will plugin authors make this a worthwhile feature for users? “The Block Directory is a subset of plugins in the plugin directory that can be instantly and seamlessly installed from the Gutenberg editor with a… More Info

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Admin 2020 Reimagines WordPress Admin and Media Library – WordPress Tavern

Unless I’m trying to be aware of it, I don’t see the WordPress admin anymore. When you work inside it every day, it becomes a means to an end, like a subway ride to work. You scan your ticket (log in) and you’re on your way to whatever admin business is the order of the day. After awhile, you accept its appearance and no longer spend conscious thoughts critiquing it. WordPress doesn’t overhaul its admin design very often, since it requires a massive effort from contributors. The beauty of this pluggable system is that anyone with the skills can change the design to suit… More Info

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Copy and Paste Editor Blocks via GutenbergHub’s Block Library – WordPress Tavern

GutenbergHub block library. Spearheaded by Munir Kamal, GutenbergHub launched a free block library to the WordPress community today. Currently, there are 37 custom-designed blocks that users can copy and paste to their website. Unlike the block directory on WordPress.org, the blocks available from this project are not plugins. They are handled through copying and pasting a bit of code. Technicaly they are blocks that act as a grouping of various core WordPress blocks. However, in reality, they more closely resemble block patterns. The one caveat is that users must install… More Info

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