Wix’s Negative Advertising Campaign Falls Flat with WordPress Developers and Professionals – WordPress Tavern

Wix has launched a negative advertising campaign targeting WordPress, following a bizarre marketing stunt where the company shipped out Bose headphones to influential WordPress community members. Recipients were puzzled, because it appeared the company was wasting its marketing budget on people who were not likely to be swayed by the campaign. Wix seems oblivious to the negative responses to its headphones marketing ploy.

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Wix Takes a Jab at WordPress with Bewildering New Marketing Campaign – WordPress Tavern

Wix is taking direct aim at WordPress in a new cryptic marketing campaign that began over the weekend with shipments of Bose noise-canceling headphones landing in the mailboxes of prominent WordPress users. At the end of December, 2020, Wix sent out the following Twitter DM to a group of people it deemed “influencers from the tech industry,” soliciting their addresses in order to deliver a box:

In the last few months, my team and I have been working on a new innovative concept. We have packed this concept into a free, no strings attached box that we’d love to share with you…

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The Michelle WordPress Theme Launches With Dozens of Block Patterns and Styles – WordPress Tavern

Oliver Juhas recently released his sixth theme to the WordPress community for free. Michelle is a block-ready theme. However, it also supports Beaver Builder, Elementor, and other page-building plugins.

It is a multipurpose theme, which is often an immediate turn-off for me. I prefer to see a purpose-driven design with a unique take on a niche. However, it is hard not to love the personality of Michelle. Juhas did not shy away from putting his brand of styling on the project, which is evident in his past free themes.

Juhas is marketing Michelle as an accessibility-ready theme….

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As a website building platform: Is WordPress secure or not?

WordPress has become the most popular platform for building websites. Several questions arise in the mind of an entrepreneur when it comes to developing a WordPress website. We have tried to answer in this blog the most popular question i.e. Is WordPress secure or not?


Before directly jumping on our topic, let us first understand what exactly WordPress is? What are the advantages and disadvantages?.

What is WordPress?

It is an open-source content management system, Which is written in PHP and managed with a MySQL database system. It started as a blogging Platform in 2003. From…

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WordPress Ultimate Addons for Elementor Vulnerability Affects +1 Million

The publishers of the Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin notified customers of a vulnerability affecting two of their plugins.  This is the third time this year that Brainstorm Force has released an update to fix vulnerabilities in the Elementor Plugins that they publish.

Three Vulnerabilities Fixed by Brainstorm Force in March 2021

This is a list of three…

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Best WordPress ecommerce themes for WooCommerce shops

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You may be venturing into the world of ecommerce for the first time and setting up every aspect for overall success. But what does that entail? Well, that entails a wide variety of aspects…

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Disable the WordPress Block Editor’s Fullscreen Mode With a Plugin – WordPress Tavern

On Wednesday, Johan Jonk Stenström released Fullscreen Mode B Gone to the WordPress plugin directory. As the catchy title implies, it gets rid of the block editor’s fullscreen mode.

As anyone who prefers to opt-out of fullscreen mode knows, there are moments when you log into WordPress and hop over to the post editor only to find it is not in the state you last left it. It is a slight annoyance but enough to dampen the user experience.

Nearly two years ago, Andrew Duthie opened a ticket for storing users’ editor preferences to the database instead of their browser’s local…

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We compare two big web builders

The past few years have seen an explosion in the popularity of website builders, as more and more people claim their spots on the internet. But when it comes to knowing which one to pick, it can be confusing. Do you go with the builder sold by your domain broker or website host, or do you choose a builder known for beautiful design? If you choose the former (and we recommend that), Squarespace and WordPress are two of the biggest options out there for easy-to-use website building tools, along with extensive blogging and ecommerce features. However, which one should you pick? In the…

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