PHP and WordPress Version Checks Coming to Themes – WordPress Tavern

PHP and WordPress version checks are coming to the WordPress theme system — finally. The feature was pulled into core WordPress three days ago. It will prevent end-users from installing or activating a theme that is incompatible with their current version of PHP or WordPress. The change is slated to land in WordPress 5.5.

This feature has long been on many theme authors’ wish lists, particularly PHP version checking. Plugins authors gained the ability to support specific PHP versions starting with WordPress 5.2. However, theme authors were left feeling like the second-class…


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Do more with an Absolute Hosting Powered WordPress Hosting Packages

WordPress has evolved beyond the capabilities of a traditional blog medium and offers sophisticated features that allow you to host your own e-commerce Web site and more.

You can easily launch an e-commerce Web site with Absolute Hosting by combining any of our WordPress hosting packages with a beautiful WordPress theme, WooCommerce plugin and PayFast account without any need for a Web site developer or prior experiencing of setting up an e-commerce Web site.

Absolute Hosting’s WordPress hosting packages start at R18 per month and includes a free SSL certificate, free co.za…


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Elementor Announces That 7% Of All WordPress Sites Are Now Built With Its Platform

Elementor Drives the Growth of WordPress as 7% of All WordPress Sites Are Now Built with the Platform

Elementor, the leading WordPress website builder platform, today announced that 7% of all WordPress websites are built using Elementor. Founded in 2016, Elementor’s growth has continued to accelerate. While it took two years to reach its first million websites, this latest one million milestone took just over three months to achieve with over five million websites using its code-free, drag-n-drop platform. Major business and…


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New Iceberg Plugin Brings a Distraction-Free Writing Experience to WordPress – WordPress Tavern

Ever on the hunt for a more beautiful, simplified writing experience inside WordPress, I jumped at the chance to beta test the new Iceberg plugin. Rich Tabor and Jeffrey Caradang, the same team behind CoBlocks, have created a new markdown editor built on top of Gutenberg that provides the best writing experience for WordPress since core’s retired Distraction Free Writing mode.

Iceberg features a minimalist editor with four color themes, the ability to create a custom theme, and a set of typography controls. In switching to Iceberg, there is not much missing much from the…


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Elementor Drives the Growth of WordPress as 7% of All WordPress Sites Are Now Built With the Platform

– 30% of Elementor’s new users are new to WordPress as the company passes the 5 million website milestone

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Elementor, the leading WordPress website builder platform, today announced that 7% of all WordPress websites are built using Elementor. Founded in 2016, Elementor’s growth has continued to accelerate. While it took two years to reach its first million websites, this latest one million milestone took just over three months to achieve with over five million websites using its code-free, drag-n-drop platform. Major business and media sites…


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WooCommerce Payments Allows Shop Owners to Manage Payments Without Leaving WordPress Admin – WordPress Tavern

Automattic-owned eCommerce platform WooCommerce launched its new WooCommerce Payments feature today. The company seeks to make it easier for plugin users to manage the entirety of their shop from a single location. For users based in the U.S. with WordPress.com-connected accounts, they can begin managing payments directly from their WordPress admin.

WooCommerce Payments is available as a free download via the WordPress plugin directory. Any costs associated with the plugin are on a per-transaction basis. Fees start at 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction for cards issued in the U.S. An…


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Coil Deal Boosts Functional Blockchain — And XRP

XRP-powered Coil could put crypto transactions into the hands of tens of millions with WordPress deal. But will it take?

The excitement over how much blockchain could do has always been outmatched by what little blockchain does do. But that may finally be changing. 

Today, the San Francisco-based blockchain startup Coil announced a new integration with WordPress, the dominant publishing engine on the Web. It means that website creators could get…


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Coil Expands with Launch of WordPress Plugin and New Wallet Provider Uphold

Coil Web Monetization WordPress plugin provides publishers and creators with a new way to monetize their content; Integration with Uphold enables payouts in more than 50 currencies and access to new debit card feature

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Coil, the company dedicated to building a better business model for the web, today unveiled the Coil Web Monetization plugin, providing publishers and creators on WordPress with an alternative and additive way to monetize their free and premium content. Coil also introduced its newest wallet provider, Uphold, enabling payouts in…


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Elementor Drives the Growth of WordPress as 7% of All WordPress Sites Are Now Built With the Platform

– 30% of Elementor’s new users are new to WordPress as the company passes the 5 million website milestone

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Elementor, the leading WordPress website builder platform, today announced that 7% of all WordPress websites are built using Elementor. Founded in 2016, Elementor’s growth has continued to accelerate. While it took two years to reach its first million websites, this latest one million milestone took just over three months to achieve with over five million websites using its code-free, drag-n-drop platform. Major business and media sites…


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Elementor Drives the Growth of WordPress as 7% of All WordPress Sites Are Now Built With the Platform

30% of Elementor’s new users are new to WordPress as the company passes the 5 million website milestone

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Elementor, the leading WordPress website builder platform, today announced that 7% of all WordPress websites are built using Elementor. Founded in 2016, Elementor’s growth has continued to accelerate. While it took two years to reach its first million websites, this latest one million milestone took just over three months to achieve with over five million websites using its code-free, drag-n-drop platform. Major business and media sites…


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