WordPress News Digest for Monday, June 12, 2017

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What’s New in Gutenberg? (June 12th)

By / — Added permalink popup component to the title. Converting alignment toolbar as a component to be reused by blocks. Several improvements to the publish button flows. Implemented both “wide” and “full-width” options for media. Add GalleryBlock. Implement columns layouts and count… More →

WordPress Weekly Digest: 6/12/17

By / — Every week brings fresh updates and news in the world of WordPress. This week’s digest features the latest hassle for WCEU attendees, a guide on using WordPress hooks, a feature request to add to WordPress version 4.8.1, and more! DOC… More →

Why you need to pick a marketing channel

By / — If you own a Cinnabun in a mall you’re only competing against the cookie store that’s also in that mall. The people that like cinnamon will probably stop by your store and the people that like oatmeal will probably stop… More →

The empathy of Sherlock Holmes?

By / — This older article in Aeon looks at the science of empathy with Sherlock Holmes as a guide. The ability to see the world from another set of eyes, to experience things vicariously, at multiple levels, is training ground for such feats… More →

SEO basics: What is structured data?

By / — You might have heard about structured data, schema.org and JSON-LD. But what do these terms mean exactly? What is structured data? What does structured data do? And what does it have to do with SEO?  For all of you who… More →

How to Get Your WordPress Site on the First Page of Google

By / — The question of this generation seems to be: “How do I get more traffic?” One of the biggest pieces of the answer lies in understanding how to get Google’s search hive-mind to find your content and present it in search… More →

Hello World: WordPress, the Rest API, and Alexa

By / — A simple hello-world style skill for the Amazon Echo, powered fully by WordPress. No SDKs, no libraries. The post Hello World: WordPress, the Rest API, and Alexa appeared first on Half-Elf on Tech. More →

21 Domain Name Generators to Help You Find the Perfect Domain Name

By / — Choosing a domain name can be a daunting task. It’s sometimes easier to come up with the website idea than naming it. It can seem like the interesting and memorable names are taken. One easy solution is to use a… More →

How to Set Up Marketing Automation for Your Online Store – BobWP

By / — As an online store owner marketing can be time and resource intensive. Learn how marketing automation can help you increase your sales. More →

Can WordPress Autoblogging Plugins Be Used for Both Content Curation and Aggregation?

By / — Creating consistent blog content for your website can be a time-consuming effort. And, while it is crucial you publish regular content on your website, the truth is that it doesn’t always happen. There is so much that goes on behind… More →

Podcast E172 – WordPress 4.8

By / — This week I do a recap on WordPress 4.8 Upcoming Events WordCamp Europe Segment 1: In the News WP-CLI 1.2.0 Released Open Source Survey Segment 2:  WordPress 4.8 Segment 3: Tool of the Week Know where you’re health insurance cards are!… More →

How to Allow Editors to Only Edit Certain Pages in WordPress

By / — Do you want to restrict WordPress editors to only edit certain pages on your website? By default, a user with the editor permissions can edit any page or post. However, sometimes you may want to restrict the editor from editing… More →

WP Engine Expands Global Footprint With New AWS Data Centers In Canada

By / — AWS Data Center Increases Availability, Performance, & Privacy Compliance for Growing Global Customer Base WP Engine today announced it is expanding its global footprint with new Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center availability across North America for its 60,000-plus customers.… More →

WP Engine Accelerates Momentum, Passes 10,000 EMEA Customer Milestone

By / — Leading Digital Experience Platform Continues To Innovate, Helping Customers Build Engaging & Award Winning Websites WP Engine today announced it has recently passed the milestone of 10,000 customers in its EMEA region just two years after opening the doors of… More →

Establish a Personal Brand

By / — It’s only recently that I have grown a deeper appreciation for personal brands. Prior to 2010, the idea of establishing a personal brand was a foreign concept to me. In… Read More The post Establish a Personal Brand appeared first… More →