These days, it’s more important than ever for your WordPress site to use a SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate, which encrypts the data between the client and the server. Browsers now mark sites as “secure” or “not secure”, and using SSL can boost your search engine rankings. Plus, of course, there are the obvious security benefits.
Gutenberg is the new WordPress editor and everyone is talking about it. It has introduced an all-new way of writing content with WordPress. So not only the developers can benefit from its block-modeled layout but the end-users will also be able to create dynamic page layouts with it.
WordPress Gutenberg is coming soon to a website near you. It will revolutionise the way you write posts and create pages, so get ready to use it by taking our new course, Create Content With WordPress Gutenberg.
Here are 10 trending WordPress themes available on ThemeKeeper for July 2018.
If you want to get started coding your own plugins for WordPress, try our new course, 3 Practical Projects to Learn to Code WordPress Plugins. You’ll learn by completing practical projects, so not only will you learn a lot about coding plugins, but you’ll also end up with some useful, functional WordPress plugins!
Our new short course is ideal for you if you want to take your WordPress development skills to the next level. Try out Coding Advanced WordPress Theme Templates, or read on and watch the intro video below for more details.
Totally open source and free to use, Bootstrap has become one of the most popular front-end frameworks for desktop and mobile development. With a mobile-first approach, the framework essentially forces designers to create sites for small screens and then scale designs up from there.
Welcome back to our series on creating custom blocks with the WordPress Gutenberg Block API. This tutorial is all about extending the random image block we created in the previous post. We got as far as adding a drop-down control to select an image category. We’ll continue with this by adding more block options to allow further customization.
Are you ready for WordPress Gutenberg? This dramatic redesign of the WordPress editor aims to provide a true WYSIWYG experience by breaking up pieces of posts and pages into individual blocks of content.
A creative portfolio theme for WordPress is the best way to showcase your past work and skill as a creative artist. Whether you’re a designer, an illustrator, a photographer, or any other creative, creating a portfolio website is a must if you want to attract more clients, show your skills, and establish your expertise with tutorials, tips, and case studies published on your blog.
What are the WordPress PHP coding standards? In this video from my course, Learn PHP for WordPress, you’ll learn all about the coding standards and why they’re important.
WordPress is about to change in a really big way.
With WordPress now powering 30% of the web, security should be a top concern for site owners. Why? Because this popularity comes at a price – WordPress is heavily targeted by malicious hackers and spammers who seek to leverage insecure sites to their advantage. In fact, Wordfence reports there are up to 90,000 attacks on WordPress sites every minute.
The new WordPress editor (codenamed Gutenberg) is due for release in version 5.0. Now is the perfect time to get to grips with it before it lands in WordPress core. In this series, I’m showing you how to work with the Block API and create your very own content blocks which you can use to build out your posts and pages.