WordPress 5.1 has just been released. Technically, this is considered a “major” updated, but most users won’t notice much of a change. For most site owners, that’s a good thing. This short video brings you up to speed on the latest changes. The big one is PHP version checking. But you may also notice that […]
Twenty Nineteen is the latest in a long line of WordPress default themes. Since 2010 we’ve come to expect the release of a new default theme every year. But, Twenty Eighteen was skipped, due mostly to the effort and attention that was poured into the creation of the Gutenberg block editor. Now that we finally have […]
When the Gutenberg editor arrived in early December, it was the biggest change to WordPress in years — possibly ever. However, WordPress is not done with big changes. The Gutenberg you see today is only “phase one” of this project! While WordPress users are still acclimating themselves to Gutenberg, more changes are planned in the […]
The WordPress content creation experience recently underwent a major overhaul. The release of WordPress 5.0 saw the introduction of the new Gutenberg block editor. As a result, your posts and pages will never be the same again. Before Gutenberg, creating content in WordPress was like writing in a traditional word processing program. The old WordPress […]
Gutenberg blocks allow anyone to construct complex web page layouts without having to learn a thing about HTML or CSS. What could be more powerful? Reusable blocks, that’s what! In this lesson, you learn how to create your own reusable blocks with Gutenberg. The concept is quite powerful and provides you with the ability to […]
After months of waiting, you’re finally ready to jump in and learn about the WordPress Gutenberg block editor! In this introductory lesson, we cover Gutenberg block basics. We start with an introduction to block concepts — explaining what blocks are and where blocks come from. You’ll also learn how to find blocks, how to add and […]
The new WordPress Gutenberg editor is designed to make sophisticated web page layouts a snap. Unfortunately, there are a few common tasks that are not as easy (or obvious) as they should be. Positioning an image next to a block of text is one of those challenges. In fact, it’s downright maddening. In this tutorial, […]
Are you one of the millions of WordPress users contemplating the impending release of the Gutenberg editor? If so, you are probably more than a little anxious about what that means for all of your existing content. Is it possible to convert your WordPress posts and pages to Gutenberg? In this tutorial you’ll learn what […]
WordPress 5.0 is scheduled to be released in a couple of weeks and that means BIG changes for the default content editor. Today’s video tutorial is a preview of our upcoming Gutenberg Essentials course. In this introductory video, you’ll meet Gutenberg, learn about content blocks, and get to know the new editing interface.
This past week one of our SEO Fundamentals members asked a question about an issue that confuses many site owners. The question raises an important detail that impacts too many sites. Because of that, I want to share that question and my answer with you. Member Pete posted: “I am using the Yoast SEO Plugin, […]
Sometimes the hardest part of using WordPress is knowing where to turn when things go wrong. Where do you turn when you need WordPress help? There are any number of situations where you will find yourself needing WordPress support. Between your theme, the plugins you’ve installed, and WordPress itself, figuring out where to turn for […]
The latest WordPress update is another one of those “minor” releases that requires careful consideration. This release presents users with an opportunity to test the new Gutenberg editor. Is Gutenberg right for you? Watch this update and decide for yourself.