Although the current crisis is of course keeping us all very busy, we would like to ensure a bit of routine and have, as usual, the WP-News in our luggage: In addition to a few news from the WordPress world, the focus of this issue is deliberately on free learning offers and virtual conferences. In these times, let's try to move closer together, at least online, and make the best of the situation. Stay well everyone and enjoy reading! ?
By now, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has already had an impact on business life in many areas. But we can take away one worry: Your websites with us are not affected. Our team - including our colleagues in support - is working at full strength as usual. Find out why we at Raidboxes are well prepared for such crises in our article.
What matters in content marketing
Quality and relevance are replacing mass-produced content in marketing. Jan Tissler from UPLOAD magazine tells you how to convince and retain your target group with the right content. In other words: Welcome to the Journey!
11 useful resources for every WP developer
How do I improve my workflow as a WP developer? From great resource repos to free courses to the best application tips: We list eleven valuable resources for your daily knowledge boost!
Corporate blogs: how to make networking work
Few tools in online marketing are as effective as a blog - according to Daniela Sprung, an expert in digital communication. We asked: What are the advantages of a blog for agencies and freelancers?
WordCamp Europe 2020 postponed
Now it's official: Due to the current situation, this year's WordCamp Europe in Porto will be postponed to June 2021. We thank the organising team for all their hard work and look forward to seeing you again next year!
More female contributors wanted
The goal of 'WordPress Executive Director' Josepha Haden: The release team for the next major update to WordPress 5.5 should consist entirely of women. Her motivation behind it and first plans, she reveals in the official WordPress blog.
Time for further education: Free WordPress book
Since many people have to stay at home at the moment due to the Corona virus and may lose income, Vladimir and Thordis from perun.net are giving away their comprehensive WordPress manual. The link to the download is here.
Online Events & Trainings
Free Gutenberg conference
On 2 April, WPBlockTalk will take place, a virtual event for designers, WP developers and agencies who want to get the most out of the Gutenberg editor. Among the speakers you will find many well-known names from the international WP community.
WPConf as a virtual WordCamp replacement
As a small consolation for the WP community, a dedicated orga team is currently setting up an online WordPress conference - the WPConf. The free event will take place on 16. Mai 2020. By the way: The call for speakers is open until April 7.
Free SEO Training from Yoast
Due to the current crisis situation, Yoast is offering its 'All-Around SEO Training' for free. The online course is suitable for all website owners, not just WordPress or Yoast users. It is not known how long the offer will be valid.