Although the current crisis is of course keeping us all very busy, we would like to provide a little routine and as usual we have the WP-News in our luggage: Besides some news from the WordPress world, the focus of this issue is deliberately on free learning offers and virtual conferences. Let's try to get closer together in these times, at least online, and make the best of the situation. Stay healthy and enjoy reading! 🍀
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In the meantime, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has already influenced business life in many areas. But we can take one worry away: Your web pages in our country are not affected. Because our team - including our colleagues in support - is working at full strength as usual. Why we are well prepared RAIDBOXES for such crises, you can find out in our article.
What is important in content marketing
Quality and relevance are replacing mass-produced goods in marketing. Jan TisslerUPLOAD 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 large resource repos to free courses and the best application tips: We list 11 valuable resources for your daily knowledge boost!
Corporate Blogs: How networking works
Few tools in online marketing are as effective as a blog - so Daniela Sprung , expert in digital communication. We looked into it: What advantages does a blog offer for agencies and freelancers?
WordCamp Europe 2020 postponed
Now it is official: This year's WordCamp Europe in Porto will be postponed to June 2021 due to the current situation. We thank for all the hard work of the Orga teams and are already looking forward to seeing you again next year!
More female contributors wanted
The objective 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 have to stay at home at the moment because of the corona virus and possibly lose income, Vladimir and Thordis from perun.net give away their extensive WordPress manual. The link to the download is available here.
Online Events & Trainings
On April 2, the 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 virtual WordCamp replacement
As a small consolation for the WP community, a dedicated organizing team is currently putting together an online WordPress conference - the WPConf, which will take place on May 16th, 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 offers its 'All-Around SEO Trainingfree of charge. The online course is suitable for all website operators, not only WordPress or Yoast users. It is not known for how long the offer is valid.