WordPress News: WordPress 5.4 is Out & Our Campaign for #SupportYourLocals Portals

Leefke Krönke Last updated 10/23/2020
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WordPress  5.4
Last updated 10/23/2020

Today's WP News is of course about the brand new WordPress 5.4 and the Gutenberg editor. We also take a look at how 20 entrepreneurs from the WordPress community are coping with the current crisis situation. And we have a campaign in the bag with which we want to motivate web designers and agencies to create online portals for local businesses. Are you in? 🙏

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WordPress News: WordPress 5.4 is Out & Our Campaign for #SupportYourLocals Portals

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WordPress News: WordPress 5.4 is Out & Our Campaign for #SupportYourLocals Portals

WordPress 5.4: Social Icons, Buttons & more
WordPress 5.4 was released on March 31. An overview: What does the release bring to users and developers? What features and changes await you, especially in the Gutenberg block editor?

WordPress News: WordPress 5.4 is Out & Our Campaign for #SupportYourLocals Portals

LinkedIn Marketing: How to win new customers
Whether social recruiting or employer branding - LinkedIn offers enormous potential for your marketing. Social media expert Katja Kupka explains how you can combine LinkedIn and content marketing in a targeted way, especially in the B2B sector.

WordPress News: WordPress 5.4 is Out & Our Campaign for #SupportYourLocals Portals

Basic principles for harmonious web design
The first impression counts: In seconds, users know whether your website is worth the visit or not. Fortunately, there are tried and tested principles for orientation. Designer Sonja Hoffmann introduces you to the most important principles.


How to switch to Gutenberg
WordPress 5.4 has also updated the block editor. If you were skeptical about Gutenberg before, now would be a good time to test the editor. The colleagues from Yoast show you how the switch works smoothly. 

Create Block Variations in Gutenberg
The update to WordPress 5.4 brings the "Block Variations API" to WP core. With this you can create block variations, which are also displayed as own entries in the block inserter. Florian Brinkmann explains how to create variations here.

How WP companies are dealing with Corona
CodeinWP asked 20 entrepreneurs from the WordPress community how the pandemic is affecting their business. The statements provide honest insights into the challenges and measures that shape everyday working life in times of crisis.

New PHP coding standards for WordPress ?
In favor of backwards compatibility, the 16 year old WP codebase has changed very little. However, the calls for modern coding standards are getting louder. Now there is a draft with a request for feedback from the community.

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Free Blogging for Business Course
The SEO experts at Ahrefs are making their popular "Blogging for Business" online course available for free due to the Corona crisisAccording to CMO Tim Soulo, the offer is designed to motivate people to get educated and stay at home.

Elevator pitch: How to convince your target group
Many websites have a homepage full of buzzwords - but what the company behind them actually offers often remains a mystery. Felix Brodbeck reveals how you can optimize your homepage and win over your target group with a concise elevator pitch.

As Head of Content Marketing, Leefke always has the RAIDBOXES magazine "wp unboxed", the newsletter & the social media channels in her sights. That's why she always knows the latest developments in the WP community. Unfortunately she is rarely to be found in Münster nowadays. But Hamburg is said to be rather nice too.

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