After the sunny weekend, we have the new WP news for you: WordPress 5.5 is just around the corner, Elegant Themes reports a critical security vulnerability in Divi and the big guide to Progressive Web Apps with WordPress. In our magazine, we show you how to recognise performance sins, expose broken links on your website and create an XML sitemap in WordPress. Enjoy reading! ✌️
The underestimated factor for better user experience and better SEO rankings is and remains speed. Joshua Schofield from rankingCoach explains why fast loading times are so important, how you can uncover optimization potential with PageSpeed Insights - and provides you with 7 tips for more WordPress performance. Learn more
Your links are going nowhere with a 404 error? Broken link checkers help you to quickly get to grips with these problems. Our CMO Torben presents 8 tools and methods to find and fix broken links.
The easier search engines can index and crawl your own site , the better. Sven Scheuerle shows you why an XML sitemap makes sense, how to create it in WordPress and submit it to Google.
Starting a well-known blog and making a living from it - a dream many bloggers have. Biggi and Flo from Phototravellers have made it. In the interview, they reveal their recipe for success in turning blogging into a career.
WordPress 5.5: The update of the year - and your wish list for 5.6
August 11, the final release date of WordPress 5.5, is just one day away. What changes with the new version? Check out the WordPress 5.5 guide for all the details. You already have wishes for WP 5.6? Then share your feedback now!
The future of WordCamps in Corona times.
WordCamp US 2020 was cancelled due to "zoom fatigue" and COVID-19. Now the Global Community Team has announced they will not accept any new flagship events until 2022. What will become of planned events, you can read on WordPress.org.
Update quickly: Critical vulnerability found in Divi
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in the popular WP products Divi, Extra and Divi Builder by Elegant Themes. You use one of the themes or plugins? The experts from Wordfence explain how to fix the problem and protect your WordPresssite.
Web design & development
How to turn your WordPresssite into a Progressive Web App
Programming and maintaining a native app can be quite time-consuming. Johannes Kinast shows you step by step how to turn your WP-site into a Progressive Web App (PWA) and then publish it in the Google Play Store.
Unsplash releases an official WordPressplugin
The Unsplash platform offers free, licence-free stock images. Recently, the service has also been available as plugin. As a WP user, you can find, download and add over 1 million images to your media library - without leaving WordPress.
5 TED Talks that will make you a better designer
What qualities make the best designers? How can you rethink complex problems? And how do you realise your full design potential? Grab your favourite soda and get comfortable: these TED Talks will take you further.