Although it was a little quieter during the holidays, we have of course the WP-News of the last two weeks for you: Google has published the long announced Mobile First Index rolled out, Caspar Hübinger deals extensively with the AMP Project and Florian Brinkmann explains how WP-CLI more productive. We'll also show you how you Holacracy implement in your company.
Already in RAIDBOXES 2016 we have "abolished" the executive floor. Since then we have successfully implemented the organizational form Holacracy one. We are convinced that many companies would also benefit from this, because it significantly Holacracy promotes the personal responsibility, productivity and personal freedom of each employee. The role structure ensures clear responsibilities and creates agility at the same time. Our Co-Founder Johannes will explain to you what makes this form of organization successful and how you can Holacracy implemented in your company in five steps.
WP-CLI boosts your productivity
With the command line WP-CLIinterface , various tasks can be done much faster than in the backend. Instead of executing actions with several clicks, a single WP-CLIcommand is often sufficient. Also in the RAIDBOXES SSH environment is WP-CLI pre-installed to save you even more time during development. How you automate with WP-CLI your Plugin-, Theme- and core updates, shows you Florian Brinkmann.
WhyGutenberg? And why now?
Tevya Washburn his article in the WP Tavern explores the question why a "disruptive innovation" like the Gutenbergeditor WordPress is such an important step. If you're interested in the various settings for the new WP Editor, it's also worth taking a look at the over 50 comments on Washburn's article.
Practical WordPress -Glossary for WP newcomers
As an experienced WP developer or web designer, it is easy to forget how many terms in the WordPress ecosystem are "WP jargon" that non-experts may not even understand. To make it easier for WP beginners to get started, the marketing WordPress team has developed a downloadable WP glossary which briefly explains the most important WP terms.
Google launches Mobile First indexing
As already announced in 2016, Google has introduced the Mobile First Index. But this is no reason to panic! The colleagues from SEMrush explain what really changes and how to optimize your mobilesite. The most important takeaway: "Don't let the disproportionately high amount of chatter about mobile distract you from the financial importance of desktop users".
Google AMP - Hate it or love it
In his extensive contribution Caspar Hübinger critically, but fairly, with Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Although Google's AMP project aims to accelerate the mobile web, this technology brings with it some (moral) problems. The overriding criticism is of the increasing power and dependence on Google.
GDPR and Google Fonts - How to play it safe
Many WP-Themes make use of the free Google Fonts. As soon as one site with Google Fonts is accessed, these fonts are loaded via the Google server. Since data is transferred to Google when this is called up, some site operators are concerned about the GDPR conformity of Google fonts. Jonas Tietgen von WP Ninjas shows you how to circumvent this problem by Loads Google Fonts via your own server.