As always, we have the latest WP news for you: Since the Gutenberg notification in the WP dashboard, the new editor is the number one topic of conversation. However, the question is how many WordPress users are really prepared for Gutenberg . There's also an "anti-Twitter movement" that the WP community is participating in. And we have a brand new e-book on the topic of performance measurement.
As a webmaster, everything revolves around the performance of your site - and that's a good thing. After all, the loading speed is one of the most important indicators of success of modern websites. However, there are typical misinterpretations in terms of performance that you should avoid. Only then can you make the right decisions for your business. With our brand new e-book on the topic of performance measurement, you will learn to analyze your site like a pro. In addition to the most important steps for a meaningful measurement, our performance professional Jan has valuable tips and exercises in the bag.
Do your customers know about Gutenberg yet?
The podcaster and blogger BobWP has put forward the thesis that most WP users will only get to grips with Gutenberg when the new editor is "suddenly" integrated into WP Core with the update to WordPress 5.0. For this reason, he asked ten WordPress professionals to give their opinion on this topic.
Gutenberg-critic creates WordPress -Fork
Since according to WP developer Scott Bowler the Gutenberg-opponents fall on deaf ears with the responsible persons of the project, he created the WordPress -Fork "ClassicPress": "I'm fully aware that [this] could cause the fracture in the community that I previously mentioned and it is my hope that this petition will stop ClassicPress from being needed."
Will we soon be tooting instead of tweeting?
Twitter has changed its API so that third-party apps can no longer offer certain functions. Under the hashtag #BreakingMyTwitter, many users are venting their displeasure about this. Based on this sentiment, some members of the WP community have called for switching from Twitter to the short messaging service Mastodon.
WP Ninjas Dojo: WP support, online courses, tips & more
In his new member area for WP-users Jonas Tietgen from WP Ninjas offers live webinars, self-learning courses and WP tips. As a member you also get unlimited WordPress support in an exclusive Facebook group. If this is something for you (or your customers), get the Early Access discount until the end of August and save 20 Euro every month.
When freelancing makes you lonely (and what you can do about it)
Besides all the tempting advantages of freelancing, such as freedom, self-determination and flexibility, the disadvantages often fade into the background. One of these underrated downsides is the lack of a social component in the workplace. What strategies you can use when the feeling of loneliness creeps in, ...David Hayes will show you....
10 infographic tools in the test
With the help of infographics, data and information can be visualized in an appealing way for your target group. Don't let the seemingly high effort for the creation of such graphics scare you away. The colleagues of t3n have tested ten tools with which you can create your own infographics even as a design beginner.