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WP News: 4 typical WordPress mistakes & 100 themes in performance comparison

Our latest WP news: We have a helpful knowledge resource for WP beginners, a member of the Dutch WordPress community is running for a good cause and there is a new search engine for colours. In addition, our Senior Dev Matthias shows you how to correctly analyse four typical WP problems and fix them on your own.

WP News: 4 typical WordPress mistakes & 100 themes in performance comparison

How to Fix the 4 Most Common WordPress Errors

Who hasn't experienced it: Suddenly you are sitting in front of a white site, the database is not accessible, the WP backend is a fortress or your SSL is causing problems. Since we have answered thousands of support requests and help our customers solve problems with their WordPress websites every day, we know the cases and error messages that occur particularly frequently. So that you are better prepared for the next problem, we will show you step by step how to fix four typical WP errors quickly and independently.


WordPress Glossary for your customers
When you work with WordPress on a daily basis, it's easy to forget how many WordPress-specific terms there are that WP beginners may not even understand. Thanks to Anders Norén 's "WP Glossary" website, you can now provide your clients with a clear and easy-to-understand glossary of WordPress terms.

Walking to WordCamp Europe
Dutch WP consultant Marcel Bootsman will walk the 700 kilometers from Rotterdam to Berlin for WordCamp Europe in Mai 2019. Bootsman's goal is to thereby generate awareness and donations for the WP Donate initiative. He is also looking for supporters who will provide him with a place to sleep during his tour.

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"Like Google, but for colors"
The somewhat different search engine: If you enter any term on "Picular", you will not see a typical listing of web pages as a search result. Instead - based on the results of the Google Image Search - matching colors with the corresponding hex code will be suggested to you.

GutenbergBlocks for every taste
Many theme producers and WP developers have already created their own blocks for the Gutenberg editor, which fulfill certain functions, such as recipes. To make these blocks easier to find, the colleagues at Editor Block have created a handy collection of blocks that you can search by topic.


100 Themes in performance comparison
The colleagues of Tidy Repo have tested one hundred popular themes from the official WordPress directory for their performance. For fair conditions an extra test environment was created. The conclusion: "We expected only minor, statistical differences in our test results but ended up seeing significant differences. All themes are definitely not made the same!"

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