WP-News: 10 tips for better feedback & the page builders of the future

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

Our latest WP news: The Gutenberg editor gets a handy new feature and the discussion about the predicted competition between pagebuilders and Gutenberg is ongoing. Furthermore, most of the talks from WordCamp Würzburg are online and we show you how to improve your feedback skills.

Improve feedback culture

10 Tips for Improving Your Feedback Culture

Giving feedback to others and accepting it yourself sounds easy at first. But if you do some soul-searching, you'll probably remember at least one situation in which you felt uncomfortable after a feedback session. This is because both feedback givers and feedback takers should follow some "rules" to ensure that honest feedback does not have a negative impact on the working relationship. Since we live a very open feedback culture at RAIDBOXES , we have 10 tips and experiences for you today on how to make your feedback even more constructive.


Gutenberg - the page builder of the future?
"Bloated themes, widgets, shortcodes, custom post types, menu items, page builders, etc. [...] exist because they're compensating for WordPress 's shortcomings in fulfilling users' needs." And that's where the new Gutenberg editor comes in, according to our colleagues at ProfitPress! What their interesting prediction for Pagebuilder and the development of Gutenberg looks like, you can read here.

New template function in Gutenberg
Last week, version 3.9 of Gutenberg-Plugins was released. The update brings an exciting new feature: the user can now select multiple blocks at once, save them as a template ("reusable block") and reuse them. These saved templates can also be exported and imported as JSON files.

How Wapuu conquered the world
Do you know where the cute WordPress mascot "Wapuu" comes from and how he conquered the hearts of the entire WordPress community in just a few years? The colleagues from Elmastudio have gone to the bottom of the matter and have some WordPress fun facts in their luggage.

web design

"Oh, no! GDPR ."
In his presentation at WordCamp Würzburg shows Torsten Landsiedel some pitfalls that you should better avoid when technically implementing the General Data Protection Regulation. Among the presented problem cases are for example the embedding of YouTube videos, JavaScript links, Google Maps or Google Fonts. The whole talk is available on WordPress TV.

How do you actually become a good developer?
The Swiss student and web developer Pascal Birchler has some interesting thoughts about what actually makes a successful developer. In doing so, he gives the reader five valuable tips that motivate and at the same time make you think.


A comprehensive SEO case study by Yoast
In their new article series "Jono reviews", the colleagues from Yoast conduct detailed SEO analyses of charitysites . Thereby, the procedure is documented step by step and thus well comprehensible. As the first case study of the article series, SEO expert Jono Alderson analyzed the website of "Cats Protection".


Are you prepared for the worst case scenario?
"Website security is about risk reduction, not risk elimination - and risk will never be zero." According to the security experts at Sucuri, you should always keep this unpleasant reality in mind as a site owner. To be prepared for the worst case scenario of your site (or your client's) being compromised, a contingency plan is essential.

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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