WordPress News: Performance Boost Through Lean Code & Focus on the CMS Market

Leefke Krönke Updated on 23.10.2020
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WordPress news
Last updated on 23.10.2020

After the survived Black Friday weekend it is time for the latest WP-News: A well-known Plugin one provides with Promotion for resentment, Gutenberg 7.0 is here and continues to WordPress build his Market share out. We have information about PSD2 and WooCommerce in the luggage and show you how Code of your site reduce. You'll also learn how to be a Child Theme created and give you a Content strategy built up. Enjoy reading! 😊

WordPress News: Performance Boost Through Lean Code & Focus on the CMS Market

- So many contributors have contributed to Gutenberg 7.0. All new features are available in the release note.

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Minify HTML, CSS and JavaScript: This is How it Works in WordPress

Unorganized, uncompressed code makes your WordPress site slow - especially if you use multiple scripts and stylesheets. For better performance you should therefore reduce your files to the absolute minimum. Our author Sven Scheuerle shows you how to reduce your code snippets and introduces you to 5 popular minify plugins that live up to their reputation.

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6 easy ways to reduce your bounce rate

How many visitors leave your website within seconds without interaction? This question can be answered relatively easily by looking at the bounce rate. It is more difficult to judge at what point a bounce rate is good, average or even worrying. Viktor Fink von bitseven provides you with the answers - and tells you the best strategies to Keep visitors on your website.

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Why You Need a Strong Content Strategy and How to Set One Up

In practice, freelancers, companies and agencies make decisions on content mainly from the gut. But generating qualified leads is not that easy. That's why it's so important to consider exactly what content you offer your potential customers, when and how. Jan Tissler gives you valuable tips on how to make a meaningful long-term content strategy built up and pursued in a straight line.


Twenty Twenty - The new standardTheme
In her new blog post, Ellen Bauer from Elmastudio gives an introduction to the new standard WP theme , which was released together with WordPress 5.3. Twenty Twenty is based on the theme Chaplin of Anders Norén and is completely Gutenberg compatible. What strengths and weaknesses this theme brings with it, you will find out here.

Unsuccessful promotion of Yoast
The makers of the SEO plugins Yoast have received a lot of criticism last week. The reason was an animated Black Friday banner, which has been set up on millions of in sites the WordPress admin area. Yoast CEO Marieke van de Rakt reacted to the complaints of the users with an plugin update and Apology on Twitter.

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How To: How to create your own Child-Theme
Extensive customizing is only for experienced developers? No way! With Child-Themes offers WordPress you, even as a beginner, the possibility to customize your own Theme exactly to your needs. WP-Freelancer Pascal Prohl guides you in a few steps to your own Child-Theme and helps you key benefits together. 

Accessible websites simply explained
What is unfortunately often forgotten or neglected when building websites is accessibility. Probably you are not even aware of the potential limitations your site visitors may have. To close this knowledge gap, Phillip Roth shows you in a vivid way, what makes a barrier-free website.


PSD2 & WooCommerce: What you need to know as a shop owner
With the "Second European Payment Directive" - PSD2 for short - new payment rules apply, which are intended to make online shopping safer for customers through authentication. Our WooCommerce expert Michael shows you the most important measures and plugins how to make your shop more secure. to make it PSD2-compliant.

Can Shopify WooCommercecatch up?
Yoast founder Joost de Valk has taken a closer look at the CMS market. In his analysis he not only looks at the Data from W3Technot only describes how the company WordPress and its products have developed in recent years, but also provides a forecast for the future. For WooCommerce and Shopify Joost has also developed a interesting prediction in baggage.

5 strategies against digital burnout
"Those who broadcast must monitor reactions. You can't automate that to the maximum, it always requires people." - The resulting pressure to be available at all times can have a negative effect on health. You can find out how to reduce the risk of "digital burnout" by here.

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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