Shortly before the holidays we have the last WP-News in 2019 for you: WordPress gets two minor updates and the Gutenberg-editor celebrates his first birthday. We also dedicate ourselves Canonical Tags and watch the best 50 website designs of the year. And with Christmas just around the corner, not only do we have a new E-Book (currently only available in German)but also two brand new RB features for you. Enjoy reading! 😊
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Ahead with growth and sustainability: 2019 was an exciting year for us. Thanks to our capital increase, we were able to add eleven great employees to our RAIDBOXES team, to really step on the gas in product development and to achieve climate-friendly growth with Eden Reforestation Projects. WordPress Hosting implement. Look back with us on the highlights of this year and find out what innovations you can look forward to in 2020.
Online trade is booming. Small to medium-sized shops - and their agencies or freelancers - also benefit from this. But a future-proof webshop is not something you just implement "on the side". You're wondering what kind of knowledge you'll need for that? Our shop expert Michael gives you an overview of what you need to consider when setting up, maintaining and caring for your shop, in which areas you need expertise and how to find your strengths.
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Happy birthday, Gutenberg!
One year ago - in December 2018 - WordPress 5.0 was released with the new Gutenberg-Editor. Since then, the project has developed considerably and the initially strong headwind has abated somewhat. Chris Hughes looks back on the first Gutenbergyear in the WP Tavern and dares a foresight.
Maintenance update for WordPress
Shortly after the minor update to WordPress 5.3.1 is this week WordPress 5.3.2 appeared. The maintenance update brings five important fixes and improvements to the WordPress core. As always, you don't have to become active as a RAIDBOXES customer, we have already rolled out the update on all BOXES.
The 50 best websites in 2019
The colleagues from Webdesigner Depot have compiled their "Top 50" of the best websites of 2019. The websites were selected because they either have a unique approach or have successfully implemented a certain design trend. Go to the list here.
How to use rel=canonical correctly
What exactly is the "Canonical Tag" and why is it so useful for your website? And which mistakes should you avoid at all costs? In their detailed article on this important topic, the colleagues of Yoast Answers to these and other questions in the luggage.
Making uncachable cachable with caching rules
With the RB Pro Cache you can now define your own caching rules for our server cache. So you can actually make uncachable things cachable and systematically exclude other content from caching. You can find more information about this here.
New server monitoring for RAIDBOXES
Just before Christmas, another feature goes online: the BOX status. Where until now you only had access to the logs of your BOXES for analysis, now you get a powerful tool to monitor server load and RAM consumption pinpointing. This not only facilitates troubleshooting, but also saves you valuable time and nerves.
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