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Improve the WordPress Editor by Contributing to the Gutenberg Project (torquemag.io) Earlier this year Matt Mullenweg emphasized three main focus points for WordPress 4.8: the Editor, Customizer, and the REST API. The WordPress REST API and the customizer have been extensively discussed over the last year, but that is not the case for the WordPress editor. The reality is that the WordPress editor is the most important part of your site, so it’s critical to understand the direction it is going and what you can do to make sure your feedback is heard.
Where to Put Your Logo? What the Research Says (premium.wpmudev.org) Once your high quality logo is designed and ready to go, it should appear on all your branded material, including your WordPress website. Typically, there are three schools of thought as to where logos can go: in the top-left, top-middle, or top-right corners of a page. So this begs the question: which position is right for your logo?
6 Best Cheap WordPress Hosting Providers Compared (From $0.82 / Month) (www.codeinwp.com) It’s important to remember that in regard to hosting, you don’t always get what you pay for – several of the web hosts included in this list have excellent ratings. This tells us it’s definitely possible to find a balance between reasonable prices and good performance.
During this article, we’ll take a look at each web host’s support capabilities, performance scores, user ratings, individual plans, and of course the price – then we’ll see which one comes out on top.
In-Depth Guide on Hosting Local Fonts in WordPress (kinsta.com) When it comes to hosting and using fonts on your WordPress site there are a lot of different options. You can host them locally, you can use Google fonts (most themes nowadays have Google fonts integrated), or utilize another 3rd party service like Adobe Typekit. Today we want to dive into a few reasons why hosting local fonts in WordPress can be advantageous.
Local by Flywheel: Create a Local WordPress Website on Mac (themeisle.com) Implementing changes to your WordPress website can be a nerve-wracking experience, particularly if those changes involve major features. Compatibility issues might arise between plugins, or your database might start bugging out. Testing your changes in a local environment is almost always a smart decision, and that’s where Local by Flywheel comes in.
This straightforward tool (formerly known as Pressmatic) simplifies the process of setting up local WordPress websites.