May 2021

Upgrade Your Publishing Flow with the Post Descriptions WordPress Plugin – WordPress Tavern

Tom de Visser, a developer from Amsterdam, released the Post Descriptions plugin last week. It was his first submission to the WordPress.org plugin repository. It allows users to write short descriptions on a per-post basis, which are then displayed on the post-management screen. For an initial outing, it already seems to be a hit with… Read More »Upgrade Your Publishing Flow with the Post Descriptions WordPress Plugin – WordPress Tavern

ProfilePress Rebrands and Repurposes WP User Avatar, Now a Membership Plugin, Users Revolt via the WordPress Review System – WordPress Tavern

Less than two weeks after publishing about the broken user experience of the former Dark Mode plugin being renamed and repurposed, another plugin development company decided to do the same. The consensus seems to be that this is a bad idea. However, the ProfilePress Team renamed and repurposed the WP User Avatar plugin. Instead of… Read More »ProfilePress Rebrands and Repurposes WP User Avatar, Now a Membership Plugin, Users Revolt via the WordPress Review System – WordPress Tavern

Blocksy Theme Expands Free Starter Site Collection, Plans to Create New Suite of Blocks – WordPress Tavern

When Sergiu Radu and Andrei Glingeanu launched their free Blocksy theme nearly two years ago, they were surprised by how quickly their business grew during a global pandemic without any investment in marketing. Blocksy is now active on more than 20,000 WordPress sites and its commercial version, launched in October 2020, has grown to where… Read More »Blocksy Theme Expands Free Starter Site Collection, Plans to Create New Suite of Blocks – WordPress Tavern

Content Marketing Optimization Audits – Find Where SEO Can Boost Content Marketing Success

SEO and content marketing intersect in more ways than optimizing web pages with keywords. Answering the question, “How does SEO and content marketing strategy interact?” starts with understanding customers, behaviors and preferences for information discovery, consumption and sharing. Knowing what customers care about and how those concerns and interests manifest as search keywords and social… Read More »Content Marketing Optimization Audits – Find Where SEO Can Boost Content Marketing Success

WordPress Community Team Discusses Adding Vaccination Status to In-Person Meetup Safety Checklist – WordPress Tavern

The WordPress community is eager to return to in-person events and organizers are discussing a path to ensure the safety of resuming meetups as a first step before considering WordCamps. Previous discussions led to the creation of a checklist to assist local organizers in determining if their chapter is eligible to proceed. Noticeably absent from… Read More »WordPress Community Team Discusses Adding Vaccination Status to In-Person Meetup Safety Checklist – WordPress Tavern

Genesis Framework To Become Free, StudioPress Announces Changes – WordPress Tavern

Yesterday, StudioPress announced several changes to its themes and marketplace coming on or around June 8. For those outside its community, the company will be making its Genesis Framework available for free. The company is overhauling its marketplace, no longer selling individual themes. StudioPress’s selection of themes will soon be available only through a Genesis… Read More »Genesis Framework To Become Free, StudioPress Announces Changes – WordPress Tavern