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Category: OpenSource

WordPress 5.1 – It Gets Better and Better

We can now all jump in joy! WordPress 5.1 has now been released. Its name is “Betty,” honoring legendary jazz singer Betty Carter. It’s now available in everyone’s dashboard; however, does that mean you should upgrade right away? So to better decide for yourselves, we have decided to summarize every byte of information which is out there and answer the question – What WordPress 5.1 brings to the table.…

PHP 7.3 is Already Available at FastComet

Our constant dedication delivering at your fingertips the latest and most stable PHP versions and other features as soon as we can, after rigorously testing it throughout our hosting environment goes without saying. This way, we provide customers the opportunity to take advantage of all innovations and useful features that would make their site much more optimized and secure. Adding the newest version of the scripting language (7.3) to our servers is another step we do to provide a stable and well-functioning online environment for our customers.…

Why WordPress will warn you about your PHP version and How to safely switch to the latest stable release

WordPress is primarily written on the scripting language PHP and it’s undoubtedly one of the parts that have the highest impact on all WordPress sites in existence. Major parts of not only the back but also the front end of your WordPress interface and page exist because of PHP. It also provides us with the ability to do so much when it comes to building a website, as we don’t just find it in page templates and plugins, but in addition to that, it makes up all files that form the dashboard of WordPress.…

WordPress 5.0 & Gutenberg: The day after tomorrow

If by some chance you have missed it out – the officially scheduled release date for WordPress 5.0 was matched today, December 6th, on the eve of WordCamp US. The release is named after the pioneering Cuban jazz musician Bebo Valdés.…

What’s New in WooCommerce 3.5

WooCommerce already powers more than 25% of the online stores worldwide. When we consider that it started as a plugin back in 2011, this is a number that shows an amazing achievement from WooCommerce. Perhaps one of the many reasons for its success is the release of updates on a regular basis. Those updates constantly add to the stability in the performance of this dominating e-commerce platform. So, let’s go over WooCommerce’s last update, and what more it brings to the table.…