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Category: OpenSource

What’s to love about WordPress 4.9 “Tipton”

WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” was released today, named in honor of jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, a gifted pianist, and saxophonist. The new release marks a significant step toward a more user-centric way to customize and manage websites, with great improvements to the Customizer, new exciting functionalities to widgets, a powerful text editor for editing code, and much more.

WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com – What’s the Difference?

That dilemma has been out there, present in the beginning of each WordPress based website and a lot of us have been through it at some point. It is not surprising at all actually, given that more than 25% of the websites worldwide are based on WordPress. For that reason, we will try to explain it to its very basics here, so you don’t have to go through the hard times and learn from our experience!…

Why Vue.js Can Be a Good Fit for WordPress

WordPress 4.9 beta 2 is out and the future update is expected to be released on November 14th, 2017. The Gutenberg project, on the other hand, is taking a somewhat different path to the core in that Matt Mullenweg has already confirmed that Gutenberg will ship with WordPress 5.0, but the release will come out when Gutenberg is ready. This approach is part of Mullenweg’s new strategy for core development that makes releases more project-based instead of time-based.…

Laravel Horizon is rising on the horizon

At FastComet, we’re huge fans of the Laravel Framework, running a team of PHP devs occasionally working on large, long-term projects. Its vast feature set, extreme flexibility, and expressive object oriented design make development delightful and allows us to deliver high-quality products that help us improve our service even more.

Gutenberg Review: Thoughts on the New WordPress Editor

By now you should have heard the phrase ‘Gutenberg Project’. And no, I am not referring to Johannes Gutenberg, who invented a printing press with movable type more than 500 years ago. Today we are talking about the new editor for WordPress that is called Gutenberg.