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Will WordPress 5.9 break your website?

A client asked me yesterday whether their website will break when WordPress 5.9 is released this December and Gutenberg Full Site Editing is rolled out as part of WordPress core. In this video, I’ll explain how your WordPress website should carry on running fine when WordPress 5.9 is released, and also explain the three different …

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The Gutenberg Block Editor will change the web but not in the way we all think

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Introduction  This article outlines some thoughts on Gutenberg that I’ve mulling on for a few months. I’ve been thinking about how the tools we use to produce content have an impact on the nature of the content we produce.  I realize that some of these ideas might seem far-fetched, so be kind, and let me …

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How to create an Industry News Page with the Gutenberg Block Editor

Recently I created a page on pootlepress.com that helps my readers keep up to date with my favourite WordPress Blogs and Writers. You can find the page here https://www.pootlepress.com/best-wordpress-blogs-to-follow/ The Pootlepress.com WordPress Industry News Page An Industry News page is a nice and simple way that you can drive more traffic to your website. And …

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Gutenberg Tutorial: Learn how to add animated gradient backgrounds to page sections

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This tutorial will show you how to create animated gradient backgrounds to sections within your WordPress websites. Here’s a live demo – see how the background colours of the section below change in an elegant and professional way! 👇 Animated Gradient Backgrounds Subtle and elegant changing background colours for Gutenberg And here’s a video walkthrough …

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10 Big Updates to our WooCommerce Gutenberg plugins

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We’ve been really busy in the first few months of this year and have released big updates to our WooCommerce Gutenberg plugins, Storefront Blocks, WooBuilder Blocks and Storefront Pro. This article picks out the highlights. If you are an existing Plugin subscriber you’ll see the updates automatically appear in your WordPress website. What’s new in …

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How to use a WooCommerce Sales Countdown Timer to create urgency and drive more sales

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WooCommerce is one of the most enduringly popular WordPress plugins, thanks to its powerful functionality and compatibility with all kinds of online retail. So it’s no secret that there are lots of WooCommerce stores out there.  With customers having a lot of different options to choose from for any given purchase, WooCommerce store owners need …

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5 Ways to Make Your WooCommerce Featured Products Stand out

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Did you know that WooCommerce powers more than 28% of all online stores? That’s right! WooCommerce is the leading eCommerce platform for the WordPress CMS. But while this certainly makes WooCommerce the platform you should use to power your online store, using the default WooCommerce layout will not make your store stand out from the …

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WooCommerce Blocks – The Ultimate Guide

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This guide will cover the best WordPress Block Editor Blocks available for WooCommerce. WooCommerce is now the world’s leading e-commerce plugin, with over 5 million websites using it. Even though WooCommerce will automatically create pages – for example, your shop page, and your category pages – and automatically show your products within those pages, you …

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WooCommerce Product Table – how to easily list your products using the Product Table Block and the WordPress Block Editor, Gutenberg

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Do you want to make it easier for customers to purchase your products? A Product Table makes it easy for you to create product tables and listings on one page so that customers can buy multiple items in one go. Adding a Product Table is a great way to sell more of your products without …

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Finding the Perfect WooCommerce Product Carousel: Top Features to Look Out For

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WooCommerce is a powerful e-commerce platform. However, since it’s one of the most widely-used store plugins for the most popular content management system (CMS) on the internet, sticking with the default WooCommerce template can make your store look pretty generic. By default, the WooCommerce Shop page is generated automatically, so you have little to no …

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