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WordPress 5.9 Beta 3

WordPress 5.9 Beta 3 is now available for testing! This software version is still under development. Please do not run this software on a production site; install it on a test site, where you can try out the newest features and get a feel for how they will work on your site. You can test…

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How to Watch State of the Word 2021

How to Watch State of the Word 2021 Matt’s SotW address will be followed by a community Q&A. Send questions in advance to ask-matt@wordcamp.org, or join the conversation live! Donna Cavalier Join us tomorrow for State of the Word! This year taking place live from New York City, WordPress co-founder and Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg will…

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FSE Outreach Round #11: Going on a Site Editing Safari

Anne McCarthy announced Round #11 of the FSE Outreach Program on November 11. The latest test, dubbed Site Editing Safari, calls on volunteers to run through a step-by-step list to find strengths and weaknesses around the upcoming WordPress 5.9 site editor. Volunteers are still welcome to provide feedback until Tuesday, December 7. This is actually…

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youtube-video-title-slide-design-tips 10 Tips for Designing a YouTube Video Title Slide design tips

10 Tips for Designing a YouTube Video Title Slide

The right YouTube thumbnail image can help draw people into your video and encourage views. But designing these title slides can get cumbersome over time. You want to design a thumbnail that renders well at any size and is something that looks consistent but different, so that users recognize your content but also know that…

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Videomaker Block Theme Targets Film Directors and Video Creators

Automattic’s latest Blockbase child theme landed in the WordPress.org directory today. Videomaker is aimed at film directors and video creators. I have put it through its paces in the last week as it waited for approval in the review system. At first glance, there is not much that separates Videomaker from any other plain ol’…

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simmmple-review Simmmple: Premium and Stunning UI Kits and Templates design tips

Simmmple: Premium and Stunning UI Kits and Templates

Every designer is looking for a faster way to get from design to product launch. The right UI kits and templates – made for software you use – are the key to jumpstarting those projects. But all UI kits are not created equal, and finding those that are high-quality and easy to work with is…

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10+ Tips for a Trendy and User-Friendly One-Page Website

Sometimes a one-page website is all you need. From simple landing pages to coming soon design projects, there are plenty of reasons why you need to have a good grasp of how to create a stellar one-page design. While the idea of one page might not seem intimidating, it can be a tough thing to…

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Post Status Excerpt (No. 36) — Help Needed: WordPress Docs Team

Milana Cap tells David about the stark reality of the near-overwhelming workload facing the WordPress Documentation Team. In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Milana Cap tells David about the stark reality of the near-overwhelming workload facing the WordPress Documentation Team. Currently, about four sponsored volunteers and fewer than 10 volunteers in total make up…

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Screen-Shot-2021-12-07-at-5.41.55-PM-770x500 Vizio Responds to Software Freedom Conservancy’s GPL Compliance Lawsuit: Will Not Release Source Code, Files to Move Case to US Federal Court design tips

Vizio Responds to Software Freedom Conservancy’s GPL Compliance Lawsuit: Will Not Release Source Code, Files to Move Case to US Federal Court

In October 2021, the Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) initiated a lawsuit against Vizio, an American TV manufacturer, for shipping products with copyleft licenses but refusing to provide the source code after multiple attempts at contact since 2018. The lawsuit is historic in its approach, because it focuses on consumer rights conferred by copyleft licenses and…

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