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WordPress Community Team Proposes Stricter COVID-19 Safety Protocols for In-Person Events in 2022

Mounting concerns about loose safety protocols at upcoming WordPress events, and the prevalence of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, have prompted the Community Team to be more explicit in its COVID-19 safety guidelines. The team is proposing additional measures previously not required. Currently, in-person attendees are required to be fully vaccinated, recently tested negative, or…

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7 Tips for Automating Tasks as a Web Designer

You’ve heard the axiom “work smarter, not harder.” Automated tasks are the trick to taking some of the time-consuming elements out of web design so that you can do exactly that. Automated tasks can include a variety of actions and elements. We’ll look at seven automated tasks here that will make your life a lot…

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WordPress 5.9 to Introduce New API for Locking Blocks

The advent of block themes delivers more creative power into the hands of users, but there are times when theme authors may want to lock down key elements of a design and its designated content areas. First introduced in Gutenberg 11.6, the upcoming WordPress 5.9 release will include a new API for locking blocks. Template…

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WordPress 5.9 RC 2

The second Release Candidate (RC2) for WordPress 5.9 is now available!  “Release Candidate” means the new version of the software is ready for release. It helps the community check that nothing is missed, given the thousands of plugins and themes and differences in how millions of people use the software. Thank you to everyone who…

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20+ Best Pixel Art Fonts of 2022 (Free & Premium)

Today, we’re bringing you a collection of groovy-looking pixel art fonts that will take you back in time to the 1980s, the era of old-school arcade games. When it comes to designing headings for video games and technology-themed designs, nothing beats the classic pixel art font. There’s something about that pixelated design that gives you…

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Gutenberg 12.0 Focuses on Cleanup and Minor Enhancements

Last week, contributors to the Gutenberg plugin wrapped up the version 12.0 release just ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Most work is being pushed toward the upcoming WordPress 5.9 release, which has been postponed to January 25. As a result, Gutenberg 12.0 has fewer bells and whistles and more bug fixes and maintenance. However,…

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