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    GRAB A TASTE OF IT: WordPress 5.2 Beta 1 and new blocks arrived!

    WordPress 5.2 Beta 1 is now available, WordPress.Org blog announced. The block editor has received significant performance improvements since WordPress 5.1, shaving 35% off the load time for massive posts, and cutting the keypress time (how responsive it feels when you’re typing) in half. Accessibility continues to improve, too. The block editor now supports your browser’s reduced motion settings. The post URL slug has better labeling and help text. The focus styling for keyboard navigating through landmarks is clearer and more consistent.

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    MASTERPIECE OF VAMTAM: The name is Komo and it’s for bicycle shops!

    This lovely niche theme is built and suitable for any company operating in the Bike Rental Sector and it is coming from the development team VamTam. According to this development team, Komo theme has a purpose-oriented design and it is suitable for users with zero programming skills as well as advanced developers. VamTam is having “Power Elite Author” status on ThemeForest. VamTam is a creative design agency that specializes in Premium Niche WordPress Themes. They are founded during 2009 and they are on ThemeForest since 2011. They are counting over 30 thousand clients and almost 40 thousand sales on ThemeForest.…

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    WORDPRESS THEME FOR A HOUSE: “Interior Arc” from SH Themes

    Interior Arc is a WordPress theme that’s very suitable for Interior Design Business. It’s very minimalistic but modern, classy, and hand-crafted to be Mobile-Friendly. This theme is built on Page Builder, a very convenient drag-n-drop Page Builder for WordPress, SH Themes stated on the official TF page. According to the development team, it should provide you with the smoothest experience while creating your website with Interior Arc. The WordPress theme is responsive, so it’s great on the mobile/tablets devices.


    R/GA ON INFLUENCERS: Everybody is making fun of them, but…

    Legendary advertising agency R/GA has published one interesting opinion about influencers. It’s an interesting angle of view on the position and place of the “influencers” in the advertising industry. “Here’s the thing about influencers. Everyone in advertising likes to make fun of influencers — and fair enough — but they’ve managed to connect with audiences in a way brands can’t and would kill for.”, R/GA stated on Twitter. R/GA is a full-service digital agency that creates advertising and marketing products based on technology and design. As they like to say: “R/GA is a company that creates transformation at speed.”

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    NEW WORDPRESS RECORD: 33.4% of the global web is built on WordPress

      Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs. Market share of WordPress has been growing steadily over the last few years, going from 29.9% just one year ago to 33.4% now, Joost de Valk, the head of Marketing and Communications of WordPress, wrote on the official WordPress blog. “We are, of course, quite proud of these numbers!”, he said, adding that the path to 33.4% has been very exciting. “The path here has been very exciting. In 2005,…

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    NEW FACE AT AUTOMATTIC: Meet the WordPress expert that might be “the first blogger in the world”!

    Andy Affleck is a freshly promoted WordPress expert and manager of Automattic. He is the new Technical Account Engineer at the WordPress.Com Special Projects team. https://wpspecialprojects.wordpress.com He started his work officially from January 30th. Affleck has shared positive impressions about his new position in Automattic and he gave an interesting insight into this amazing company in an article on his blog. It’s like a Project Manager but more, Affleck described his new position.

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    THREE BUDDYPRESS STARS: GhostPool, Themosaurus & Crumina!

    The fact is that BuddyPress themes are not so often created and published. WPDEVMAG is going to keep eye on and this time we are going to focus on BuddyPress themes that were created during year 2018. BuddyPress themes created and published on ThemeForest during the last year were “Aardvark – BuddyPress, Membership & Community Theme”, “Gwangi – Dating & Matchmaking Community Theme” and “Olympus – Responsive Community & Social Network WordPress Theme”. Development teams behind these themes are GhostPool from the UK, Themosaurus from Belgium and Crumina from Ukraine.