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Yoast Diversity Fund: Apply until the end of May!
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Yoast Diversity Fund: Apply until the end of May!

The Yoast Diversity Fund invites all those who have quality projects that contribute to the WordPress community to apply for sponsorship by the end of May. The company said in a statement that, in the last couple of years, the fund had invested mostly in conferences and enabling many people to be speakers at various events around the world, but that the company decided to find another purpose for the fund due to the general pandemic. "Our Diversity fund will now be used to sponsor people that work on a project that benefits WordPress. This can range from teaching a group of people anywhere in the world how to use WordPress to writing patches for Core. As long as your project contributes to making WordPress a better or more diverse environment!", the company stated in the official re...
WCEU Registration Started: A Limited Number of Seats Available!
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WCEU Registration Started: A Limited Number of Seats Available!

Thanks to the support from sponsors, this year WCEU is able to offer registration free of charge for WCEU 2021. Hurry up! Do it HERE and NOW! WordCamp Europe is an informal, community-organised gathering of WordPress enthusiasts – from casual users to Core developers – where we discuss all things WordPress, share ideas and get to know each other. Now in its 9th year, WordCamp Europe 2021 is scheduled for 7 to 9 June 2021. There’s always a lot going on at WordCamp Europe and this year’s event will be no different. Check out the official website!
GiveWP joins the Liquid Web Family of Brands
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GiveWP joins the Liquid Web Family of Brands

Liquid Web Family of Brands, a market leader in managed hosting, digital commerce cloud, and WordPress software services to small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced their acquisition of GiveWP, a leader in WordPress plugins for nonprofits. GiveWP joins the Liquid Web Family of Brands along with WP Business Reviews, both of which belong to the Impress.org brand family. The GiveWP acquisition is an extension of Liquid Web’s commitment to leadership in the WordPress and WooCommerce arena by delivering innovative solutions that power the online potential of businesses and the designers, developers, and agencies who create for them. “GiveWP is a well-known and respected brand in the WordPress community. We are excited to welcome them to the Liquid Web family as we continue to b...
WordCamp Northeast Ohio 2021
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WordCamp Northeast Ohio 2021

WordCamp Northeast Ohio 2021, May 21-23, will be 100% online and 100% free to attend. It will include many different topics and best way to be informed about the sessions is the official website. The keynote speaker is Megan Rose, WordPress developer from agency Blackbird Digital. "The title of my keynote is Your Place in WordPress. I share some thoughts on the online event attendee experience and what I hope our attendees will get from WordCamp Northeast Ohio. And I share some of my hopes and ideas for how attendees can stay connected with the WordPress community beyond our event.", she said in the interview for the official website of this WordCamp.
Lema’s four tactics for AOV (Average Order Value)
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Lema’s four tactics for AOV (Average Order Value)

Chris Lema, one of the most popular WordPress influencers, published one interesting article titled "How to boost your Average Order Value". Lema explains what is AOV, how to calculate it and how to increase it. Here are 4 tactics Lema shared on his blog that leads to better Average Order Value. Enjoy! Define a minimum order for free shipping This approach is pretty easy. You know what your most common order value is (from above), so push your minimum a bit higher and make that the required minimum for free shipping. If most of your orders are around $57, then you might say, “Get free shipping when you spend $75 or more.” The numbers depend on your specific store, but it can be really powerful and most of the work is work you've already done to figure out your AOV. Autom...
Upcoming WordCamping: Venezuela and WCEU
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Upcoming WordCamping: Venezuela and WCEU

In May, we have a WordCamp Venezuela, and after that, #WCEU is coming in June. WordCamp Venezuela will be held 100% online on 6-8 May and the official website is venezuela.wordcamp.org. The sessions include topics such as WordPress Community, multisite development, web accessibility, e-commerce and online store product management, SEO, international business development, business philosophy, development frameworks, etc. WordCamp Europe will be once more an online event and is scheduled for 7 to 9 June 2021. As stated on the official website, this year #WCEU will bring us a lot of interesting things again and there will be a broad selection of subjects aimed at all levels of WordPress knowledge and experience.  A full schedule of sessions will be published soon. ...
How to update WordPress theme and included plugins
DEVELOPMENT & DESIGN

How to update WordPress theme and included plugins

It's always good to get cool advice and here is one from Ninzio Themes about updating WordPress themes and plugins. "Ninzio Themes" is a team of enthusiasts, who create themes for WordPress for more than 6+ years. As officially stated, their goal is "to reunite the elegance of a unique design with professional programming to create Unique and Easy To Use Flexible WordPress Themes With Advanced Functionality". WordPress team releases new updates frequently and all themes, plugins need to be compatible with that new updates for sure. At this article you will learn how to update WordPress themes and plugins easily. Different update methods will be described in details.The easiest way to update theme and plugins is to use WordPress upload: 1. First of all update WordPress version vi...
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite

#WPDEVMAG is bringing the exclusive interview with Tina Todorovic from Social Web Suite, one of the leaders and trendsetters of social media marketing in the WordPress ecosystem. The new developments of Social Web Suite, the importance of social networks, business, marketing, etc. Enjoy! Tina, what is happening in the Social Web Suite lab these days!? I am glad you asked. We are very excited to announce that you can now post directly to Instagram from Social Web Suite. YAY! Besides that, we have lowered our prices (yup, you read that correctly) to help as many businesses as we can during these tough times. We have also introduced a micro plan for the people just starting out with social media. Right now, we are preparing for our Product Hunt launch that will happen on Mar...
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Matthew Praetzel from Ternstyle
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Matthew Praetzel from Ternstyle

We had the pleasure to talk with Matthew Praetzel, head of Ternstyle, a company behind several WordPress plugins. He shared his opinions with us about new trends in design and development, business, and many other topics. Enjoy! Matthew, how things are going in Ternstyle, and what is inspiring you these days!? Right now I’m fascinated with WordPress optimization. One downside to the plethora of theme and plugin functionality available for WordPress is how tempting it can be to take an easy route, installing plugins and themes with reckless abandon. It can be difficult to wrangle clients in terms of plugin installation and tacking on new functionality. I think as WordPress theme and plugin developers, we should be focused on SEO with the same resolve we bring to the aesthetic...
WordCamp India 2021: Josepha Haden & Matt Mullenweg (VIDEO)
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WordCamp India 2021: Josepha Haden & Matt Mullenweg (VIDEO)

Matt Mullenweg (co-founder of WordPress) and Josepha Haden (Executive director of WordPress) on a fireside chat where they discuss WordPress and its significance and impact in a country like India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVOmYgNcw6c The online sessions of "WordCamp India 2021" were held on Feb 13-14. For more details, check out https://india.wordcamp.org/2021/