Group Update: WordPress 4.9.8 released

Hello WordPressers!

It’s a civic holiday, our summer is in full swing, and the heat is very much on. So there’s not a whole lot happening in terms of local events. That said, there’s a lot to share from around the web this week.

First up, in WordPress: 4.9.8 just dropped, bringing us a new Gutenberg prompt in the dashboard. If you’re not ready for Gutenberg yet, use the Classic Editor plugin to keep the existing editor, or use Gutenberg Ramp to enable Gutenberg for specific post types. If you haven’t tried Gutenberg yet, the official info page on WordPress.org now includes a front-end demo.

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Group Update: July 21, 2018

Hello WordPressers! We’re reviving our old Meetup.com newsletter as a weekly digest in blog post format. If you’d like to receive these updates via email, subscribe to our site using the form in the sidebar (or footer, if you’re on a mobile device). Jump to a section: Upcoming Meetups & Events Help Wanted WordPress News … Read more

West End MeetUp :Live Demo of WordPress SiteBuilders

Okay what is a WordPress SiteBuilder? Shhh don’t tell anyone but this is the potent combo of  a Multilayout Theme [think free Astra, Generate Press, OceanWP] with a top-end PageBuilder [like the free BeaverBuilder lite, Elementor or VisualComposer.io]. These combo tools have created a new category of WordPress Frontend UI development- the WordPress SiteBuilder. This … Read more

WordPress Weekend: GDPR on your website

Full disclosure: None of the following is legal advice. This is meant to prompt conversation within our community about the implications of GDPR. What is GDPR? GDPR (“General Data Protection Regulation”) kicked in on May 25th in the European Union. It’s a law intended to protect EU citizens by regulating the processing, transfer, and storage … Read more