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WordPress 6.6 Beta 2

WordPress 6.6 Beta 2 is here! Please download and test it. This beta version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites—you risk unexpected results if you do. Instead, test Beta 2 on a local site or a testing environment […]
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WP Briefing: Episode 81: It’s your first WordCamp? Welcome!

Get ready to dive into the vibrant world of WordCamps with this special episode of the WordPress Briefing, hosted by Josepha Haden Chomphosy! This episode is designed for first-time attendees; we’ll explore what to expect, from Contributor Day activities to mastering the art of socializing and networking. Whether you’re aiming to contribute to the WordPress […]
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WordPress 6.5.4 Maintenance Release

WordPress 6.5.4 is now available!This minor release features 5 bug fixes in Core. You can review a summary of the maintenance updates in this release by reading the Release Candidate announcement. WordPress 6.5.4 is a short-cycle release. The next major release will be version 6.6 planned for July 2024. If you have sites that support […]
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WordPress 6.6 Beta 1

WordPress 6.6 Beta 1 is here! Please download and test it. This beta version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites—you risk unexpected results if you do. Instead, install Beta 1 on local sites and testing environments in any […]
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How I Run Giveaways to 2x Traffic & Conversions (Case Study)

When WPBeginner turned 14 years old in 2023, we threw a giveaway to celebrate, which is a long-standing tradition we’ve been following for over a decade now. One of the questions I often get asked is why we run giveaways on WPBeginner. With the giveaway,… Read More »
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The Ultimate WordPress SEO Migration Checklist (For Beginners)

Many of our readers are worried that moving a WordPress website or switching to a different SEO plugin will affect their website search rankings. Search is the primary traffic source for most websites, so you want to be extremely careful when migrating. In this tutorial,… Read More »
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How to Build an Auction Site Like eBay Using WordPress

Do you want to build an auction site like eBay using WordPress? An auction website allows users to bid on products to purchase them. This allows you to maximize profits while selling unique items. In this article, we will show you how to easily build… Read More »
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WP Briefing: Episode 80: Unlocking Your WordPress Potential with Learn WordPress Tools

Welcome to another episode of the WordPress Briefing! In this episode, your host, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, delves into the incredible resources available to help you broaden your WordPress expertise. Whether you're just starting out or looking to deepen your skillset, these tools and tutorials offer something for everyone. Join us as we explore how Learn WordPress can be your guide on the journey to mastering WordPress, providing invaluable support and community connections along the way.
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WP Briefing: Episode 79: Why Start a WordPress Media Corps (and Why Now?)

There’s a new initiative in the WordPress community: the WordPress Media Corps. In today’s episode of the WordPress Briefing, you’ll find out how it came to be, first as a nugget of an idea during the pandemic and now as an active experiment. Learn how this shift in focus values the ongoing impact, and often invisible effort, of independent WordPress media—and seeks to help them more easily deliver engaging, high-quality WordPress content to their audiences.
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WordPress 6.5.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 6.5.3 is now available! This minor release features 12 bug fixes in Core and 9 bug fixes for the block editor. You can review a summary of the maintenance updates in this release by reading the Release Candidate announcement. WordPress 6.5.3 is a short-cycle release. The next major release will be version 6.6 planned […]
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How to Add a Mortgage Calculator in WordPress (Step by Step)

Do you want to add a mortgage calculator in WordPress? If you have a real estate or finance website, then a mortgage calculator can help visitors see whether they can afford the properties you are promoting. This can keep people on your website for longer… Read More »
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What is a Web Safe Font + 19 Best Web Safe Fonts (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you wondering what a web-safe font is and what the best web-safe fonts are to use for WordPress? Imagine pouring weeks or months into designing a beautiful website. You’ve checked all the boxes, paying attention to details like choosing the right website theme and… Read More »
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How to Add Categories and Tags to WordPress Media Library

Do you want to add categories and tags to images in your WordPress media library? Tags and categories can help you organize media files in a way that makes sense to you. This can make it easier to find images when you need them. In… Read More »
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How to Use AI in WordPress

Numerous AI solutions are now available to streamline various tasks of website management, allowing users of all skill levels to optimize their websites and content effortlessly. And while there are plenty of ways to integrate AI into your website’s co...
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How to Use AI to Generate Images in WordPress

Do you want to use artificial intelligence tools like DALL.E to generate images in WordPress? AI-generated images can be a good alternative to create images for your WordPress blog posts without worrying about copyright. In this article, we will show you how to use AI… Read More »
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10 Best Technical Documentation Software for WordPress

Are you looking for the best technical documentation software for WordPress? Technical documentation software helps you easily write, edit, and manage documentation inside WordPress. This enables users to get the information they need without asking for support and helps you reduce support queries. In this… Read More »
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How to Create a Recent Comments Page in WordPress

Do you want to add a recent comments page to your WordPress website? Displaying all of your most recent comments on one page is a great way to highlight the discussion happening on your website. With WordPress, creating a page like this is easy, thanks… Read More »
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WordPress 6.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release

Note: Due to an issue with the initial package, WordPress 6.5.1 was not released. 6.5.2 is the first minor release for WordPress 6.5. This security and maintenance release features 2 bug fixes on Core, 12 bug fixes for the Block Editor, and 1 security fix. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that […]
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WP Briefing: Episode 76: A WordPress 6.5 Sneak Peek

Join WordPress Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, as she offers an exclusive preview of the upcoming WordPress 6.5 release, accompanied by special guest Dave Smith, one of the Editor Tech leads for this release. Don’t miss this opportunity for an insider’s look!
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WordPress 6.5 “Regina”

WordPress 6.5 "Regina" is here! Named in honor of Regina Carter, renowned jazz violinist and educator, this release was made possible by over 700 contributors. Download WordPress 6.5 “Regina” today.
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How to Use Free SMTP Server to Send WordPress Emails (3 Methods)

Do you want to use a free SMTP server to send WordPress emails? By default, WordPress uses the PHP mail function, which is unreliable and often marks your emails as spam. Using an SMTP server is the best way to make sure that your WordPress… Read More »
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How to Create a Recurring Donation Form in WordPress (Step by Step)

Do you want to create a recurring donation form in WordPress? The right WordPress plugins allow you to easily accept recurring donations on your website. That way, your organization can gain consistent funding to help with budget planning and executing long-term projects. In this article,… Read More »
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How to Restrict Content to Registered Users in WordPress (2 Ways)

Do you want to restrict some of your WordPress content to registered or paid users? Often, bloggers use subscriptions or one-time payment models to monetize content on their websites. This is easy to set up if you have the right WordPress plugin. In this article,… Read More »
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WordPress 6.5 Release Candidate 4

WordPress 6.5 RC4 is ready for download and testing. Reaching this phase of the release cycle is an important milestone. Check out what's coming in this release and how to get involved with the open source project.
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How to Change Font Color in WordPress (5 Methods)

In this post, we’ll start by discussing the benefits of modifying font colors in the CMS. Then, we’ll go over how to change font color in WordPress – walking you through five different methods. Let’s get to it!
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WordPress 6.5 Release Candidate 3

WordPress 6.5 RC3 is ready for download and testing. Reaching this phase of the release cycle is an important milestone. Check out what's coming in this release and how to get involved with the open source project.
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WP Briefing: Episode 75: WordCamp Asia 2024 Unwrapped

WordCamp Asia 2024 was a dynamic three-day celebration of collaboration, diversity, and innovation in the WordPress project. This week, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy shares her insights and experiences from the event, which featured one of the largest Contributor Days in the region, a variety of speakers, engaging panel discussions, and workshops. Josepha offers her thoughts on the latest topics being discussed within the community and forming the future of WordPress.
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