WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” Release Overview

The recent major release of WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” brings a lot of improvement throughout WordPress Core. In this post, we are going to review and highlight some of the more notable changes and how they might affect your site and the future of WordPress. Content Management Block Editor Improvements With this update, ten releases from…

Is Your Site Ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

The California Consumer Privacy Act was created to offer the residents of California new consumer rights relating to the access, deletion, and sharing of their personal information collected by businesses. It was enacted in 2018, went into effect January 1st, 2020, and will be enforced starting July 1st, 2020. What is the California Consumer Privacy…

WordPress 5.4 Update

On March 31, 2020, WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” was released, named “Adderley” in honor of American jazz trumpeter Nat Adderley. With this minor release comes some much-anticipated updates. WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor Improvements New and Better Blocks Two new blocks have been added to the editor: Social Icons and Buttons blocks. These additions have been highly…

What’s Wrong with My Website? A Guide for Website Support

Needing emergency website support is never a good thing, but mistakes sometimes get made and have to be resolved. Recently, WordPress Developer and Core Contributor from BlueHost, William Earnhardt, gave a talk at WordCamp Boston on debugging and troubleshooting: “Why Isn’t This Working? Tips for Debugging in WordPress.” Using this and our weekly developer training…