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…

Frontend vs. Backend Development

Nearly every website you use can be broken down into two parts: a frontend and a backend. When you first type in the URL of your favorite website and it loads, you’re presented with images, texts, links, and maybe videos. Click on a link and it takes you to another page that might consist of…

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…

WooCommerce 4.0 – New Reporting Tools

WooCommerce released version 4.0 on March 10th — this is a “major” release. The most notable addition is the inclusion of the WooCommerce Admin plugin into the core WooCommerce plugin. This includes a Javascript-driven interface for managing the backend, plus new reporting tools and a dashboard to monitor key metrics. They also updated the Action…