11 May 2019

What’s Coming in WordPress 5.2 Features

This release will bring improvements to the block editor, site health check, several bug fixes and minor enhancements.

That being said, let’s take a look at some of the upcoming features in WordPress 5.2.

 

1. Improved Fatal Error Protection in WordPress.
2. Block Editor Updates in WordPress 5.2.
3. Performance Improvements.
4. Accessibility Improvements.
5. Introduction of New Blocks.

PHP 7.4 Compatibility:

WordPress 5.3 Released aims to fully support PHP 7.4. This release contains multiple changes to remove deprecated functionality and ensure compatibility. WordPress continues to encourage all users to run the latest and greatest versions of PHP.

As WordPress developers have managed to release the current WordPress version on time, you can now use all WordPress new features without limitations.

In general, there are some significant changes – from changed appearance of the admin environment, through new features of WordPress blocks (including the release of completely new blocks), to improvements in usability and accessibility. One of the biggest advantages of WordPress newest version is that it really keeps in mind the user’s experience. This WordPress version makes working with blocks easier. For example, by adding Block Appender for color differentiation of individual blocks in multiple blocks.

Also, content management has become more convenient.

A completely new feature is the local Auto-save, which prevents loss of data during periods of internet disruption. Furthermore, improved way of uploading high-resolution images ensure that, in the event of an unexpected interruption of uploading process, the image will continue to upload (from the point where it ended).

They won’t disturb you anymore because now they’re transformed into gentle Snackbar notices. Besides that, current WordPress version is much faster than the previous one. However, this is only a fraction of all WordPress new features. Now, take a look at the promised overview of all the changes.

19 Dec 2018

How to Disable Gutenberg of Your WordPress Site?

The easiest way to disable Gutenberg is to install my free plugin, Disable Gutenberg. It is a simple plugin focused on one thing: disabling Gutenberg and restoring the default classic WP Editor screen. Just enable the plugin, choose your options and done. Options include:

  • Disable Gutenberg completely (all post types)
  • Impair Gutenberg only on specific post types
  • Defuse Gutenberg for specific user roles
  • Weken Gutenberg for any theme templates
  • Option to hide the “Try Gutenberg callout nag
  • Option to hide the Gutenberg menu item

 

It’s flexible, simple and easy to use.

04 Oct 2018

How to Create a WordPress Child Theme?

WordPress Child Theme is extremely simple, so much so you can copy and paste my example below.

To create a child theme for your theme, you will need to do the following steps:

  1. Create a theme directory in your WordPress install
  2. Create a stylesheet with information about your child theme
  3. Pull in the styles of your parent theme

Once these steps are completed you can activate your child theme and your website will look exactly the same as before, but it will be using your child theme.

So let’s go through the above steps in detail. For this example, I will be creating a child theme for the Twenty Fourteen default theme.

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17 Mar 2018

PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.0 Or Switch

PHP Switch Smooth with Super Easy. Ok, so let’s start with the server. First, you’re running PHP 5.6. You should be running 7. Here’s why.

  • Site speed – PHP 7 can handle uncached hits 2-3x faster than on PHP 5.5
  • Resource efficiency – An upgrade to PHP 7 is estimated to bring 30-50% improvements in memory consumption
  • Service more concurrent users – PHP 7 can serve up to 3x as many requests per second and handle more traffic with the same number of resources
  • Return type declarations – You can now specify return type variables with PHP 7
  • Error handling – Many fatal errors have been replaced with object-oriented exceptions to make it easier to find and address bugs
  • Long-term support – Lower technical debt with ongoing support of bug fixes, security patches, and maintenance updates for years to come
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