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  • Google’s E-E-A-T Guidelines: How to Show Experience in Content
    by Nick Schäferhoff on April 19, 2024 at 12:42 pm

    Google is constantly updating its search algorithms. The E-A-T update made waves some years ago, majorly switching up how things worked to prioritize high-quality content written by experts. Now Google has updated E-A-T again, adding an extra letter: E-E-A-T, or Double E-A-T. The new E stands for “Experience”, as in personal, hands-on experience. While this is likely a change for the better, an algorithm update is always confusing. How can you maintain your SEO status? How do you avoid being penalized under the new rules? What does this change about the way you create content? Knowing what adjustments you need The post Google’s E-E-A-T Guidelines: How to Show Experience in Content appeared first on Torque.

  • Press This: Data Liberation
    by Doc Pop on April 18, 2024 at 6:50 pm

    Join the discussion in #data-liberation on Making Slack, or in the Data Liberation GitHub repository. The Data Liberation project imagines a more open web where users can seamlessly switch between platforms of their choosing, eradicating the concept of being locked into a system and keeping openness at the forefront. Moving to and within WordPress should be a one-click easy process as much as possible whether moving from social networks, moving from a page builder to core blocks, or shifting from the classic editor to the block editor. As web hosts, agencies, and individual contributors – we can work to make Data Liberation a reality. The post Press This: Data Liberation appeared first on Torque.

  • Advanced Custom Fields is Your 2024 Plugin Madness Champion! 
    by Torque Staff on April 15, 2024 at 8:40 pm

    ACF joins the ranks of all-time championship dynasties, securing its third Plugin Madness trophy since the event’s inception in 2016. The post Advanced Custom Fields is Your 2024 Plugin Madness Champion!  appeared first on Torque.

  • Press This: WordPress and the Future of Journalism
    by Doc Pop on April 11, 2024 at 6:35 pm

    In this episode of Press This, Doc Pop interviews Ryan Singel about the future of WordPress and journalism. They discuss the challenges facing journalism in the digital age, the rise of subscriber-driven newsletters, and the role of platforms like WordPress in empowering independent journalism. Tune in to learn how open-source CMSs like WordPress are shaping the future of journalism. For more info on DE{CODE} go to https://wpengine.com The post Press This: WordPress and the Future of Journalism appeared first on Torque.

  • What Are the Next Big Business Opportunities in WordPress?
    by Nick Schäferhoff on April 9, 2024 at 4:24 pm

    WordPress is a dominating force in the web development industry offering many opportunities for doing business. Lots of designers, developers, and creators rely on it for income. Continuing to make a living – especially if you’re a freelancer without a steady flow of cash – means knowing where to hone your skills and look for work. Keeping on top of upcoming WordPress trends can help with that. That’s why we’ve taken a close look at where WordPress is headed and identified these ten business trends and opportunities. Keep these in mind as you pursue your WordPress career and perhaps you’ll The post What Are the Next Big Business Opportunities in WordPress? appeared first on Torque.

  • Press This: Can AI Make The Web More Accessible?
    by Doc Pop on April 4, 2024 at 6:23 pm

    Can AI make WordPress sites more accessible? In this episode of Press This, we talk with Amber Hinds, CEO of Equalize Digital, about the promises and challenges of using generative AI and LLMs to tackle accessibility issues on the web. For more info on DE{CODE} go to https://wpengine.com The post Press This: Can AI Make The Web More Accessible? appeared first on Torque.

  • Press This: The Business of WordPress
    by Doc Pop on March 28, 2024 at 9:22 pm

    In celebration of DE{CODE} 2024, we talked with Miriam Schwab, Head of WordPress Relations at Elementor, about the evolving landscape of WordPress entrepreneurship. From agency work to startup ventures, Miriam shares insights on building successful businesses with WordPress, ahead of her appearance at DE{CODE} 2024. Discover trends shaping the WordPress business ecosystem and Elementor’s latest innovations. The post Press This: The Business of WordPress appeared first on Torque.

  • 17 Best WordPress Beginner Courses: Learn WordPress Now
    by Nick Schäferhoff on March 25, 2024 at 3:17 pm

    Mastering WordPress from scratch is tough. It’s a sprawling platform and there’s a lot to learn, including how to properly use the CMS features, build pages with Gutenberg, or extend your website with plugins and code. Beginner training courses for WordPress can help you get started more easily. Unfortunately, there are tons of classes to choose from, and narrowing down the best ones is no easy task. What you need is a curated list of some of the best courses so you can decide from there. And that just happens to be what we have put together here. Below, are The post 17 Best WordPress Beginner Courses: Learn WordPress Now appeared first on Torque.

  • WordPress File Permissions: Everything You Need to Know 
    by Nick Schäferhoff on March 25, 2024 at 12:34 pm

    Did you just hear about WordPress file permissions and are wondering if yours are set correctly? Or are receiving an error that you don’t have the right permissions? Either way, this is the right post for you. File permissions are a very important part of protecting your website. They keep your site locked down while giving WordPress itself, its plugins, and other scripts the ability to modify what they need to. But sometimes things can go wrong. Errors may pop up, or file permissions get changed to improper values. In that case, it’s helpful to know how WordPress file permissions The post WordPress File Permissions: Everything You Need to Know  appeared first on Torque.

  • Press This: What Happens at the Intersection of Culture, Creativity, and Tech
    by Doc Pop on March 14, 2024 at 6:22 pm

    In this episode of Press This, we explore the intersection of culture, creativity, and technology with Lawrence Edmondson, founder at Eat Big Digital. Lawrence shares insights on how technology and creativity intersect, shaping cultural shifts over the past decades. The post Press This: What Happens at the Intersection of Culture, Creativity, and Tech appeared first on Torque.

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