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The Block Editor is Now Supported on the WordPress Native Apps — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

The Block Editor is Now Supported on the WordPress Native Apps The block editor allows for a smoother drafting experience – now possible on any screen size. Part of what helps WordPress power 35% of the web is language: WordPress is fully translated into 68 languages. Pair that with the WordPress native apps, which make WordPress available across devices, and you have a globally accessible tool. Today we’re announcing app updates that bring the new Block editor to mobile devices, so…

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PHP 7.4 Just Came Out, and So Did Our PHP Version Switcher — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

PHP 7.4 Just Came Out, and So Did Our PHP Version Switcher If your site is on the Business or eCommerce plan, you can switch to the newest version of PHP today. Andrija Vucinic PHP is still one of the most popular languages used to build the web. The newest version, PHP 7.4, was released today — and Business and eCommerce plan customers can opt to start using it immediately. WordPress.com sites run PHP 7.3 by default — it’s still our…

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A New Way to Earn Money on WordPress.com — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

A New Way to Earn Money on WordPress.com With Recurring Payments, your supporters become your sustainers, and a reliable income stream frees you to push your creative boundaries. It’s hard to be creative when you’re worried about money. Running ads on your site helps, but for many creators, ad revenue isn’t enough. Top publishers and creators sustain their businesses by building reliable income streams through ongoing contributions. Our new Recurring Payments feature for WordPress.com and Jetpack-powered sites lets you do just…

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Boost Visitor Engagement and Grow Your Mailing List with the Mailchimp Block — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

Boost Visitor Engagement and Grow Your Mailing List with the Mailchimp Block Add a newsletter signup form to any post or page on your website so you can stay in touch with visitors and customers. Keeping your visitors interested is the key to a successful website—and one great way to do that is with email. A smart email outreach plan piques peoples’ interest, keeps them engaged, and brings them back to your website. To send emails, you need a mailing list,…

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Setting Up Your Site on a Mobile Device Just Got a Lot Easier — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

Setting Up Your Site on a Mobile Device Just Got a Lot Easier Need help with your new site? Quick Start on iOS and Android can help. Nate Heagy Starting a new website is always exciting: you’ve chosen a topic, found the right name, and started building it on WordPress.com. Now you may be asking yourself, “What’s next?” Well, when you create a site on the WordPress for Android or WordPress for iOS mobile apps, the answer just became a lot…

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Announcing Free .blog Subdomains — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

Announcing Free .blog Subdomains A great site deserves a great address on the web. Now you can use a free .blog subdomain on WordPress.com. Over the last thirteen years or so, the number of sites on WordPress.com has grown — a lot. Every one of those sites gets a unique wordpress.com address. And since there are millions of sites created each year, it means the address you’d like isn’t always available. Today, a whole new range of possibility opens up: free .blog…

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Revision History — The WordPress.com Blog – WordPress Website Design Article

Now Available in the Mobile Apps: Revision History Track changes and edits from whatever device you’re using. Tyler The ability to load a previous version of a page or post is invaluable when you need to make a quick correction or compare your current revision to earlier ones. What about viewing your content’s revision history on the go? This can be a real life-saver, as we’re not always at our desktops. Well, we’re thrilled to announce that you can now review…

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Customize Your Online Booking System with Wix Code – Website Design Article

If you’re a business owner who relies upon clients being able to easily book classes or services, then you have a clear priority: Making sure that the process is as smooth as possible – for both them and and for you. Using an online scheduling tool offers your visitors an easier and faster scheduling experience, thus increasing the chances they’ll actually follow through on that ‘Book Now!’ button. And on your end, customizing your online booking system lets you take…

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