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Valentina Thörner Interview – Customer Support Insights and Tips – WordPress Website Design Article

Hi everybody, we took a one-month break from publishing interviews on this very blog but we are back now with our guest Valentina Thörner tackling customer support, a discussion I personally enjoyed much. Our colleague Chris chatted with her at WordCamp Europe in Berlin and, after posting the video on Twitter, we also wrote up all of Valentina’s answers to share in this post.Just a quick heads-up, during this one-month break, we temporarily moved to the other blog of ours…

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Joshua Strebel Interview – Pagely CEO and WordPress Innovator – WordPress Website Design Article

Hey guys, did you miss our interviews? If you did, we are back with another piece featuring the CEO of Pagely, mister Joshua Strebel. Just like every entrepreneur, he’s a busy man, but we finally managed to make him answer a few curiosities we had about his business and approach to life.Before getting to today’s topic, let’s recap our last discussion with Jack Lenox from Automattic/WordPress VIP. If you want to hear more about web sustainability and energy-efficient websites, check…

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Using WordPress for Professional Websites – WordPress Website Design Article

When starting a business, it’s now more important than ever to establish and maintain an online presence. There’s more than one choice when choosing a platform for building your professional website. Could WordPress be the solution you are looking for? In this white paper, we’ll help answer the question: is WordPress suitable for professional websites? We’ll walk you through the pros and cons of using the Content Manage System for your growing business, features in WordPress that add flexibility and…

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Adrian Spiac Interview – On TranslatePress and How to Break the Ice in a Competitive Market – WordPress Website Design Article

Hello WordPress people, we are back with another edition in our Pirate Interviews series! Today, you’ll hear from Adrian Spiac of TranslatePress about what it takes to build a product that sells and the key steps toward gaining users’ trust. We chatted with Adrian a few months ago at WordCamp Bucharest, the 3rd consecutive edition of our local event. During the one-day conference, we had the chance to chat with a few people, one of them being our former colleague,…

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WP-CLI: A Q&A with Alain Schlesser – WordPress Website Design Article

For the last couple of years, WP-CLI has been changing the way developers work in WordPress. WP-CLI helps developers take regular, repeat tasks and automate them using a set of command-line tools for managing WordPress-installations. Using the interface, you can update plugins, set up multisite installs, and much more, without using a web browser. This helps developers take tedious, manual tasks and automate them for a more efficient workflow. Since becoming an official part of the WordPress open source project…

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Vote For Your Favorite Plugin Today! – WordPress Website Design Article

For the fourth year in a row, Torque Magazine is pitting plugin against plugin in a bracket-style competition to determine who is the king of the WordPress plugins. In order to determine what plugins will make up the brackets, Torque needs your votes! For the past two years, WPMU Dev’s Smush Image Compression has won Plugin Madness beating out Autoptimize, ShortPixel Image Optimizer, Hummingbird Page Speed Optimization, previous winner Advanced Custom Fields, Custom Sliders, and Restrict Content. Plugin Madness is a bracket-style competition that starts…

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Mauricio Gelves Interview – About the Perks of Freelancing in WordPress – WordPress Website Design Article

Hello WordPress people, we are back with yet another #WCEU interview. Today’s guest is Mauricio Gelves, who will share his insights on freelancing with WordPress and being a digital nomad. Before passing the mic to Mauricio, I can’t help but give a shout-out to Sherry Walling – last month’s interviewee – who taught us her secrets for staying productive and healthy at work. Our conversations with WordPress people are even more diverse, so check them all out on the Pirate Interviews page.…

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First-Ever Global Survey of the WordPress Genesis Community – WordPress Website Design Article

Earlier this year, we invited Genesis users to take part in the first-ever Genesis Community Survey to help us better understand the premium theme marketplace and to help shape the future of the Genesis Framework. It builds on our stated mission to make Genesis the most open and transparent community in WordPress. The response was overwhelmingly positive, and 1,687 people around the world, including members from 66 countries ranging from Argentina to Vietnam took part. This was a wonderful reflection…

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Supporting Mental Health in the WordPress Community — WPShout – WordPress Website Design Article

One of the most pleasant surprises of our time at WordCamp US 2018 was that we got to meet Dan Maby. Dan is the founder of WP&UP, a registered charity that exists to support and promote mental health in the WordPress community Dan explained to us in depth what he’s trying to do, and we really liked what we heard. At WCUS, Dan identified loneliness, isolation, and lack of social contact as among the root causes of mental health issues…

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