Lazy Loading Images: Complete Guide Plus 3 Ways to Implement It

Lazy Loading Images: Complete Guide

As functionality and interactivity increase on the web, there has been a steady increase in web page size over the last few years. As of early 2018, the average page size on the internet stood at over 2 MB! How to battle this? A little something called lazy loading images is one of the better solutions.

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Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress: What You Need to Know

Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress

Ever since the latter half of 2015, the concept of Accelerated Mobile Pages for WordPress as well as other website technologies has been in discussion. Web developers, WordPress people, SEO experts, and everyone else associated with content creation or management has been talking about the AMP Project.

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Data Visualization in WordPress: How to Do It (With Examples, Plugins and Tools)

Data Visualization in WordPress

Using data visualization in WordPress is a great way to enhance your regular text content and better communicate data and concepts with your readers. While “data visualization” sounds fancy, it’s really just a term for graphically presenting information or data to make it easier for readers to understand ideas, trends, or patterns. That last part is the most important – it’s not just dumping data on visitors. Instead, it’s using data to tell a story in a visual manner.

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[WordPress Courses for Beginners] Udemy vs Lynda vs Treehouse vs Skillshare

Udemy vs Lynda vs Treehouse vs Skillshare

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world, powering over 26% of the world’s monitored websites. It is heralded for its usability, and yet few people are familiar with the platform’s basics when first creating a website. Given this knowledge gap, there exists a definite demand for online WordPress courses for beginners.

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How to Make Your Plugin Compatible With Gutenberg: Part 2 (Sidebar API)

Make Your Plugin Compatible With Gutenberg - Sidebar API

If you’re trying to make your plugin compatible with Gutenberg, you have a couple of paths that you can/should take – depending on what your plugin does and how it delivers its features to the user. In the first part of this mini-series, we explored Gutenberg’s Block API – which is what most plugins need in terms of Gutenberg-compatibility. This time, we will be exploring another piece of the Gutenberg puzzle – Gutenberg’s Sidebar API.

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How to Adapt Your Plugin for Gutenberg: Part 1 (Block API)

Adapt Your Plugin for Gutenberg: Part 1 (Block API)

The story is straightforward; Gutenberg is the new editor experience in WordPress, which is going to be merged into core in the next major release. A lot of plugins that do not keep up with this will become obsolete. This makes it essential that you adapt your plugin for Gutenberg before it’s too late.

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