Introduction to Gutenberg, the new WordPress Editor

Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor

Sometime in April 2018, the next major WordPress core software update (version 5.0) will be released and, with it, its new editor: Gutenberg.

So, when you next change the content of a page or blog post, or create a new one, where you were used to see a light grey screen with a title and a big content box with a Tools menu, you will see instead a white screen with, apparently, a lot less options.

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Thoughts on Equality for International Women’s Day

International Women's Day march (cropped), by Molly Adams

Hey, happy International Women's Day everyone!

To be honest, most years I've let the date go by completely unnoticed. I'm not a feminist. I believe in equality and do my best to work towards inclusiveness and improving as a professional and a person.

Where feminism is reminiscent of "anti-men", equality is a more positive aim. It's an ideal we can all get behind. More importantly, it embraces all groups, not just women, and has built-in intersectionality.

But this year feels different.

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What is AMP?

AMP Conference 2018, project mission

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is an Open Source project started by Google in 2015 with the purpose of improving website load speeds. Its central idea is that content should take priority when serving a web page to mobile.

The speed boosts it brings are often dramatic and its usage is rapidly expanding, especially amongst news and e-commerce sites.

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