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Check out the upcoming WordPress 4.0

Check out the upcoming WordPress 4.0

By Mike Johnston July 10, 2014 News & Headlines  Comments

If you use WordPress, you may be interested in testing out the first beta of next months upcoming WordPress 4.0 release.Beta 1 has been released today and the list of changes is rather impressive. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect from the upcoming release:Previews of embedding via URLs in the visual editor and the “Insert from URL” tab in the media modal. Try pasting a URL (such as a WordPress.tv or YouTube video) onto its own line in the visual editor.The Media Library now has a “grid” view in addition to the existing list view.… Read More →


ProcessWire vs WordPress

ProcessWire vs WordPress

By Mike Johnston July 7, 2014 Articles and Editorials  Comments

WordPress is, without a doubt, one of the most popular open source blog / CMS on the market but it suffers from several issues that make it less than ideal for complex or high traffic websites. For years, CMS Critic ran on WordPress and today, I'm going to pit our current CMS,  ProcessWire vs WordPress and explain why we made the switch and how things have changed. Read More →




Wordpress Owner Automattic Makes Longreads Purchase for Undisclosed Fee

Wordpress Owner Automattic Makes Longreads Purchase for Undisclosed Fee

By Kaya Ismail April 10, 2014 News & Headlines  Comments

Automatic, the company behind WordPress, have purchased Longreads for an undisclosed fee - according to the Longreads official blog.Longreads describe themselves as providing. "the best storytelling on the web". The online publication serves up one magazine-length recommended story per day through its website, Twitter feed, email newsletter subscription, or iPad app.  Read More →



WordPress vs Ghost: Should you ditch WordPress and start using Ghost?

WordPress vs Ghost: Should you ditch WordPress and start using Ghost?

By Vinny Polston February 18, 2014  Comments

It was just over a decade ago that WordPress was first released as a free and open source blogging tool. Since those good ol’ days WordPress has grown up; it has gone from a simple blogging platform to a fully fledged CMS (content management system) that literally has no boundaries! Has WordPress gone too far from its roots though -so far even that a new platform needs to exist? Read More →




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