WordCamp Grand Rapids 2017 Sells Out, Organizers On Board for 2018 Event

The 4th edition of WordCamp Grand Rapids was held last weekend at Grand Valley State University’s downtown Pew Campus. After a brief hiatus following previous events in 2012, 2013, and 2014, the WordCamp is back in action with first-time lead organizer Cate DeRosia at the helm. Tickets sold out shortly before the event and the vast majority of them were …

Review: Is Google’s New Mobile Sites Certification Worth it?

Google provides a huge suite of products designed to support the digital activities of web developers, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Tag Manager and Google Optimize just to name a few. But did you know that Google also offers certification programs for its major products? Until recently, Google offered certification programs for Google Analytics […] View original post at …

100+ New Reasons to Use the Upfront Theme Framework

If you blinked you probably missed it. We recently gave our Upfront drag and drop theme framework a new UI, improved plugin integrations, and a bunch of performance enhancements! Every Tuesday, we take the time to highlight a special product release or new feature and this year has been jammed with some serious AWESOME including: Optimize […] View original post at …

Matt Mullenweg Addresses Concerns About Gutenberg, Confirms New Editor to Ship with WordPress 5.0

Matt Mullenweg published an appeal to WordPress users over the weekend in a post titled “We Called it Gutenberg for a Reason.” In it he offers a better look at his vision for Gutenberg, which he contends will be as transformative for WordPress’ future as the first movable type printing was for Europe’s printing revolution. Mullenweg identified the new Gutenberg …