WordPress 4.6 “Pepper” Release

WordPress 4.6 “Pepper” Release

Happy WordPress update day! Here at WPExplorer we always get excited for the latest and greatest version of WordPress, and WordPress 4.6 "Pepper" didn't disappoint! New Features In WordPress 4.6 WordPress released an awesome video of all the new features and optimizations they've made (with their signature jazzy style of course). But if you'd rather read about what's new, here's our…

History of WordPress: WordPress UI Evolution + Other Improvements

History of WordPress: WordPress UI Evolution + Other Improvements

WordPress has been growing steadily over the last couple of years. It looks like nothing it was about ten (13) years ago. The platform is still growing and to catch a glimpse of how it all started, I would like to draw your attention to the History of WordPress: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. In today's post, we will…

WordPress & Web Design Trends In 2016 To Get Excited About

WordPress & Web Design Trends In 2016 To Get Excited About

Web design is constantly evolving and this is especially true when it comes to WordPress. So WordPress has naturally become a source of web design trends as more and more of the web takes advantage of the popular and easy to use framework. In this post we'll get into what we think will (continue to) be the biggest WordPress and web design trends…

Is The New Javascript Based WordPress Complicating Things?

Is The New Javascript Based WordPress Complicating Things?

The reasoning behind the new open source WordPress.com interface, named “Calypso,” is simple. The existing PHP codebase served the company and the WordPress community well since the company’s founding in 2003, and made a lot of sense three, five, and certainly ten years ago. But in the super-fast, mobile-first era, it had become a hindrance. At least that’s what Andy…

10 Biggest WordPress Myths You Must Bury

10 Biggest WordPress Myths You Must Bury

Today we bring down the hammer like Thor on 10 of the most prevalent myths about our favorite CMS, good ol' WordPress. Having experienced this benevolent piece of software firsthand, I can vouch that you can achieve quite the impossible with WordPress. Have doubts? Just check out these 20 big brands that bend WordPress to do their bidding. Which is why…

20 Awesome Examples of WordPress Sites

20 Awesome Examples of WordPress Sites

There's a category of people who have no idea WordPress exists. Then we have the guys who have heard about the platform but never gave it a try. We have that other group of people who have tried WordPress but never took it far. And then we have the other caliber of guys who bend WordPress in unimaginable ways to build websites that…

WordPress 4.4 Release & What You Should Know About It

WordPress 4.4 Release & What You Should Know About It

Just in time for the holidays WordPress has released version 4.4, named Clifford after influential jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown. If you haven't updated yet, here's a look at what you'll be upgrading to. So without making you wait any longer, here's a look at the new features in WordPress 4.4. WordPress 4.4 Features Automattic added a bunch of new features to…