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WordPress Optimizing Sleuthing

There are new realities in WordPress Development. WordPress is no longer in Kansas  – developers face a withering array of strategy, security. styling and integration problems that demand high-quality decisions and solutions. Developers can no longer assume that simple traditional routines will be available or the backend will deliver easy setup and reliability while easy-to-use, “no …

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Building Standalone Low-code Apps

The broad move to low-code /no-code apps has changed how web development is done. The new emphasis is on fast delivery of highly customizable designs that can be quickly tested and performance optimized to meet rapidly changing business and client needs. Another review has looked at how hyper-automation and intensive business process analytics now pervade …

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How WordPress Lost the Low-code/No-code Market

With the intro back in 2009  of quick setup, low-cost CMS-Content Management Systems, WordPress led the way in medium-scale web development. This position was consolidated with a dual mode Visual/Text editor using changeable and customizable theme files, and supported by 30++ thousand largely free plugins. These components delivered a broad range of backend capabilities [SEO, …

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Low-code/No-Code Development Platforms

In the past five years, Low-code and No-code development platforms have taken significant market presence in Web development for Enterprise, Mid-Market, and Small-busineses. The immediate drivers are rapid and large-scale technical and business market changes as described by McKinsey, plus increasing reliability and security vulnerabilities and major changes in Consumer buying patterns and ongoing support …

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Low-Coding-Required Dominates Web Development

Low-code and No-Coding-Required Web development tools have risen to the top of website design and delivery from small businesses to enterprise shops. Harvard Business Review and Forbes have described the driving forces in this profound change to how software development is done in business and government Instead of traditional top-down IT Projects with long time …

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AI is an Incoming…Threat or Opportunity?

For 200 years Automation has been the major economic motive force  throughout the Industrial Powered World This s a very short tiime span in Human history given the rise of agriculture and  city states is took 1o-2o thousand years The key to Automation’s success is the the ability to adapt new proesses and machinery that …

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WordPress is not in Kansas Anymore

“WordPress is not in Kansas Anymore” means WordPress is no longer a simple, easy-to-use app anymore. Many basic features of WordPress are being challenged when used beyond blogging apps. For example, simple point-and-click, and drag-and-drop operations are subject to more complex steps. Meanwhile, pledges of  WYSIWYG edits or”no coding required” development are being qualified or …

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WordPress Meetup – CSS Coding

For many WordPress Developers the attraction of WordPress is great UI design tools with No Coding Required. But within the last year that promise has changed to “Some Coding Required” with the emergence of Gutenberg FSE and new ThemeBuilders like BreakDance, BricksBuilder, Elementor Pro, and OxygenBuilder, All of these tools are now using advanced CSS …

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CSS Visual Editors – WP Solutions Meetup

3 years ago we we did a meetup presentation on WordPress Page Styling which highlighted changes in WordPress Page Design. The big underlying trend was the rapid standardization of new CSS features in the top 5-6 desktop and mobile browsers. WordPress vendors in turn took advantage of these CSS styling techniques in 4 ways: 1- adding animation, …

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Mobile WordPress Trends

Mobile WordPress Development often  gets the short emd of the analytics stick. Fortunately, Hootsuite publishes annual reports on the state of the Web World which clearly shows the pivotal role mobile devices play on the Web. Mobile in their many forms play everywhere in contemporary computing. For the past 5 years these reports have marked …

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How TotalAV PC Internet Security Lost a Customer

I have been a TotalAV PC Internet security user since late October 2017 and have been reasonably happy with the service. But in mid-February that all changed with the following notices from TotalAV: This was the first notification that arrived unannounced mid-screen, mid-day. Surprise! but it was not the last – as suddenly, out of …

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WordPress Editors Innovation

With the arrival of Gutenberg and rapid change in drag and drop PageBuilder capabilities, the humble WordPress Visual Editor is getting lots of attention and frankly welcome innovations from plugin developers. This starts with the TinyMCE Advanced with its improved Table and top menu bar commands. But Editor innovation extends to  Joom United’s WP Smart …

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WordPress PageBuilders – Annoying Flaws

Our technical blog, TheOpenSourcery.com recently did a major review of Google’s New Sites and App Maker programs to support G Suite. Both Google programs are clearly committed to the Drag and Drop, “no programming required” coding model used by a wide range of Website Builders. These including the leading edge WordPress PageBuilders. So wouldn’t you …

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