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Import Google Photos Albums and Pictures in WordPress

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Few people do not have a Google account. Many of them use Google and its suite of tools practically daily. The usage varies, from students looking for free cloud storage to entire teams using Google Photos to share photos and collaborate when working on them.

If, like them, you are a power user of the Google suite, and if you also manage a WordPress blog, the latest WP Media Folder cloud integration makes it easier to work with both seamlessly. The latest WP Media Folder Addon lets you synchronize your Google Photos to create WordPress albums and galleries with ease.

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Using WP File Download to Sell Digital Files on WordPress

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Integrations with Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive, and a social locker are just the main features in WP File Download Addon. Is there anything that the WordPress plugin cannot do? If you can come up with a list, strike one item off it: now the plugin also allows you to sell digital files straight from your WordPress blog thanks to its new integration with WooCommerce.

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Presenting WordPress Latest Posts Elegantly with Material Design

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Posts, posts, posts. Writing them is one thing, presenting them is another. Presentation can make or break content, but if you are a blogger, that is just one extra step that takes away attention from what matters the most—creating great content.

WP Latests Posts and WP Latests Posts Addon help you present your latest WordPress posts almost effortlessly: pick a theme, choose the posts you want to show and place the block just about anywhere you want. With the latest update, the workflow has become even richer with the introduction of a material theme and other smaller, miscellaneous updates.

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Introducing Gutenberg Icon, Info Box and Updated Video Block for WordPress

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When we think of WordPress blog posts, our minds go immediately to text—walls and walls of text with interspersed images. That may well have been the traditional way of blogging, but WordPress’ Gutenberg is slowly changing that, while Advanced Gutenberg is revolutionizing it.

Advanced Gutenberg makes it far easier to create WordPress varied content. The latest version keeps building on previous efforts, contributing two new blocks—an interactive icon block and an info box block—and updating the video player with more behavioral settings.

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Joomla and Baidu Maps Integration

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As far as digital goes, uncharted places are a thing of the past. If you are writing about places you have visited, experiences you have lived or just listing your bucket list locations, then a map gives your readers context to make sense of the places you want to explore through words.

From Google Maps to Baidu Maps, the list of map providers is endless. In this article, we will focus on one of the most popular providers—Baidu Maps—and how to embed its maps in your Joomla! blog using the My Maps Location extension. 

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What’s New in Advanced Gutenberg 2.2

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Blink it and you’ll miss it. Last month, Advanced Gutenberg received a minor update. That update was only minor in name, because the quality-of-life improvements, new features and other bug fixes could well have a major impact on the way you use WordPress’ Gutenberg editor. In this post, we’ll take a quick tour of the improvements in various blocks, including the tabs, testimonial and many others. 

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WP Meta SEO Integrates WordPress Content with the Google Search Console Keywords

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In the right hands, SEO can be a very powerful tool. WP Meta SEO brings SEO to those who dare wield it in WordPress. With the recent addition of a statistics dashboard, WP Meta SEO gave a fine-tuned service to WordPress, but what if Google Search Console gave it a hand?

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New Gallery Manager in WP Media Folder Addon

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Where there are WordPress blogs, images and media are bound to follow, and where there are images, it is only natural that galleries make an appearance. Even if you only want to save space when showcasing a group of images, galleries are a stylish solution to present your media in the best possible light.

WP Media Folder Gallery Addon builds on WP Media Folder to facilitate image gallery management. The WordPress gallery manager has received a major update with updates across the board, including a new UX, customizable galleries and a new Gutenberg block to embed image galleries anywhere in your blog.

 

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Generate Galleries from Folders in the WordPress Gutenberg Editor

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When we introduced WP Media Folder, we gave you a new way of managing media in WordPress—folders. With directories, you can store your WordPress images and files as logic would have them. Separated according to topic, these files never risk overwhelming your WordPress blog. Now, WP Media Folder is making it easier to create galleries out of these folders in WordPress’ Gutenberg editor.

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Guest — Brad MacLean
This is great. Thank you! Quick question - is it possible or will it be possible to display additional metadata with the image su... Read More
Wednesday, October 23 2019 10:13
Tristan
Hi Brad, and thanks for the feedback! Currently you can display image title in lightbox and, depending on the gallery theme, the t... Read More
Wednesday, October 23 2019 12:04
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Doing More with Gutenberg - Top Five Recently-Added Features

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A year on from the release of WordPress 5 and Gutenberg, work has not stalled. The WordPress beehive of open-source programmers has been busy not just quelling fears that Gutenberg could be inadequate. Over the past few months, the community has been exploiting Gutenberg’s modular structure to craft new additions for WordPress' native editor.

Apart from bug fixes, from Gutenberg 6.2 onwards, the editor has seen incremental updates in how you create posts or pages and what you can do with them. In today's entry, we look at the most notable of introductions and how they can help boost your content.

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Guest — Poul Larsen
Jeg vil gerne kunne ligestille min tekst i begge sider i den nye editor - findes der en en udvidelse , således at man kan gøre det... Read More
Thursday, January 09 2020 00:48
Tristan
Hi, I'm sorry I don't speak Danish and the translation is quite fuzzy to me. Could you explain what are you trying to achieve with... Read More
Thursday, January 09 2020 08:31
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Keep the File Download Statistics on WordPress

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With the rise of websites like Patreon, content creation has moved away from text and accompanying media, and expanded into more creative material, such as images, comics, animations and videos. Just like you track your WordPress blog’s posts to see how different content resonates with your audience, so does it make sense to track your downloadable files.

WordPress is primarily a blogging website, but plugins like WP File Download extend its capabilities, allowing you to embed downloadable content and do more with your WordPress blog. In version 4.6, WP File Download gives you a dashboard to track your downloadable content right from WordPress.

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Introducing the Login, Registration and Search Blocks for Gutenberg

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More than anything, WordPress was created to make it easier for you to manage content. Over the years, WordPress’ use was closely linked with writing blog posts. However, Advanced Gutenberg’s latest update gives you the tools you need to create pages with more freedom by adding the login, registration, and searching functionality right alongside both pages and posts.

Advanced Gutenberg 2.1 provides two new block types to put WordPress’ more vanilla features at your fingertips - the login and registration, and search blocks. With these two new blocks, you can seamlessly integrate login and registration to help you attract members, as well as search bars to help members find what they are looking for.

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