Gutenberg – WordPress 5.0

Gutenberg – WordPress 5.0

Well, it’s finally happening.  WordPress 5.0 will be a very big update and it’s being released 12/6/2108. This is a great article by WordFence that explains what I’ve been trying to tell my clients for months now: WordPress 5.0: How and When to Update You can use a classic editor for a few years if you do not want to use the new editing features.  The new editor will have a learning curve for end users, but it should offer...

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Contact Collective IT Solutions

Contact Collective IT Solutions

wendiwest@verizon.net We decided to keep Collective IT Solutions’s website simple and to the point!  We can help you create your website taking your wants, needs and budget into consideration. We specialize in small business WordPress websites. We are very good at explaining things to our customer so they understand and we do not try to talk the “IT Talk” that can get confusing. We have been working with WordPress Websites for...

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Using WordPress? Make sure you’re prepared for Gutenberg

Using WordPress?  Make sure you’re prepared for Gutenberg

There are many articles and rumblings on the internet currently regarding Gutenberg, WordPress’s “in the near future” new Editor.  Some reviews are good and explain the intentions of Gutenberg.  Some are better and point out what will not work with the new WordPress updates and what features will be improved due to the new updates.  And some reviews are just telling you what a horrible change this will be since many older...

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Not Sure About Bitcoin

Not Sure About Bitcoin

Thank you Manta for an educational article about Bitcoin. Digital Currency is becoming more popular. Maybe we could all benefit from fewer financial institution fees? I’m not 100% sure about security yet, but I’m sure many (including my husband and sister) would claim this is more secure than the bank . . . I suppose time will tell how many people will adopt Bitcoin. What the Heck is...

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What WordPress Plugin Needs Does my Website Have?

What WordPress Plugin Needs Does my Website Have?

This is an interesting question.  Of course, based on your website and the purpose of your website, your WordPress plugin needs may change / be different.  We do, however; feel there are some plugins everyone should consider.  There are usually free versions of said plugins if you are just starting out.  But if you want / need even greater features, you might want to pay for the plugin. Paid or Unpaid Plugins strongly recommended by CITS: Forms...

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Choosing a good WordPress Host

Choosing a good WordPress Host

Collective IT Solutions has worked with numerous WordPress website Hosts, for quite a few years even.  We admit, there are many good hosts out there and you may select yours for various reasons.  But if you are new to WordPress, looking to save some money or just want a good WordPress Host that takes care of a lot for you; we strongly recommend www.siteground.com.  They are inexpensive and offer a lot of features for you that other hosts do not...

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