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Here are a selection of blog posts from the Staff members responsible for the Kit-Catalogue project.

PHP is still one of the most popular languages used to build the web. The newest version, PHP 7.4, was released today — and Business and eCommerce plan customers can opt to start using it immediately. WordPress.com sites run PHP 7.3 by default — it’s still our recommended version, since it’s [...]
Thu, Nov 28, 2019 3:51:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
It’s hard to be creative when you’re worried about money. Running ads on your site helps, but for many creators, ad revenue isn’t enough. Top publishers and creators sustain their businesses by building reliable income streams through ongoing contributions. Our new Recurring Payments feature for WordPress.com and Jetpack-powered sites lets you [...]
Tue, Nov 12, 2019 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
With fires raging in the Amazon, hurricanes ripping across the Atlantic, and typhoons flooding Japan, our planet and our climate are sending us a message: We can no longer continue with business as usual. The week starting September 20th, 350.org is organizing a Global Climate Strike, in association with Fridays For [...]
Thu, Sep 12, 2019 10:09:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Getting your new business website ready for launch? Want a little hand-holding — a step-by-step tutorial on setting up a WordPress.com site from start to finish, that you can work on at your own pace and on your own time? “WordPress.com Fundamentals,” a comprehensive video course created with our friends [...]
Wed, Sep 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
How can we increase gender representation in software engineering? Our Developer Hiring Experience team analyzed this topic in a recent user-research study. The issue resonated with women engineers and a strong response enabled the team to gain deeper insight than is currently available from online research projects. Seventy-one engineers who identified as [...]
Wed, Aug 28, 2019 3:24:00 PM, Continue reading at the source