Plugins discontinued

It’s sad, but true: we discontinue the development of our three plugins: a-folio, a-staff and a-boxes (a.k.a. WP Slide-up Box).

The reason behind this decision is that we simply don’t have the time for it. We had extensive number of client projects in the past 1 year and expect to have even more of them in the next few years.

So plugin development has become a very low priority for a-idea studio. Actually I have been oscillationg over whether to really cancel the development of these plugins or only put them on hold for a while…

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Gutenberg: first impressions as a user

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Gutenberg will be the default editor of WordPress 5.0, which is likely to be released during the 2nd half of 2018 (maybe as early as in August, according to Matt Mullenweg’s announcement at WordCamp EU 2018).

To be honest, up till this month Gutenberg has been a pretty grey area for me. I know, yes, that we all have to learn it as this tool is designated to be the future of WordPress. But I was always like “Hey, it doesn’t really look like something that’s gonna be released soon, so better not worry about it yet”.

However, Matt’s announcement has made it clear: the release date of WP 5.0 with Gutenberg is imminent. So I’d better dive into it as quickly as possible…

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What is Codeable, who is it for and how can it help you

In a previous post I’ve written that I was selected as a Codeable Expert. Now let’s see what this website – codeable.io – is about. Was it made for you? If yes, how can it help you and how to use it.

What is Codeable?

Codeable is a web portal that collects the best WordPress Experts: developers, site builders, SEO Experts and designers – and connects them with clients. However, Codeable is more than just yet another freelancer site. To become a Codeable Expert, a developer has to go through a long entry process. At the end only the top 2% of the applicants are approved. This is how they assure the quality of their service.

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