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WordPress 6.1 Details and Highlights

WordPress 6.1 Details and Highlights

The future of WordPress is upon us with the release of WordPress 6.1. One part of the second phase of improvements to the Block Editor system formerly known as Gutenberg. This latest release focuses on enhancements to Full Site Editing (FSE) as well as other block-based patterns on the platform. Disrupting the web development world…
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WP Engine community done right

WP Engine – Community Done Right

At Pixel Jar, we’ve been active in the WordPress community for years. We get genuine joy and satisfaction in taking part and giving back to like-minded developers and the up-and-coming generation.  As much as we set out to inspire those we come in contact with, the reverse is also true. We often leave events, conferences,…
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making sense of the new block editor

Making Sense of the New Block Editor

Change can be difficult to deal with, even when it’s for the good. The WordPress Block Editor (which came out of the Gutenberg project) is for-sure better than the WordPress Classic Editor plugin but many of us are still struggling to make the switch.  In fact, the Classic Editor plugin still ranks in the top…
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are page builders on the way out?

Are Page Builders on The Way Out?

Anyone who knows us is aware that we’re big fans of Beaver Builder. We frequently use it for website builds and have written a number of articles about it.  That said, every now and then it’s a good idea to take a step back and analyze your processes to see if they still make sense.…
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should i invest in a headless wordpress site?

Should I Invest in a Headless WordPress Site?

Headless CMS websites are having their day in the sun. There has been a steady rise in interest over the years, with 68% more interest in 2022 alone compared to the year before.  This means more business owners are turning to a headless CMS (often WordPress) as the best solution for them. And at Pixel…
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What is Headless WordPress?

What is Headless WordPress?

When we talk about a “monolithic CMS,” we’re referring to the platforms that most of us are familiar with. There is a frontend and a backend, with the edits you make on the backend visible for the user on the frontend.  This is how the majority of small or mid-sized businesses operate, using a traditional,…
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WP Engine for Developers

WP Engine for Developers

We’ve written about WP Engine before. As we have been partners with WP Engine for over 12 years, we thought it would be useful to our readers to break down some reasons we continue to work with them. We’ll highlight some of the tools they provide to make that relationship valuable to us and, more…
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the future of wordpress

The Future of WordPress

For the first time in recent years, there are some questions about the future of WordPress. In June of 2022 there was a decline in the percentage of websites that were powered by WordPress. Is this the end of WordPress’ dominance of the website market? Should we abandon the platform for greener pastures? Probably not.…
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full site editing comes to Wordpress

Full Site Editing Comes to WordPress

WordPress users have seen a lot of changes over the years and the WordPress 6.0 release is no exception. One of the key changes being name dropped like a Kardashian is full site editing. But just what is full site editing and how does it impact WordPress? What is Full Site Editing? When WordPress 5.0…
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