Category: blog

Everything you need to know to get started with Divi

In April of this year we announced a pivot to our business model. We decided to say goodbye to Upfront, our unique solution to the problem of visual web design within WordPress. We did this to narrow our focus. To work exclusively on the aspect of our business that has always been our strongest suit:…

Big Updates: WordPress, WPMU DEV, and the GDPR

The next version of WordPress drops today, version 4.9.6, and it is all about data privacy and getting ready for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You’ve probably been inundated with notifications about updated privacy policies and information on the GDPR the last few weeks and months, which actually went into effect back in…

How To Increase Teacher Pay – No More Summers Off!

I’ve been watching in awe and admiration of the teacher walk-outs around the US as we grapple with the results of decades of underfunding (and a more recent all-out attack) of our public schools. In my home state of Texas, we can only hope the movement will impact us tangentially, as it is illegal for…

First Time Speaker? 9 Tips For Giving A Better Presentation

One of our goals for 2018 here at WPMU DEV is for more of our team to speak at WordCamps, Meetups, and other conferences. Half the battle is around choosing topics, creating compelling speaker applications, and just building up the courage to give speaking a try. But once that part is done, and your speaking…

Join Us In July At The WPCampus Conference

We’re looking forward to connecting again with WordPress users from all areas of education at the third annual WPCampus conference! While this conference is specifically for higher education, anyone with an interest in WordPress and education is warmly invited to attend. We know that quite a few of our CampusPress customers will be in attendance,…

Blogging On The Go, Mobile Apps, and a Change

Blogging from your phone or tablet can be useful, for sure. We love seeing students documenting trips and projects as they happen and being able to upload that content immediately to their blogs. Teachers are able to moderate comments or keep tabs on students’ posts from anywhere. Before digging into more about moible blogging, we…