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The first WordCamp Germany

Dominik Schilling,

After a four-year break, a WordCamp finally took place in Germany again. Karin and I (Dominik) were there to take part in the event and promote WordPress in terms of core development and sustainability.The WordCamp GermanyDie WordPress Konferenz fand in Gerolstein/Vulkaneifel statt und Karin entschied sich, den UmWeg über Köln zu machen, um mit mir …

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Stefan Velthuys,

Building Web Apps with AI: A Designer’s Journey with Chat-GPT

There’s been a lot of chatter about artificial intelligence. It seems to be showing up all over the digital landscape. As a designer, I find myself captivated by the possibilities of AI, both in my professional work and everyday life. As this fascination began to intertwine with my personal fondness for quizzes — Wordle in …

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Karin Christen,

Early Christmas in Locarno

This year, we already met at the beginning of December for Christmas dinner. We decided to get together in the Italian part of Switzerland in Locarno, where we spent a good time in our newly formed team.For us, planning a Christmas dinner with a remote team means spending several days together each time, as we …

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Stefan Velthuys,

New Year, New Brand

Just in time for the new year, we have got ourselves a new logo. Certain people will have noticed this already, since we have integrated the new logo on our website and social media channels. I would like to tell you how it came about and what thoughts we had.Brand design sprintIn late 2020, we …

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Karin Christen,

New Swiss Data Protection Act

A stricter data protection law will apply in Switzerland from the beginning of 2023 at the latest. Therefore, every website operator should inform themselves about the new regulations.Summary of the article, which was published on Cyon as a guest post by Martin Steiger and Data Protection Partners.Use of dataYou should keep an up-to-date list of …

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Ulrich Pogson,

A new online magazine about art

V/A – Various Artists is an online magazine for cultural professionals initiated by the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, which features an artful design and, despite its individuality, can be conveniently edited from within the Pro Helvetia Multisite.The online blog promotes exchange between international cultural professionals, actively supporting their ideas and work, and sensing contemporary …

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Corina Schedler,

Energy-efficient Websites

Thanks to digitalisation, we use less paper and business trips are replaced by online meetings. That is why the use of the internet is often not mentioned first in connection with sustainability. But according to the Greenpeace study Clicking Green, the tech sector was already responsible for around 7% of global energy consumption back in …

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Ulrich Pogson,

Team Retreat during a pandemic

Our company culture was not extremely affected by the pandemic. As a well-established remote team, we didn’t have to rearrange ourselves during the lockdown. What we did notice, however, was the distance and the fact that our team is international. As a remote team, we are extremely dependent on meeting in person from time to …

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Corina Schedler,

From the Classic- to the Block-Editor
– why it is worth switching now

Since the creation of the WordPress Block Editor in 2018, we have been equipping all our customer projects with the new editor. In this article we show the advantages of the new editor and why a change makes sense.What is the Block Editor?The WordPress Block Editor was established in 2018 as part of the “Gutenberg” …

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– why it is worth switching now
Corina Schedler,

WordPress Version 5.5 “Eckstine” is now available

The latest version of WordPress, which is called “Eckstine” in honor of jazz singer Billy Eckstine, has been available for download or update since August 11, 2020. We give you a short overview of the new features and what we have contributed to version 5.5.Our contribution to WordPress Version 5.5Created by open source developers from …

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Stefan Velthuys,

Corina is required!

We are happy to welcome Corina in our team! As a frontend developer Corina will support us and our customers in bringing sophisticated designs alive to the browsers.In May 2019, we decided to try a new hiring way, at least for us, and placed a job ad on freshjobs in the classic way. We described …

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Karin Christen,

CMS – traditional or headless?

What is the difference between the architecture of a traditional and a headless content management system? How do we deal with this topic in the conception and development of our projects?The traditional wayThe classic content management approach not only uses the content management system (CMS) to manipulate and store content, but also includes functionality through …

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Stefan Pasch,

We are required in Berlin

Company Retreat & WordPress ConferenceIt has almost become a tradition attending the yearly WordCamp Europe, which we did this year too. We met a few days before the conference in Berlin to work together on a few tasks, laugh and of course to eat well.Our WeekBerlinWe spent the whole week in Berlin. The first part …

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Ulrich Pogson,

Working remotely in Basel

Having newly moved to Basel in September last year, I had to find new places to work from. As at required we work remotely, I am not forced to go to one of our offices. Each of us works from their home office or has an office in their city.Working from home the whole week …

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