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Dominik Schilling,

The first WordCamp Germany

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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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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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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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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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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Dominik Schilling,

Traduttore 3.0

Today we’re happy to announce the public release of Traduttore 3.0.Traduttore is our open-source WordPress plugin that allows you to host your own WordPress.org-style translation API for your WordPress projects. We use it for our custom plugins and themes for our clients.In this version we focused on making the plugin more modular which gave us …

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Pascal Birchler,

Improving Our Translation Workflow

We set out on a mission to reduce the repetitive work involved in managing translations for our custom built themes and plugins. Additionally we wanted to enable our clients to easily translate strings instead of having to sending translations back and forth. The result is Traduttore, a liaison between WordPress, GlotPress and GitHub. Of course …

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Ulrich Pogson,

WordCamp Bern 2017

Origin StoryBefore I used to work at required in 2013 Silvan found out that I lived in Switzerland from a discussion on GitHub and asked me if I wanted to help organize WordCamp Switzerland in 2014. @grapplerulrich so you were at WCEU too? Would you be interested in helping out with @wordcampch 2014? — Silvan …

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Pascal Birchler,

Hello Gutenberg

On May 2017, WordPress turned 14 years old. Initially started as a fork of a software called b2, WordPress has grown to be the largest content management system in the world. It currently powers over 28% of the web. Soon, we will see perhaps one of the biggest changes to the core of WordPress: the editor.At the annual State …

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Pascal Birchler,

WordPress Community Summit 2017

WordPress is popular because it’s free, open source and easy to use. The global WordPress community is what makes the software and its ecosystem so powerful. Tens of thousands of people go to WordPress meetups and WordCamps every year. Around WordCamp Europe this year in Paris, a different kind of event took place: the WordPress …

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Karin Christen,

WordCamp Europe in Paris

The yearly WordCamp Europe is always set a year in advance in our calendar. As a remote team, we use this opportunity to catch up with each other by combining the conference with a company retreat. That’s why we extended the conference weekend into a full week of co-working in Paris. Paris I Paris II …

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Karin Christen,

The journey of Freshjobs

 Some people in our industry are writing long and detailed business plans before they start with an idea or a product. Others just build stuff in order to do what they love to do. I never planned to be self-employed or even run my own company. It just happened somehow by doing what I love. I’d like to …

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