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Wordpress 5.0 - What Is It and What To Do About It | GreenCup Design

WordPress 5.0 – What Is It and What You Need To Do About It

You may have heard that WordPress is launching WordPress 5.0 today which is probably causing you to scratch your head and ask, what does that mean to me and what should I do about it?

This is a big deal. WordPress is finally catching on to the popularity of drag and drop web page builders and is incorporating this functionality in their own editor – in a major way. While this new editor, called “Gutenberg,” won’t change the way your page looks to your visitors, it will change how you see your site on the inside.

With such a big change, people will wonder if their website will be ok after the update. The short answer is yes – with some exceptions. The long answer can be read about and debated until we see the effects of the changes.

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Quality Photos are important for your website

The Importance of Placing Quality Photos on your Website

The Internet has become an essential marketing resource for business advertisers, overtaking print media and television as a primary target. This is especially true if you are the owner of a small or home-based business who does not have the deep pockets necessary to broadcast your message during an anchor program like Monday Night Football.

The incredible number of free and low-cost tools available to business owners also plays a large part in the Internet’s popularity as an advertising medium. This has made it possible for many business owners to take on the creation and ongoing maintenance of their websites using tools such as WordPress or Squarespace.

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GDPR And GreenCup 2018 | GreenCup Design

GreenCup and GDPR Compliance in 2018

By now, most people have received a flurry of emails from websites and online subscriptions announcing updates to their Privacy Policy statements. The term GDPR Compliance has probably flashed across your monitor several times as you’ve read through your latest emails.

You may also notice that many websites now provide a toolbar somewhere on the page that allows you to control what information that site can collect and store. Most newsletters, product updates, and other subscription-based emails may send you a separate request for permission to continue as well.

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is a set of rules put in place to better protect people from the unauthorized collection and use of their personal data. The new rules make it easier for people to see who has access to the personal data that has been collected by each website they visit, and easier for people to control the access to and retention of their personal data by that website or any of its third-party partners

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Our Web Design Glossary

Website developers tend to talk a lot of jargon.  Here at GreenCup, we try really hard to explain anything technical that comes up, but sometimes we slip.  Whether you’re working with us on your website, or you’re working with another Grand Rapids based design firm, it may be helpful to have this glossary to support your project.  Note:  We list them in order of  relation rather than alphabetical. Read more

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