Introducing Elevate for WordPress

We recently released our very first WordPress plugin, Elevate SEO. Using it, you can modify information on a per-post or per-page basis that will help you obtain a higher search ranking. It will also handle all the complicated meta data to make sure your website looks great when shared to various social media websites.

Elevate SEO Dashboard for WordPress

You can download Elevate today from the official Elevate for WordPress site, or from the free wordpress.org repository.

Project Gutenberg

For those of you who may not know, the team behind WordPress has been working hard for the last year or so on a brand new interface called Gutenberg. Gutenberg is a pretty revolutionary change for WordPress, with the primary goal being to replace the typical Page/Post editor with far more powerful editor that consists of independent blocks. The end result will be a more user friendly way to edit content, similar to what other website creation tools, such as Wix, employ.

To say it’s been a bit controversial would be an understatement. While many users of WordPress embrace change, this is a pretty fundamental shift in the platform itself, and it’s possibly going to create a lot of friction with current plugins and themes. That said, there are tremendous upsides in terms of content creation and additional possibilities with WordPress itself.

Here is the screenshot showing how editing a current post in WordPress looks like:

Editing this post with the current editor

Here is a view of what it looks like to edit this same posting using Gutenberg:

Editing this post with Gutenberg

While the official release of Gutenberg likely won’t happen until sometime during the first few months of 2018, it’s available as a plugin today to install and play around with. If you’d like to take a look, simply go to the plugins section of WordPress, click “Add New”, and type in Gutenberg.