WordPress 4.0 “Benny” is Out With Four Major Enhancements

WordPress version 4.0 (as of September 4, 2014) is out for the public. This version of the WordPress is named “Benny”, in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman. You can now download the new version of WordPress from WordPress.org, or update your blog/website through the WordPress dashboard. There are 4 major notable changes in this version of the WordPress: 1. Media Management One of the most annoying feature about WordPress Continue Reading →

Introducing the New DevotePress Screencast Series

We are creating DevotePress screencast to help you understand WordPress visually through videos. However, we are first starting this for WordPress beginners. And we will slowly move on to advance WordPress tutorials. Here’s the first beginner video of the series: How to Write and Publish a New Post on WordPress Most of the tutorial videos we see on YouTube is too long. So, we’re trying to make the videos upto Continue Reading →

How to Use Markdown in WordPress

Most bloggers and writers prefer Markdown nowadays because of it’s lightweight and simple nature. Markdown is a super simple way to add formatting like headers, bullet lists, links, blockquote etc. It has all the advantages of plain text, but with the organizational power of a word processor. Before Markdown existed, we would use HTML for organizing post through plain text, or avoid HTML and use visual editor. Markdown does the same Continue Reading →