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An intern’s experience at WordCamp 2018

What made this event super cool was that our first day was jammed with socialising, networking and WordPress talks that involved testing new developments (like Gutenberg) and then being able to give our feedback (all while having Truth coffee delivered to us). The second day moved on to talks about the WP community and what it’s done for people around the globe, and more specifically in Africa.READ MORE

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Tired? Stressed? I was too – so I did a skills share on taking it easy

As December approaches at pace (although not quite fast enough, in my opinion), everyone is tired. I’m finding that my concentration span is shorter, and I have a lot less bandwidth to deal with things I’d normally take in my stride.

Looking after yourself is always important, but delving deeper into levels of self-care you might be overlooking is even more important when you’re tired and in need of a break.

Because it was something I needed, I thought other people might too. So, I chose this topic for my recent skills share with the Pomegranite team. It was inspired by a blog post by the lovely Anna Marsh, as well as a podcast by Anna and Che Dyer called Kombucha and Colour.READ MORE

Everything you were too embarrassed to ask about blockchain Pomegranite Online Presence Consultancy

Everything you were too embarrassed to ask about blockchain

Blockchain is a buzzword people love to use in the tech startup space. I would often use the word in conversations, round table discussions and networking events without truly knowing what the word meant. Fake it till you make it right? However, as the trend kept growing, I knew I had to learn more about it.

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On the importance of WordPress updates

So you want a WordPress website, you contact some lovely developers (like Pomegranite), they build you a site and once it is live you never log in again.

A few months down the line you find some kind of issue on the site. Maybe you are receiving a huge amount of spam (viagra anyone?), perhaps the look of the site has changed and you don’t know why, or maybe the site speed has slowly degraded.

Why has this happened? In short, updates. Updates that have not been done. READ MORE