Monthly Roundup: January 2024

We monitor over 20 online sources for news, best practices and tools that are of interest to Website Owners and Content Managers. Here are our best picks from the web for the month of January 2024.

What’s New in Gutenberg 17.5?

This is a small release with more work towards post and page editor unification, and introduction of a new gallery block setting.

Why You Should Use a Focus Keyphrase Only Once

Your focus keyphrase is the keyword(s) you want your post or page to rank for. If you’re particularly eager to rank for a specific keyword, you’ll probably be tempted to optimize many articles for that keyphrase. But, that’s not what a focus keyphrase is for! You should only use it once. But why? And what if you desperately want to rank for that particular keyphrase? Don’t despair: this post will tell you all about it!

How to Find and Fix Broken Links in WordPress

What do you do if you click a link on a page and see a 404 error page rather than the page you were expecting? Do you go back to the original page or leave and go somewhere else? Chances are you will go somewhere else. Now imagine the same happening on your own website. How much traffic could you be losing? This post aims to help you avoid that.

What’s New in Gutenberg 17.4?

For this release, contributors reached a milestone for data views, increased feature parity between site and post editors, improved performance across a few areas and added functionality to current features, including List view and Style Revisions.

16 User Experience Feedback Questions to Ask Website Visitors

By asking user experience feedback questions, you can better understand your users’ needs and expectations, identify areas that need improvement, and measure overall customer satisfaction. This can help you gain a competitive advantage over other websites. This article shares some of the best user experience feedback questions to ask website visitors and show you how to survey users in WordPress.