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How to Increase the PageSpeed Score and make your WPZOOM website Faster in 3 Easy Steps

Written by Pavel Ciorici on in News 11 comments

We have previously written several articles with tips to make your WordPress site faster. Most probably, due to the amount of the details included in them, many of our customers simply ignored those recommendations, finding them too complex.

As Google PageSpeed is a popular topic these days, we’ve decided to write another article with some very simple techniques that you should apply each time when building a new website.

In other words, the methods we’ll cover below are not just some recommendations, but rather a necessity for every WordPress site that has to be optimized for speed.

This is also a good opportunity to improve your website today, in case you have never been worried about your website’s speed or didn’t know where to start.
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Recipe Card Blocks PRO Released!

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Last year, even before the WordPress 5.0 release, a new journey into something totally different started for us. A journey called Recipe Card Blocks.

This whole idea of building a recipe card block for Gutenberg was a new challenge for our team, as we’ve been creating mainly themes for the last 10 years. We’ve had another attempt with the ZOOM Builder, but that journey didn’t last too long.

Even though we planned to release a Premium version shortly after we’ve released the free one, we decided to focus first on the free version for a longer period and be 100% sure that we’re on the right path.

With 3000+ active sites using the free version, the release of the PRO version was imminent, as this will help to support the plugin and bring new features to it with each update.

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Reel 2.1.0: Video Headers, GIPHY Integration & More!

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In case you missed the news, we’ve recently released a big update for our Reel theme.

Reel 2.1 comes with many new features for video creators but also brings new customization options making the theme more versatile for every user.

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How a link in our themes almost ruined our business (and how we fixed it)

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In Moldova, Easter is celebrated according to the Orthodox calendar. This year, I took a 2-week vacation with my family and flew back to see our family and friends in Moldova. The night before Easter, on April 27th, Saturday, we’ve been hanging with some friends who were visiting us, when suddenly a Slack notification appeared on my phone. This was probably the worst nightmare one could have on a vacation. Continue Reading

Recipe Card Blocks 2.0 Released & PRO Version Announcement

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Great news, foodies! 🍳

The much-awaited update for the Recipe Card Blocks by WPZOOM is ready to get your food blog to a whole new level. Meet the 2.0 version of the plugin, with some great new features:

  • New Block with Schema MarkupRecipe Card Block (Schema.org)
  • Use a single block to create a recipe card
  • JSON-LD Schema Markup
  • 2 Recipe Card Styles
  • New Settings Page (Settings > WPZOOM Recipe Card)
  • Add Images in the Recipe Directions

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