Gutenberg vs Elementor: Comparing The New WordPress Block Editor To Elementor

Put down your pitchforks, hardcore WordPress users – we know that comparing Gutenberg vs Elementor isn’t the fairest of fights. These two editors are at different stages in their development and have different focuses.

But here’s the thing:

Not everyone is a power user who’s been closely following the development of the new WordPress block editor (dubbed “Gutenberg”). Some people just want a page builder because it lets them add some extra styling to their posts and pages.

And once WordPress 5.0 ships, a lot of normal WordPress users are going to be wondering how Gutenberg and Elementor stack up and which tool is right for them (if you’re reading this post, you might well be one of those folks!).

Well, we have the WordPress 5.0 Release Candidate as well as the latest version of Elementor on our test site. So…let’s find out.

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How To Set Up A Flexible WordPress Appointment Bookings Site With EDD Bookings

Need a way to accept appointment bookings on your WordPress site?

In this post, you’ll learn how to set up a flexible appointment bookings system based on Easy Digital Downloads and the recently revamped EDD Bookings plugin.

For this tutorial, we’ll focus on the use case of using EDD Bookings, alongside our Clinic Pro theme, to create an appointment booking system for a dentist. With that being said, the principles in this tutorial are by no means limited to that use case.

One of the perks of EDD Bookings is its flexibility, so you can really use it for…pretty much any type of booking. Medical clinics, personal trainers, location rentals, spas…it’s all fair game.

Keep reading for an easy step-by-step tutorial!

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Envato Elements – Template Kits Plugin Review

Template kits is an interesting foray into the plugin space by the behemoth WordPress themes seller, Envato. It’s a free plugin, available in the official directory, which allows you to import ready-designed pages and blocks using the Elementor or Beaver Builder page editors.

A Gutenberg category may potentially be also on the cards in the future, but it’ll first likely need some sort of layout options incorporated within it before you can design pages similar in scope to that of the other two builders.

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WordPress Widgets Visibility: Learn How to Completely Control It

WordPress widget visibility is one of the main concerns we have when we think of meeting our websites’ functional and non-functional requirements. We want to make sure that the widgets we place help users find their way around the websites smoothly. Furthermore, we see to it that the widgets we add to every page and post have relevance to the main content. In addition, we don’t want widgets to overcrowd the pages or overshadow the main contents. In order to address these concerns, the key is to completely control widget visibility. Read on to find out how.

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