WordPress 5.7 Introduces Drag-and-Drop for Blocks and Patterns, Streamlined Admin Color Palette, and One-Click Migration from HTTP to HTTPS

WordPress 5.7 “Esperanza” was released today, named for Esperanza Spalding, an American jazz bassist who became an accomplished singer, songwriter, and composer in her early 20’s.

Versions 9.3 – 9.9 of the Gutenberg plugin are rolled into this update, bringing hundreds of enhancements and bug fixes that make working in the block editor more efficient and enjoyable.

One of the highlights is the new drag-and-drop capabilities in the block inserter. Users can now drag blocks and block patterns directly into the post content area, making page building even faster.

Many of the user-facing editor enhancements in this release give the

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T-Mobile introduces Home Office Internet for enterprise

T-Mobile announced some new services for enterprise customers today, including wireless Home Office Internet. Part of a trio of services T-Mobile is calling WFX, Home Office Internet is designed to complement customers’ standard home internet with a separate cellular-based Wi-Fi network. The goal is to provide a reliable, secure connection for business customers without having to worry about sharing bandwidth with the rest of the household.

Home Office Internet is an extension of the LTE-based wireless home broadband consumer service that’s being piloted now, and it works in basically the same way. Users receive a router and can self-install the

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Jivox, A Digital Marketing Leader Introduces Kairos

Jivox, the personalized digital marketing technology leader, today announced Kairos, a newly patented purchase prediction technology for the eCommerce market. Powered by Jivox’s artificial intelligence and machine learning technology, Kairos will enable brands to increase the performance of eCommerce marketing campaigns by using sophisticated user scoring and product affinity ranking algorithms based on their interests, exhibited purchase intent and immediacy indicators.

Research from eMarketer predicts that consumers in the US will spend $709 billion on eCommerce purchases in 2020, for a total increase of 18% from last year, the highest spike since 2008. As social distancing measures stay in effect

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Frame Introduces Live Video Shopping Series With Bambuser

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Since the pandemic, the retail industry has undergone monumental transformations. With technology at the forefront, shopping has looked a little different both in experience and priority and e-commerce has soared.

In many ways, the capabilities of video became reignited, from work from home Zoom calls to a series of films that replaced this couture season. Streaming has also risen as a way for businesses to reach consumers, who — while quarantining at home — have had more time to spend online and on social media.

In late June, Frame entered into

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