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From Alex and the Kolakube team.

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A change to the MD release process

Starting with MD5.2.3, we will be releasing early versions of new major and minor versions before sending out official update to the Themes dashboard.

Despite being used on hundreds, maybe thousands of sites, MD is easy to develop on and features are being expanded in a big, bold way every release.

To get that process perfect, those of you interested in testing the new beta releases can download your copy during the release time period from your account area:

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Sneak peak: MD Font Icons Manager

Sneak peak: MD Icons Manager

Coming soon to MD5.2.3: Take control of the MD icons set to add, remove, and replace the lightweight font icons set on your site. Why load extra font requests and unused icons on your page when you can just take control of MD’s existing font icons set.

Yoast internal linking and poor plugin performance

Recently I’ve worked on a couple of sites that use the Yoast SEO plugin and both were having instances where loading the post editor crashed my browser. On an MD site this is nearly unheard of and even the Blocks Editor isn’t THAT slow!

It wasn’t long before I discovered the slowdown was coming from Yoast and its new “Internal linking” meta box, maybe you’ve seen it too if you still use Yoast:

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Tonight’s therapy session is optimizing a 1,200+ line CSS file from an old MD4.6 (!) site and merging it into MD5.0’s new dynamic CSS template.

…said no one else ever. ?

On copy

A quote from Jake O’Callaghan from the MD Forums:

Good copy isn’t hard if you know why you’re selling. Great copy… that takes years of practice and study. But only good is required to convert well if the other business elements are intact.

Me: “Let’s check out the new Twenty Twenty one theme”.

*Tries to install from WP > Themes: critical site error!*

*Turns our theme still got installed. Activates to site*

Me: *vomits profusely on desk*

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Let’s all agree that Twenty Sixteen is the greatest default theme of all time.

Optimizing your sales page to be way more effective after already receiving an influx of traffic really makes you think what could have been. ?

Spotting the trolls that just buy a product and instantly hit refund has shown me a few ways I can make the account area more secure and ensure you losers don’t get the great new releases coming next. 😀

Sneak peak: MD Font Icons Manager
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