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The latest news on all of the Companion plugins for WordPress. And other stuff too, sometimes.

WordPress 5.5 versus Companion Auto Update

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Obviously, some of you wondered what the difference would be between the default WordPress method and the one offered by Companion Auto Update and I figured I’d quickly write a blog about it, explaining the differences.

Companion Auto Updates’ most requested feature is here (sort of)

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You guys love the update log, we’ve been getting nothing but positive feedback on it. But the one thing most of you would like to see added to it was the ability to see if it was a manual update or automatic update.

Companion Sitemap Generator <3 Gutenberg

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Version 4.0 brings a fancy new Gutenberg block to the plugin with even more options than the shortcode had.

Companion Auto Update and it’s future: What you’ll (probably) see in the nearby future

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On this page you’ll see features that we’re planning to add to Companion Auto Update in a future update of this plugin.

Companion supports #TeamTrees

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There’s countless reasons why we need trees in our lives and personally we love this charity. The fact that just $1 plants a tree sounds like an amazing deal and we thought we could help out a bit.

Pimp your XML sitemap using a stylesheet

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XML sitemaps are.. ugly.. okay sure, they’re meant for search engines and not for us humans, but still.. they ugly.

Update time: Companion Sitemap Generator

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In the last months one of my plugins that gaint a lot of attention was Companion Sitemap Generator. This plugin that let’s you create sitemaps and edit your robots file was my first plugin but somehow wasn’t picked up untill short ago. Altho I’ve been updating it regularly you guys still missed a few features […]

It’s time for another update to Companion Auto Update. And it’s a big one

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We figured it was that time again, that time where Companion Auto Update for WordPress gets another update. And this time it’s a big one. Version 3.0 of our plugin brings two new features that many of you have requested over the past months. We know it took us long enough, but better to do […]

What is browser caching? And how do you do it?

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With each Google update the speed of your website becomes more and more important and recently even Facebook started changing their algorithm so that faster sites will be shown more often than slower site. Now I think most developers will use tools.pingdom.com to check the speed of a site and what can be improved. And one thing you […]

First update for Companion Revision Manager

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It’s been a few days since the initial release of Companion Revision Manager but it’s already update time. Today (8/12/2017) update 1.1 was released to the WordPress plugin directory. What’s new? This update isn’t one that comes with a big changelog as I’m really trying to push stable updates on this one and test everything […]