Here we provide a weekly recap of the biggest stories from torquemag.io. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community. Here are some of last week’s top stories from Torque:

DOC POP’S NEWS DROP

Watch this week’s news drop with Doc Pop to get the latest WordPress news.

HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY, WOOMATTIC

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A year ago WooThemes was acquired by Automattic. Check out a summary of its growth and read some thoughts on the future of WooMattic in this article.

AN INTRODUCTION TO PHP 7 FOR WORDPRESS USERS

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Take a look at the development of PHP 7 over time, including what major changes took place and what this means for WordPress users. This article will also help you gain more clarity on if you should consider making the switch.

WOOMATTIC’S FUTURE: TRUE ECOMMERCE DEMOCRATIZATION

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In this article, read about some insights on the future of WooMattic and how it will do for online stores what WordPress has done for publishing.

WORDPRESS 4.6 WILL DROP OPEN SANS IN THE ADMIN

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Although Open Sans has been the official font for the admin panel in WordPress since 2013, this will change in the next release of WordPress. Version 4.6 will exclude Open Sans in favor of system fonts that’ll be available in the admin panel. Learn more about his upcoming change.

WORDPRESS VS MEDIUM – HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLATFORM

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Medium is a fairly new platform and since its inception has gained much traction. Take a look at the differences between WordPress and Medium to gain a better understanding of which is more suitable to your specific needs.

CATEGORIES AND TAGS SCREENS TO BE MORE ACCESSIBLE

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WordPress 4.6 will include an update to how categories and tags are displayed. Find out more about this upcoming change and what it’ll look like in the new update.

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