Weekly WordPress News: An Acquisition in the Form Plugin Space
This week, there was another big WordPress acquisition, with Ninja Forms’ parent company acquiring Caldera Forms, another popular WordPress form plugin.
On the topic of acquisitions, Brian @ StudioPress also reflected on his company’s acquisition by WP Engine.
Beyond that, we’ve got plenty of tutorials and resources for you. Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Ninja Forms Parent Company Saturday Drive Acquires CalderaWP – another big WordPress acquisition – one form plugin company acquiring another.
- Flywheel Launches Local Pro – Flywheel just launched a premium version of their popular Local development tool.
- Power up your development workflow with Local Pro – more on the new premium offering.
- Meta Box Plugin Introduces MB Blocks, a PHP-based Extension for Creating Custom Blocks – Meta Box just launched another cool way to create custom blocks.
- WP Engine Acquires StudioPress: A Year Later – a reflection on the WP Engine acquisition.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Grow your WooCommerce Shop with Customer Segmentation – learn how to use customer segmentation to grow your WooCommerce store.
- WordPress Emails Going to Spam? Here Are 13 Ways to Improve Newsletter Delivery – some tips to improve email deliverability.
- Syncing WordPress Database Changes Between Environments: How We Handle Merging in 2019 – another good one from Delicious Brains.
- How to Import Users with Custom Passwords from an Excel File [CASE STUDY] – a very specific tutorial.
- Multilingual SEO | The definitive checklist – exactly as the title says
- How to Add Custom Gutenberg Block Styles – a quick guide to custom block styles.
- WooCommerce Product Table: How To Use & Increase Sales (with WoonderShop) – increase your online store’s conversion rate and maximize sales
- How to Automatically Translate WordPress Plugins and Themes with Google Translate – Freemius shows you how.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Andy Warhol Review: a profit-oriented WordPress AliExpress Dropshipping Store Theme – check out this theme if you’re into dropshipping.
- 6 Best WordPress Anti-Spam Plugins to Stop Spammers in Their Tracks – protect your WordPress site from spam.
- LoginPress $39 AppSumo Deal – this plugin helps you fully customize your login page.
- Creating products that empower users – a new episode of Matt Report with – solo style.