Hey, WordPress fans.
We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
The series of acquisitions in the WordPress space continues. This week, Automattic announced its acquisition of WordPress vulnerability database WPScan. The plugin may be integrated into Jetpack in the future.
Beyond that, the Gutenberg landing page on WordPress.org is getting a redesign. We also have a lot of other news, tutorials, and resources for you as usual.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Automattic Acquires WPScan, May Be Rolled Into Jetpack in the Future – current WPScan customers won’t be impacted by the acquisition.
- WordPress 5.8.2 RC 1 – now available for testing.
- WordPress’ Gutenberg Demo Page Is Getting a Redesign – check out the prototype.
- Announcing Jetpack Licensing for Agencies and Professionals – a new licensing portal launched this week.
- WordCamp US Update: City Search 2022 – learn some of the big changes on the city selection for 2022.
- Core Editor Improvement: Introducing template part focus mode – accessible once Gutenberg 11.9 is released.
- Ona by DeoThemes Just Raised the Bar for WordPress Block Theme Design – a new and free block theme.
- WooCommerce 5.9 RC 2 – ready for testing.
- New: Conditional Fields via GiveWP Form Field Manager – in the latest version of GiveWP.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report: November 2021, Part 1 – the regular iThemes vulnerability report.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- What is a WordPress SideBar? 3 Ways to Use a Sidebar Effectively – to drive up your conversions.
- 8 Ways to Automate Your WordPress Blog with Artificial Intelligence – automate the blogging process.
- How to Make a Website Like Fiverr [No coding required] – using TaskHive theme.
- Sticky Scrolling Effect with Gutenburg – a quick guide.
- How to Create a Custom WordPress Search Form (Step by Step) – as the title says.
- Google Site Kit for WordPress (2021): A Helpful New Plugin -step-by-step process on how to set up the Site Kit.
- 5 Best Free Alternatives to FeedBurner (2021) – if Google kills it.
- Guide to WordPress Website Migration and Top 6 Migration Plugins (2021) – with and without a plugin.
- How to Fix “Deceptive Site Ahead” and Other Warnings on Your Website – as the title says.
- Bookit Review (2021): Simplify Your Online Booking System – check out our review on this popular booking plugin.
- 9 Best WooCommerce Reports & Analytics Plugins For Your Store (2021) – determine how well your WooCommerce shop is performing.
- WP Google Analytics Events Pro Review (2021): Add Event Tracking to WordPress – a hands-on review.
- 20 Best Directory WordPress Themes in 2021 – best premium directory themes.
- 18 Best One Page WordPress Themes in 2021 – for minimal and modern websites.
- 6 Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins (2021) – to boost your site’s social proof.
- The Future of WordPress Featuring Brian Gardner – a new episode of Press This Podcast.
- Gutenberg 11.8-Navigation Block, Full-site Editing and the Plugin Machine – the latest at Gutenberg Times.
- Tara King on Encouraging Developers Towards a Gutenberg Future – the latest at WP Tavern Jukebox.