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Weekly WordPress News: Elementor Gets Theme Building

Weekly WordPress News

This week, Elementor, the page builder that we use here at WPLift, got a massive new feature. Elementer Pro now offers full theme building. You can use the same Elementor interface to build your header, footer, single post, and archive pages. It’s super cool. And what’s awesome is that this is a core Elementer Pro … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Elementor Gets Theme Building

Weekly WordPress News: Gutenberg Gets Drag And Drop

Weekly WordPress News

This week, Gutenberg 2.6 dropped with a much-needed new feature: drag and drop block sorting. Now, instead of needing to jam on the up or down arrows, you can simply drag a block to a new location. We also featured an EasyThemePacks review, that’s Daan’s new project which sells premium Elementor templates. A great place … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Gutenberg Gets Drag And Drop

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.5 Is Here!

Weekly WordPress News

In last week’s news, we shared that WordPress 4.9.5 was going to bring a new prompt for users to install Gutenberg. Well…that prompt got pushed back. But we still saw WordPress 4.9.5 drop this week to take out 25 different bugs. Delicious Brains also released news about an awesome new Blockchain project on April 1st … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.5 Is Here!

Weekly WordPress News: Gutenberg Gets More Public In WordPress 4.9.5

Weekly WordPress News

The Gutenberg Editor is getting closer to primetime – in WordPress 4.9.5, users will see a dashboard prompt that nudges them to Try the new editing experience. Mark Uraine also has some good thoughts on the Gutenberg interface. And WP Tavern published another good Gutenberg read if you still haven’t had your fill of Gutenberg talk. … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Gutenberg Gets More Public In WordPress 4.9.5

WordPress GDPR: What It Is And What You Need To Know

WordPress GDPR: What It Is And What You Need To Know

If you pay attention to the news, you’ve probably seen this strange four-letter acronym increasingly popping up among webmasters (perhaps with a sense of panic attached): GDPR. What does it mean? And do you need to care about it as a regular webmaster? In this post, I’ll give you a general overview of what the … Read moreWordPress GDPR: What It Is And What You Need To Know

Weekly WordPress News: Stop Supporting Legacy PHP Versions

Weekly WordPress News

This week, we have a call for developers to stop supporting legacy PHP versions, as well as tips to prepare your website for Google’s mobile-first index. We also have some great tutorials, as well as our review of the neat Weglot translation plugin. Let’s get to all of this week’s news… WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Stop Supporting Legacy PHP Versions

Weekly WordPress News: TechCrunch Headless Redesign With React + WordPress

Weekly WordPress News

This week, TechCrunch launched a redesign in the “form of a single page style React app, decoupled from its WordPress backend.” A pretty cool look at what you can do with WordPress and the REST API. Their post announcing the redesign is definitely an interesting read if you’re into WordPress. We also collected a bunch … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: TechCrunch Headless Redesign With React + WordPress

Weekly WordPress News: The Challenges Of Running A WordPress Business In 2018

Weekly WordPress News

This week, there’s a big post from Alexander Mat, the co-founder of MotoPress, about the challenges of running a WordPress plugin and theme business in 2018. We also got a sneak peek at Elementor 2.0 – it looks like there’s going to be a ton of new features that move Elementor into a full theme … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: The Challenges Of Running A WordPress Business In 2018

Weekly WordPress News: Surveying The WordPress Facebook Community

Weekly WordPress News

Like last week, there wasn’t very much WordPress news this week. We did find a neat post from Cloudways where they survived a bunch of WordPress users on Facebook on various topics. And Greg Schoppe also posted some interesting Gutenberg benchmarks. Other than that, we have plenty of helpful tutorials, as well as some of … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Surveying The WordPress Facebook Community

Weekly WordPress News: Product Support, Gutenberg, And Page Builders

Weekly WordPress News

There wasn’t much WordPress core news this week – perhaps everyone was too busy with Valentine’s plans. We do have some good articles on offering support for WordPress products, developers doing interesting things with Gutenberg, and how some of the most popular page builders stack up when it comes to performance. We also have detailed … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Product Support, Gutenberg, And Page Builders

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.3 (And Then 4.9.4)

Weekly WordPress News

This week, we saw the release of WordPress 4.9.3…followed quickly by the release of WordPress 4.9.4 just hours later. WordPress 4.9.3 fixed 34 different bugs covering a range of different issues. Then, hours after it was pushed out, WordPress 4.9.4 came out to fix a critical bug with the auto update process in WordPress 4.9.3. … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.3 (And Then 4.9.4)

Weekly WordPress News: Liquid Web Acquires iThemes

Weekly WordPress News

In the biggest news this week, Liquid Web, a huge hosting provider, purchased iThemes in an all-cash deal. This is big news, and congrats to the iThemes team! There was also another smaller acquisition, as UpdraftPlus acquired the Easy Updates Manager plugin. Other than that, as usual we also have some great reviews and tutorials … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: Liquid Web Acquires iThemes

Weekly WordPress News: A Million Dollar Plugin Business

Weekly WordPress News

Ever wondered how Pippin Williamson built a million dollar plugin business with offerings like Easy Digital Downloads, Restrict Content Pro, and more? Wonder no more – he’s going to tell you at Indie Hackers. We also have some good resources to help developers work with Gutenberg and blocks. And if you like podcasts, there are … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: A Million Dollar Plugin Business

Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.2 Is Out!

Weekly WordPress News

If you didn’t get an update notification from your host, here’s your warning that WordPress 4.9.2. is officially out! It’s a security and maintenance release that, in part, fixes an XSS vulnerability, as well as 21 other bugs. As is usually the case with security and maintenance releases, you should update as soon as possible. … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.2 Is Out!

Weekly WordPress News: 2017 In Review

Weekly WordPress News

This week, we have two separate 2017 in review posts – one from ourselves and one from Pippin Williamson. Both are worth checking out! Beyond that, there are some good thoughts on Gutenberg from Chris Lema and Delicious Brains. And WP Tavern also put together a big post full of Gutenberg resources. As you can … Read moreWeekly WordPress News: 2017 In Review

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