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.
And Jason Yingling sets out the case against sidebars on post content. What do you think?
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- EasyThemePacks Review: Premium Elementor Templates To Replace Your Theme – EasyThemePacks is a new store that sells premium Elementor page builder templates.
- Gutenberg 2.6 Introduces Drag and Drop Block Sorting – this feature was much needed!
- How we’re tackling GDPR in WooCommerce core – how the WooCommerce team is dealing with the impending GDPR.
- Changes in Theme Review Process – pretty big changes at the WordPress.org theme directory.
- Introducing Elementor Developer API – speaking of Elementor, it just got even easier to extend.
- Page Caching: Varnish Vs Nginx FastCGI Cache 2018 Update – Delicious Brains tested Varnish against NGINX.
- An Argument Against Sidebars in Posts – do you agree?
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How To Create A Restaurant Website With WordPress: What You Need – a high-level look at what you need to create a restaurant website with WordPress.
- How We Use Email Marketing Automation to Fill The Gaps for New Subscribers And Bump Up The Blog’s Conversion Rate – Freemius with a guide for email marketing automation.
- How to Manage User Sessions Effectively in WordPress – helpful if you let other people register at your site.
- How to Migrate from Wix to WordPress (Complete Guide) – have a project on Wix? Here’s how to move it to WordPress.
- Advanced OOP For WordPress Part 2: Setting Up Automated Testing Of WordPress REST API Plugins – an advanced tutorial for devs.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Admin Columns Review: Manage Columns In WordPress Admin Screens – check out our review of the popular Admin Columns plugin.
- Pixelgrade Club: The Netflix of WordPress Themes? – check out Pixelgrade club if you build a lot of websites.