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 to start if you are looking for original designed Elementor Templates.
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.