Hey, WordPress friends!
We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, Elementor released Elementor Cloud, an all-in-one website solution that includes built-in hosting. Their announcement video has drawn mixed feedback. What do you think about this new offering?
Beyond that, there’s a new WordPress maintenance release featuring 82 bug fixes in both core and the block editor. There are also some interesting new block themes you can check out.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Elementor Cloud Website: All-in-One Website Creation Solution – Elementor has entered the hosting space.
- WordPress 5.9.1 Maintenance Release – now available for download.
- WordPress 6.0 Planning Roundup – planning for the second major release this year.
- Piklist Is Shutting Down – after nine years in operation.
- Strattic acquires WP2Static to offer Open Source static WordPress for all – read Strattic’s statement here.
- Convesio partners with Object Cache Pro – the plugin is now free for Business and Enterprise users.
- The Journey to Better WordPress Diversity – an important read from MasterWP.
- WordFest Live – we’re only a week away.
- Skatepark Is a Bold and Vibrant Block Theme for Events and Organizations – a new events block theme.
- Unearthing Hidden Treasures in the Wabi WordPress Block Theme – a new block theme for writers.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report – February 23, 2022 – iThemes’ regular vulnerability roundup.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Set Up Event Registration in WordPress – using the Profile Builder Pro plugin.
- Reasons To Use the Jetpack for WordPress Plugin & Alternatives to Useful Jetpack Modules – as the title says.
- How to Build a vCard Website with a Video Background – a tutorial from Sarah Gooding at WPTavern.
- How to Change Font Size in WordPress- 4 Easy Hacks for Beginners – from WP Hive.
- Redirect WP Users After Login Based on WooCommerce Subscription – as the title says.
- 5 of the Best WordPress Restaurant Online Ordering Systems in 2022 – our updated list.
- 9 Best WordPress Download Manager Plugins in 2022 – including free and paid options.
- 10+ Best Checkout Page WooCommerce Plugins Compared – as the title says.
- Should WordPress Adopt The Block Protocol? – an excerpt from the Post Status Podcasts.
- Gutenberg 12.6, Planning for WordPress 6.0 and Universal Blocks – the latest at Gutenberg Changelog podcast.
- Five Cents on Five for the Future – the latest episode of WP Briefing.