Hey WordPress friends, we hope you’re staying safe with the pandemic.
Sometimes (rarely), WordPress is not the most important topic in the world. But that doesn’t mean the WordPress space has been quiet.
This week, there are some interesting new changes to the plugin version of the Gutenberg block editor, another improvement to Elementor, as well as plenty of helpful tutorials and resources.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Introducing Full Site Editing: Design Your Header, Footer & Content All From One Place – Elementor just made theme building even easier.
- Is CodeCanyon a Good Place to Sell WordPress Plugins? – a new video from Freemius.
- WordPress 5.4 RC3 – the third release candidate is out.
- Gutenberg 7.7 Ships Refreshed UI and First Iteration of Block Patterns – the block patterns feature looks quite interesting.
- The Wacky World of Sorta Brilliant’s Sorta Fun Block Plugins – just for fun :)
- Latest updates on changes to WordCamps – lots of other WordCamp cancellations/postponements.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Penetration testing for WordPress websites – test how vulnerable your WordPress site is.
- COVID-19 And The New Remote Work Community – some tips from WP&UP.
- The Remote Work Learning Curve: Here’s What You Need To Know – more on effective remote work.
- Build Custom Templates with the MB Views Add-On for Meta Box – a look at the new MB Views add-on.
- How to Connect a Beaver Builder Form to ConvertKit – a video tutorial from Joe Casabona.
- Multilingual E-Commerce: How to Achieve Worldwide Sales With WordPress – how to create a multilingual eCommerce store.
- Ultimate Guide to WordPress Security – an extensive guide from the isitwp team on security
- The Developer’s Guide to Start Using SSH (Connect to Your Server Securely) – how to get started with SSH.
- 4 Best WordPress Donation Plugins: How to Accept Donations on WordPress – two simple plugins and two complex plugins to accept donations.
- Classifieds Theme Review: A Perfect Theme For Your Classifieds Ads Website – check out our review of this theme.
- Opinions & podcasts in a WordPress business – a new episode of Matt Report.
- Crocoblock AppSumo Deal – a $29 lifetime deal for the Crocoblock Interactive Popup Bundle (not the full Crocoblock suite, unfortunately – just the popups).