There's big news this week as Gutenberg 1.0.0 dropped. Matt Mullenweg also published an article about Gutenberg, and Gregory Schoppe has a good response to Matt's article.
We also have some good resources and tutorials on Google Analytics alternatives for WordPress.
And finally, there's two good sales going on for Meta Box plugins and ThemeRex themes.
Let's get to all of this week's news...
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Gutenberg 1.0.0 Is Out - Though the team stressed not to set expectations based on the numbers.
- We Called it Gutenberg for a Reason - Matt's post about Gutenberg.
- You called it Gutenberg for a Reason.. That Doesn’t Make it Revolutionary. - Gregory Schoppe responds to Matt's post.
- Thrive Architect Launches - an update to Thrive Themes' popular Thrive Content Builder.
- Retiring Young From Bangladesh, Thanks To WordPress - an inspiring story on HeroPress.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Configure and Install Piwik Analytics for WordPress - how to set up Piwik Analytics for your WordPress site.
- Contact Form 7 Setup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - some specific tips for this popular form plugin.
- Programatically Add Products to your WooCommerce Cart - a guide for the devs.
- The Developer’s Guide to Supporting Your Themes – Video and Slides - resources from Kathryn's remote workshop.
RESOURCES, DEALS & FREEBIES
- Lifetime Access to All Meta Box Plugins for $39 - Get lifetime access to every single Meta Box plugin for just $39 at Deal Buddy.
- 31 WordPress Themes from ThemeRex for $27 - get 31 different ThemeRex themes for just $27 at Mighty Deals.
- 5 Google Analytics Alternatives for WordPress in 2017 - don't want to use Google Analytics? Here are 5 alternatives for WordPress sites.
- WordPress Responds to the Gutenberg Editor – A Review Roundup - a nice collection of Gutenberg reviews.
- Learn WordPress With Darrel Wilson's YouTube Channel and Udemy Courses - Darren Wilson is a popular YouTuber and Udemy instructor.