Weekly WordPress News: Gutenberg 5.0 Adds New Blocks
This week, we get a look at the latest version of Gutenberg (it adds some new blocks).
Wordfence also launched a new product that will help you out if you have lots of different WordPress sites. And as usual, we have plenty of great tutorials and reviews to help you get more from WordPress.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Gutenberg 5.0 Adds New RSS Block, Amazon Kindle Embed Block, and FocalPointPicker Component – you’ll have some new blocks soon.
- Building a WordPress Theme: Things to Consider in 2019 (And Beyond) – Jo shares some thoughts.
- On the Corporate Takeover of the Cathedral and the Bazaar – an interesting one from Morten.
- Introducing Wordfence Central – this new tool lets you manage multiple sites’ security in one place.
- Are WordPress’ “Small d” Developers Getting Left Behind by “Modern Best Practices”? – Michael Nelson asks the question.
- Lessons on Launching (Three of Them, for Now) – from Tom McFarlin.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How To Restrict Or Disable Blocks In The WordPress Block Editor (Gutenberg) – learn how to disable Gutenberg blocks.
- Gutenberg Color Palette and Button Styling – Bill shows you how.
- How To: Include Custom Fields in WordPress Permalinks upon Publishing a Post – a helpful tutorial from Rhys.
- How to Add a WordPress Availability Calendar – from the MotoPress blog.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Bridge Theme Review: A Creative Multipurpose WordPress Theme – check out our review of the Bridge theme.
- Gravity Perks Review: 30+ Add-Ons For Gravity Forms In One Package – a bunch of Gravity Forms add-ons for one price.
- Advanced Coupons Review: Create Better WooCommerce Coupons – Advanced Coupons enhances the native WooCommerce coupons functionality.
- 40+ Best WordPress Themes for Accountants and Law Firms – check out the best themes for accounts and law firms