Weekly WordPress News: New Gutenberg Features
After an eventful past week with the launch of WordPress 4.8, things were a bit quieter this week. You can check out Apply Filters interview with Matt Mullenweg. And Chris Lema also has an interesting article on whether the WordPress economy is shrinking.
There’s also some business news, as Imagely completed an acquisition of Tesla Themes.
And as always, we have plenty of helpful tutorials and reviews for you, as well as a list of new Gutenberg Editor features.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Matt Mullenweg: What’s Not Talked About Enough in WP – Apply Filters interviews Matt Mullenweg.
- What’s New in Gutenberg? (June 12th) – some new additions to the Gutenberg Editor.
- Announcing Imagely Acquisition of Tesla Themes – a major theme shop just got acquired by Imagely.
- Is the WordPress economy shrinking? – Chris Lema with some thoughts on the WordPress economy. What do you think?
- Introducing Caldera Forms Pro – Caldera Forms is changing up its pricing structure.
- Why the New Widgets are a Big Deal in WordPress 4.8 – are those new widgets a big deal?
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Beginner’s Guide: How to Add Facebook Pixel to WordPress – learn how to add Facebook Pixel tracking to your WordPress site.
- Running a Successful WordPress Webinar – some tips from Pagely for running WordPress webinars.
- How to Increase the WordPress Maximum Upload File Size – begone, 2 MB limits!
- Complete Guide: How to Install and Setup a WordPress Multisite Network – how to install and setup WordPress Multisite.
- The WordPress Developer’s Guide to ES2015 (ES6) – for the devs.
RESOURCES & FREEBIES
- Toolset Review – Create WordPress Custom Post Types the Easy Way – this might be the simplest way to create and manipulate custom post types.
- HTML to WordPress App Review: A Genius Site Converter – ever wished you could convert HTML to WordPress?
- Jackmail Newsletters Review – Send Emails and Manage Lists From Your Dashboard – Jackmail Newsletters is a simple way to build and send email newsletters from your WordPress dashboard.
- Oxygen Review: A Complete Visual Website Builder for WordPress – Oxygen is a new WordPress visual website builder from Soflyy.
- Episode 38: Tracy Levesque & Easy Forms for Mailchimp – Episode 38 of How I Built It