Weekly WordPress News: The Gutenberg Plugin Is Active On 200,000+ Sites
Since launching the Try Gutenberg prompt, the Gutenberg plugin is now officially active on over 200,000+ sites, which is well over the 100,000 sites that Matt Mullenweg was shooting for. On a related note, the Classic Editor plugin is also now over 200,000+ active installs.
Beyond that, we have a few good articles for WordPress product owners from the people behind WPML and TranslatePress, as well as Joshua Strebel of Pagely.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Gutenberg and Classic Editor Plugins Pass 200,000 Active Installations – the Gutenberg plugin is up over 200,000 active installs.
- What Can A Developer Really Get Out Of A WordCamp? – Iain’s thoughts on the answer.
- Our Conclusions Moving Toolset & WPML From Lifetime Licenses To Automatic Yearly Renewals – helpful if you run a WordPress business.
- Speed Comparison of 100+ WordPress Themes – Not all Themes are Built the Same! – a lot of work went into this one.
- TranslatePress Launch – From concept to product – another helpful one for WordPress product owners.
- 10 Bootstrapping Lessons from the Creator of Managed WordPress Hosting – Joshua Strebel of Pagely.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a Quora Marketing Strategy for Your Business – not specific to WordPress, but helps a lot of WordPress sites.
- How to make a crypto WordPress widget using the CoinMarketCap API – a neat crypto tutorial from CSSIgniter.
- How to fully uninstall a WordPress plugin – it’s more than just clicking Deactivate.
- Automatically Create Color Palettes in Gutenberg and the Customizer – a neat one from Jason Yingling.
- How To Drop Legacy PHP Support In WordPress Plugins – from Josh Pollock.
- OWASP & WordPress – Improving WordPress Security With OWASP Top 10 – from Robert at WP White Security.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- The Best Free Themes of August 2018 – check out some of the best free themes from August.
- 20+ GeneratePress Examples To Inspire Your Next WordPress Site – check out 20 of our favorite GeneratePress sites.
- 27% Off At CrocoBlock – use code SlavaUkraini.
- WooCommerce Photography Website: 9 Best Plugins to Use – the best plugins to use for photography sites.