With the release of the Gutenberg beta plugin to the public, this past week has been packed full of Gutenberg reviews and reactions. You can find some of our favorites below.
As is the norm for the end of the month, we also released our list of the best new free themes from the past 30 days.
And finally - if you have played around with Gutenberg, you should answer the call for testing from the Gutenberg team.
Let's get to all of this week's news...
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- The future of the WordPress economy, and why I’m not worried - Joshua Strebel of Pagely isn't worried about the WordPress economy.
- Misunderstanding the goal of the Gutenberg Experience - what is the goal of Gutenberg?
- The Do’s And Don’ts of Renewals Discount for WordPress Plugins And Themes - was WooCommerce right to drop renewal discounts?
- A First Look at Gutenberg Editor for WordPress: Mixed Opinions - Colin's thoughts on the new Gutenberg Editor.
- Improving WordPress Pt 4 – Where Gutenberg Lost Me (Open Letter to Core) - Gregory has some in-depth thoughts on Gutenberg.
- Say Hello to Elementor 1.5 – Our New Magical Editor Interface - Elementor just made a bunch of improvements.
- Call for testing: Gutenberg - want to help Gutenberg? Answer the call.
- Go Global with WPML - WPML is inviting all theme and plugin authors to join their compatibility program
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Build Progressive Web Apps with Angular/Ionic 1.x and WordPress - a good one for devs.
- Enhance the power of your WordPress Custom Post Types - working with custom post types from a development view.
- How Find Out If Your Website Is Hacked - a guide from Fix My WP.
- How to Download Older Versions of WordPress Plugins - ever needed an older version of a plugin?
RESOURCES & FREEBIES
- GeneratePress Review: A Starter Theme for Your Next WordPress Project - check out Lyn's review of GeneratePress.
- WooCommerce Product Feed Manager Review: Easily Create Product Feeds - need to create product feeds on WooCommerce? This review is for you.
- The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes June 2017 - check out the best new free themes from June.
- The Most Powerful 5-Word Syllabus You Need To Master For Hiring Remote WordPress Developers - helpful hiring article from Codeable.