It has been kind of a quiet week. The Gutenberg Editor train is, of course, still rolling along. We have a couple of articles on that.
Additionally, there's also a neat interview with Michael Hebenstreit of MH Themes. And we have plenty of how-tos, as well as a good deal at Mighty Deals.
Let's get to all of this week's news...
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Stop the Presses: Gutenberg is What WordPress Needs, but It Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough - thoughts from Fred at WP Shout.
- The Story Behind MH Themes - a neat Indie Hackers interview with Michael Hebenstreit of MH Themes.
- A Customer Picks Up Your WordPress Plugin Or Theme & Ditches It: How To Handle Cart Abandonment? - another good article from Freemius.
- What’s new in Gutenberg (September 5) - Gutenberg keeps rolling along.
- Translate Dynamic Strings in WordPress - a new way to translate dynamic strings in WordPress.
- WPML Translation Feedback Feature - speaking of translation, WPML just added a cool new feature that lets readers give feedback on translations.
- WordPress.org Now Allows Plugin Authors to Specify a Minimum PHP Version Requirement - but you should just get PHP 7 to make things easy.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create Your Own Custom WordPress Shortcode - build your own shortcode!
- How to Build a Landing Page With WordPress and Beaver Builder for Free - a nice guide from CodeinWP.
- Hosting WordPress Yourself at Scale Part 1 – Dedicated Database Server - say goodbye to your WordPress host! Maybe...
- How to Start a Fashion Blog in 2017 – Beginner’s Guide - some tips for starting a fashion blog with WordPress.
- Take Payments Easily with Jetpack’s Simple Payment Button - Jetpack premium customers can now add a simple payment button via the plugin. Here's how.
- Migrating Your WordPress Site with the Free WP Migrate DB Plugin - a neat way to migrate WordPress.
RESOURCES, DEALS & FREEBIES
- The Top Starter Themes for WordPress Development - some starter themes to get you...started.
- 5 Best WordPress Mega Menu Plugins for Better Menus - some of the best mega menus plugins
- One Click-Upsells Review - We got a review on a plugin that can instantly improve your WooCommerce sales
- Lifetime Access to Lizatom's WordPress Plugins and Themes Club - only $37! - never heard of this shop, but it's a good price at Mighty Deals.