Hey, WordPress friends!
We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
In a series of tweets, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg called GoDaddy a ”parasitic company” and ”an existential threat to WordPress’ future.” Sarah Gooding covers the story in this WPTavern post.
Beyond that, the WordPress Themes team released a plugin that helps create block themes and child themes within the admin.
In case you missed it last week, WPLift is looking for a new owner. You may check out the listing on Flippa.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Matt Mullenweg Identifies GoDaddy as a “Parasitic Company” and an “Existential Threat to WordPress’ Future” – Sarah Gooding covers the issue.
- GoDaddy Responds to Mullenweg’s Accusations: “We All Have the Same Goal” – from WPTavern.
- Create Block Theme – WordPress Themes team released a new plugin for creating block themes.
- Next Steps for ClassicPress – ClassicPress directors resigning and new leadership installed.
- Wei Theme – check out this new minimalist WordPress theme from Rich Tabor.
- Breakdance – a new page builder from Oxygen builder founder Louis Reingold.
- The new Gutenberg – the official Gutenberg landing page is now live.
- WordCamp US 2022 – happening in San Diego, California on September 9.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report – June 29, 2022 – the regular iThemes vulnerability report.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How To Add a Cost Calculator to a WordPress Website: A Simple But Elegant Solution – using Stylemix Themes’ Cost Calculator plugin.
- A Guide to Enable and Approve User Registrations on Your WooCommerce Store – as the title says.
- How to Customize the WooCommerce Checkout Page Design – using a few techniques and a plugin.
- Our Guide to WP-CLI Command Structure – a detailed guide to installing and configuring WP-CLI.
- How to Create a Fully Functional WooCommerce Private Store – using a plugin.
- 20i Hosting Detailed Review: Is It Worth It? – an in-depth review on 20i WordPress hosting.
- Episode 34: WordPress 6.1 is Coming – thirty-fourth episode of the WordPress Briefing.
- How Did the Pandemic Affect WordPress Contributors? – the latest from MasterWP Podcast.
- Life after selling a plugin business – a new episode from Matt Report.
- Daisy Olsen on Why You Should Try Out Block Themes – what’s new at the WP Tavern Jukebox.
- Raquel Landefeld on the Power of Community – an episode from Women in WP.
- Circleboom – 50% off with code SUMMER50.
- Growmatik AppSumo Deal – $69 lifetime deal on this marketing automation platform.
- YayMail by YayCommerce AppSumo Deal – lifetime deal starting at $79.