Weekly WordPress News: Genesis Pro & WordPress Attacks
This week, WP Engine announced the release of Genesis Pro. It’s currently just for WP Engine customers, but it will be rolling out to the wider WordPress community eventually.
Beyond that, Wordfence details an attack that’s targeting over a million WordPress sites.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Announcing Genesis Pro and the Future of Genesis – WP Engine/StudioPress just launched Genesis Pro, a new block-based approach.
- WP Engine Launches Genesis Pro Add-On for Customers, More Features in the Works – more on Genesis Pro from WP Tavern.
- The Future of WordPress: The Block Editor Is Here to Stay – thoughts from Justin @ WP Tavern.
- Jetpack 8.5: New Block to Share Your Podcast – Jetpack added a new podcast player block.
- Nearly a Million WP Sites Targeted in Large-Scale Attacks – Wordfence has the details.
- Barn2 launches: WooCommerce Bulk Variations – in their own words: the ultimate variations matrix plugin
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Hosting WordPress With GridPane Review/Tutorial: From a Non-Developer’s Perspective – how to host WordPress yourself using GridPane and Amazon Lightsail.
- Cache Busting Scripts and Styles – cache-busting helps you ensure visitors see the right version of files.
- How to Add Google Fonts to Your WordPress Theme – how to start using Google Fonts.
- Complete Guide: How to Sell SaaS Products in WooCommerce – selling SaaS in WooCommmerce
- How to Create a Restaurant Ordering System in WordPress – how to get your restaurant online without paying commissions.
- How to add Google Translate to a WordPress website – Weglot explains how
- Building Client-Proof WordPress Websites – make sure your clients can’t break things!
- How to Connect WordPress With SendGrid to Deliver Emails – how to use WordPress with SendGrid.
- 4 Best Free CDN Services for WordPress (That Are Actually Free) – the best free CDN services for WordPress.
- WP TikTok Feed Review: Display TikTok Videos on WordPress – start using TikTok on WordPress.
- Play.ht AppSumo Deal – this tool lets you automatically turn WordPress blog posts into audio files/podcasts.
- a brand new version of Advanced Coupons – Advanced Coupons released their free version