Weekly WordPress News: Stop Supporting Legacy PHP Versions
This week, we have a call for developers to stop supporting legacy PHP versions, as well as tips to prepare your website for Google’s mobile-first index.
We also have some great tutorials, as well as our review of the neat Weglot translation plugin.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Where to Sell Premium WordPress Themes: Marketplace or Shop? – where should you sell your themes?
- Hey WordPress Plugin Developers, Stop Supporting Legacy PHP Versions In Your Plugins – thoughts from Iain at Delicious Brains.
- Preparing Your WordPress Site for the Upcoming Google Mobile-First Index – an in-depth article from Kinsta.
- Let’s Encrypt Wildcard Certificates Are Now Available – the free HTTPS world gets even better.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How To Add Facebook Comments To WordPress: 2 Easy Methods – learn how to add Facebook comments to WordPress.
- Slow WordPress Admin Dashboard? Here’s How To Fix It (Including WooCommerce) – how to fix a slow WordPress dashboard.
- Building a Quiz with React and WordPress REST API: CPT and REST API Routes – developers should enjoy this one.
- How To Add a Product Description in a WooCommerce Archive – using code.
- How to Hide WordPress Gutenberg Editor Blocks on Mobile Devices – good to remember when 5.0 drops!
- Add ratings to the WordPress comment system – with code.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Weglot Review: Fully Translate Your WordPress Site In Just A Couple Minutes – check out our review of the Weglot translation plugin.
- How to readjust when you’re sick of the same old thing – a new Matt Report.
- Complete Guide: Password Protect WordPress – a very extensive guide on how to password protect WordPress
- 50 Premium Responsive WordPress Themes For Every Business Kind – $79 – a DealFuel deal for 7theme’s themes.