Weekly WordPress News: Taking Gutenberg Blocks To The Cloud
This week, WP Tavern covered an interesting new Gutenberg Cloud plugin. Basically, it acts as a connector that lets users install Gutenberg blocks straight from the cloud. Could be really powerful if enough developers buy in.
Tareq also has a cautionary tale about what happens when you install a nulled theme. And there are still a few WordPress Halloween deals floating around to help you save money.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Gutenberg Cloud Plugin for WordPress is Now in Beta – interested to see what happens with this one. Could be a really neat way to access a lot of blocks.
- WordPress Hosting: How to Make the Right Choice for Your Clients? – some tips for choosing WordPress hosting for client sites.
- The New “We Got Your Back” Program By Freemius Propels WordPress Plugin & Theme Businesses Through Branding (For Free!) – check out this new program from Freemius.
- I Installed a Pirated Theme and Here’s What Happened! – if you’re going to be cheap, at least pay for one of the GPL Clubs.
- WordPress Accessibility Team Delivers Sobering Assessment of Gutenberg: “We have to draw a line.” – more on Gutenberg accessibility.
- Activity Monitoring In Jetpack – an interesting new feature for WordPress.com/Jetpack users.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Ultimate WordPress Multilingual Guide – How We Launched 12 Languages – Kinsta shows you how.
- An Example of Retrieving Namespaced Properties in PHP – a quick guide from Tom McFarlin.
- Hack Your Way To Great Design: Basic Design Principles for WordPress Developers – helpful to know!
- Hosting WordPress Yourself: Moving WordPress to a New Server – another addition to Delicious Brains’ series on hosting WordPress yourself.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Back to The 90s Theme Review: 90s Styling For Your WordPress Site – this theme is awesome!
- 25 Best Free Themes of October 2018 – check out some of the best free themes from October.
- 40+ Free Food WordPress Themes For Restaurants, Cafes, Recipes, & Food Blogs – check out some great food themes.
- 25% Off WP Rocket – you can still get 25% off WP Rocket until tomorrow (November 3rd). No code required. Read our WP Rocket review.