This week, TechCrunch launched a redesign in the "form of a single page style React app, decoupled from its WordPress backend." A pretty cool look at what you can do with WordPress and the REST API. Their post announcing the redesign is definitely an interesting read if you're into WordPress.
We also collected a bunch of WordPress Gutenberg resources for you so that you can get ready for WordPress 5.0. And as usual, we have lots of great tutorials and reviews.
Let's get to all of this week's news...
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- A Big Collection Of Gutenberg Editor Resources For Developers And Casual Users Alike - everything you need to know about the Gutenberg editor.
- Welcome to the new TechCrunch - relevant because TechCrunch uses WordPress in a pretty neat way. A cool explanation of how they did it.
- Should You Sell A Premium WordPress Theme Or A Free WordPress Theme With Paid Add-ons? - Freemius tries to find out.
- Stack Overflow Survey Respondents Still Rank WordPress Among the Most Dreadful Platforms - devs at Stack Overflow are not big fans of WordPress.
- Where Is WordPress Hosting Going? Better Prepare for Your Wix Experience - do you agree?
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- 11 Things To Do Right Away After Launching A WordPress Site - what you should do immediately after launching a WordPress site.
- How To Create A WordPress Intranet Site: What You Need To Get It Setup - learn how to create an intranet site using WordPress.
- How To Make A WordPress Plugin Extensible - for developers, from Smashing Magazine.
- Designing Themes with Gutenberg Blocks and Sketch - it's the future!
- How to Connect Your PHP Based Web App to the WooCommerce Rest API - another one for developers.
- How to add shortcodes dynamically to a WordPress Post or Page - this trick might come in handy for some folks.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- MyCryptoCheckout Review: Accept Cryptocurrency on WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads - start accepting crypto payments!
- 10Web Review: WordPress Site Management + 60 Premium Plugins For One Price - a new WordPress service with interesting potential.
- DeliPress Review: Send Newsletters Right From Your WordPress Dashboard - the cool thing about this plugin is its powerful opt-in form functionality.
- Create & Code St Patrick's Sale - the Irish get you 25% off all themes with code PATRICKSDAY2018.