Weekly WordPress News: First News of the Decade
Howdy WordPress friends, we are back from the holidays with our first collection of WordPress news from the new decade.
Since we’re coming off the holidays, there’s not a ton of new stuff, but there are some good year-end transparency posts and we’ve also got plenty of tutorials and reviews.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Plesk WordPress Toolkit 4.4: Tweaks + Plans for cPanel – a look at the new Plesk WordPress Toolkit.
- Gutenberg 7.2 Adds Long-Awaited Multi-Button Block and Gallery Image Size Option – new features in the plugin version of the block editor.
- The Definitive PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4 Benchmarks (2020) – Kinsta updated its PHP benchmarks.
- BobWP is Now Do the Woo – WooCommerce News and Community – BobWP has rebranded the podcast to focus on WooCommerce.
- Pods Framework Loses Primary Sponsorship, Seeks Donors To Fund Project – Automattic is no longer funding this project.
- Pixelgrade Transparency Report #10 – Pixelgrade published another detailed transparency report.
- 2019 Year in Review: Double the Products, Double the Fun – Delicious Brains also published a year in review post.
- 2019 Year in Review: Barn2 – their best year in terms of plugin sales
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Headless WordPress: Loading Posts & Pagination – Igor takes you through this aspect of headless WordPress.
- How to Make Money on Fiverr: The Exact Steps I Took to Make $2-3k Every Month – some tips to make money on Fiverr.
- Getting to Know WP_Query – an intro to WP_Query.
- Tips for Organizing a WordPress Meetup – how you can start a WordPress meetup.
- MonsterInsights and Author Tracking: A Feature You Don’t Want To Miss! – how to set up author tracking with MonsterInsights.
- TriageTrak Review: A WordPress Plugin for Medical Organizations – check out TriageTrak if you’re involved with a medical organization.
- Best WooCommerce Hosting For Your WooCommerce Shop – the best WooCommerce hosting for your shop.
- WooCommerce Conditional Discount Rules For Checkout Review – create more complex WooCommerce discounts.
- WooCommerce Checkout Manager Review: Add Custom Checkout Fields – add custom fields to the WooCommerce checkout.
- Finding product-market fit w/ Vova Feldman – a new’ish episode of the Matt Report podcast.