We may be past July 4th, but there are still plenty of WordPress Independence Day sales that are still running. You can snag some great deals on themes, plugins, and WordPress hosting.
It also looks like we’ll finally see a “Try Gutenberg” prompt at the end of July. And if you’re a fan of the Astra theme, make sure to check out Brainstorm Force’s new Mini Agency Bundle pricing option.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress 4.9.8 to Introduce “Try Gutenberg” Callout – looks like we’re finally getting that callout! 4.9.8 is slated for July 31st.
- Why Every WordPress Freelancer Should Have a ‘How I Work’ Manifesto – a good one from Dean @ WP Buffs.
- New Astra Mini Agency Bundle – Astra/Brainstorm Force just launched a new Mini Agency Bundle pricing option that offers a nice middle-ground between Astra Pro and the full Agency Bundle.
- Just Write: A Client-Side React App for Writing and Editing WordPress Posts – this one looks pretty neat!
- The Demand for Gutenberg Is Not There. Yet. – I missed this one in June – but still worth sharing.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a WooCommerce Pizza Delivery Website (In 6 Steps) – have a pizza restaurant (or a client with one)? Here’s how to create a delivery website.
- How to manage Order Item Meta in WooCommerce – another good developer tutorial from Igor Benić.
- Understanding The Loop: WordPress’s Way of Showing Posts – even if you’re not a developer, this is really helpful to understand.
- How to Boost Conversions on Your WooCommerce Product Pages – a guide from Kinsta and Beeketing.
- Preparing WordPress themes for Gutenberg with the Block Unit Test – a short one from Rich Tabor.
- How Benjamin Denis Took His WordPress Plugin From An Idea to 10K+ Active Installs in 1 Year On His Spare Time! – that plugin is SEOPress.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- 4th of July Independence Day WordPress Deals & Coupon Codes – even though it’s past July 4th, a lot of deals are still active.
- Best Sports Themes – 50+ Best WordPress Themes for Sports Clubs – check out some of the best themes for sports sites.
- 40+ Fiery Red WordPress Themes 2018 – love red? These themes are for you.
- The GDPR Framework – check out this new plugin if you’re still struggling with GDPR compliance. More about this plugin.
- Elementor Pro + Advanced Custom Fields = Revolutionary (2018) – David discusses some of the ways in which you can use Elementor Pro and ACF together.