Hey WordPress friends, this week we learned that WordPress might have native lazy loading in the core as soon as WordPress 5.4 in March. Currently, you can add native lazy loading support via the official plugin.
We also have some great transparency/year in review posts from TranslatePress and Pixelgrade, as well as some vulnerabilities that you’ll want to pay attention to.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Native Lazy Loading Support Coming to WordPress – lazy loading might be added to the WordPress core in WordPress 5.4.
- 10up Releases Autoshare For Twitter, Our Latest Free, Open-Source Plugin – want to automatically share posts on Twitter? 10up just released this free option.
- Potential Vulnerability in Elementor Found (Patched) – Impenetrable.tech found a vulnerability in Elementor. The Elementor team has already patched it – just make sure to update!
- 2019 Year in Review: Growth, Marketing, WordCamps & Upcoming Features! – catch up with TranslatePress’ 2019.
- Pixelgrade Transparency Report #10 – Pixelgrade always has great transparency reports – this one is definitely worth a read.
- Sucuri Hacked Website Threat Report – 2019 – Sucuri released its latest hacked website threat report.
- WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: January 2020, Part 2 – iThemes rounded up some of the latest vulnerabilities in the WordPress space.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- WordPress Social Login: How to Set Up Facebook and Google Login – how to set up social login on WordPress.
- A Guide to Starting and Running a Successful WordPress Agency – Kinsta shows you how to create an agency.
- A Rational Approach to Updating Your WordPress Install – how should you really update WordPress?
- Headless WordPress: Displaying a Single Article – a new article in Igor’s series on headless WordPress.
- Getting Started with The Events Calendar’s New Views – The Events Calendar just launched a big update – here’s how to use it.
- ONE by TemplateMonster: One Subscription for Everything – check out this new offering from TemplateMonster.
- 40 Popular, Stylish and Modern WordPress Themes for Businesses – the best WordPress themes for businesses.
- WP Swift Control Review: A User-Friendly WordPress Toolbar Alternative – a neat WordPress toolbar alternative.
- wpDataTables AppSumo Deal – wpDataTables is an awesome tables/charts plugin. You can get a great deal on AppSumo. Learn more in our wpDataTables review.