Weekly WordPress News: WordPress Security, Jetpack, and WordCamp Ukraine
If you’re a developer, learn how to take the hassle out of selling and managing WordPress products with Freemius. You can also debate whether the WordPress plugin repository is worth caring about and learn about new Jetpack developer references.
In other news, WordCamp is coming to Ukraine and you can jump into creating an awesome hero image with a guide from NextEnd.
A new free theme and some plugins to build lists and create charts and graphs round out this week.
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Freemius Checkout Aims to Take The Hassle Out of Selling and Managing WordPress Products – if you’re selling plugins or themes, you might want to check Freemius out.
- Transparency Report #1: WPLift Sale, Acquisitions & Future Plans – Former WPLift owner Oli Dale acquires theme sites Fimply and AlienWP
- Kyiv, Ukraine to Host Its First Official WordCamp in September 2016 – Ukrainians, rejoice! WordCamp is officially going to be in Kyiv.
- WordPress Security Is Not About Plugins – ManageWP delves into the topic of WordPress security.
- Jetpack Launches New Developer Code Reference – the Jetpack team launched developer.jetpack to provide a reference for actions, filters, and features found in Jetpack.
- Is the WordPress Plugin Repository Worth the Hassle? – Previously mentioned “Freemius” debates whether the WordPress plugin directory is worth the hassle.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- WordPress Development for Intermediate Users: Theme Development in Detail – if you’re an intermediate developer, you should check out this guide.
- How to Create a Beautiful Hero Image – Daniel David and NextEnd show you how to create a beautiful hero image.
- The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Caching – WPMUdev provides an in-depth guide to WordPress caching
- Building Reactive WordPress Plugins – Part 2 – Vue.js – DeliciousBrains delves into Vue.js in the second part of their series.
- The Beginner’s Guide to Setting Up CloudFlare on WordPress – CSSIgniter (who are giving away free themes on WPLift) show you how to setup CloudFlare on WordPress.
RESOURCES & FREEBIES
- Breviter, a new free theme from DesignHooks – free themes make the world go round!
- Keeping the WordPress spark alive after 13 years – if you want some auditory stimulation, check out this podcast.
- Get Graphical with the 8 Best WordPress Charts and Graphs Plugins – check out this post if you want to add data-based charts and graphs to your site.
- 10 Best List Building Plugins for WordPress – WPWarfare discusses the 10 best list building plugins for WordPress
- Ultimate Membership Pro Review – Create a Paid Membership Site – Generate revenue with paid membership content using Ultimate Membership Pro