Weekly WordPress News: The Block Directory and Business Interests
Hey WordPress friends, welcome to your weekly dose of WordPress news.
This week, Justin @ WP Tavern posed an interesting question about whether the WordPress block directory and business interests can coexist. The post, and the comments section, are a good read.
Other than that, we have some great WordPress tutorials, reviews, and podcast episodes.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Can the Block Directory and Business Interests Coexist? – an interesting discussion at WP Tavern.
- What to Watch for in WordPress in 2020 – what’s coming in 2020 for the world’s most popular CMS.
- Dollie Platform Launches, Provides Tools to Build and Deploy Pre-Configured WordPress Installs – looks like an interesting new tool.
- WP Engine has changed their prices – You can have more websites per plan for less. What’s not to like? ;-)
- WordCamp Houston Returning After 10 Years – live in Houston? WordCamp is coming back to you.
- WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: January 2020, Part 1 – iThemes’ security roundup.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create an Author Listing Page for your WordPress Blog – we show you how to create an author listing page.
- How to Make Money on Fiverr: The Exact Steps I Took – Maddy Osman takes you by the hand and shows you how.
- How to Use the WordPress App on Your Smartphone – want to use WordPress on your phone? Here’s how!
- Having an Eco-Friendly Website – tips to “green” your website.
- How to Optimize Website Architecture for UX – the art of structuring your website
- How to Get People to Rate Your Plugin in the WordPress Plugin Directory – helpful if you make WordPress products.
- SQL Injection: A Beginner’s Guide for WordPress Users – learn about this scary term.
- Complete Guide: Collect Signatures on Documents Through Gravity Forms – Gravity Forms helps you get those important signatures
- How to Add Table of Contents to WordPress Using Elementor – how to use Elementor’s table of contents widget.
- Musubu IP Threat Blocker Review: A Simple WordPress Firewall – this plugin makes it easy to add a firewall to your site.
- WP Popups Review: A Flexible, Targeted WordPress Popup Plugin – a flexible and free WordPress popup plugin.
- WooCommerce Direct Checkout Review: Add a “Buy Now” Button + More – add a “buy now” button to WooCommerce, just like Amazon.
- Woo Talk with Brad Touesnard from Delicious Brains – Do the Woo used to be known as BobWP.
- Announcing the Business 5000 – a new episode/announcement from Matt Report.
- SecondLine Themes AppSumo Deal – a great deal if you build websites for podcasts.