Weekly WordPress News: WordCamp Europe 2020 Moves Online
Hey WordPress friends, if you were saddened by the cancellation of WordCamp Europe 2020, I have good news – the event will officially be moving online. It’s not quite the same, but it will at least give you a chance to learn and connect virtually.
Beyond that, Jetpack split its Search feature into a separate product and we share two vulnerabilities in popular WordPress plugins.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordCamp Europe 2020 is moving online! – the official announcement.
- Re-introducing Jetpack Search for WordPress Sites – Jetpack relaunched Jetpack Search as a separate service.
- Fighting the Stay-At-Home Boredom: Time to Create Rather Than Consume – Justin @ WP Tavern with some thoughts.
- RankMath has vulnerability causing Elementor Pages to be injected with Malware – if you use Rank Math with Elementor, make sure to update Rank Math ASAP. To be clear, the issue is in Rank Math, not Elementor.
- Critical Vulnerabilities in the WP Lead Plus X WordPress Plugin – Wordfence also caught another vulnerability.
- Coronavirus: 20+ WordPress Community Leaders Share Their Struggles, Measures, and Missions in the Time of the Pandemic – as the title says.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Start a Food Blog – Beginners Guide to Setting up Your Blog, Themes & Plugins – learn how to start a food blog.
- How to Track and Manage WordPress Downloads – how to best track downloads on your site.
- How to Translate WordPress Theme (In Multiple Languages) – learn how to translate a WordPress theme.
- WordPress Redirect Best Practices to Maximize SEO and Page Speed – best practices for using redirects.
- How to Use a Membership Website Builder – Cozmoslabs explains how
- SQL Query Optimization for Faster WordPress Sites – tips for optimizing SQL queries.
- Cross-Site Copy Paste Elementor Content – Replicate Elementor content from one website to another website
- Complete Guide: How to Set Up WooCommerce Product Variations – an extensive guide on Product variations
- Matomo Analytics for WordPress Review: A Free Google Analytics Alternative – Matomo was formerly known as Piwik.
- Cloudimage $49 AppSumo Deal – Cloudimage optimizes your WordPress images with compression, a CDN, and more.
- The Importance of Niching Down, Part 2 with Sara Dunn – a new episode of the How I Built It podcast.