Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 5.3 Beta 3 + Domino’s Pizza
This week, we got the latest beta of WordPress 5.3 as it chugs towards release.
The US Supreme Court also opted not to hear the Domino’s Pizza case about website accessibility, which could affect webmasters everywhere.
Did you like our review of the Rosa 2 theme last week? Well, we’ve got good news for you. Our friends from PixelGrade have arranged a 15% discount for all WPLift readers. Interested? Get Rosa 2 with a discount.
And as always, we have plenty of great tutorials and reviews.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress 5.3 Beta 3 – beta 3 is out.
- WPML Introduces New String Translation Which Reduces Load Page Times By 50% – WPML just got even better.
- Supreme Court Won’t Hear Domino’s Pizza Website Access Dispute – not WordPress-specific, but relevant for all webmasters.
- Rich Reviews Plugin is Now Secure & Part of the Starfish Family – after we published last week’s news, Rich Reviews found a new home.
- Astra 2.1 is Out – Brainstorm Force upped their game with Cleaner HTML and Faster Load Time
- Visual Composer is LIVE on WordPress.org – Brand new Visual Composer made entirely from scratch
- Selling Theme Shop Membership: Why It’s Great For You and Your Customers – have a theme shop? Check this one out.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Get Started Making Your Own WP-CLI Commands – an advanced one for devs.
- Understanding DDoS attacks: a guide for WordPress administrators – what to do about DDoS attacks.
- How to Create a Structured Data Powered FAQ Page with Elementor – using PowerPack.
- Complete Guide to Subtle Upselling, Product Bundles and Cross-Selling on WooCommerce – an extensive guide to up the level on your WooCommerce shop
- WordPress SMTP Guide: Benefits, Plus the Best SMTP Plugins – a guide to SMTP for WordPress.
- How to Sell Fonts Online With WooCommerce – Barn2 explains how
- How to Delete a WordPress Theme (3 Effective Ways) – how to completely delete a WordPress theme.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Metrilo Review: WooCommerce CRM, Analytics, and Email Marketing in One – Metrilo is an awesome tool for WooCommerce stores.
- Advanced Flat Rate Shipping Method For WooCommerce Review – a great tool for table-rate shipping.
- The Best Calendar Booking Plugins for WordPress – the best plugins for booking.
- GloriaFood Review: Free Restaurant WordPress Theme With Online Ordering – check out our review of this restaurant theme.
- When to take funding w/ Rob Walling from TinySeed – a new episode of Matt Report – check out the new design.