Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, there were a couple of acquisitions in the WordPress space. Iconic has been acquired by the Liquid Web Family under their new software brand, StellarWP. Meanwhile, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) joins Delicious Brains. For the people that are worrying about their lifetime ACF license; don’t. Brad Touesnard from Delicious Brains explains about this in a thread on twitter.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Iconic Has Joined the Liquid Web Family of Brands – the WooCommerce plugin business joins the Liquid Web Family under their new software brand, StellarWP.
- A WordPress Announcement of Epic Proportions – Advanced Custom Fields is now part of the Delicious Brains.
- Elementor is Celebrating 5 Years of Growth – enjoy up to 50% off Elementor plans with their birthday sale.
- WordCamp Europe 2021 Online Schedule Announced – running from June 7 to 9.
- The Automattic Theme Team Announces Blockbase, Its New Block Parent Theme – a new way of building themes – using blocks.
- Chrome Canary Adds Flag for Disabling FLoC Testing – Google has added an option to let users opt-out of FLoC.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report: June 2021, Part 1 – the regular iThemes vulnerability roundup.
- The Heroic Inbox for Customer Support Has Arrived – manage all your customer emails & support tickets directly on your WordPress website.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Prevent Hotlinking in WordPress (2021) – how to prevent others from utilizing your content and how to avoid engaging in hotlinking yourself.
- Customer Segmentation: Why Segment Customers? – how to use customer segmentation elements to grow your business.
- How to Setup a WordPress Member Directory (and Customize It) – using the Profile Builder plugin.
- Related Posts in WordPress: What Are They and How to Add Them to Your Site – as the title says.
- How to Make WooCommerce Multilingual for Free (Easy Method) – a non-technical way to make WooCommerce multilingual for free.
- accessiBe Review: Your Website’s Must-Have for Profitability Through Inclusivity – our review of this AI-driven web accessibility solution.
- 30 Best Minimal WooCommerce Themes in 2021 – if you’re looking for a minimal WooCommerce theme for your shop.
- 12 Best WordPress Newsletter Plugins in 2021 – the best newsletter plugins in the market.
- Brian Jackson: From marketing Kinsta to building a plugin business – the latest episode of Matt Report.
- 30 Best WordPress Gaming Themes in 2021 – we updated our list of gaming themes.
- 40 Best Red WordPress Themes (2021) – a comprehensive list with free and paid red themes.