This week, Pagely published the results of their survey about WordPress headaches. Performance issues took the lead as the biggest pain point.
Weglot also published a new transparency report that details some pretty massive growth. And we have some good developer guides on Gutenberg migration, MySQL data reconstruction, and styling the default WordPress media player.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- These are the Biggest Headaches in WordPress for 2018: Survey & Results – the results of Pagely’s survey.
- From €44,000 to €72,000/monthly: Consolidate and Expand – Weglot continues its growth.
- Google Maps Platform New Pricing Model – GeoDirectory explains the new Google Maps pricing and how it might affect (or probably not affect) WordPress sites.
- Trusted Authors Program – another update to the WordPress.org theme review process.
- Are WordPress Developers Really Cheaper to Hire? – it depends…
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Display WooCommerce Attributes on the Shop Page – IconicWP shows you how to do it.
- Updating WooCommerce: Our Safe & Thorough Guide – Delicious Brains shows you how to do it safely.
- A CSS style guide for the default WordPress media player – how to make the core media player look a lot better.
- The WordPress Developer’s Guide to MySQL Data Reconstruction – from Tom McFarlin.
- Gutenberg Migration Guide – Daniel Bachhuber put together this guide at GitHub.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- 9 Awesome Places To Find Free Or Premium Elementor Templates For Your Next Site – the best places to find templates for Elementor.
- MailOptin Review: Flexible Opt-in Forms To Build Your Email List On WordPress – check out our MailOptin review if you want to build an email list.
- WP Media Folder Review: Organize Your WordPress Media Library With Folders – we updated our WP Media Folder review to account for a new interface and features.
- The Best WordPress Themes for Dentists – check out some great themes for dentists.
- WordPress Tips & Plugins for Those “Oh $#!%” Moments – plugins to help when you messed up.
- 100th Episode of WP Watercooler – check it out!