Weekly WordPress News: WooCommerce Payments Is Live
Hey WordPress fans, if you have a WooCommerce store, the WooCommerce team is trying to make it easier for you to manage payments without leaving your dashboard with WooCommerce Payments, powered by Stripe Express.
BuddyPress also launched a new major version, and we’ll show you how to turn your WordPress site into static HTML.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Manage Payments Directly in the WooCommerce Dashboard – the WooCommerce Payments announcement.
- WooCommerce Payments Allows Shop Owners to Manage Payments Without Leaving WordPress Admin – more from WP Tavern.
- BuddyPress 6.0 is Live – it brings new dedicated blocks, among improvements to the BP REST API, and more.
- PHP and WordPress Version Checks Coming to Themes – more PHP version checks on the way.
- Introducing Iceberg : Distraction-free Writing Mode for WordPress Block Editor – Jeffrey is enhancing the block editor in a ton of cool ways with EditorsKit. Rich Tabor is also part of the Iceberg team.
- The Elementor Attacks: How Creative Hackers Combined Vulnerabilities to Take Over WordPress Sites – Wordfence details the attacks on Elementor.
- Why WordPress Plugin Developers Have to Start Thinking SaaS – Vova Feldman from Freemius tells plugin devs about the revenue model he thinks is best
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Use a WordPress Static Site Generator to Make WordPress Static – how to create a static HTML WordPress site.
- Spice Up Your WordPress Site with These Built-In Gutenberg Content Block Recipes – how to get creative with the block editor.
- How To Create A Custom WordPress Website Using Toolset Blocks And Gutenberg Editor – how to build custom WordPress sites with Toolset.
- The Complete Guide to the WordPress Media Library (4 Handy Media Library Hacks Included) – get more from the Media Library.
- Affiliate program: how we started and what we learned – Pixelgrade digs into their own affiliate program.
- Generate a Google Translate API Key For Your Site – Weglot shows you how
- How to Customize the WooCommerce Product Page – Create your ideal product page
- Elementor Review – Updated For 2.9 – Theme Building, Popups + More! – we updated our review of the Elementor plugin to account for all of the new features.
- 7 Best WordPress Theme Builder and Website Builder Plugins Compared – the best theme builder plugins for WordPress.
- E95 – Obi-Wan on crossing 300,000 active installs within 1.5 years (Bhanu Ahluwalia, Rank Math) – a new episode of WPMRR.
- Matt Mullenweg with Reid Hoffman on Managing Remote Teams – a new episode of the Distributed podcast.