Weekly WordPress News: WooCommerce Plugins + Elementor Design Freedom
This week, we released an update to our huge collection of the best WooCommerce plugins.
Beyond that, Elementor got even better with lots of new options to customize the layout of your content, and we have some details on hacked websites and vulnerabilities via Sucuri’s 2018 Hack Trend Report.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Gutenberg Blocks Design Library Offers Pre-Built Page Designs Using Existing Core Blocks – WPTavern talks about a great new library plugin for Gutenberg
- All the Best WooCommerce Plugins: 60+ Plugins to Enhance Your Store – we updated our big collection of WooCommerce plugins.
- [Elementor] Introducing the Ultimate Freehand Design Experience – Elementor 2.5 brings new position options and Flexbox. To see why we use Elementor at WPLift, check out our review.
- Freemius Patches Severe Vulnerability in Library Used by Popular WordPress Plugins – if you use any plugins that rely on Freemius, you should update them ASAP.
- WordPress Designers Seek Feedback on Navigation Menu Block Prototype – check it out and give your feedback!
- Behind the Scenes of ClassicPress – yes this still exists.
- Website Hack Trend Report 2018 – Sucuri’s 2018 report is out.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Insert Amazon Affiliate Products into your WordPress Posts – learn how to insert Amazon affiliate links into your WordPress posts.
- Dynamically Overwrite WordPress Permalinks with Filters – Jason shows you how to do this.
- How to Find and Fix Broken Links in WordPress (5 Methods) – beyond just using a plugin.
- A Different WordPress Development Tutorial: How to Automate Your Workflow – developers might find this helpful.
- How to Serve Images in Next-Gen Formats with WordPress – a nice guide.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- 6 Best Free WordPress Instagram Plugins to Add Your Own Feed – these free plugins make it easy to add an Instagram feed to your site.
- Talking to Michael Hebenstreit about WordPress after selling MHThemes.com – a nice interview with Michael.
- Kinsta Kingpin: Interview with Ilona Filipi – Ilona runs the Moove Agency.
- 39 Premium Templates: WordPress, HTML5 & More – only $39! – a new WordPress offer at MightyDeals.
- $49 JotURL Deal at AppSumo – not WordPress specific, but an interesting digital marketing tool at AppSumo.