Weekly WordPress News: WordCamp Asia 2020 Canceled
Bad news, WordPress fans – the inaugural WordCamp Asia event scheduled for February has been canceled due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus.
Wordfence and some other companies have put together a fund to help people recover some lost travel funds and you can, of course, get a refund for your ticket.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordCamp Asia Cancelled Due to COVID-19 – Matt’s post about the cancellation.
- WordCamp Asia 2020 Canceled Over COVID-19 Concerns – more on the cancellation from WP Tavern.
- Wordcamp Asia Cancellation Fee Assistance Package from Wordfence – Wordfence created a fund to help people recoup their travel expenses. Others have contributed as well.
- SiteGround (our host) moved to Google – read here about this choice
- Why Raising WordPress’ Minimum PHP Version Won’t Make It a Modern PHP Project – thoughts from Carl.
- WordPress 5.4 Beta 1 Ready for Testing and Feedback – it brings a number of changes to the block editor.
- WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: February 2020, Part 1 – iThemes’ latest vulnerability roundup.
- Awesome Motive Acquires the All in One SEO Pack Plugin – more on the acquisition that we mentioned last week.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a WordPress Custom Post Type the Easy Way – here’s how to create a custom post type.
- The Ultimate Guide to Accessibility and WordPress – how to make your site accessible.
- Where to Get a Logo Designed for Your WordPress Website – where and how to get a logo designed for your site.
- How to Create a Multilingual Membership Site on WordPress – using TranslatePress.
- 5 Examples of Membership Websites + How To Create Your Own – looking for inspiration to build your membership business?
- Complete Guide to WordPress Salesforce Integration – Looking for a Salesforce integration?
- The WordPress journalism comeback and when will Awesome Motive acquire e-commerce? – a new episode of Matt Report.
- Syed Balkhi on Awesome Motive’s acquisition of All In One SEO – also a new episode of the Post Status podcast with Syed.
- WordCamp Asia 2020 Cancellation: Event Ticket and Travel Refunds – how to get a refund for your WordCamp Asia ticket.