Weekly WordPress News: WordCamp US 2019 Wraps Up
This week, WordCamp US wrapped up. We’ll be seeing a flood of recap posts soon, and we’ll make sure to feature the best of them here in the news roundup.
Beyond that, WP Engine release the Pro version of its recent acquisition, Atomic Blocks, and Pixelgrade published the results of their survey.
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Keep reading for all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Is WordCamp Dying…or Not? Valuable Takeaways from WCUS 2019 in St. Louis – thoughts on WordCamp from the Freemius team.
- New ACF PRO Pricing for 2020 – ACF PRO prices will be going up in 2020.
- Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word, 2019 – Post Status’ summary of Matt’s speech.
- WordPress 5.3 RC4 – the next release candidate for WordPress 5.3 is out.
- Survey results: media coverage through the lens of authors and publishers – Pixelgrade releases the results of their survey.
- Introducing Atomic Blocks Pro: A Premium Collection of WordPress Content Blocks – here’s one of the fruits of WP Engine’s acquisition.
- Survey results: media coverage through the lens of authors and publishers – the results of the survey that was held by PixelGrade
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Reduce Bounce Rates on Your WordPress Website – some tips on how to reduce your site’s bounce rates.
- How To Improve WooCommerce Related Products – Iconic shows you how to improve related products at your store.
- Tips for Hiring a WordPress Professional – Eric shares some tips.
- The performance cost of custom web fonts, and how to solve it – Josh of wholegraindigital explains how
- How to Build a WordPress Business Directory Using Avada and GeoDirectory – as the title says.
- How to Setup WordPress Email Logs (and WooCommerce Email Logs) – how to track the emails that your site is sending.
- How to Add Simple WordPress Membership to Your Site – set up a simple membership on your site
- OrganizeWP Review: A Better Dashboard for Your WordPress Content – this neat plugin helps you organize content in your WordPress dashboard.
- Repurposing Your Content with Jaclyn Schiff – a new episode of the How I Built It podcast.
- Gutenberg Editors Kit – lots of neat tweaks to the block editor.
- Gravity Forms to PDF: The Complete Guide to Fillable PDFs – learn to export from Gravity to PDF