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.
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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