Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, there has been some talk within the community about returning to in-person WordPress events in limited locations. Meanwhile, the WordCamp US Online schedule is released. The free one-day conference is set for October 1, 2021.
Beyond that, the first beta release of WooCommerce 5.6.0 is out with some new features for store owners, and we have some great tutorials and resources for you as always.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordCamp US Online Set for October 1, 2021 – a free one-day event with networking opportunities, speaker sessions, workshops, and more.
- WooCommerce 5.6.0 Beta 1 – the first beta for WooCommerce 5.6.0 is now available.
- Colorado first in nation to require web accessibility for government – a reminder for WordPress web developers to build accessible websites.
- Gutenberg 11.1 Adds Drag-and-Drop Support for List View and Upgrades Block Borders – highlight features from the new release.
- The WordPress Pattern Directory is live – a selection of beautiful and useful patterns by designers from the community.
- PublishPress acquired Organize Series Plugin – a plugin that allows you to group content together into a series.
- OceanWP 3.0 – This Summer Is All About Vanilla – changes and improvements on this WordPress theme.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report: July 2021, Part 4 – the regular iThemes vulnerability roundup.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a Product List View in WooCommerce – using WooCommerce Product Table.
- How to Create Pros & Cons Box in WordPress? – learn to create pros & cons box in WordPress without using any affiliate plugin.
- You’ve Found a Vulnerability! Now What? – WordFence’s guide to responsible disclosure.
- How to Allow Clients to Update Their Content in WordPress – with the built-in role management.
- How To Disable Automatic Updates In WordPress – why you may decide to disable WordPress automatic updates and how to do it.
- What Are WordPress Activity Logs And How To Use Them – how WP Activity Log plugin can help you track system activity.
- How to Use the WordPress Event Block by Automattic – as the title says.
- WP Media Folder Review: Organize Your WordPress Media Library With Folders – our hands-on review on this media management tool.
- OceanWP Summer Sale – up to 40% OFF by using coupon code JUL2021.
- StellarWP Summer Sale – get 40% site-wide with coupon code STELLARSALE.
- 30+ Best Mobile Friendly WordPress Themes in 2021 – the best mobile friendly WordPress themes.
- 10 Best WordPress Booking Plugins in 2021 – if you accept bookings and appointments directly through your website.
- 8 Best WordPress Push Notification Plugins in 2021 – keep your visitors engaged with these plugins.
- 15 Best WordPress Plugins for Business Websites in 2021 – must-have WordPress plugins for business websites.
- 20 Best WordPress Podcasts to Listen in 2021 – stay updated with WordPress updates.
- 10 Best WordPress Countdown Timer Plugins in 2021 – we updated our list of the best countdown timer plugins.
- Side hustle to full time business w/ Travis Lopes – new episode of Matt Report.