Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.8.3 Security Release
In the biggest news this week, WordPress 4.8.3 dropped to fix a vulnerability. Make sure you update quickly! There’s also a good article on the vulnerability that caused the update.
If you’re a fan of Beaver Builder, you’ll probably be interested to know that Beaver Builder 2.0 just dropped.
And finally, TinyMCE has a good article on Gutenberg myths.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress 4.8.3 Security Release – while we’ve been talking a lot about WordPress 4.9, WordPress 4.8 just got a security release.
- Disclosure: WordPress WPDB SQL Injection – Technical – the reason you need to update to WordPress 4.8.3.
- Gutenberg myth-busting: 10 answers on the future of content creation in WordPress – a nice article on Gutenberg from Andrew at TinyMCE.
- The WordPress product market is completely different now – Brian’s thoughts on the WordPress product market.
- SiteGround Review: Affordable Managed Hosting for WordPress [UPDATE 2017] – we just updated our SiteGround review.
- Beaver Builder 2.0 Hoover – Beaver Builder 2.0 just dropped. Looks pretty nice!
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2) – a more advanced tutorial for developers.
- How to Reduce HTTP Requests to Speed Up Your WordPress Site – a tutorial from WP Rocket.
- Get next post and previous post by meta key – another advanced tutorial for developers.
- How to sign contracts and documents in WordPress – a solution for a niche problem.
- How to Create a Custom Animated Burger Menu for WordPress – the good ‘ole hamburger menu.
- Earn WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates Commission with Your Product Reviews Site: The Complete Guide – a comprehensive guide to creating a WooCommerce Amazon affiliates site
- The Best Free WordPress Themes October 2017 – check out some of the best free themes from October.
- Monstroid 2 Review – Lindsay has taken a good look at this Huge WordPress Theme
- 20+ Automotive WordPress Themes For Auto Rentals, Car Dealerships and Car Listings – 20+ helpful themes for auto websites.
- Interview: Petya Raykovska & Jenny Beaumont – On WP and WordCamps – a double interview with Petya and Jenny.
- A WordCampers Guide To Asking Questions At Conferences – heading to a WordCamp? Check this out.
- Thirsty Affiliate Review – check out our review of Thirsty Affiliates.