Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9.8 Gets Closer
This week, we get a look at the new Gutenberg prompt and a few other additions as WordPress 4.9.8 draws closer.
There’s also been another big WordPress acquisition, and there’s a great MightyDeals deal that can get you access to all of Array Themes’ themes for just $37.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WP Honor Code – WP Honor Code is a new site from Fred @ WP Shout. If you’re a WordPress dev, consider signing!
- SiteGround Creates Custom WordPress Migrator Plugin for Unlimited Sites – SiteGround keeps pumping out great new tools.
- iThemes Enters the Hosting Space – Liquid Web’s acquisition makes more sense now.
- Southern Web Acquires WP Site Care – another big WordPress business acquisition.
- First Look at “Try Gutenberg” Prompt in WordPress 4.9.8 Beta 2 – check out what the Gutenberg prompt might look like.
- WordPress 4.9.8 Beta 2 – more about 4.9.8 beta 2.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Premium WordPress Theme Buyer’s Guide: What To Look At Before Purchasing A Theme – our guide to help you pick a premium WordPress theme.
- WordPress Malware Removal: Your Options To Clean Your WordPress Site – options to help you remove malware from your WordPress site.
- Hashtag Your Jetpack with Custom Post Types – how to add a hashtag to your automatic Jetpack tweets.
- How to Create An Intro Video That Gets More Plugin Downloads on .org – helpful if you sell a WordPress product.
- WordPress Theme Development: Adding Functionality with functions.php – a good tutorial from WP Shout.
- How to Start a Blog: Complete Guide From Zero Experience to 150,000+ Readers Every Month – extensive article on all aspects of starting a blog
RESOURCES & DEALS
- HostPapa Hosting Review: Affordable Hosting for Small Businesses – check out our review of HostPapa hosting.
- WordPress Forum Themes: 60+ Free & Premium bbPress Themes – over 60 great themes for WordPress forum sites.
- PWACommerce Review: Turn WooCommerce Into A Progressive Web App – PWACommerce helps you turn WooCommerce into a progressive web app. Read our review.
- 63+ WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts for Writing, Gutenberg + More – some helpful WordPress keyboard shortcuts.
- 20+ Pixel-Perfect, Responsive WordPress Themes – only $37! – an awesome deal for Array Themes’ themes. Crazy good value.