Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 4.9 Beta 2 Is Here!
The biggest news from this past week is that WordPress 4.9 Beta 2 is out. The new features look pretty cool, and I’m sure you’ll see a more in-depth look from us soon.
Beyond that, Fred at WP Shout also has a good post on security through obscurity. And WP Couple has a neat interview with the React.js team about WordPress.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress 4.9 Beta 2 – the WordPress 4.9 beta 2 dropped last week – the new features look pretty neat!
- Security Through Obscurity is Not Security At All – should you keep changing those database table prefixes?
- I Want to Sell My WordPress Product Business – Now What? – make a lot of money and live on the beach!
- WooCommerce 3.2 has been released – a new version of WooCommerce dropped a couple of days ago.
- What’s new in Gutenberg? (October 10th) – even more changes to Gutenberg.
- We Interviewed the React.js Team at Facebook About WordPress & Gutenberg! – WP Couple did the interview.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- The WPLift Guide to WordPress Multisite: How to Install, Manage + Lots More [UPDATE 2017] – a big update to our guide on WordPress Multisite.
- The Ultimate Guide to Jetpack Galleries: Tiled Galleries, Widgets + More – an in-depth guide to the gallery functionality in Jetpack.
- WordPress Customizer Custom Controls: Categories dropdown – this is targeted towards theme developers.
- Adding WordPress Admin Tables to Plugins with WP_List_Table – another developer-focused guide.
- How To Customize Your WooCommerce Thank You Pages To Get Repeat Orders – a thank you page is always a good opportunity for something more.
RESOURCES, DEALS & FREEBIES
- 6 Best WordPress Testimonial Plugins for 2017: Boost Social Proof – these plugins help you add testimonials to your WordPress site.
- Apply Filters Episode 83: Finale – a new, and final, episode of Apply Filters.
- 100K WordPress Powered Sites – this one isn’t brand new, but it was just on ManageWP.org and has some interesting insights.
- We’ve Researched Fiverr WordPress Customizations; See if They’re Worth It – can Fiverr help you manage your WordPress site?