Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, the WordPress 5.8 Beta 2 is out and ready for testing. Over 25 bugs have been fixed since the first beta release of this update.
Beyond that, Automattic acquired a popular journaling app. We also have some amazing tutorials and guides for you as usual.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress 5.8 Beta 2 – we are getting closer and closer to the final release.
- Automattic Acquires Day One Journaling App – a surprising acquisition for Automattic.
- Automattic Launches Mayland Blocks, Its Second FSE Theme on WordPress.org – a new theme for photographers.
- Toolbelt Tidies WordPress Plugin and Theme Admin Notifications – making the WordPress admin clutter-free.
- Wordfence Now Authorized as a CVE Numbering Authority – a major advantage for the company.
- WordPress.com Welcomes the Award-Winning Atavist Magazine to the Platform – an awesome addition to WordPress.com’s clients.
- See You In Porto Next Year WordCamp Europe 2022 – a return to in-person events in 2022.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report: June 2021, Part 3 – the regular iThemes vulnerability roundup.
- FlipWP has been launched – want to buy/sell a WordPress business? You’re in the right place.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- Customize the WooCommerce Register Page (Add Custom Fields) – using the Profile Builder Pro plugin.
- How to Disable Gutenberg in WordPress Editor (2021) – a step-by-step guide.
- Get Way More Freemium Upgrades for Your WordPress Plugin or Theme – helping users achieve more with your product.
- How to Install Google Tag Manager in WordPress (2021) – in less than 10 minutes.
- PHP vs Angular: What Should Developers Choose in 2021? – for app and web developers.
- How to create a WordPress sitemap with no sweat – as the title says.
- How To Design a Hero Image: Best Practices and Examples – for designers and website owners.
- Mindful School Marketing: Finding a great podcast co-host – a new episode of Matt Report.
- WP Reset AppSumo Deal – a $49 lifetime deal on this plugin.
- 11 Best Place to Sell WordPress Themes in 2021 – for theme developers.
- 40+ Best WordPress Personal Website Themes in 2021 – including free and paid themes.
- 10 Best WordPress Restaurant Menu Plugins in 2021 – an updated list.
- 20 Best WordPress Videos Themes in 2021 – the best video themes in the market.
- 13 Best WordPress Media Library Plugins in 2021 – to improve the default WordPress media library.
- 18 Best Blank WordPress Themes in 2021 – if you’re looking for a starter theme.