Hey, WordPress friends!
We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, the WordPress 6.0 second release candidate is now available for testing. Contributors published a field guide to help you explore the new features, enhancements, and bug fixes included in this major release.
Beyond that, Gutenberg 13.2 was released with around four dozen bug fixes. We also have a lot of other news, tutorials, and resources for you.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) – now available for testing.
- Gutenberg 13.2 Adds Persistent User Preferences and a Visualizer for Margin and Padding Controls – including four dozen bug fixes.
- 105,495,450 searches for WordPress terms in the last 12 months, up 7.5% year-on-year – an in-depth look at WordPress’ search traffic.
- WPSiteSync Shuts Down, Commercial Extensions Now Available on GitHub – learn more about the discontinuation here.
- WPCampus Launches Learning Library – including slides, videos, and discussion from sessions at WPCampus conferences.
- Meet Yoast’s new leadership team – following Yoast’s growth over the past years.
- Full Site Editing Is the Future of WordPress. Can You FSE It? – WPMU DEV discusses what this means for web developers.
- Easy Post Types and Fields – check this new plugin from Barn2 Plugins.
- Catch FSE Is a Bold, Business-Friendly WordPress Block Theme – check out this new block theme.
- WooCommerce 6.5 Released – now available for download.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report – May 11, 2022 – the regular iThemes vulnerability report.
- The Page Builder Summit is back in June 2022 – get your free ticket here.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Move a WordPress Website to a New Domain – a step-by-step guide.
- How to Easily Add Role Capabilities to Your WordPress Site’s Users – using the Profile Builder plugin.
- Everything You Need to Know About WordPress Global Styles – customize elements on a site-wide level.
- How to Solve WordPress Block Editor Not Working: Step by Step Guide – how to troubleshoot your block editor.
- How To Edit WooCommerce Cart Page With Elementor – as the title says.
- 8 Best Mailchimp Alternatives in 2022: Switch and Save Money – if you’re looking for a reliable email marketing platform.
- 8 Best AI Chatbots Software for Your Site in 2022: 24/7 Customer Service Without Additional Staff – the best AI-powered chatbots.
- Kali Forms AppSumo Deal – get a 1-year deal on this form plugin.
- HWelementor Templates AppSumo Deal – get this Elementor template pack for $10.
- Courtney Robertson on How the Learn Project Is Educating People About WordPress – the latest from WPTavern Jukebox.
- Get better at customer support for WordPress products – a new episode from Matt Report.
- The Importance of Modern Tooling & Automated Testing in WordPress Development with Josh Pollock – from the Press This podcast.
- Understanding Your Outsourcing Needs – the latest episode of Post Status Podcasts.