Hey, WordPress friends!
We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, WordPress 6.0 Beta 2 is out and ready for testing. Since the first beta release, 209 tickets have been fixed. The contributors shared a detailed guide if you want to help test out the new features.
Beyond that, Gutenberg 13.0 brings the final features that would ship with 6.0 including an improved editor experience, better responsive blocks, and more.
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 Beta 2 – the target for the final release is May 24, 2022.
- Gutenberg 13.0 Adds Text Selection Across Multiple Blocks, New Stack Group Variation, and Featured Cover Blocks – a hefty release.
- WordCamp Vienna 2022 – happening on 22-24 April.
- WordPress 6.0 Accessibility Improvements – making the platform more accessible.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report – April 20, 2022 – the regular iThemes vulnerability roundup.
- Phi Phan Launches a Separator Block With an Icon Option – check out this new block plugin.
- WP Engine Accelerates Headless WordPress Innovation With Launch of New Plans and Atlas Blueprints – now available to businesses of all sizes
- IONOS Partners with Jetpack for Free WordPress Backups – get a year of Jetpack Backup free with hosting plans.
- Announcement: Updated COVID-19 guidelines for official WordPress events – updated guidelines for in-person events.
- WooCommerce Blocks Roadmap Update – Q1/Q2 – 2022 – introducing ‘Store Editing’.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How To Use WordPress Icon Fonts Properly: Get the Best Performance (2022) – and where to find them.
- How to Create Repeater Fields in WordPress and 3 Ways to Use Them – how you can implement repeater fields into your site using a plugin.
- What is Tagline in WordPress and How to Insert It – as the title says.
- How to Align a Nested, Partial-Width Group Block via the WordPress Editor – a tutorial from WPTavern.
- How to Manage Comment Moderation on WordPress Blogs With 5 Easy Tips – tips to moderate comments on your site.
- Creating a great multistep form using a builder – a quick tutorial from Tripetto.
- Setting Up a Price Filter on WooCommerce: Complete Guide (2022) – including 3 options to set it up.
- FastComments Review: A Lightning-Fast Commenting System for Sites of All Sizes – check out our detailed review of this tool.
- Essential WordPress Plugins (2022): 12 Must-Haves for All WordPress Sites – how many of this tools do you use?
- 9 Best Wireframing Tools for Planning Your Sites & Apps In 2022 – learn what to look for in a wireframing tool.
- The Divi Anniversary Sale – 20% off on yearly and lifetime access plans.
- Bit Integrations AppSumo Deal – a $49 lifetime deal on this integration plugin.
- Kali Forms AppSumo Deal – a $58 one-year deal on this form plugin.
- Wrangling clients, plugins, and content with Aurooba Ahmed – the latest from Matt Report.
- Cate DeRosia Talks About Rethinking In-Person Events – episode 23 of Jukebox.
- Gutenberg 13.0, WordPress 6.0, Inline Token Proposal and more – a new episode of Gutenberg Changelog.