Weekly WordPress News: WordPress Accessibility Team Lead Resigns
This week, there’s a lot of news and articles about how accessibility has been handled in Gutenberg, including the resignation of the WordPress accessibility team lead.
We also published two huge guides – one for WordPress SEO, and another with tips for working more productively with the upcoming Gutenberg Editor.
And if you’ve ever struggled to verify your site with Google Search Console, Jetpack can now help you out.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress Accessibility Team Lead Resigns, Cites Political Complications Related to Gutenberg – issues with how accessibility has been handled with Gutenberg.
- I have resigned as the WordPress accessibility team lead. Here is why. – the actual announcement from Rian Rietveld.
- Gutenberg 4.0 RC 1 Released, Testing Ramps Up Amid Critical Accessibility Concerns – more on those accessibility issues.
- Jetpack 6.6: Better Site Verification Tools – Jetpack 6.6 is out – it can help you verify your site with Google Search Console.
- Introducing Custom Fields Integration: ACF, Toolset & Pods – more on Elementor’s custom fields integrations.
- WP Simple Pay joins the Sandhills Development family – Sandhills Development is the same company behind Easy Digital Downloads, Restrict Content Pro, and AffiliateWP.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- 20+ WordPress SEO Tips: Your Guide To Everything From Plugins To Keyword Research – everything that you need to know about WordPress SEO.
- 20+ WordPress Gutenberg Editor Tips To Help You Work More Productively – learn how to use the Gutenberg Editor…better.
- Force Reload Even the Most Stubbornly Cached CSS Files – as the title says.
- Translate Gutenberg Blocks in WordPress – using the TranslatePress plugin.
- How to Print Your WordPress Blog – if you’ve ever wondered if you could do this.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Giveaway: Win 2,222+ Premium Themes from FlexiThemes Worth $42,000+ – not sure these are the best-looking themes. But free is free, right?
- Elementor Sites of the Month – September 2018 – a look at some beautiful sites built with Elementor.
- 7 New WordPress Infographics to Download and Share – if you like infographics.
- WordPress is Changing — Season 8 – a new Matt Report.