Weekly WordPress News: WordPress Considers New Advisory Board
This week was fairly quiet in terms of WordPress news, but WP Tavern did report on the possibility of a new nomination-based advisory board for WordPress.
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Beyond that, Pixelgrade released another transparency report, which is worth a read if you’re in the business of WordPress.
We’ve also got plenty of great tutorials and reviews to help you get more from WordPress.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress Explores Forming a Nomination-Based Advisory Board – what do you think?
- Your Questions About Machine Translation, Answered (and no, the robots haven’t won…yet) – learn about machine translation.
- Pixelgrade Transparency Report #9 – Pixelgrade released another in-depth transparency report.
- Will Changing A WordPress Theme Damage SEO Rankings? – always a worry.
- Jetpack 7.6: working even better with the AMP plugin – Jetpack 7.6 is out and it brings improvements for AMP and Simple Payments.
- MicroThemer delivers near-instant (50ms) SASS compilation at scale – check out the demo or have a look at their YouTube
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a Child Theme in WordPress (Extended Guide) – learn how to create a child theme.
- How to Create a Gutenberg Block Plugin using wp-scripts with PostCSS Build Process – Jeffrey shows you how.
- How to Optimize Images for Your Website and Make Them Work on All Devices – some tips for optimizing your images.
- Create Dynamic WordPress Tables That Only Paying Members Can See – using a plugin combo.
- Sending Authorization Headers with WordPress – Tom with some quick tips.
RESOURCES & DEALS
- Mediamatic Review: Add Folders to the WordPress Media Library – an easier way to manage your media files.
- Free WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Site – what’s better than free?
- 40+ Best WordPress Themes for Review Websites – reviewing products? Check out these themes.
- Project Management Tools We Use and Love – WebDevStudios shares some of their favorite tools.