Hey, WordPress friends!
We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, there were a lot of discussions on the declining market share of WordPress. WP Tavern shares more about the current state of WordPress and the possible reasons behind it.
Beyond that, the WordPress 6.0 release candidate 3 is ready for testing. This is your last opportunity to test and contribute before the scheduled release next week.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress Community Attributes Declining Market Share to Performance Issues, Increased Complexity, and the Lagging Full-Site Editing Project – WP Tavern’s post on the subject.
- Critical Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in Jupiter and JupiterX Premium Themes – don’t forget to update to the fully patched versions.
- WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) – now available for testing.
- Convesio’s First Expansion Into Europe – the company’s first European web presence.
- WordPress’ market share is shrinking – Yoast founder Joost de Valk shares his thoughts.
- Millions of Attacks Target Tatsu Builder Plugin – read if you’re using this page builder.
- WordSesh 2022 Kicks Off Monday, May 16, Featuring a World-Class Speaker Lineup and Hands-On Workshops – a virtual conference for WordPress professionals.
- WooCommerce Calls for Early Testing on Custom Order Table Migrations – to test its first implementation of customer order tables.
- GDPR Friendly Fonts – check out this new fonts plugin.
- WordCamp US 2022 Travel Scholarship Program – sponsored by InMotion Hosting.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report – May 18, 2022 – the regular iThemes vulnerability roundup.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a Custom Reset Password Page in WordPress – as the title says.
- How to create a scrollable image gallery block for WordPress Gutenberg – a detailed guide.
- Ultimate Guide: How to Edit the WooCommerce Shop Page – as the title says.
- How to Create a Device Frame Slider in WordPress – a tutorial from Qode Maagazine.
- How to create a FAQ on WordPress? – using a plugin.
- The Complete Guide to the WooCommerce Checkout Page – a tutorial from PeachPay.
- 10 Best Blogging Platforms in 2022: From WordPress and Beyond – the best blogging platforms out there.
- 7 Best Free Autoresponder Tools in 2022: What They Are and How They Can Benefit Your Website – the best free autoresponder tools in 2022.
- OceanWP Summer Sale – get up to 50% off on the Bundle.
- MasterStudy LMS AppSumo Deal – a $69 lifetime deal on this LMS plugin.
- The History of Custom Post Type UI – the latest from Torque’s Social Hour.
- The State of WordPress Market Share – a new episode of Post Status Comments.
- Open Source & Accessibility – Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day With Guest Joe Devon – episode 31 of WordPress Briefing podcast.
- Ana Segota and Kelly Choyce-Dwan on How To Use the New Pattern Creator – the latest from WP Tavern’s Jukebox.