Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.
This week, we got a first look at the upcoming Twenty Twenty-Two default theme coming in WordPress 5.9. This theme has been designed to be the most flexible default theme ever created for WordPress.
Beyond that, there are several plugin releases in the WordPress space, and the acquisition train continues as ProjectHuddle joins Brainstorm Force.
We also have a lot of news, tutorials, and updated plugin reviews for you.
Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- Introducing Twenty Twenty-Two – a first look at the WordPress’ upcoming default theme.
- ProjectHuddle Is Joining the Brainstorm Force Family – a popular tool that lets users use sticky note-style feedback on web projects.
- Default Theme Releases May Become More Frequent Following WordPress 5.9 – thanks to recent updates that make theme development easier.
- WordCamp US 2021 Summary – highlights of WCUS 2021 from David Bisset.
- GiveWP Launches Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Add-On – a feature that lets users open their donation forms to supporters.
- Contextually Display Content With the Block Injector Plugin – a new plugin.
- WP Engine Launches Atlas Content Modeler – a free plugin to create custom post types and fields.
- Gutenberg 11.6 Introduces New API for Locking Blocks – to designate whether a block can be moved or removed.
- Core Editor Improvement: Continued progress on accessibility – the WordPress team continues to make strides in this area.
- Page Builder Summit 2021 – happening on October 18 – 22.
- WordPress Vulnerability Report: October 2021, Part 1 – the regular iThemes vulnerability roundup.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- WordPress Stripe Payment Plugin – How to Set it Up on Your Site – using an easy-to-use WordPress plugin.
- How to Use the WordPress Screencast Embed Block – as the title says.
- Gravatar for WordPress: why should you use it for your site? – how to create and customize your Gravatar profile for WordPress.
- What are Header Tags and How to Add Them in WordPress? – how to structure your post to rank well on Google.
- How to Translate WooCommerce Checkout Page and Cart Page (Easy Method) – using the code-free TranslatePress plugin.
- 20 Best WordPress Themes for Musicians, Bands and DJs (2021) – the best music themes in the market.
- 10 Best WordPress Caching Plugins in 2021 – including free and paid options.
- BackupGuard AppSumo Deal – a one year deal on this WordPress backup plugin.
- Schema Pro Review (2021): Easy WordPress Schema Markup and Rich Snippets – easily add schema markup to your WordPress site.
- GiveWP Review (2021): A Free Donation Plugin With Good in Mind – our hands-on review.
- LifterLMS Review (2021): A Course Builder That’s Meant For Making Money – our updated review on this LMS plugin.
- Weglot Review (2021): Fully Translate Your WordPress Site In Just A Couple Minutes – a close look at this translation plugin.
- Lee Shadle on How Blocks Create New Opportunities – a new episode of WP Tavern’s podcast.
- ThirstyAffiliates Review (2021): Cloak And Manage Affiliate Links in WordPress – a review of the affiliate plugin we use at WPLift.
- Posts Table Pro Review (2021) – Flexible Table Plugin for WordPress – easily create tables for your WordPress site with this plugin.
- Pippin, LearnDash, Awesome Motive, Liquid Web all walk into a bar – The WP Minute on discusses the recent WordPress acquisition streak.
- Dave Foy’s switch to Webflow – a new episode of Matt Report.