Weekly WordPress News: WordPress Recommends PHP 7.2+
Hey, WordPress fans. This week, WordPress.org moved to officially recommend PHP 7.2 as the minimum PHP version for WordPress. If you’re using a PHP version below that, we’d highly recommend upgrading.
Beyond that, the beta for WooCommerce 4.3 is out and Yoast also acquired a popular plugin from WordPress.org.
Let’s get to all of this week’s news…
WORDPRESS NEWS AND ARTICLES
- WordPress Bumps Minimum PHP Recommendation to 7.2 – upgrade PHP versions if you haven’t already! The performance is worth it.
- Build Forms via the Block Editor With Gutenberg Forms – a native form solution for the block editor.
- WooCommerce 4.3 Beta 1 – you can test out the new beta.
- Announcement: Duplicate Post joins Yoast – Duplicate Post is a simple but popular plugin.
- WordPress Block Development Made Easy – developers might appreciate this block scaffolding tool.
- 2020 WordPress Maintenance Survey Results Part 2: Challenges and Outsourcing – ManageWP released its survey results.
TUTORIALS AND HOW-TOS
- How to Create a WordPress Wedding Website (Step-by-Step Tutorial) – celebrate your wedding with WordPress.
- How Translating a Website Can Boost Your Traffic – increase traffic by going multilingual.
- Complete Guide: How to Send WooCommerce Emails to Multiple Email Recipients – as the title says.
- Setting All Videos To Show Controls In LearnDash – a very focused tutorial.
- How to Add Local Pickup to WooCommerce – let shoppers pick up their orders locally.
- Adding a Custom Welcome Guide to the WordPress Block Editor – a neat tutorial for devs. Could be good for client sites.
- 7 Best WordPress Poll Plugins To Ask Questions to Your Audience – the best poll plugins.
- E99 – What it’s really like to be people of color in the WordPress community – a new episode of the WPMRR podcast.
- FreshLMS AppSumo Deal – not WordPress, but looks like an interesting deal for people who want to sell online courses.
- Rachel Di Martino on streamlining agency services w/ WordPress – a new episode of Matt Report.
- 20% OFF PowerPack and WooPack Addons for Beaver Builder -PowerPack for Beaver Builder is celebrating it’s birthday