This week: Advanced Custom Fields 6.0, WP-based business valuations, why Woo is so complicated, why you should participate in WordCamps, and much more…
Advanced Custom Fields 6.0 finally saw the light of day. Inside, a lot of changes: new UI, a different way of creating ACF blocks and pagination of repeaters.
Jonathan Wold wonders if by any chance the WP-based businesses are priced too low.
Dan Knauss, in Post Status, wonders why building stores on WooCommerce is so difficult compared to Shopify. I agree, because even though I have been working in WP for years, I am not a fan of working with Woo.
Asadullah Galib explains the benefits of participating in WordCamps. There are a lot of them and I fully agree with them. Plus – WordCamps are just cool.
Lindsey Bell, Lax Mariappan, and Ximena Kilroe explain how to optimize ACF blocks for the best user experience.
Michael Beckwith from WebDevStudios shows how to integrate Algolia with WooCommerce.
Mike Davey presents a case study of a project for the United Nations based on ACF and Flexible Content. And all this is sprinkled with a few snippets.
Rich Tabor shows how to change the theme’s color palette without touching the code.
Scott Murcott is considering when and whether we should relinquish the role of CTO in the company and hire a dedicated person. A very interesting article, especially since you can see how some plugin developers did not know how to grow well in terms of staff.
Brian Gardner has just published the Design Mode theme. It looks really great.
WP Cloud is a new service from Automattic advertised as Google Cloud for WordPress. Unfortunately, no more details are available yet, although it is intriguing.
Chuck Grimmett analyzed how the contributions to the latest versions of WordPress were distributed and which companies have the largest share in it.
Ganesh Dahal shows how to create a block that will take an image from the featured image.