This week: WordPress security, Yoast & Open Source activity, WP statistics from Kinsta & much more…
The worth of the plugins market for WordPress is estimated to be 1.6 billion USD.
Chris Lema hints on how to grab a bite of this money cake.
WordFence reports on how WordPress had been attacked in 2020. It’s worth reading to learn about the most common angles of attack. The authors also advise using two-step authentication, plugins from confirmed sources, and preventive education.
This week we come back to the White House website.
Fast Company analyzed it thoroughly and compared it to the previous version.
Yoast decided to start a new section on their blog dedicated to their Open Source activity. It’s an excellent move that will guarantee better transparency of their actions.
Our brief review of WordFest Live 2021. Spoiler alert – it was great.
Josepha Haden Chomphosy published updated plans for WordPress for the nearest future. The most crucial information concerns Full Site Editing, which should come in the 5.8 version.
WebDevStudios summarized 2020. They had a lot going on, so it’s a good read. I must confess I admire them a great deal for all the time they dedicated to WordPress development through 5 For The Future.
Automattic has just created a ‘Blank Canvas’ theme, whose appearance is dependent solely on the user’s choice of blocks.
Below the article, there are some prominent comments by
Denis Žoljom, who deals with a few interesting issues.
2020 forced many changes upon us. It dictated where and how we work. For many businesses, especially the remote ones, corporate retreats are an essential element.
Siobhan McKeown from Human Made decided to share how they spent their online convention.
Kinsta collected some striking statistics on WordPress. I wasn’t aware that close to 27% of active WordPress pages are 4.9 version.
Recently we have covered an All in One SEO plugin issue with automatic update.
It seems the problem concerns more than one plugin as Mika Epstein emphasized that every plugin violating automatic update management will be flagged.
Codable shares some useful tips on how to hire the best developers.
The crew responsible for WP Git Updater created
WP Dock, i.e, a Docker-based development environment for WP.
Here’s a recording on the Full Site Editing from Q&A by
If you’re interested in GraphQL and would like extend your knowledge, I recommend this article by
Did you know that
Pantheon also has its counterpart of Local/ DevKinsta? I’ve just found out, and to my dissatisfaction, it’s only MacOS compatible.
It’s a pity as it’s based on Docker and Lando, thus in theory, a version for other systems should be possible.
I’m not a great fan of JetPack, but I like the initiative.
Jetpack Design and Research team dedicated weekly hours for listening to and better understanding their users. I admire such openness.
Liquid Web is on a shopping spree – this time, they bought plugins extending Restricted Content Pro from Skillful Plugins. Upcoming events:
GiveWP celebrates 100000 users, so they decided to invite users to party in a wider circle.
23.02 – a webinar ‘
17 Ways to Undo Mistakes with Git’ organized by Git Tower & Buddy takes place.
WordCamp Praha takes place – online of course. If you like this edition, don't forget to share it.