This Week: WordFest Live, WooCommerce Vulnerability, Gutenberg Blocks, Full Site Editing, What’s New in WP 5.8, and much more.
WordFest Live – a 24-hour celebration of all that is WordPress.
This weekend starts the next edition of WordFest Live – the only 24-hour event dedicated to WordPress. Hence, we have set out to collect all the vital information in one place.
If you still don’t have a ticket – it’s time to get one. It’s free, but you can support Big Orange Heart with a donation of $10.
You should check the schedule as, in total, there’s a choice of 66 sessions on two stages.
Last week I interviewed Dan Maby, the main organizer of this event. He shared some exciting information about WordFest.
We have also prepared a list of presentations we will definitely attend.
Last week, a critical security flaw was discovered in WooCommerce. So if, for some reason, your WooCommerce still hasn’t been updated – do it at once.
Nathan da Silva looked into his crystal ball to predict the future of the page builder market.
Post Status has launched a page tracking all acquisitions and investments related to WordPress.
Timi Wahalahti raised a very important topic, which is climate change. According to him, as a WordPress community, we can do more about this.
Rich Tabor has published a guide on submitting blocks to the official repository.
Tammie Lister shares her thoughts on creating themes for Full Site Editing.
To celebrate its 8th birthday, WP Rocket published an entry summarizing its activities so far.
On Theme Shaper, Anne McCarty has published a list of helpful resources to create themes for WP 5.8.
Christie Chirinos published a reply to an entry from WP Tavern on the superiority of working on open-source projects to studying. Both threads are worth reading.
Marcus Kazmierczak described a new method of conditional loading of styles and scripts, which will appear in WP 5.8.
Alex Denning described how they use AI to generate content for SEO.
WP Desk has just launched the Active Installs service, allowing you to find out how well your plugin performs in the official repository.
WP Stackable has launched a website with materials facilitating mastering the use of their plugin.
If you need to set up WordPress quickly (e.g., for testing purposes), there’s a new service just for that – InstaWP.
Christopher Molitor has just published a Wayfinder plugin, which aids in distinguishing between blocks in the admin panel.
According to its authors, Edupack is a Jetpack for higher education websites. The plugin has only a few features so far. However, the plans are pretty ambitious
On July 20, Yoast hosts a webinar about Headless. The guests will be Joost de Valk and Miriam Schwab.
23 lipca odbędzie się druga edycja WordFest Live.
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