This week: Yoast purchase, troubles with Gutenberg, WordPress security, and much more.
Newfold Digital has purchased Yoast. Congratulations!
Wordfence and WPScan have published a report summarizing WordPress security concerns in the first half of 2021.
David Vongries described the problems presented by Gutenberg, especially when it comes to the development of themes. As much as I like the block editor, I understand David’s perspective, and I agree with him in many aspects.
Francesca Marano has compiled the status of tasks related to various WP updaters.
Sabrina Zeidan explains what Largest Contentful Paint is and why it’s worth keeping it below 2.5 seconds.
There’re a lot of new features in
SEOPress 5.0. I love the headless-oriented changes and Universal SEO metabox, of course.
In CSS Tricks,
Mike Neumegen explains the difference between static, dynamic, and jamstack based websites.
Laura Coronado of WebDevStudios demonstrates how to implement Five for the Future in your company and pinpoints its benefits.
Alex Standiford explains how registries work in WordPress.
John Rhea claims that using Web Components in WordPress is simpler than it seems.
Kinsta has collected materials to prepare you for a web developer career.
rtCamp reported they currently employ over 100 staff. Congratulations!
Honors WP purchased seven LearnDash-related plugins from Immerseus.
Denis Žoljom described his problem with WSL Valet working with phpenv on Windows 10.
Chris Lema presents a curious thought experiment concerning paints that incidentally also perfectly relates to the development of plugins.
Pantheon has launched the Autopilot service to improve WordPress and Drupal updates. Upcoming Events:
On August 5, 10, 12, and 17, another
Yoast Summer School workshop will be held.
WordPress.com Growth Summit 2021 will take place on August 17-18.
On 31st August
Buddy is doing a webinar about Creating the perfect flow for your WP apps together with Kinsta and Osom Studio.
WPMRR Virtual Summit, a conference devoted to earning through WordPress, is scheduled to take place on September 21-23. If you like this edition, don't forget to share it.