WordPress, one of the internet’s leaders of blog infrastructure and hosting, takes a step toward making blogging more sustainable by allowing sites to easily accept recurring payments or, should we say subscriptions.
WooCommerce 3.8 delivers new WooCommerce Product Blocks and a few enhancements for all store owners, plus new hooks and tweaks for developers. It also addressed the block editor as we mentioned earlier in our articles about WordPress's long-term goals.
No doubt that the last year in WordPress community was indeed the year of many improvements, but according to Matt and his addressing at State of the Word 2019, block-editor winner the last year’s focus in WordPress Ecosystem. WordPress in…
WordPress contributor teams have made several new tools for theme developers in the last month. The new tools should raise the quality of the theme developed for WordPress and improve overall theme development process.
One of the most pressing concerns for users in the Gutenberg editor era is how page builder plugins will respond. Speculation about the new editor “killing off-page builders” has run rampant. But these plugins are slowly evolving ahead of Gutenberg’s imminent inclusion in WordPress 5.0.
Over the years, there have been many discussions and debates on whether or not WordPress should have a built-in file editor for themes and plugins. The file editors, while convenient, allow users to easily trigger fatal errors that can be difficult to fix, especially if they don’t have FTP access.
WordPress has it’s own Cron job that helps with automation of some processes, like posts scheduling or similar. It’s not actually a real Cron job like the ones that are executing on the server periodically, yet it’s just a simulation of the real Cron job.
Chassis Desktop is an application for local WordPress development created by Human Made. Its a Vagrant-based virtual server and a community project that Human Made has commercially supported since 2012. The new desktop app is in early beta version and you can participate by downloading it from their GitHub page.
Spam user registrations can become a real problem when you use open registration. Leland Fiegel, a founder of Themetry, has developed a new plugin called Stop Signup Spam that prevents users from registering an account if their email or IP address is already included in the SFS database.
Shopify’s official plugin for WordPress was removed from the plugin directory this week. The plugin allowed users to create “Buy Buttons” for products from their Shopify stores and insert them into WordPress posts and pages using a shortcode.