Gravity Forms 7.1 Beta 1 • the SpinupWP community • Dollie 2.0 • rtCamp’s Easy Engine now with full custom Docker-Compose support • Metorik • Iconic • Do the Woo • Simple Ajax Chat Pro
Is it safe to insert an SVG via URL? How healthy is your database? Performance Team Rep Nominations.
This week WooCommerce 6.7 was released along with WooCommerce Blocks 7.8.3. Our good friend Rodolfo Melogli polled the Woo community for his 400th issue of WooWeekly: If you could change one thing in WooCommerce, what would it be?” Multidots shares a fascinating case study they have on both migration and multisite for RHRSwag.com. And Marius Vetrici is the WooDev profile of the week. He’s been writing code since 1994 and has 10+ programming languages under his belt and 20+ years of experience. Despite (or because of?) that, he’s interested in low-code tools and refuses to buy shoes online. You’ve just got to try them on to get the perfect fit and feel of the shoe on the foot.
From WP Tavern’s Jukebox, it’s Felix Arntz on WordPress performance and what can be done now and in the future about it. Seeking Satisfaction has Tony Perez sharing his journey building, growing, and exiting Sucuri. The Shop Talk Show hosts a discussion about headless CMS platforms, including WordPress, and a little on WordPress and web components…
WordPress Multisite isn’t for everyone. So who uses it? How do they use it? Here’s what we heard when David Bisset asked those questions.
It’s David’s picks of the week from the wide world of WordPress and webtech podcasts — and videos.
Wordfence reports that the official SendGrid for WordPress plugin is vulnerable to authorization bypass if run in multisite. The plugin is no longer maintained and no longer downloadable from the plugin repo, but it is reported to have 100,000+ active installs. 🔓 Hat tip to Prashant Baldha who digs deeper into the vulnerability on his…
Issue #456 “One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals.” — Jean Vanier, Community And Growth Howdy! Thinking about WordPress history lately in terms of business and product acquisitions, key investments and hires … it says A LOT about…
A new version of Gutenberg was released. It will be part of WordPress 5.2.1, which is close to a first release candidate. Improvements to Gutenberg include the ability to set different widths for each column in the columns blocks, improved usability of the group and columns blocks, accessibility fixes, and key “writing flow” bug fixes. Do…
Here’s a WordPress plugin to register custom taxonomies on your entire multisite network from Harvard University‘s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The MLA’s Humanities Commons team maintains several WordPress projects to support Digital Humanities at colleges and universities.
Distributor is a free WordPress plugin that makes it easy to syndicate and reuse content across websites (including multisite installations) or across the web with the REST API. 10up has brought the plugin out of beta, and it is now available (with Gutenberg support) to the general public.
Here’s a fine 20-minute interview by Sabrina Zeidan with Jonny Harris, a WordPress Multisite core maintainer. Jonny talks about multisite and how it was implemented at Time, Inc. Speaking of videos, here’s another brief one that involves Mike Selander talking about rebuilding the TechCrunch website with React.
On Twitter some people noticed the WooCommerce inline update message on the plugins page. Gareth Harris shows you can create inline plugin update messages for your own plugin for both single and multisite installs. Gareth notes this is useful because “WordPress doesn’t currently offer a method for plugin authors to communicate with their users regarding essential updates.”
When you launch a new project there’s always a buzz of excitement, hope, and relief, but also that of fear of failure and disappointment. This is something I’ve experienced for all the projects I’ve been part of over the past eight years, to the point that I’m actively looking forward to the first failed launch….
Jonny Harris explains the importance of site meta for WordPress multisite. Originally proposed by John James Jacoby, Jonny states it’s the, “key building block for the future of multisite.” This will make it easier for developers to extend multisite and expand on what you can do with it.
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