This week's recommended read is from the folks at Elegant Themes. It is a good overview on how to use GZIP to speed up your site.
With the upcoming Beta 1 deadline for Wordpress 5.6, we strongly recommend taking a few minutes to stay current and have a solid plan for what to do when 5.6 rolls out.
The Gutenberg team has issues a call for testing for the new block-based Widgets tool. We took it for a spin on one of our sandbox sites.
Fair amount of shifting this month as Wordpress Core team locks down what will be in Wordpress 5.6. Here is the run down.
Today's recommended read is a good overview from NOUPE of recent vulnerabilities discovered in a number of leading Wordpress plugins.
Carolina Nymark is a team representative on the WordPress Themes Review team. She recently released a course to help people learn about Full Site Editing.
Wordpress 5.5 is moving forward to it's planned release on August 11, 2020. Our team at Outcome Labs is evaluating to plan for deployment next month.
Interesting discussion moderated by Bir git Pauli-Haack of Gutenberg Times from last Friday on full site editing and block-based themes. Great way to learn more about this major feature of the Block Editor that is under active development.
The WooCommerce team released a small security and fix release this week. It includes some security improvements for SelectWoo as well as other minor bug fixes. Highly recommended that you verify and deploy right away.