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Termly Acquires GDPR/CCPA Cookie Consent Banner, Turns Free Plugin Into a Commercial SaaS Product - WP Tavern

Company A sells its plugin. Company B picks it up and moves forward with an overhauled version that looks and feels much different than the original. Users are outraged by the changes. It seems to be a repeating theme in… Continue Reading →

PublishPress Adopts Organize Series Plugin - WP Tavern

PublishPress, makers of the PublishPress and PublishPress Blocks plugins, have adopted the Organize Series plugin from Darren Ethier. Organize Series is a 15-year-old plugin for organizing and displaying posts in a series, useful for novel writers, educators, magazine sites, and… Continue Reading →

Create a Publishing Task List With the Todo List Block - WP Tavern

Rich Tabor, the Senior Product Manager of WordPress Experience at GoDaddy, has been on a bit of a publishing productivity and workflow kick as of late. The co-creator of the Iceberg Editor plugin released a Markdown Comments block last month,… Continue Reading →

Block Widgets, Template Editing, Media, and More: Enabling and Disabling WordPress 5.8 Features - WP Tavern

WordPress 5.8 was one of the most feature-packed updates that the community has seen in ages. There was just about a little something for everyone. And, there were plenty of things that some users would rather live without. Big releases… Continue Reading →

Excellent WordPress Comments Plugins - JustWP

Here in this article, we have showcased the best of WordPress commenting plugins. Safe Report Comments This plugin gives your visitors the possibility to report a comment as inappropriate. Once a threshold is reached the comment is put into moderation… Continue Reading →

Easy Affiliate – WordPress Affiliate Plugin: An Overview and Review - Elegant Themes

An affiliate program is one of the best ways to get sales, subscriptions, and conversions. When done right, it can enable you to grow your business much faster than it would organically or through traditional online marketing. The only problem… Continue Reading →

Revisions Extended Plugin Lets Users Schedule Updates to Published Posts - WP Tavern

WordPress has long had the ability to schedule content to be published in the future, but it can only make immediate changes to posts that are already published. If you want to schedule changes to published content, a plugin is… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 11.1 Adds Drag-and-Drop Support for List View and Upgrades Block Borders - WP Tavern

The Gutenberg plugin continues to march forward. Yesterday’s release, coming merely a day after the launch of WordPress 5.8, brings several new features and nearly three dozen bug fixes. The big-ticket items are drag-and-drop blocks in the list view and… Continue Reading →

Nulled WordPress Plugins – Dangers and Downsides - Wordfence Blog

In our 2020 Threat Report, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team identified malware distributed via nulled, pirated, or counterfeit plugins and themes as one of the largest threats facing the WordPress ecosystem. Many site owners are unaware of the risks associated… Continue Reading →

The Best Image & Media Library Plugins for WordPress - WP Mayor

The WordPress media library is, well, a decent library, but that’s about it. Many times we want to do more than just upload, somewhat edit and select an image or other media file. Here is a selection of the best… Continue Reading →

WPBeginner Releases a Comment Moderator Solution Often Needed for Large Teams - WP Tavern

Last week, WPBeginner released Comment Moderation Role to the WordPress plugin directory. The plugin does a simple job of creating a single user role that can only moderate comments. The most common use case for such a role — named… Continue Reading →

How To Install A WordPress Plugin - Blogging Wizard

Want to install a WordPress plugin but not sure how? No problem. We’ve got you covered. In this post, you will learn how to install a WordPress plugin using several…

Identify and Select Blocks via the Wayfinder WordPress Plugin - WP Tavern

Christopher John, a Seattle-based designer and UX engineer, released his first project to the plugin directory yesterday. Announced via Twitter to high praise, Wayfinder is a block outline solution for the WordPress editor. Like similar plugins, the goal is to… Continue Reading →

10 Best WordPress Social Sharing Plugins: Share Buttons + More - Blogging Wizard

You want social media share buttons on your WordPress site…but you’re struggling to sift through the thousands of social share button plugins available on the Internet. Sound familiar? Sometimes too…

How To Block WordPress Referrer Spam? - JustWP

You probably have noticed a sudden increase in your website traffic with sites like 4webmasters.org, get-free-traffic-now.com, hongfanji.com, event-tracking.com and more appearing in your Google analytics or other monitoring tools. But it’s actually too early to be happy. These are not… Continue Reading →

Query Loop: The Ins and Outs of One of WordPress 5.8’s Most Powerful Features - WP Tavern

WordPress 5.8 is on deck for July 20, just a mere 10 days from now. The release is geared up to be the most feature-packed update the community has seen in a while. Block-based widgets, the pattern directory, WebP image… Continue Reading →

Awesome Motive Acquires SearchWP - WP Tavern

Awesome Motive, the company behind MonsterInsights, OptinMonster, WPForms, and several other popular products, has acquired SearchWP, a commercial plugin that enhances WordPress’ search functionality. No changes have been announced for the plugin and Awesome Motive CEO Syed Balkhi says it… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 11.0 Includes Over 70 Bug Fixes, Continues Improving With WordPress 5.8 Just Two Weeks Away - WP Tavern

Gutenberg 11.0 landed yesterday with a pile of changes. The development team has been moving fast, and it shows. For a two-week cycle, version 11.0 includes an insane number of bug fixes. Contributors squashed over 70 in this release alone…. Continue Reading →

Private Note-Taking and Journaling With the Hypernotes WordPress Plugin - WP Tavern

Ella van Durpe, a core WordPress contributor and software engineer at Automattic, released a note-taking plugin earlier today. Hypernotes is a simple custom post type that allows end-users to take private notes or serve as a journaling tool. I have… Continue Reading →

Jetpack 9.9 Released With a Refreshed Image Gallery Carousel - WP Tavern

Today, Automattic released version 9.9 of its popular Jetpack plugin. The development team improved the modal animation and transition speed for the Instant Search module and added the Social Preview panel to the pre-publish sidebar. However, the most notable user-facing… Continue Reading →

Taking the Leap: Building My First WordPress Block Plugin - WP Tavern

Like most years, I spent this U.S. Independence Day cooped up with my furry friends. I closed all the windows, shuttered the blinds, switched on a couple of fans for white noise, and clicked the television on. My cats and… Continue Reading →

How Many WordPress Plugins Are Too Many? - WPRiders

Working in a field for a long period of time will not only make you more knowledgeable but will also make you more experienced, and with the right amount of experience, you’ll start noticing certain patterns whenever you have to… Continue Reading →

Add Editor-Only Notes via the Markdown Comment Block WordPress Plugin - WP Tavern

Rich Tabor, the Senior Product Manager of WordPress Experience at GoDaddy, tweeted that he had an idea for a new block at the end of last week. Shortly after, the Markdown Comment Block plugin appeared on WordPress.org. The plugin is… Continue Reading →

MemberMouse Review: Is It the Best WordPress Membership Plugin? - WP Kube

The post MemberMouse Review: Is It the Best WordPress Membership Plugin? is written by Colin Newcomer and appeared first on WPKube. Considering using MemberMouse to create your own WordPress membership website? MemberMouse is a popular option known for its advanced… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 10.9 Renames the Query Block, Adds Collapsible List View Items, and Rolls Out Rich URL Previews - WP Tavern

Yesterday, Gutenberg 10.9 landed in the WordPress plugin directory. The update overhauls the Query and Query Loop blocks, allows users to expand or collapse items in the editor list view, and introduces rich URL preview cards for links. The new… Continue Reading →

What is a WordPress Subscription Plugin? 5 Things to Know Before You Choose - iThemes

Nearly four out of every five people have at least one online subscription. What most people don’t know, however, is that many of these online subscriptions are run by a WordPress subscription plugin. As a WordPress site owner, you have… Continue Reading →

25+ Best WordPress Plugins in 2021 – Most Are Free! - WP Kube

The post 25+ Best WordPress Plugins in 2021 – Most Are Free! is written by Daryn Collier and appeared first on WPKube. Choosing the right WordPress plugins for your website can be hard. The sheer number of free and premium… Continue Reading →

How to use WordPress plugins for local SEO - GoDaddy Garage

Because almost half of all web searches are  focused on local information and most people use search to find local businesses, optimizing your WordPress website for local SEO matters. Doing so helps your sites to rank higher on search engine… Continue Reading →

MapLibre Project Gains Momentum with MapLibre GL Native Release - WP Tavern

The MapLibre project is picking up speed with the release of MapLibre GL Native, an open source mobile SDK for Android and iOS. As anticipated, MapTiler’s fork of Mapbox’s mobile map SDKs are coming under the MapLibre umbrella. This free… Continue Reading →

Extendify Adopts EditorsKit, Increasing Its Block Plugin Collection - WP Tavern

Extendify has been scooping up some successful block-related plugins in recent months. It acquired the Redux Framework in November 2020 and followed it up with a purchase of Editor Plus and Gutenberg Hub in December. Its latest pickup? EditorsKit. This… Continue Reading →

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