ISSUE 684
The Whip

Much AMPpreciated

WordPress News

The AMP plugin is getting an upgrade that includes a native experience. “WordPress publishers are able to publish a single version of their content which is beautiful, feature-rich, all-around WordPress, and runs at the speed of AMP!” [WordPress.com]

4,500 plugins on the WordPress plugin repository need to be tested for Gutenberg compatibility. [WP Tavern]

Here’s what’s new in Gutenberg. As the release gets closer, this version focuses on simplifying use and tightening up code. [Make WordPress]

Profits And Lossys

Reviews and Opinion

Updates are crucial for WordPress security and here’s why. [Cloudways]

Do you know how to effectively monetize WordPress? Here are 6 suggestions for building a profitable website. [WP Mayor]

And AI Will Always Love You

Themes, Plugins, and Resources

Does figuring out how to implement artificial intelligence on your WordPress site sound too hard? Here are 5 pieces of AI software that work on WordPress. [Torque]

Prepare For Landing

Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks

How to Create a Landing Page Template for Your Theme [WPMU DEV]

A WordPress Tutorial for Beginners: Create Your First Site in 10 Steps [WPMU DEV]

A Quick Guide to Data Protection Regulations in 2018 [Elegant]

Numbers Game

Off-Topic, Random Stuff

What managers need to know about Slack, Yammer, and Chatter. [Harvard Business Review]

This guy hacked the lottery and one millions. [Huffpost]


Hacking the lottery sounds like to much work...I’ll stick with WordPress. We'll be here to keep you in the know all week.
 
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