ISSUE 705
The Whip

Defender Bender

WordPress News

BuddyPress 3.0 beta 2 is available for testing. This major milestone release includes the first template packs for BP. Exciting! [BuddyPress]

Defender just got some fierce new security features: Login Masking, Forced Two-Factor Verification and a bonus feature special for our members. [WPMU DEV]

The UX-Files

Reviews and Opinion

This episode of Drunken UX podcast covers Gutenberg – why was it created, our experiences, its timeline, pros, cons, resources, biggest concerns and what developers and freelancers need to know. [WP Tavern]

“By some estimates, dynamic changes to workplace structure is inevitable in just 5 to 10 years.” Small businesses need to get ready for AI and here’s why.

Upsell Funk

Themes, Plugins, and Resources

WordPress plugins you can use to upsell and cross-sell products on your e-commerce store. [WPMU DEV]

This release of Gutenberg introduces a number of visual refinements around block controls. [Make WordPress]

Spampered Chef

Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks

How to Stop WordPress Comment Spam [WP the Podcast]

Free Gutenberg How-To Videos [VIP WordPress]

Homeworking 9-to-5

Off-Topic, Random Stuff

The first flying cars turned out to just be small electric powered airplanes. [Fast Company]

Studious teens doing their homework on YouTube is going viral. [Mashable]


I don’t know about you, but I am not happy with our first go at flying cars. At the very least I expect a flying VW beetle. Well, enjoy all the great new releases and have a fabulous weekend.
 
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