WordPress Plugin Conflicts: How to Check for Them and What to Do

When you think about the potential problems plugins can cause for your WordPress site, you probably think about poorly coded plugins that lead to performance issues and security vulnerabilities, right? Or maybe you’ve read something recently about fake plugins and now are worried about the authenticity of your plugins and the security issues those could […] View original post at …

Fake WordPress Plugins: What You Need to Know

There are a lot of time-saving apps, CSS frameworks, and JavaScript libraries you can use as a WordPress developer to simplify your workflows. But plugins? Especially ones found in the WordPress repository or from your WPMU DEV membership? Talk about convenience and instant satisfaction. Plugins are definitely one of the pluses of building websites using […] View original post at …

Gutenberg 1.8 Adds Greater Extensibility for Plugin Developers

Gutenberg 1.8 was released this week with several notable improvements that will give plugin developers more flexibility in extending the editor. It introduces block templates, which developers can use when registering a new custom post type. The block templates define a set of pre-configured blocks that will initialize when a user creates a new post. In the example below, Gutenberg …

Envato Elements Adds Unlimited WordPress Theme and Plugin Downloads to Subscription Plan

Envato has added unlimited WordPress theme and plugin downloads to its Elements digital assets subscription service. The company is including a curated collection of 210 WordPress themes and 100 plugins along with 400,000 other design assets already offered through the service. Envato is the largest WordPress theme marketplace on the web with 39,102 themes and website templates for sale. Last …

Tailor Page Builder Plugin Discontinued, Owners Cite Funding, Gutenberg, and Competition

Enclavely, Inc., the owners of the Tailor Page Builder plugin, have announced that they will be discontinuing its development effective immediately. Andrew Worsfold, the original developer, launched Tailor in April 2016 and the plugin received an enthusiastic reception from the WordPress community. After performing a critical review of the major page builders available to users in September 2016, Pippin Williamson …