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WPChill Takes Over Gutenberg Forms, Plans To Shake Up the Free Forms Market
Posted by WP Tavern on October 22, 2021 at 5:13 pm

WPChill Takes Over Gutenberg Forms, Plans To Shake Up the Free Forms Market

WPChill is now the owner of Gutenberg Forms, a project created by Munir Kamal. While still rough around the edges a year … Read more

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Branded Social Images, a New Plugin for Generating Per-Post Open Graph Images
Posted by WP Tavern on October 21, 2021 at 5:35 pm

Branded Social Images, a New Plugin for Generating Per-Post Open Graph Images

Generated social images seem to be all the rage now. Automattic scooped up Daniel Post’s Social Image Generator last month for eventual … Read more

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Jetpack Launches Commercial Backup Feature as a Standalone Plugin
Posted by WP Tavern on October 21, 2021 at 3:56 pm

Jetpack Launches Commercial Backup Feature as a Standalone Plugin

Jetpack is splitting out its commercial Backup feature into a standalone plugin that can be used without installing the core Jetpack plugin. … Read more

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Screenshot of the Find It WP homepage, which lists the most recent WordPress-related resources in a four-column grid.
Posted by WP Tavern on October 20, 2021 at 2:58 pm

The HeroPress Network Launches Find It WP, a Cooperative Resource Archive for WordPress

Two weeks ago, Cate and Topher DeRosia launched the HeroPress Network, a centralized website that would host various projects for helping people … Read more

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Software Freedom Conservancy Takes On Vizio in Lawsuit Alleging GPL Violations
Posted by WP Tavern on October 20, 2021 at 1:07 pm

Software Freedom Conservancy Takes On Vizio in Lawsuit Alleging GPL Violations

Inside of a Vizio TV – Model V435-J01 – photo credit: Software Freedom Conservancy The Software Freedom Conservancy announced that it is … Read more

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Tidying the Media Library With WP Ninjas’ Remove Unused Media Plugin
Posted by WP Tavern on October 19, 2021 at 6:31 pm

Tidying the Media Library With WP Ninjas’ Remove Unused Media Plugin

A few weeks ago, WP Ninjas announced it was stepping into the media optimization plugin market. The team released its Remove Unused … Read more

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Build Notification Banners With ElmaStudio’s Latest Block Plugin
Posted by WP Tavern on October 18, 2021 at 5:08 pm

Build Notification Banners With ElmaStudio’s Latest Block Plugin

A friend and I were discussing the need for more one-off block plugins earlier today. He had mentioned that WordPress has this … Read more

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Gutenberg Contributors Propose Renaming Reusable Blocks
Posted by WP Tavern on October 18, 2021 at 2:50 pm

Gutenberg Contributors Propose Renaming Reusable Blocks

WordPress’ Reusable blocks may soon be getting re-named, as the feature’s distinct capabilities are less recognizable from its name following the introduction … Read more

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Ask the Bartender: Is It OK To Provide WordPress Admin Credentials to Plugin Support Staff?
Posted by WP Tavern on October 15, 2021 at 6:02 pm

Ask the Bartender: What Happens to the Customizer When a Block Theme Is Active?

Something on my radar right now is third-party plugins that have settings in the Customizer. What I gather of friends who are … Read more

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WordPress 5.9 Go/No-Go Update: All Proposed Features Are Moving Forward
Posted by WP Tavern on October 15, 2021 at 2:28 pm

WordPress 5.9 Go/No-Go Update: All Proposed Features Are Moving Forward

The go/no-go deadline for deciding on features for WordPress 5.9 was set for October 12 but the conversation was pushed back two … Read more

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