WordPress Monthly News Roundup June 2018

on June 30, 2018

Hey there!! So excited to Welcome you to the WordPress news and design roundup. This Roundup brings you all you need to know about everything that matters. More than a news digest – it’s an original take on WordPress news as it happens. Here are some of the stories to keep an eye on today. The WordPress community has a lot going on that we don’t want you to miss. Through our WordPress Monthly News, we make sure that you are up-to-date with all the WordPress happenings. Without further delay let us get into today’s WordPress monthly news roundup June 2018.


Newsify

Actually, in our last roundup, we have shared backdoor related issues in the WordPress. This time the hot topic around the internet users is the latest tools, demos, and updates around the WordPress. WordPress maintenance is a must and a chore every webmaster have to follow.

Get Your WordPress Plugin Front and Center at wp blog

At WPblog, one of our objectives is to promote new and exciting plugins so that they can get more exposure in the WordPress community. We believe that the WordPress community is dominated by the bigger and the more renowned plugins and that the majority of the market share is with the finer few.

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WordCamp Karachi Is Just Around the Corner

WordPress is used around the world, and the most significant proof of its global popularity is the number of WordPress meetups and WordCamps that are held everywhere. More and more countries are coming forward with enthusiasm and zeal to organize WordCamps. Zimbabwe is a recent example where the first ever WordCamp was held in Harare in 2016.

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News and Releases

In May, we had the distinct pleasure of hosting clients, partners, special guests, and Automatticians for our seventh annual VIP Workshop in Napa, California. Watch dozens of the sessions including speakers from Airbnb, Google, Cloudinary, the VIP team, our agency partners, and many more on this YouTube playlist. You can also read the recap and flip through many of the decks from the presentations.

  • WordPress 4.9.6 privacy and maintenance release was deployed in late May. This included new tools to support GDPR compliance. (Lobby post, official announcement post, update guide). Jetpack 6.1 privacy and maintenance release also went out in May (Lobby post).
  • Alley had a significant presence at the American Alliance of Museum’s MuseumExpo 2018. Tom Harrigan spoke with the Freer Gallery of Art’s Courtney Dawn about using Alexa apps to augment museum collections. Pattie Reaves shared a post on rethinking accessibility for maximum benefit.
  • Peter Wilson from Human Made posted a thorough look at how they overhauled the edit screen for client Fairfax Media from the ground up with the WordPress REST API. Rian Rietveld wrote a piece on best practices for automating accessibility testing during development. Their team also celebrated WordPress’s 15th birthday by adding up their cumulative years of WordPress experience. Any guesses?
  • XWP announced initial support for AMP Native is now available in v0.7 of the AMP for WordPress plugin. Congrats to everyone who contributed to the project! Thierry Miller gave a talk at Google I/O alongside Google’s Albert Medina on building progressive websites in WordPress. Luke Cabris appeared on the WP Bosses podcast.

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How to Monetize a Blog – Advice From a Blog That Makes Money

The question of how to monetize a blog is often the very first thing that new bloggers ask. In this guide, we have five methods for you – all of them battle-tested ways to monetize a blog. We go through them one by one and explain how to implement them for maximum impact.

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3 Best GoDaddy Alternatives for WordPress Sites – Cheaper, Faster, Better

Looking for some viable GoDaddy alternatives? As good as GoDaddy is for some customers, it is not perfect for all scenarios and website setups. You might need either something that’s cheaper, more WordPress-optimized, more reliable or all of the above. Here are the top GoDaddy alternatives in the market.

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Upcoming Events

  • WordPress 4.9.6 privacy and maintenance release was deployed in late May. This included new tools to support GDPR compliance. (Lobby post, official announcement post, update guide). Jetpack 6.1 privacy and maintenance release also went out in May (Lobby post).
  • Alley had a major presence at the American Alliance of Museum’s MuseumExpo 2018. Tom Harrigan spoke with the Freer Gallery of Art’s Courtney Dawn about using Alexa apps to augment museum collections. Pattie Reaves shared a post on rethinking accessibility for maximum benefit.

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WordPress Web Design Trends You Need to Know for 2018

Looking back on 2017, I think it’s safe to say that it was a good year for WordPress and web design, in general. Sure, there were stories about security breaches and examples of branding gone bad, but that kind of stuff is inevitable when you consider how many websites are in existence.

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What’s New?

The new update will bring some massive changes to WordPress,Let’s take a look to see what’s coming in the WordPress world in 2018.

5 Best Website Screenshot Tools

After much testing, we’ve decided on five of the best website screenshot tools on the market. Some have simple user interfaces with Google Chrome extensions, while others are built more for developers. In addition, we decided on a few free options, along with some premium ones. Keep reading to see which are best for you!

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20 Awesome Design Portfolios to See Before Creating Your Own

Looking for quality examples of best design portfolios? We rounded up our favorite portfolios from successful graphic artists. Check ’em out!

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We Asked 32 Agencies About Their Best and Worst Types of Clients to Work With; Here’s What They Said

We asked 32 different agencies and freelancers in the dev-design-tech segment to tell us what makes a good client in their book, and what drives them crazy when things don’t work out as planned. Here’s what they said.

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20+ Best Charity WordPress Themes for 2018

Planning to launch a website to support a cause? WordPress is the tool to handle the task! There are many great charity WordPress themes that will provide you with a design that gets noticed. Plus, those themes also offer features that will improve the communication process between you and the people who want to get involved.

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That’s All Folks

Thanks for reading the WordPress news roundup till the end. If you wish to add your blog post or your plugin to the list, please let us know. We will be getting back to you as quick as possible. See you fellas in the next post, Happy website!!

Altaf Rahman

Altaf is in the field of online from 2006 starting his career as WordPress trainer for students and completed number of projects. He is a successful entrepreneur of Cyberspace Builder started in 2011 and served nearly 4000+ customers helping them to complete about 3000+ projects.

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