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WordPress News

The WhiP team sends +750,000 emails each week! Already a reader and absolutely love us? We want to feature your support on our landing page. [WPMU DEV]

WordPress 4.9.8 is now available including the “Try Gutenberg” callout and 46 other bug fixes. [WordPress]

“It is clear that we made a mistake in our pass pricing.” Easy Digital Downloads substantially reduces prices for extension passes. See if you qualify for a refund? [WP Tavern]

The official Gutenberg information site has been updated to include an interactive frontend demo. [WP Tavern]

Designed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours

Reviews and Opinion

What’s the difference between a web designer and a web developer? If you're hiring someone to build your site it’s important to know. [Elegant]

Experts are calling these the 10 must-have features for a WordPress website in 2018. How does your site stack up? [WP Engine]

Much Ado About Plugins

Themes, Plugins, and Resources

Gutenberg now warns users when they are about to edit posts containing blocks. [WP Tavern]

This comparison looks at 6 of the best email marketing automation tools for running campaigns. [CodeinWP]

Here are 5 tools that make local WordPress development easier. [WPLift]

Written In Block And White

Tutorials, Tips, and Tricks

Create Duplicate Content With Gutenberg [WPMU DEV]

Advanced Object-Oriented PHP Development For WordPress [Torque]

Bot Have Mercy

Off-Topic, Random Stuff

NASA is set to send a sun probe next week and it’s gonna get hot. [Gizmodo]

New study finds it’s harder for us to turn off a robot if it begs for its life. [The Verge]


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