WP Weekly 95 – Dynamic

Taking blocks to the next ‘more usable’ level is the dynamic data features being added in various block addons. Also included in this issue – a new plugin for CPTs, new XML Sitemap changes, a popular membership plugin that got acquired, and getting ready for the upcoming WordPress 6.0 release.

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What’s Buzzing in WordPress 💖

  • Dynamic Blocks… feature in the next step for the majority of block plugins in the ecosystem. Generate Blocks 1.5 (alpha release) has added dynamic data, query loops, and image block features – here is a walk through by Paul Charlton. Kadence Blocks Pro plugin also has a the all-new dynamic HTML block and dynamic relationship options – here is a walk through by David McCan.
  • New Plugins… promising to make custom post types and custom fields simpler and easier, Barn2 Plugins team has launched a free Easy Post Types and Fields plugin. Good addition to the ecosystem dominated by ACF, Pods, and CPT UI plugins. Also, noticed a new blocks addon plugin called Omnipress featuring 3 custom blocks.
  • Product Updates… based on the latest Google changes for XML Sitemaps, Yoast SEO has removed <image:title> and <image:caption> properties from <image:image>. Also, the Astra Theme has made changes to the posts and quote blocks for an enhanced block editor user experience.

Extended WordPress Buzz 🔥

  1. WP Community Focus… why newbies are turned off by the WordPress community? Nyasha Green shared how we all can be a good change maker and be more welcoming! Also, let’s celebrate the 19th anniversary of WordPress at the special wp19.day website launched by David Bisset.
  2. The Next WordPress… 6.0 version release is close, are you ready? Here is the field guide for WordPress 6.0 with an exhaustive listing of all things that matter in this release. The block locking settings in the WordPress 6.0 for sure caught my attention.
  3. Company Changes… Yoast has a new leadership team with Chaya as the chief operating officer, Marieke as the head of strategy, and Taco, the familiar face in the WordPress space with be head of relations. While, WP Engine has a new Omaha Office located in the historic Ashton Building, part of the growing Millwork Commons community.
  4. Acquisition Train… the popular membership plugin, WishList Member has been acquired by the co-founder of Memberium. The immediate change will be the introduction of a new WishList Member PRO plan that will be given automatically to the existing lifetime license holders of the WishList Member plugin.

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Upcoming Events 💬

May 16, 2022: GenerateWay, with Tom Usborne of GenerateBlocks.
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