August Newsletter Volume v23/23

This week wpnews covering up some exiting updates on WordPress where’s divi added AI superpowers some plugin updates and more.

Top WordPress Stories:

  • Gutenberg 16.4 has been released with a new auto-inserting blocks experimental feature.
  • BuddyPress 12.0 is set to introduce a new Community Visibility feature that gives site administrators the option to restrict access to the community sections of the site.
  • Makes a Bid for Google Domains Customers, Offering 1 Million Free Transfers.
  • Jetpack Launches Newsletter product. It allows users to send blog posts as newsletters, without the hassle of having to copy and paste from the WordPress editor into another newsletter.
  • WordPress is honoring contributors the community has lost over the years through a new memorial page called WordPress Remembers.

WordPress Stories:

  • Bricks 1.8.5 makes a new changelog with New Elements for Blogging, Image Mask & Sources, Background Video Improvements.
  • SoftLab introducing Integrate Google Drive Plugin v1.2.4. with Improved Gallery Module Added PHP 8.2 compatibility.
  • “Bit Assist” has reached an important milestone with over 1000 active installations also they make a changelog Addressed the issue of vulnerability & security of the Bit Assist to XSS attacks.
  • Stackable Gutenberg Blocks just released a hot fix update— Version 3.10.3 with new features.
  • The Kadence Blocks plugin, which is used on more than 300,000 WordPress sites, has patched a critical vulnerability in its Advanced Form Block file upload capability. 
  • ConvertKit has updated its official WordPress plugin and WooCommerce add-on to support a range of new features. More than 40,000 sites use ConvertKit’s plugin to integrate their newsletters, email campaigns, and digital products with WordPress.
  • WordPress’ Plugin Review team is wading through a backlog that was over 900 plugins awaiting approval earlier this week. The current count has 870 plugins sitting in the review queue, with an average wait time of 61 days before initial review.
  • WPastra Introducing Spectra Pro. Pro is for power users who need advanced features for their web design.
  • Beaver Builder users can use the AI power in Beaver editor powered by OpenAI via the Beaver Team Pro plugin.
  • WPBakery 7.0v is a big update with many changes including new branding and features like blank page wizard, custom JavaScript, and UI improvements.
  • elegantthemes release Divi AI, a powerful text and image generator built inside of Divi, allowing you to create spectacular images, write fantastic content, and improve your existing website on the fly using artificial intelligence.
  • Elementor 3.15v has added much awaited Taxonomy Filter along with an improved Accordion widget with nested items.
  • WP Ultimo 2.1.3 is out now with WordPress 6.3 support – plus a number of other updated add-ons.

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