WP Builds Weekly WordPress News #107 – WordPress 5.4 RC5, remote working and a cool toy

This weeks WordPress news – Covering The Week Commencing 23rd March 2020:

WordPress Core

WordPress 5.4 RC5

Gutenberg 7.8 Adds Patterns API and Continues Interface Cleanup

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Finding Balance in These Uncertain Times: Remote Work and Sharing Our Struggles

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How to deal with customers who want to cancel a care plan

Yoast Publishes Free Online Training Course for the Block Editor

Still No Wood Grain: WP Tavern Design Update

Staying Connected to the WordPress Community

Plugins / Themes / Blocks

Toolset Blocks and Views Updated for WordPress 5.4

Restore Backups from WP Dashboard with More Remote Destination Support in BackupBuddy 8.5.5.

Beaver Builder 2.4 Alpha

Assistant – Every Day Productivity Apps

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WordPress and Apache Struts account for 55% of all weaponized vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities Patched in IMPress for IDX Broker

Vulnerabilities Patched in the Data Tables Generator by Supsystic Plugin

An In-Depth Analysis Of The WP-VCD Malware

WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: March 2020, Part 2

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LifterLMS Customer Support Remote Work Opportunity

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Safari Announces Full 3rd Party Cookie Blocking

Man from Sidcup runs marathon in his garden

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Nathan Wrigley
Nathan Wrigley

Nathan writes posts and creates audio about WordPress on WP Builds and WP Tavern. He can also be found in the WP Builds Facebook group, and on Mastodon at wpbuilds.social. Feel free to donate to WP Builds to keep the lights on as well!

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