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- “Uncomfortable often means there is something amazing to be learnt.” This was an excellent quote from Marina Pape in her great essay on HeroPress.
- There have been a few “what to do when your WordPress site gets hacked” articles this past week. Everything from 7 steps to recover, finding if your WordPress site is vulnerable to WordPress hacks and what to do after you get hacked.
- Digging a little deeper into the benefits AND downfalls of using Google AMP with WordPress.
- Checklists are awesome. They are extremely helpful in helping make sure you didn’t forget to turn on a simple setting that has far reaching implications. Kinsta published a helpful WordPress SEO checklist to help WordPress users not forget the little things.
- iThemes Sync just got an awesome new feature that provides a WordPress SEO checker, tracking SEO metrics in your iThemes Sync dashboard.
- Learn how to embed Google Slides slideshow into your WordPress site.
- If you are thinking of submitting a plugin to the WordPress repository, you will want to look at the new and updated submission guidelines.
Interesting and New WordPress Plugins
- Do you want a simple way of searching for stock photos to use directly in your blog posts? WP Pexels is the plugin for you.
- Due to the recent election you’ve probably seen lots of maps on the web. Now you can add your own interactive United States map to your WordPress site.
I wanted to thank those of you who write me and let me know about WordPress plugins, news, tutorials and other pieces of content many of you create. I love adding that type of information to our WordPress Weekly Recap posts. You can also let me know about things you come across by emailing email@example.com. Until next week … have a great day.