Weekly round-up of WordPress news – Vol 9

Weekly WordPress news

With a new version of WordPress due this week, here is our latest list of WordPress news that has caught our eye in the last 7 days.

14 Things To Do After Launching a WordPress Site – Chris Lema
If you ever want to know what steps to take after launching a new site in order to get the best results, then Chris is here to give you a hand. These steps will make sure you get the most traction in the shortest amount of time and Chris should know, he has been involved with a lot of product launches.

10 Ways to Determine the Quality of a Free WordPress Plugin – WPMU Dev Blog
Ah, the golden question, is this plugin I am about to use going to A) work B) not break after an upgrade or C) not cause security issues. Here are the 10 things you can use to determine if the plugin you are about to use is any good.

There’s no excuse for bad accessibility – Torque
We bang on about accessibility as its a lot more important than people seem to care about. There is no excuse for bad accessibility explains why accessibility must be something you do on every site.

WP Rocket – Revisiting the Popular WordPress Caching Plugin – Kevin Muldoon
We use WP Rocket on this site and like Kevin, we have had some spectacular results. This is an excellent review of an excellent plugin.

Online communication tools that your team can benefit from immediately – Manage WP
If you are looking to improve the communication in your team then there are some excellent tools out there. This article covers seven of the best around.

Chassis Desktop Application for Local WordPress Development Now in Beta – WP Tavern
This is very much aimed at the WordPress developers out there. Chassis is a local development tool built by Human Made which we have used on our last project and we found it excellent. There is now a desktop version of this which is a wonderful addition to making your local development even more streamlined.