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WordPress / ClassicPress Tips & News for May 6, 2021

This weeks newsletter from: WordPress / ClassicPress Plugins News and Tips from WPPluginsAtoZ - The Longest Running WordPress & ClassicPress Plugins Podcast With Your Hosts Amber Overall & John Overall of

Last Week’s Show

  It’s Episode 510 – ‘Not FloCKing Done’, with plugins for Stopping the Fullscreen, Starting Over, Custom Code, Limiting Admin Bar Access, Getting FLoCing Excited, and ClassicPress options. It’s all coming up on WordPress Plugins A-Z!

Join Amber and John every Thursday at 11:45 am for the pre-stream and noon for the show!


The Contest

Enter The Contest to Win!!

Contests Powered by Simple Giveaways who kindly provides us with the premium version for our contests.

I do want to thank Charlie for coming to the aid of the show and getting our contests all organized. I also want to thank all the developers again for supporting our show with their plugin donations! Please check them out.

Short note about participating in the contests folks. Remember we go to great efforts to get these licenses and look for more participation from you the producers.

We are taking a hiatus from the contests until June 2021. Watch for more information on our social media pages.

Visit for more info.

For all developers who would like to support the show. You can donate a premium license to be used in a future contest please go to or book an interview with John!


WP Plugins A to Z News

Thank you to all our contributing artist for supplying us with new creative cover art for the show.  We appreciate the time and effort you put into them for the show.

Check out the new system for submitting art work for the show You can also view the art work from the past. Currently you can see all the submissions for Episode 500 here and you can even vote on the art work. Please, get over there and vote!! Also, if yo have any feedback about the new system, please send it to us.

Remember, you will want to hang around to the end of the show for our Q & A segment with Amber…. and to those listening on the podcast, you may want to check out the YouTube version which has some great discussions before the show starts…

In Other News – easy way to switch languages for your multilingual site using elementor. – Using the R.O.S.E. method to optimize your Core Web Vitals for Elementor. – Yahoo answers have been deleted as of May 4th. Thank goodness for the wayback machine – although sometimes things vanish from there too. – Linux bans University of Minnesota (UMN) from further contribution due to sending in buggy patches. – WooCommerce invests in PeachPay. – UK will be banning self driving cars this year. – WordPress calling out for volunteers – If you find you’re burning out, here’s a great article on the different kinds of burnout there are, and ways to combat them all. – 10 time management and productivity tips for web designers – Creating a crisis management plan for your business.

WordPress News and Info

How to Map Domains in WordPress (Domain Mapping) – Microsoft defender bug creates “thousands” of files in the boot drive, fix rolling out now. – Signal tries to show how much data Facebook collects – gets banned from platform instead. – Microsoft is fully removing Flash Drive from windows on July 10. – Coming out with WordPress 5.8 is pattern directory where community-submitted patterns that can be installed with one click from the block inserter in the editor. There is already a live prototype at – Gravity forms has upgraded, and here is a list of the best improvements for Gravity Forms 2.5.

The hall of shame via Automattic:

Matt’s Famous Quotes


ClassicPress News and Info

Just a note for my ClassicPress listeners please send me info to help keep the ClassicPress section full.

WordLift has released a new version that is compatible with ClassicPress

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