The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
There has been a major change to the data privacy laws across Europe, protecting the data privacy of all EU citizens and reshaping the way organizations across the region approach data security. But it’s a deep and lengthy subject that can you can easily get lost in. Even if you are not in Europe, this will affect you one way or another, especially if you have customers in the EU. There is a ton of information out there on the subject, but here are some good resources to get you started:
- Is Your Website GDPR Compliant? How to Get Ready for the General Data Protection Regulations
- How We’re Tackling GDPR in WooCommerce Core
- GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) – IBM Analytics
- General Data Protection Regulation | HubSpot
- GDPR – A Practical Guide for Developers – LogSentinel
- GDPR Compliance Tools in WordPress
Gutenberg 2.6 Out with Drag and Drop Block
If you have been hearing about the new WordPress editor that is around the corner (which I call the Gutenberg trail), the latest release has added drag-and-drop blocks. Just another heads up of what you will soon be finding in your dashboard.
Although this is an exciting new feature, it might initially have a few bugs that need to be worked out. Get the updated plugin.
Have You Ever Wondered Why You Need a WordPress.com Account to Use Jetpack?
I am sharing this resource only because so many people who start with WordPress install Jetpack and end up asking this question. This is not only a good read for anyone in that spot, but also a resource a WordPress consultant, designer or developer could use to help explain it to a client. Check out the post over on Jetpack’s blog.
Other BobWP News
(Some news that didn’t fit as a post)
How to be authentic and produce lots and lots of content with BobWP (Bob Dunn) – WP Builds Podcast
I must admit I don’t get on other podcasts enough. Because I love talking about content, especially when it comes to a host like Nathan over on WP Builds. This show was a blast and gave me a chance to talk about my obsessive production of content here on our site. Hope you head over there and give it a listen.