Since our WordPress news will be published every Friday from now on, we have the news of the past two weeks in our luggage today. Since this year's "State of theWord" speech by Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp US, there has been a lot of discussion about the Gutenberg editor. And questions about the impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation are piling up. We will also show you our new development feature and four toolsto help you manage multiple WordPress -WordPress projects.
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Mullenweg sets direction for 2018
At WordCamp US, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg gave his annual "State of the Word" address, in which he reviews the past year and sets the course for the next. This year, his speech was all about the new Gutenberg editor. When the editor is ready to be integrated into the core, WordPress 5.0 will be rolled out. According to Mullenweg, that's expected to happen in April 2018. At WordPressTV you can watch the speech, including Gutenberg live demo, in full.
Gutenberg-Editor on everyone's lips
After WordCamp US and Mullenweg's "State of the Word" session, many community members have been talking about the Gutenberg-editor. We have compiled a (non-exhaustive) list of interesting articles and comments about the new editor:
- Gutenberg and the Future of WordPress : Conditions for Success
- Gutenberg and the Impacts it'll have on the WordPress Business Ecosystem
- This Changes Everything: Gutenberg is Good Now
- State of the word - or Tomorrowland*
- Gutenberg, the new WordPress -Editor
What does GDPR really change?
The answer to that is "not very much" - At least that's what lawyer Udo Meisen in the PressWerk Podcast. Nevertheless, there are some areas in which stricter requirements for entrepreneurs will apply as a result of the GDPR . These include target group profiling with Facebook Ads, sending newsletters and concluding order data processing agreements with third-party providers. In addition, Udo Meisen explains the new ePrivacy Directivewhich will come into force together with GDPR .
Cyber insurance is becoming increasingly popular
Companies are increasingly afraid of hacking attacks and want to protect themselves against this danger with cyber insurance. According to Heise Online, however, insurers are finding it difficult to assess and categorize the level of risk. The cyber insurance market is still relatively small, but Andreas Berger, a member of the board at Allianz AGCS, expects the global market to be worth 20 billion euros by 2027. global market volume of 20 billion euros by 2027..
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