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Legacy widgets in Gutenberg Widgets Panel

Since WordPress 5.8, the Widgets panel has been replaced with new Blocks Based Widgets Panel. WordPress includes a universal Legacy Widget Block that can wrap the normal/legacy widgets for use inside the block editor.

Changes to system requirements for plugins

In September, the GD bbPress Toolbox Pro plugin will get a brand new version, 7.0, which will also mark significant updates to the system requirements for all future updates to all Dev4Press plugins. This will reflect both PHP and WordPress requirements.

GD Content Tools Pro 6.0 Beta

The plugin release is scheduled for February 9, but, due to the number of changes this version contains, it is a good idea to do a short Beta test and see if anyone else reports some issues with the plugin, and maybe add some more fixes into a stable release.

Coming Soon: GD Content Tools Pro 6.0

The work is ongoing on the development for the GD Content Tools Pro 6.0, with the preliminary release date set to February 9, 2022. The new version is a big step forward, and preparation for even more changes coming in the future.

Rating plugin Namespace project

GD Rating System Pro was first released in 2015. Since then, the plugin codebase has grown significantly, and it includes a number of addon plugins. And, this year, this plugin and all its addons will get a full code remake to take advantage of the modernized PHP code.