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Getting free plugins ready for WordPress 6.0

Major update for WordPress, version 6.0 will be released later this month, and it is the right time to revisit all the Free and Lite plugins Dev4Press has on WordPress.org, test them and update for the new WordPress release.

The last week has seen all the plugins getting updates, some minor, but some have received major updates in the anticipation of the new WordPress. Here is the list of all free and lite plugins on WordPress.org that have been updated.

Minor Updates

  • DemoPress 1.6.1
  • GD bbPress Attachments 4.3.1
  • GD bbPress Tools 3.2.1
  • GD Mail Queue 3.9.2
  • GD Pages Navigator 6.2.1
  • GD Power Search for bbPress 1.4.1
  • GD Security Headers 1.6.1

Major Updates

  • ArchivesPress 2.2: updated all the block editor dependencies
  • BreadcrumbsPress 2.0: major updates carried from the Pro version
  • DebugPress 1.9: updated pretty print Kint library
  • SweepPress 1.4: few updates to the admin interface
  • GD Forum Manager for bbPress 2.2: major changes to plugin load process
  • GD Members Directory for bbPress 2.3: updated shared library
  • GD Rating System 3.5: various updates and improvements
  • GD Topic Polls 2.0: major update from the Pro version base

The plugins with blocks: ArchivesPress and BreadcrumbsPress, both have been updated and tested with the new Block Editor, and with the Full-Screen Editing, and work as expected (that can’t be really said for the WordPress FSE right now – it is still quite bad, confusing and barely usable, and only for some simpler stuff). All tests are done with WordPress 6.0 RC2 version.

To check out all Dev4Press free and lite plugins on WordPress.org, visit the main page here: profiles.wordpress.org/gdragon.

If you run into any issues with any of the updated plugins, especially with the new WordPress 6.0, please let me know.

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ArchivesPress
Easy archives index based website navigation

Display indexes based on the dates (years, months, and days archives), authors, and taxonomy terms for quick navigation and filtering of posts.

BreadcrumbsPress Pro
Improve your website navigation with Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs based navigation, fully responsive and customizable, supporting post types, all types of archives, 404 pages, search results, and third-party plugins.

DebugPress
Powerful and easy to use debugging plugin

DebugPress is an easy to use plugin implementing popup for debugging and profiling currently loaded WordPress powered website page with support for intercepting AJAX requests.

DemoPress
Generate all sorts of demo data for WordPress

Easy to use plugin for generating demo content for newly created websites used during the website development and testing, before real content is created and added.

GD bbPress Attachments
Attachments for forums powered by bbPress

Attachments upload to the topics and replies in bbPress plugin using media library. Control file size and number of files, integration elements and more.

GD bbPress Tools
Enhancing WordPress forums powered by bbPress

Expansions and tools for bbPress plugin powered forums, including WordPress toolbar menu, quotes, signatures, BBCodes, many useful tweaks, and tools.

GD Forum Manager
Quick and Bulk editing for bbPress powered forums

Expand how the moderators can manage forum content from the frontend, including forums and topics quick and bulk editing from any page showing list of topics or forums.

GD Topic Polls Pro
Enhance bbPress forums with topic polls

Implements polls system for bbPress powered forums, where users can add polls to topics, with a wide range of settings to control voting, poll closing, display of results and more.

SweepPress Pro
Powerful database cleanup for WordPress

Remove various old, unused or obsolete data from the database, optimize the database for best performance. Schedule cleanup tasks to run automatically.

About the author

Milan Petrovic
Milan Petrovic

Programmer since the age of 12 and WordPress developer since 2008 as freelancer and author of more than 200 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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