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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 plugin for WordPress
Dates, Authors & Terms Index Blocks plugin for WordPress

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

BreadcrumbsPress Pro plugin for WordPress
Direct breadcrumbs integration & Block plugin for WordPress

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

DebugPress plugin for WordPress
Powerful Debugger Popup plugin for WordPress

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 plugin for WordPress
Easy to use Demo data generator 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 plugin for WordPress
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 plugin for WordPress
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 plugin for WordPress
Manage forums and topics with ease in 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 plugin for WordPress and bbPress Forums
Add polls to forum topics for bbPress powered forums

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 plugin for WordPress
Easy to use Database Cleanup & Optimization plugin 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

CEO and Lead developer of Dev4Press Web Development company, working with WordPress since 2008, first as a freelancer, later founding own development company. Author of more than 250 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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