Every week brings fresh news and updates in the world of WordPress. Here we recap some of the biggest stories in the WordPress community provided by Torque. Dedicated to informing new and advanced WordPress users about the industry, Torque is a hub for WordPress news, business, and community.

This week’s WordPress Digest features insights on upcoming WordCamp events, some awesome plugins for creating a gallery, the latest Torque Toon, and more!

THE INAUGURAL WORDCAMP FOR PUBLISHERS 2017 – WHAT TO EXPECT

For the first time ever, WordCamp for Publishers will be held this year in Colorado at The Denver Posts’s headquarters. Here’s what you can expect at the three-day event.

WORDCAMP EUROPE 2017 ANNOUNCES ITS SCHEDULE

Last week, WordCamp Europe released its complete schedule. Only a month away, check out the highlights of what you can expect at this year’s WCEU.

DISPLAY YOUR IMAGES BEAUTIFULLY WITH THESE GALLERY PLUGINS FOR WORDPRESS

Through WordPress’ extendability, you can add some pretty neat gallery plugins to your site. Check out Torque’s roundup of awesome gallery plugins here.

HOW TO OPTIMIZE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN 2017

To ensure the changes you make to your site don’t break its functionality, you should consider using local development tools. In this guide, learn about the importance of local development and the best local development tools you can use with WordPress.

TORQUE TOONS: GOOGLE, DOC?

Hopefully, you weren’t a victim of the latest email phising scam that occurred last week. Check out the latest Torque Toon for a comical take on the incident.

Stay tuned for more feature stories and WordPress news from torquemag.io!