Prepare for WordPress 5

WordPress 5.0 is coming! It was scheduled to launch November 19, 2018.  The launch date is now listed as TBD, but it’s expected to launch by January 2019 at the latest.  Here’s my plan for preparing for Gutenberg so that your site has no or limited downtime.

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In the past I recommended that clients use the Fast Secure Contact Form on their WordPress sites. I also used the Contact Form DB plugin to back up the contact form submissions. Those plugins are no longer available on WordPress.org. I’m now recommending the Caldera Forms plugin for contact forms. Here’s why and some tips on using it.