📅 David Vogelpohl announced Genesis 2.8 will be released on January 16th. Among other things, it will include a new onboarding feature theme that authors can use to define which demo content is loaded when a user installs a new theme.
Here’s a WordPress plugin that can generate a child theme based on the Genesis Sample theme with WP-CLI.
Well, data is awesome and this is pretty good data. GoDaddy announced what they are calling the Hot 100 that highlights the top 100 trending themes and plugins. The list updates net gains in active installs, so it’s a trend measurement, versus total active installs or downloads. That’s what accounts for some of the large variations between…
With the release of Thesis 2.0, there’s been a resurgence of the comparison between these two WordPress frameworks.
Some significant recent news about Gutenberg and its release has come out this week. Matt Mullenweg announced an expansion of the release team and named some members of the WordPress community who will help lead “the critical focuses required for a smooth and successful release.” Things like triage, accessibility, REST API, and themes are mentioned….
Gutenberg 2.8 was released officially on May 4. This was a “polish more” release, but it still included some new additions like a “Spacer” block to create empty areas and a server-side render component. There are some nice improvements to the color palette component too. Zach Silveira has created Gutenblock which allows developers to create Gutenberg blocks…
Jenny Beaumont, a freelance web developer based in France, describes the recent growth boom in France’s WordPress community and some of those who’ve helped it thrive.