The new version (3.0) of SearchWP has been released, and it brings a few big changes: a rebuilt settings screen, integration of extensions, first-party Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) support, and support for Gutenberg blocks.
Rich Tabor is taking CoBlocks and his other work to GoDaddy, where he’ll continue to development experiences for using WordPress with Gutenberg.
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Gutenberg 2.7 was released last week. Among the bug fixes, it also added an official pagination block, updates to the link insertion interface, and (according to the update) it “pushes much of the Plugin API out of its experimental stage.” Version 2.6 also added some nice new features including the long-awaited drag and drop functionality to…
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// ? Meetup.com stops using an accessibility overlay. Final releases for WordPress 3.7 – 4.0 are now available. Tune in soon for State of the Word 2023, happening December 15 via livestream from New York City.
WordPress 5.8 “Tatum” was released as planned this past Tuesday. Matt Mullenweg was the lead on this release. There were 530 volunteers along with 320+ tickets on Trac and over 1,500 pull requests on GitHub. Courtney Robertson has a good summary of the features in WordPress 5.8 from the perspective of those who have client…