Andrea Rennick, a WordPress multisite and support forum legend, has a nice interview on Code Poet today. Check it out to learn about her WordPress story, her job at Copyblogger, communities, and quilting.
All theme options must now be included in the Customizer for themes submitted to the WordPress theme repository. Custom theme options pages will not be allowed. The change will have implications for authors, reviewers, and users of WordPress themes.
On Twitter some people noticed the WooCommerce inline update message on the plugins page. Gareth Harris shows you can create inline plugin update messages for your own plugin for both single and multisite installs. Gareth notes this is useful because “WordPress doesn’t currently offer a method for plugin authors to communicate with their users regarding essential updates.”
I recently wrote an open letter to the WordPress community to apologize for our failures and announce our plans for the future.
Justin Ferriman happily notes that LearnDash received a second consecutive “High Performer” designation from G2Crowd, a popular peer-to-peer, business solutions review platform. In fact, it was the only WordPress-based solution mentioned in the learning management space, and Justin took the opportunity to share his success with the community: “WordPress is a sharing, idea-driven community. It…
Read the code with Rodolfo Melogli! This week in WooCommerce functions we’re looking at
Syntax.fm has an interview with Syed Balkhi about Awesome Motive, how WordPress and PHP are viewed by developers, and his charity efforts. The WP Minute features Amber Hinds on Equalize Digital’s first exit. Sean Blakeley talks about transitioning a large agency over to Gutenberg at the WP Tavern‘s Jukebox.