With BuddyPress 6.0.0 released on May 14, the invitation is out for contributors to 7.0.0’s kickoff. Just reply to the call for tickets — as WordPress does before each release. 🙋♂️
BuddyPress 6.3.0 is out with some bug fixes, so make sure you are updated. According to the latest dev chat notes, we might see a 7.0 release in October. 🍂
Daniel Bachhuber maintains the WP-CLI utility tool that is included on the underlying stacks of many, many WordPress websites. Once you get the hang of WP-CLI, it’s super useful, and it’s easy to discover something it can do that you never even realized you needed or wanted, and then it changes your regular workflows. I…
BuddyPress 4.2.0 is out. This important maintenance and security release addresses a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in addition to a privilege escalation vulnerability.
Boone Gorges shares that BuddyPress 2.8 will require PHP 5.3.x. He shared recent PHP version breakdown for sites running a version of BuddyPress greater than 2.0: Unknown – 1.08% 5.2 – 3.23% 5.3 – 12.92% 5.4 – 34.44% 5.5 – 22.38% 5.6 – 23.02% 7.0 – 2.92%
Today Cristi Burcă (perhaps better known as scribu) announced on the WP-CLI blog that Daniel Bachhuber will now be the maintainer of the WP-CLI project. As Cristi notes, he’s no longer using WordPress, so it makes perfect sense to hand off the project to someone using it on a daily basis. Unlike me, Daniel is using WordPress and…