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News from Make WordPress and other writing about the WordPress core teams and project.

WordPress 4.6, “Pepper”

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Brian Krogsgard
WordPress 4.6, "Pepper", has been released with shiny plugin management, system fonts, link syntax checking, resource hints, and more. This release post includes a special episode of the podcast.

WordPress 4.4, “Clifford”, released

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Brian Krogsgard
WordPress 4.4, “Clifford”, has been released. Clifford includes infrastructure for the WordPress REST API, taxonomy and comment improvements, as well as the new Twenty Sixteen default theme, the ability to embed posts anywhere, and much more.

WordPress 4.3, “Billie”, released

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Brian Krogsgard
WordPress 4.3, "Billie", has been released. Billie includes four major user-facing features that most website owners will experience on a semi-regular basis, and many other enhancements, bug fixes, and developer features.

The trojan emoji

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Brian Krogsgard
Andrew Nacin, lead developer of WordPress, just finished a talk at Loopconf, where he talked about a series of related WordPress security fixes that spanned two years, with the final fix included into WordPress core under the guise of emoji support.

The WordPress REST API

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Brian Krogsgard
The WordPress REST API is a huge initiative and feature plugin being developed for the core WordPress project. But it can be a bit confusing if you don't know much about it yet. Let's discuss what this project is, why it's important, and how to get involved.

WordPress lead developer changes

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Brian Krogsgard
Yesterday and today there has been some significant news for the WordPress project. We now have two new lead developers, and two long-time leads are stepping down after outstanding tenures assisting with steering the ship.

WordPress 4.1, “Dinah”

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Brian Krogsgard
WordPress 4.1, "Dinah", has just been released. WordPress 4.1 is the result of months of work and includes a number of excellent new features. WordPress 4.1 was led by John Blackbourn, who did an outstanding job. Two hundred and eighty three…
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