Gutenberg 3.8 is out. Included in this release: a full screen mode, a new UI for bulk managing reusable blocks, a more sophisticated mechanism for editor styles, and a number of bugfixes and tweaks to existing features.
Salesforce Ventures has invested an incredible $300 million as the sole investor in Automattic’s Series D, their first raise since 2014. Total investment is now $491 million over 15 years.
Aurooba Ahmed, Jason Cosper, Daniel Schutzsmith, Robert Jacobi, and Lesley Sim join David Bisset for three rounds of draft picks for the top WordPress stories of 2021.
WordPress 4.9.8 was officially released on August 2nd. It included “18 Privacy fixes focused on ensuring consistency and flexibility in the new personal data tools that were added in 4.9.6.” Also with this version, developers should note the register_meta() function supports registration of metadata not only for an entire object type but also for a specific object subtype,…
Video and Podcast Picks of the Week 📹 Here’s my recommendation for video watching this week: Alex Young has a great tutorial that will get you up and running with Gutenberg Blocks using the new Advanced Custom Fields plugin update (5.8). 🎙️ Here are the podcasts I’ve been listening to lately: Joe Howard, via Matt…
Gutenberg 7.4 🇰🇷 is out. It includes an official tool to scaffold blocks quickly, a handy color tool for Group and Column blocks, updates to the link UI with RichText formats, prettier formatting, and more.
In this episode, I talk to Matt Mullenweg — co-founder of WordPress and the CEO of Automattic — about what’s happening in the world of WordPress, and his role in it all.