Lazy loading images is part of WordPress as of 5.5-alpha. Andrew Ozz is asking plugin authors who implement lazy-loading to update their code to make use of this new core functionality. 💤
Improvements related to image processing and resizing after uploading could be coming to WordPress 5.3. Andrew Ozz pointed out that fixing several “stalled” tickets “will greatly improve user experience, especially when uploading large images or the server is slow/busy.” ⌛
WordPress needs big data — knowledge of how the product is used — to make better decisions as to how to direct the future of the software. To make my point, allow me to drift off into the wonderful world of editing. My favorite idea for making editing better Today, I was thinking about the…
WordPress 5.7 — What you need to know A lot of information aimed at developers was shared this week about the upcoming release of WordPress 5.7, which is scheduled to be released on March 9, 2021. 📅 The most important document to review is the WordPress 5.7 field guide. If you’ve been testing the betas,…
Andrew Ozz posted a proposed roadmap for GDPR compliance within WordPress. This is a complicated project from a legal perspective — and the roadmap includes not only items for core to address, but also ways to encourage plugins and themes to be compliant as well.
This is a good call, I think, but I can’t recall a story like at it at The Tavern where core contributors’ corporate sponsors/employers got named so much.
WordPress 4.7, “Vaughan”, has been released with the all new WordPress REST API Content Endpoints, a new default theme, many customizer features, and much, much more.