BuddyPress 9.0 “Mico” was released a day before WordPress 5.8 with 10 new blocks. It was a short time frame development cycle, so kudos to the team for pulling it off. 🙌 I’m excited to see the block editor used in BuddyPress, which should allow for more flexible design choices.
Matt Mullenweg just completed the 2017 State of the Word, which highlights the accomplishments of the past year, and sets the direction for the year ahead for WordPress.
One of Pippin Williamson’s repeated concerns during his review of page builders was over data loss. He praised the plugins that, when deactivated, maintained HTML markup and content in the_content() so the site owner could still use their content without the plugin. I’ve been thinking about this a good bit since. “Data loss” and content There…
On July 13th a critical vulnerability with WooCommerce and the WooCommerce Blocks feature plugin was identified. 🔓 Beau Lebens at WooCommerce says it’s not clear yet if data was compromised: “Our investigation into this vulnerability and whether data has been compromised is ongoing.” Wordfence also has some details if you are interested. Tony Perez explains…
WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience
WordPress 6.1 walkthrough replay • Matt: WebP no go • Matt: Core needs to be more editorial • Survey: How do you learn WordPress?