Eric Barnes — creator of Laravel News — posts how he uses WordPress as a backend for his Laravel application. He rebuilt the Laravel News site using WordPress as his publishing interface. This is precisely the kind of thing that I’d love to see more examples of (there’s a list of V2 API implementations if you know of more)….
WordPress 6.2 Beta 5 is out now, and RC1 will ship on Thursday, March 9. We’re just a few weeks away from the final release on March 28. Have you been able to start testing yet? Read the latest from the DevNotes in our WordPress 6.2 section.
A proposed learning pathway for beginning WordPress developers has been proposed. Weigh in with your feedback.
This week was all about revisiting and continuing conversations that have special value and maybe for that reason tend to continue on with a life of their own. Tom Willmot dropped a fine Twitter thread about the challenge all enterprise WordPress agencies face. This came in response to Magne Ilsas‘ featured post here last week, The WordPress Enterprise Paradox. In a similar theme of industry peer cooperation, Eric Karkovack asks if WordPress product owners and developers can see a common interest in “voluntary standards.” Could this clean up the plugin market? James Farmer thinks the WordPress business community can do more for itself too — by sharing data. In Post Status Slack we’re learning the tricks and trials of ranking in the WordPress.org plugin repository. How about plugin telemetry? Learn from the voices of experience.