Andrew Nacin has written a thorough post discussing many of the challenges for implementing taxonomy metadata in WordPress core and a potential roadmap for doing so. He also highlights how we may be able to achieve post to post relationships with alterations to the database schema. No promises are offered, but he assures that if this moves forward, it would take many releases to do so. It's great to see the core team's thought processes for such challenges in the form of a blog post.
Chris Lema has posted a nice tip for automatically changing WooCommerce order status when some orders a product. It’s especially useful in his context, as he sells digital downloads, and there’s no waiting period between processing and completing the order.
Big Changes in WP_Query and the Nav Block • Accessibility-Ready Themes • Design Systems and Agency-Client Co-Creation • W3.CSS • WP Plugin Compare • Is Self-Hosted Email Impossible? • Cool Tool: WordPress WebAssembly • Also: Remix Icons, PDFgrep, The only 58 bytes of CSS you need to go to parties, plus an amazing Block Editor trick.
At WordCamp San Francisco, Matt Mullenweg presented the future of WordPress versions 3.7 and 3.8. I have a specific vision for 3.9 and 4.0 – one that will keep both end users and developers happy. Can we make it happen?
Here’s what’s new in WooCommerce and Woo Blocks, plus some tips for increasing ROI and extending your network.
WooCommerce 6.4 RC 1 📦 Blocks and Admin 🔌 Time to Retire ZeroClipboard ⚠️ Clients in a Candy Store 🍬 Sustainable Woo? 🪴 Zach Stepek, Carl Alexander, Till Krüss, and JJJ 🎙️
Alex Mills has a handy little class that will allow you to measure the speed of the various filters and actions running on your pageloads.