David and Olivia Bisset sat down for a chat with Matt Mullenweg about open source, Tumblr, and how Matt deals with negativity. Matt has three roles today: CEO of Tumblr, CEO of Automattic, and project lead for the next release of WordPress. He shares what went wrong with post formats and what he would love to acquire next if he could. The answer may (or may not) surprise you! Recorded shortly before WordCamp Europe 2022.
WordPress 4.3, “Billie”, has been released. Billie includes four major user-facing features that most website owners will experience on a semi-regular basis, and many other enhancements, bug fixes, and developer features.
Gutenberg 4.0 is out, and this release covers a number of items from a long “pending items” list. Other than bug fixes, some new additions include colors for cover image overlays, a new font size picker, better pullquote features, post locking, a new data structure for RichText, and a lot of CSS and UI polishing. This release…