WordPress has post sticky option only for posts post type. So if you are going to create a new custom post type, there is no native way for adding support for sticky posts. With this trick, you can show your posts sticking in the top in custom post type archives.
The website for A Day of REST is now powered by the REST API, and uses React. Better yet, it’s available on Github! Happy exploring. Nice work by my podcast co-host Joe Hoyle, with design by Noel Tock.
Lots of WordPress core, Gutenberg, and WordCamp news this week. Are off-forum .org support requests OK? Matt: Tumblr will be open sourced. What’s the WP Way?
Kevin Ohashi is the founder of Review Signal. Kevin also produces an annual report on WordPress Hosting Performance Benchmarks.
More design fun: I love duotone, and Sean Hervo discusses its role in web design. And if you like it too, Brody at AudioTheme has a post on how to do it, which I’ve noted here before, and use myself as a reference whenever I use a duotone effect.
The Akismet blog announced this morning that Akismet accounts will now require a WordPress.com sign-in. They already required an Akismet login, but now it’s integrated directly with WordPress.com. There are some checks Akistmet is doing for people that didn’t have .com accounts. But new accounts will all require WordPress.com logins. Akismet is still bundled with…
Some high-profile acquisitions to happen recently, first in the hosting space: InMotion Hosting announced its acquisition of RamNode.com, a provider of “affordable and high-performance” unmanaged VPS Hosting.” Mike Demo comments on the deal: “InMotion now has an EU data center with an extensive OpenStack offering to give site owners more flexibility.” In the cryptocurrency and…