Discover the latest from the WordPress community. From the future of WordPress & Gutenberg's next steps to intriguing discussions at the Community Summit. Plus, get a sneak peek into WordPress 6.4's development cycle. Stay updated, stay involved!
With just a few days before Community Summit, Contributor Day, and WordCamp US, many initiatives across the project are gearing up for time well-spent together.
Docs, Training, and several other teams are joining together to work on translations and localizations in a way that supports Gutenberg Phase 4 Multilingual.
The Design team is working on the new look for the admin dashboard. Meta team shares a post on the new Blocks page and seeks your feedback. They also have a post calling for working group participants to define the criteria for the Supporting Organizations page.
Concluding last week, the New Contributor Mentorship Program share the highlights and an oveview of our month together.
WordPress 6.3, Lionel, has been released. It's time to test out the details and footnotes blocks, give the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE a try, and check out the new Get Involved tab on the Welcome screen.
The WordPress Training team announces its first course cohort for Learn.WordPress.org. The course will cover Developing Your First WordPress Block, and offer real-time collaborative learning.
In December of 2021, Log4j vulnerability sparked governmental-level decision-making implications in the EU (Cyber Resiliency Act) and USA (SBOM). WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and Typo3 have shared concerns regarding the EU CRA.
What do WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and TYPO3 have in common? Leaders across these Content Management Systems have come together to express their concerns and seek dialogue with EU legislators regarding the proposed Cyber Resilience Act. They emphasize the vital role of Free and Open Source Software in fostering innovation, security, and economic prosperity.
We're just a few days away from August 8th's WordPress 6.3 release.
Two Gutenberg-related topics are worth consideration. First, Alex Stine shares how he sees WordPress using his screen reader. Secondly, consideration is underway to merge Gutenberg plugin releases into alpha releases.
We're under two weeks away from WordPress 6.3 release. Have you started testing?
Big changes are envisioned for the Media Library, Admin Dashboard, and more. You have an opportunity NOW to share ideas. What considerations do we need to account for? Read the Phase 3 post from Matías and share your feedback in the comments.
No longer will you find Reusable Blocks. In WordPress 6.3, you'll now find Synched Patterns. Read on to learn why the name has been changed.
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WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 – WordPress News WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 is available for download and testing. It is currently under development and should not be installed on production or critical websites. It is scheduled for release on…
WordPress 6.3 to Introduce a Development Mode WordPress 6.3 will introduce a new development mode. This mode can be initiated by declaring the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE constant. It is not recommended for production sites. Possible values for WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE include core, plugin, theme,…
Introducing Bluehost WonderSuite Bluehost announced WonderSuite, a comprehensive tool that helps users set up and customize their websites using WordPress. WonderSuite includes several components: WonderStart, an onboarding experience that integrates user responses into the website creation process; WonderTheme, a versatile…
WordPress 6.3 will arrive on August 8, so there isn't much time left for testing compatibility. Whether you are a plugin or theme maintainer or managing clients' websites, now is the time to test the latest features. Mike Schroder shares their most anticipated feature with auto-rollbacks coming.
Collaborative editing is coming to WordPress, but what might that look like? A much-needed refresh of the Admin dashboard will also arrive as we expand Gutenberg from posts and pages through themes and now to additional parts of WordPress. Rather than voicing your opinions after such large overhauls ship, now is the time to read through the Phase 3 ideas and provide insights.
WordPress Dropping support for PHP 5 WordPress has announced that they will discontinue support for PHP 5 in the upcoming WordPress version 6.3, set to release on August 8, 2023. This decision implies that the new minimum supported PHP version…
Supreme Court backs web developer who didn't want to create same-sex wedding sites. In a landmark decision that has sparked widespread disappointment, the Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a popular service provider, allowing them to refuse same-sex wedding…