The 6.1 Beta 1 release was briefly delayed a day but is now available. You can get familiar with what’s coming in 6.1 with the release by helping test the new features. Please give some consideration to Hugh Lashbrooke’s proposal for faster course development on the Training Team with video-based courses.
A reminder from Anne McCarthy about the importance of your help testing Gutenberg 14.1 in advance of the WordPress 6.1 release: If you have the current Gutenberg (plugin) release installed, you can use block template parts without adopting everything that comes with block templates. For example, you can allow a user to edit and build…
Fresh off the heels of WordCamp US, here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space. There were several fantastic talks about design, accessibility, WP-CLI, blocks, and FSE at the event. We’re looking forward to highlighting some videos once they’re online.
WordPress 6.1 walkthrough replay • Matt: WebP no go • Matt: Core needs to be more editorial • Survey: How do you learn WordPress?
Get ready for WordPress 6.1! There’s a live walkthrough coming for it on September 13, and the feature freeze is September 20. Other important news: security updates will no longer be backported for WordPress 3.7-4.0, and there’s a new Advanced WordPress Administration handbook.
It’s not meteoric growth by any means, but it’s good to see over 127 block themes listed in the WordPress.org theme directory. Highlighting block themes in the navigation was a good idea and an odd one to oppose, but I guess change is always hard. Even the most popular themes and builders like GeneratePress are…
WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience
James Koster has been posting some really nice design experiments for the full site editor interface. A key goal is to make the user experience less jarring: instead of dropping [users] directly in edit mode, we might instead present their site in a navigable ‘frame’, accompanied by a menu of features, where styles and navigation…
DigitalOcean’s acquisition of Cloudways • Stop saying “Gutenberg!” • Build Mode Live with Brian Gardner and Sam Munoz • One week left to submit a style variation for TT3 • Cool Tool of the Week: Munir Kamal’s Editor Plus
How to hire or build a diverse team with @Piccia and @UnderRepdInTech • @BobWP on FftF • @heyadamsilver reviews @ForumWP on @kitchensinkwp • @MasterWP on burnout and breaks w/ @Ny_the_Creator • The All Star FSE Outreach Team has a Hallway Hangout on block theming • @TheWPMinute with all the news in 3 minutes and 46 seconds.
Leo Postovoit at XWP has shared a pretty thorough defense of remote work. I didn’t realize remote work was under such attack, or that Malcolm Gladwell had weighed in on the subject. (Big eyeroll and groan.) Many people seem tired of Gladwell’s explanations of so many things these days. Some of his better known work…
WordPress 6.0.2 is coming soon! Join the next Call for Testing and give your feedback on HTML block markup and increasing the
WP_MEMORY_LIMIT variable in
This week Daniel shares some resources for creating React Apps using Gutenberg Data, static WordPress sites with Eleventy, and a Figma to FSE workflow. Also a reminder to test and give feedback on fluid typography — and one cool tool: Programming Fonts.
How is LearnDash adopting Gutenberg and FSE? What can you do to protect your learning product to deter theft? Find out from Jack Kitterhing.
Daniel Schutzsmith shares the latest WordPress design and development news, tools, and techniques along with one special pick — this week’s shiny, new, and coolest tool.
Is it safe to insert an SVG via URL? How healthy is your database? Performance Team Rep Nominations.
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