Release season is upon us as we approach WordPress 6.3's August 8th release. Your help is needed testing the latest changes.
Do you run or attend WordPress events and notice only one type of person is attending? What can you do to be a good ally to foster, promote, and support diversity and an inclusive space? Sign up now for the July 20th WPDiversity workshop.
Stop by the Plugin team to wish Mika a happy retirement as she hands over the work to the 6 new Plugin Review teammembers.
Applications to be mentored as a contributor in the inaugural Mentorship Program have now closed. The team is selecting both mentors and mentees at this time and will kick off the first cohort on July 12.
Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller, CEO of Post Status, and Rob Cairns, Founder, CEO, and Chief Creator of Amazing Ideas at Stunning Digital Marketing, discuss the importance of website security, client communication, and managing client expectations. They also…
Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. In this episode, they discuss the importance of finding personal fulfillment, embracing the journey, and enjoying the process of pursuing hobbies and personal projects.…
The WordPress Sustainability Team has launched. What's that? The main objective of the team is to embed sustainable practices into the WordPress community and its processes. We focus on ensuring longevity; socially, economically, and environmentally.
Several organizations exist to support the work of WordPress, such as The WP Community Collective and HeroPress. Matt is proposing a way of displaying such supporting organizations.
Filters arrive for Themes and Plugins around what are Commercial efforts and what are Community efforts, while the Patterns Directory ponders using filters for displaying all patterns associated with a theme.
Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. In this episode, they discuss designing pricing plans and creating a compelling website homepage for their new product. They delve into the intricacies of…
Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass explore the delicate balance between professionalism and creativity in branding and marketing. They also discuss the importance of incorporating feedback into the product development process, utilizing user testing and testimonials…
Community team is considering tooling around the building and using the WordCamp websites, in addition to the naming of events. To help speakers attend WordCamps, additional lead time for visas is requested as well. Share your thoughts now.
WP-CLI has released 2 updates. Get a look at what new features are available.
See the dev blog for more ways to use the block inspector.
Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss their progress on a project related to image generation and sharing. They explore the use of Open Graph (OG) images, social media platforms, and the importance of consistent branding.…
In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss implementing an image-generation tool for content marketing. They explore the idea of creating templates for generating images that can be used in blog posts, social media, and other channels. The tool aims to enhance the visual appeal of content, highlight key quotes and summaries, and make sharing easier. They envision a workflow where marketers can quickly generate various image templates based on their content, ultimately improving their posts' overall presentation and value.
It's time to update your WordPress websites now. This week's release breaks shortcodes used in Block Themes on Templates, but is related to a security issue.
Is WordPress, and the plugin and theme ecosystem around it, ready for PHP 8? Earlier versions of PHP, such as 7.4, are now considered End of Life, and hosts are eager to deploy supported versions. But first, Core compatibility needs additional testing to come out of beta compatibility.
Translating WordPress just got a little bit easier for contributors with the WP Translation Playground.
A Community team working group announces a pilot proposal for a Contributor Mentorship Program, helping all contributors onboard.
Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. They dive into the world of Open Graph (OG) images for WordPress. Cory and Corey explore the benefits of using OG image templates, providing customization options to meet client demands, and incorporating effective pricing models. Whether you're a WordPress professional or a business owner, this episode will equip you with the knowledge and strategies to create visually captivating content that captivates audiences and drives engagement.
Bet Hannon, CEO of AccessiCart, talks with Cory Miller about her journey in starting an agency focused on accessibility and e-commerce in the WordPress space. She highlights the importance of accessibility, not only as a legal requirement but also as a means to enhance the user experience for all visitors. Bet emphasizes the need for WordPress professionals to continually educate themselves about accessibility and user experience best practices, collaborate with communities, and consider the diverse needs of users with disabilities. By prioritizing accessibility and optimizing user experiences, we can create inclusive websites that benefit all users.