Unsplash has released an official WordPress…

Unsplash has released an official WordPress plugin that integrates their stock image service with WordPress. Features include quick intuitive search, easy insertion of images into posts, native support for the WordPress Media Library, automatic alt descriptions for improved accessibility and SEO. 📷 The plugin was built by the team at XWP. They’re also working on…

JavaScript frameworks and bus factors

Iain Poulson from Delicious Brains explains the risks of relying on third party libraries and codebases that are maintained by a single person. In the current discussion about JavaScript frameworks for WordPress Core, this is a timely question to ask. Iain mentions Vue.js as an example. Vue.js is being discussed as a choice for integration in WordPress, but it’s a project run mainly…

Facebook has abandoned their official WordPress plugin

From Sarah Gooding on WP Tavern: The official Facebook plugin for WordPress launched in 2012 with the help of engineers from Automattic and currently lists 14 contributing authors. The plugin is active on more than 200,000 websites, but Facebook has not updated the plugin description page to let users know that it has been abandoned. The…

Sarah Gooding joins Audrey to write for WP Tavern

Sarah Gooding has written for WPMU for years. I was able to track her archive page back to October 2009. She announced this morning she’s joined Audrey, Matt Mullenweg’s research and investment arm, and is going to write about WordPress on WP Tavern full time. Sarah is a great writer, and WP Tavern will be…

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