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Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

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Courtney Robertson
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 • Release Workflows • European Union Cyber Resiliency Act • Gutenberg Accessibility

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Courtney Robertson
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 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.

WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

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Courtney Robertson
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.

Critical Decision-Making for WordPress Accessibility

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Cory Miller
Part of good web design is informed decision-making for WordPress accessibility. Focusing on accessibility will enhance your website’s user experience, improve your site’s search engine optimization, and keep your company from facing costly lawsuits. But before you make accessibility a…

Post Status Live – The Right Approach to WordPress Accessibility

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Cory Miller
If you’re a leader, a developer, or a designer about to start a major website project, this webinar will help you navigate the important topic of accessibility. Cory Miller is joined by the team at Modern Tribe - Chris Kindred, Director of Backend Development, Sarah Gless, Creative Director, and Mike Klanac, Director of Business Development, to discuss why accessibility is imperative and how to integrate it into each aspect of development and implementation.

WordPress Community Roundup

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Dan Knauss
A New Home for the WordPress Community? RSS Friends • WP community stories of the pandemic • The History of Screen Readers • Dumb questions about disability • "Crip Time"
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