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Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (September 4, 2023) News WP Briefing: Episode 61: Community, Summit, all at Washington D.C. WordPress 6.3.1 Maintenance Release The Future of WordPress & What’s Next for Gutenberg WP20 – A Heartfelt Thanks Community Summit Notes Community…
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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
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) Translations, Dashboard Redesign, Blocks page, Supporting Orgs, Mentorship Discussion for a proposal for WP.org content translation and localization Admin Design Kickoff Introducing WordPress.org/blocks Organizations Supporting WordPress.org ‍ The Inaugural Cohort of the WordPress…

WordPress 6.3 • Release Workflows • European Union Cyber Resiliency Act • Gutenberg Accessibility

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) WP 6.3, 1st LearnWP Cohort, EU CRA WordPress 6.3 “Lionel” ‍ Announcing the first Learn WordPress Course Cohort ⤴️Proposal: improve the editor tech workflow for major releases Concerns over the European Union’s Cyber…

Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

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Nathan Ingram
BusinessThe Week in Review
In the Face of Constant Change, What Do Freelancers Need From WordPress? Understanding changing standards, best practices, and user expectations is key for agency growth. WordPress’ fast pace of changes might be overwhelming for some freelancers, making effective communication about…

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

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (July 30, 2023) WP 6.3, Whose Ticket, Merging Gutenberg during Alpha, and EU CRA WordPress 6.3 RC3 ️ Whose ticket is it, anyway? ⤴️Proposal: improve the editor tech workflow for major releases Concerns over the European…

What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

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Cory Miller
BusinessDraft
Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller introduces his professional coach, Kelly Gallagher, to discuss the role of coaching in personal and professional growth. They explore the difference between coaching and therapy and how they can complement each other.…

WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (July 25, 2023) WP 6.3, Reusable Blocks, Phase 3, i18N WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 23️⃣ Gutenberg Phase 3 I18N Performance Analysis Synced Patterns: The Evolution of Reusable Blocks News Synced Patterns: The Evolution of Reusable Blocks…

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 28

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Mike Demopoulos
TechThe Week in Review
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…

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 21

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Mike Demopoulos
TechThe Week in Review
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,…

The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

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Cory Miller
BusinessDraft
Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller interviews J.J. Toothman, owner of Lone Rock Point, a WordPress agency based in Sudbury, Massachusetts. J.J. shares his agency journey, discussing the growth of his agency and its remote-first approach. Episode Highlights: The…

WordPress 6.3 RC1 • Field Guide • Gutenberg Phase 3

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (July 17, 2023) WP 6.3, Field Guide, Phase 3 WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 1 Sneak a Peek at WP 6.3 with Mike Schroder ‍ Help Test WordPress 6.33️⃣ Gutenberg Phase 3 WordPress 6.3 Field Guide News…

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 14

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Mike Demopoulos
TechThe Week in Review
GitHub introduces passwordless authentication. GitHub is introducing passwordless authentication as a new method to enhance account security and provide a seamless user experience. Passkeys are a secure and easy-to-use way of protecting user accounts, combining two-factor authentication (2FA) with enhanced…

Accessibility Expert Adrian Roselli Sued for Wanting Accessibility to be…Accessible

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Michelle Frechette
WordPress News
If you're part of the Accessibility Community, then the name Adrian Roselli should sound familiar. Adrian is a tireless champion of accessibility who speaks globally about the importance of why accessibility matters, how to be more accessible, and why overlays…

WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 • Help Test • DEIB New Team Proposal • Gutenberg Phase 3

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (July 11, 2023) WP 6.3, DEIB, Mentorship, Phase 3β WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 6.3 Live Product Demo ‍ Help Test WordPress 6.33️⃣ Gutenberg Phase 3 ‍ Contributor Mentorship Program! News WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 6.3 Live…

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 7

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Mike Demopoulos
TechThe Week in Review
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…

Tech Roundup Week Ending June 30

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Mike Demopoulos
TechThe Week in Review
iThemes: Why WordPress Malware Scanners Are Worthless In a thought-provoking article recently published on iThemes, the effectiveness of WordPress malware scanners is critically examined. The article suggests these tools may not be as reliable as users hope, often failing to…
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