WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience
Mike Epstein clarified a policy for the WordPress.org plugin repo this morning, based on some recent issues that cropped up (likely the Elegant Themes / LeadPages thing yesterday). Basically, GPL-compatible unchanged copies are not allowed as part of an “above and beyond” policy: While the GPL and it’s compatible licenses allow for forking, we have an…
Joost de Valk posted this morning that they are trying ditch their clients, and want to focus on their own products more. This includes plans to start selling WordPress themes. They are focusing on the Genesis child theme market. It’ll be interesting to see what they come up with.
I received Matt Medeiros’ second email for Business 5000 this morning and the topic was Product-Founder Fit, and it inspired me. So thanks, Matt. He talks about “new ideas fever” that we all get. In my own fever, I’ve made the misstep of chasing ideas too many times to count. Mistakes and missteps Here are…
Blocks and Themes The Themes Review Team has been renamed the Themes Team. 📛 WordPress 5.5 will include checks for PHP and WordPress core version requirements in the theme installer. Users won’t be able to install themes whose requirements aren’t met. 🙅♂️ BuddyPress 6.0.0 has been released. It includes new blocks for the block editor….
Imagely (whose parent company makes the NextGEN Gallery plugin) has acquired Tesla Themes and is interested in acquiring more theme shops. Tesla Themes has more than 4,000 sales on ThemeForest, plus those on their own site.