WordPress 4.7 is officially in beta and there is a lot happening in the new release of WordPress. You should check it out and get testing if you aren't already. I'll have a much more thorough overview of the release and what's going into it soon.
If you are interested in usability testing for Gutenberg, several tests have been conducted already, and the results are available. Mark Uraine presented the highlights from the testing done in June, with videos included. There are usability test results from WordCamp Europe as well: parts one and two. 📝
Google has published Schema.org 7.0, which includes schemas for Coronavirus special announcements, Covid-19 Testing Facilities and more. 🏥
I wonder how much WordPress is an outlier in even the PHP universe for tolerating the idea that it’s “punishment” and “unfair” to be held to a standard with mandatory testing for code that’s admitted to the WordPress.org repo for use on potentially 40% of the web. That’s how a number of developers responded to…
This week David and Cory talk about an upcoming Post Status webinar on scope creep with Natasha Golinsky, and Full-Site Editing in WordPress.
GoDaddy is targeting products by companies like Digital Ocean and Amazon with their new by-the-hour Cloud Services and Apps project. The pricing is pretty much a direct mirror of Digital Ocean’s right now (starts at $5 per month), and they are marketing it to target developers seeking on-demand services. They are partnering with Bitnami to…
If you use WordPress for your business website or to run your business entirely, you should be split testing to improve your conversions on products, form entries, and even email lists. WP Lift has done a nice run-through with tips for doing better A/B testing with WordPress.