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Critical Decision-Making for WordPress Accessibility

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Cory Miller
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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…
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WordPress Website Cost to Develop

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Brian Krogsgard
BusinessDesign
Every business needs a website. Not only does it tell your customers what you do, but it gives you credibility. WordPress is the best website option, but what will it set you back? The WordPress website cost to develop question…

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of November 14

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Jonathan Bossenger
DesignDevelopment
Learn Accessibility Digital accessibility, commonly abbreviated a11y, is an important subject in web developer circles. More and more, folks are looking for solid guidance on designing and building websites and web apps that disabled people can interact with in a…

Design and Development News for the Week of October 31

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Daniel Schutzsmith
DesignDevelopment
WordPress Design & Development Around the Web Here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space this past week. Where The Heck Is That Thingy?!@$ For the second week in a…

WordPress 6.1 RC5 • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 24, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 5⏳ WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 5 (RC5) Now Available for Testing🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1🔎 WordPress 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates⏪ Call For Action – Testing Rollback…

Daniel S. Pumpkins’ 🎃 Post Status Halloween TechHorror Roundup

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Daniel Schutzsmith
DesignDevelopment
WordPress Design & Development Haunts Around the Web Here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space this past week. Halloween edition! Blocks Made of Humans Well, not really, but here…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 71) — Building, Supporting, and Selling a Winning Product — With or Without WordPress.org

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
Skip to Transcript ↓ This week I sat down again with Eric Karkovack to talk about the three top WordPress stories on the top of our minds. Independently, we made nearly the same selections! It seems the temporary loss of…

Best Practices and Tools from rtCamp

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Dan Knauss
DesignDevelopment
I've been collecting rtCamp news for a while — they have a great monthly newsletter — and here are some of the highlights worth sharing broadly. rtLearn = rtGrowth First of all, is rtLearn — not new but not as…

WordPress 6.1 RC2 • 6.1 Sneak Peek with Nick Diego • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 17, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2⏳ WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 (RC) Now Available🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1🔎 WordPress 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates> WP-CLI v2.7.1 Release Notes News WordPress 6.1 Release…

WordPress 6.1 RC1 • DevNotes • Field Guides • New LearnWP Course

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Courtney Robertson
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This Week at WordPress.org (October 3, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1⏳ WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Now Available🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1🔎 WordPress 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates🧑‍🎓 New course on LearnWP: Using the WordPress Data…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 70) — Trust and Distrust: Microaggressions, Active Install Growth Data for Plugins, and Open Source Security

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Dan and Ny take on three issues in the WordPress community that can threaten or impair trust while also revealing how foundational trust is, especially in open source. First, they talk about Ny's…

WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 • Active Install Growth Chart

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 3, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 📦 WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 Now Available! ✨🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1📈 Bring back the Active Install Growth chart🚤 Improvements to WP_Query performance in 6.1🏥 New cache Site Health…

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

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Dan Knauss
DesignDevelopment
WordPress Design & Development Around the Web WP_Query Changes in 6.1 Jonathan Harris emphasized in Post Status Slack #development and on Twitter this week that WordPress 6.1 is bringing big changes to WP_Query — changes he's been working on for…

WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 • Serverless WordPress • Annual Meetup Survey • Catalyst for Creativity

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (September 26, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 🆒 WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 Now Available🤠 Help Test WordPress 6.1💡 Core Editor Improvement: Catalyst for creativity and control🔓 Client-side WebAssembly WordPress with no server☑︎ Annual Meetup Survey News…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 69) — WCUS Afterthoughts, Accessibility, and Pay Transparency

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
Dan and Ny talk about their WordCamp US experiences both good and bad. Their conversation focuses on accessibility and disability. Ny had an experience with Uber at WCUS that made her agree with Dan's preference for traditional and preferably unionized…

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

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Daniel Schutzsmith
DesignDevelopment
WordPress Design & Development Around the Web Use WP Tests Provides Better Theme and Block Testing The Abstract Agency has clarified Theme Unit and Block Unit testing in WordPress with WP Tests. They’re enhancing and building on the WordPress Core’s…
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