WordPress Themes Directory Adds Block Themes to Filter Menu

This week has been heavy with theme news, as the discussion around improving block themes’ visibility in the directory became heated before the Themes Team landed on a course of action. Meta contributors added a new “Block Themes” menu item to the filter menu on the directory homepage, a solution that some classic theme developers… Continue reading WordPress Themes Directory Adds Block Themes to Filter Menu

Post Status Picks for the Week of July 11

From WP Tavern’s Jukebox, it’s Felix Arntz on WordPress performance and what can be done now and in the future about it. Seeking Satisfaction has Tony Perez sharing his journey building, growing, and exiting Sucuri. The Shop Talk Show hosts a discussion about headless CMS platforms, including WordPress, and a little on WordPress and web… Continue reading Post Status Picks for the Week of July 11

How to Get Word Count Stats in WordPress (3 Ways)

Do you want to get word count stats in WordPress? When writing a post, you may have a specific word count that you’re aiming to reach. Plus, monitoring your word count stats can give you insights like what post length gets the most traffic and engagement. In this article, we will show you how you… Continue reading How to Get Word Count Stats in WordPress (3 Ways)

Post Status Picks for the Week of July 11

From WP Tavern’s Jukebox, it’s Felix Arntz on WordPress performance and what can be done now and in the future about it. Seeking Satisfaction has Tony Perez sharing his journey building, growing, and exiting Sucuri. The Shop Talk Show hosts a discussion about headless CMS platforms, including WordPress, and a little on WordPress and web… Continue reading Post Status Picks for the Week of July 11

Post Status Picks for the Week of July 4

🎧 Podcasts worth catching: “Tumblr can be a better Twitter than Twitter ever was.” • The unfolding recession. • Catch up with GitHub Actions • How to think about accessibility and the things we forget about being inclusive and open.

WordPress Seeks User Input on Homepage and Download Page Redesign Project

WordPress.org hasn’t seen a redesign since 2016, when it went from sketches to prototype to live in a matter of a couple weeks. In six years, the software has undergone a metamorphosis by adopting a new block paradigm that should be reflected in its website. Contributors are now looking at giving the homepage and download page a… Continue reading WordPress Seeks User Input on Homepage and Download Page Redesign Project

WordPress Performance Team Proposes Adding Persistent Object Cache and Full Page Cache to Site Health Checks

In the near future, WordPress may be able to provide better caching recommendations for site owners. Performance team contributors are proposing two new Site Health checks for Persistent Object Cache and Full Page Cache. The modules have been tested inside the Performance Lab plugin and version 1.2.0 has them both in a state the team says… Continue reading WordPress Performance Team Proposes Adding Persistent Object Cache and Full Page Cache to Site Health Checks