How to Upgrade jQuery to Latest Version in WordPress

Is the jQuery version running on your WordPress site up to date? Your theme and plugins, as well as WordPress itself, rely on jQuery. An out of date version may place your website at risk. In this article, we’ll show you how to update jQuery to the latest version in WordPress. Why Upgrade jQuery to… Continue reading How to Upgrade jQuery to Latest Version in WordPress

Axton: A Free Block-based Portfolio Theme with Full-Site Editing Support

Axton is a beautiful new addition to the WordPress Themes Directory from the team at Catch Themes. Those who have been waiting for more full-site editing-enabled themes that go beyond a simple blogging layout should have a look at Axton, as it is suitable for a portfolio, photography showcase, or even a business website. The… Continue reading Axton: A Free Block-based Portfolio Theme with Full-Site Editing Support

WordPress Themes Team Contributors Get Pushback on Proposal to Improve Block Themes’ Visibility in the Directory

Seven weeks ago, WordPress Theme Team contributors proposed several ideas for improving block themes’ visibility on WordPress.org. These included the possibility of changing the popular themes algorithm to more prominently feature block themes, and/or adding a new “Block” menu item next to Popular and Latest on the themes directory home page. The directory is going… Continue reading WordPress Themes Team Contributors Get Pushback on Proposal to Improve Block Themes’ Visibility in the Directory

Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Image Sizes (+ Best Practices)

Do you want to learn about WordPress image sizes? Often beginners ask us about what image sizes they should use on their WordPress site, and how WordPress handles images in different areas. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll explain common WordPress image sizes, and share best practices on how to know which sizes to use on… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Image Sizes (+ Best Practices)

WordPress Executive Director Says 5% in Five for the Future Program Is Aspirational and Not Required

In the latest episode of the WP Briefing, titled “Five for the Future’s True Intentions,” WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy responded to recent public criticism the program has attracted. She referenced a conversation she began in May where she sought to make a clear distinction between ecosystem contributions and core project contributions. More recently,… Continue reading WordPress Executive Director Says 5% in Five for the Future Program Is Aspirational and Not Required

How to Make a Multi Vendor Ecommerce Website with WordPress

Do you want to make a multi vendor eCommerce website in WordPress? A multi-vendor eCommerce website allows you to have multiple vendors and sellers sell their products on your marketplace for a small fee or commission. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily create a multi vendor eCommerce marketplace using WordPress open source… Continue reading How to Make a Multi Vendor Ecommerce Website with WordPress