Improving Visa Support • Event Tooling • WP-CLI Updates • Block Inspector Sub-groups

This Week at WordPress.org (June 5, 2023) Community team is considering tooling around the building and using the WordCamp websites, in addition to the naming of events. To help speakers attend WordCamps, additional lead time for visas is requested as well. Share your thoughts now. WP-CLI has released 2 updates. Get a look at what… Continue reading Improving Visa Support • Event Tooling • WP-CLI Updates • Block Inspector Sub-groups

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 15

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss their progress on a project related to image generation and sharing. They explore the use of Open Graph (OG) images, social media platforms, and the importance of consistent branding. They mention the need for a logo and discuss the design concept, leaning towards a… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 15

WP 6.3 Planning • WP20 • AI Forum Replies • LearnWP Survey Results

This Week at WordPress.org (May 29, 2023) How did you celebrate WordPress’s 20th birthday? Read Building Blocks: The Evolution of WordPress, now available on GitHub and e-reader formats. WordPress 6.3 is underway. Core has shared the planning roundup, and the Design team is starting to prepare now. Support forums recently discussed considerations on using AI… Continue reading WP 6.3 Planning • WP20 • AI Forum Replies • LearnWP Survey Results

WP 6.2.2 • WP Playground • Client-side Filtering • Future WordCamp Brainstorms • Plugin Review Update

This Week at WordPress.org (May 22, 2023) WordPress 6.2.2 is available now for update. This reintroduces shortcodes in Block Theme Templates in a more secure way. Rich Tabor and WordPress Playground innovator Adam Zielinski discuss the capabilities and promise of WP Playground. What do you want to see for future WordCamps? Share your ideas on… Continue reading WP 6.2.2 • WP Playground • Client-side Filtering • Future WordCamp Brainstorms • Plugin Review Update

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 14

Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. They delve into the world of image-generation tools for content marketing. In this insightful conversation, they explore creating customizable templates to generate visually appealing images for blog posts, social media, and other channels. Discover how these tools can help… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 14

Critical Decision-Making for WordPress Accessibility

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 priority in your web design process, you have to understand what it is and what… Continue reading Critical Decision-Making for WordPress Accessibility

WP 6.2.1 • PHP8 Compatibility • Translation Playground • Contributor Mentorship Program

This Week at WordPress.org (May 14, 2023) It’s time to update your WordPress websites now. This week’s release breaks shortcodes used in Block Themes on Templates, but is related to a security issue. Is WordPress, and the plugin and theme ecosystem around it, ready for PHP 8? Earlier versions of PHP, such as 7.4, are… Continue reading WP 6.2.1 • PHP8 Compatibility • Translation Playground • Contributor Mentorship Program

The WP Agency Journey with Sheryle Gillihan of CauseLabs-Post Status Draft

Sheryle Gillihan, CEO of CauseLabs, and Cory Miller delve into her incredible journey from experiencing poverty as a child to becoming a purpose-driven web agency owner. Sheryle’s story is both inspiring and empowering. Join us as she shares her insights on sustainable digital stewardship, the evolving role of WordPress in the ever-changing web landscape, and… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with Sheryle Gillihan of CauseLabs-Post Status Draft

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 13

Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. They dive into the world of Open Graph (OG) images for WordPress. Cory and Corey explore the benefits of using OG image templates, providing customization options to meet client demands, and incorporating effective pricing models. Whether you’re a WordPress professional or… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 13

Member Spotlight: Piccia Neri

Piccia Neri is a UX and accessible design lead, consultant and speaker, helping businesses and agencies win on the web by putting users at the centre. She loves educating designers and developers in the best UX, UI and accessibility practices via workshops, courses, and talks, in 3 languages. Championing accessibility with a focus on creativity… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Piccia Neri