Community Roundup Week Ending April 14

Post Status and Atarim Summit Post Status is partnering with Atarim to bring you an amazing Web Agency Summit. Atarim is doing the heavy lifting (it’s shaping up to be an amazing event with awesome speakers and virtual areas to explore). Post Status will make sure the networking lounge is a hot place to be.… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending April 14

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 9

Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. In this conversation, they share their experiences and challenges in creating the plugin, including the importance of user feedback and testing. They also talk about their decision to make the plugin open-source, the potential benefits of doing so, and the importance… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 9

Women & Nonbinary Release • WP-CLI 2.8.0 • Redesign Update • Build Block Theme

This Week at WordPress.org (April 3, 2023) Sign up soon to mentor and be a part of the upcoming women and nonbinary release squad. Join the Test team in building a block theme. WP-CLI 2.8.0 is coming soon with PHP 8.2 compatibility. Get the latest updates on the WordPress.org redesign. Women and Nonbinary Release Squad,… Continue reading Women & Nonbinary Release • WP-CLI 2.8.0 • Redesign Update • Build Block Theme

How to Customize the Background Color of WordPress Block Editor

Do you want to change the background color of the WordPress block editor for admins? Sometimes when working on a custom client project, you may want to change the Gutenberg editor background color in WordPress to match their brand colors. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily customize the background color of the… Continue reading How to Customize the Background Color of WordPress Block Editor

Community Roundup Week Ending April 7

Podcasting in WordPress I heard from Topher DeRosia today that WPPodcasts has amplified over 11,000 WordPress podcast episodes. That’s a lot of hours worth of listening to content centered around WordPress. And that’s not a bad thing. I’ve heard the sentiment that “we don’t need any more WordPress podcasts,” but, I respectfully disagree. (And not… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending April 7

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 8

In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss their experiences and insights on launching Crop.Express. They share valuable advice on building a brand, developing a minimum viable product (MVP), getting feedback from the community, and handling challenges along the way. Estimated reading time: 58 minutes Transcript ↓ As Corey Maass and Cory Miller move… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 8

Build a Block Theme • Theme Performance Improvements * Interactivity API • Why Jazz?

This Week at WordPress.org (April 3, 2023) Matt shares why WordPress releases are named after jazz musicians. The FSE block theme explores functionality gaps and gathers feedback on the Site Editor experience. WordPress 6.2 improves load times and server-side performance for block and classic themes. The Interactivity API proposal standardizes frontend interactivity for Gutenberg blocks.… Continue reading Build a Block Theme • Theme Performance Improvements * Interactivity API • Why Jazz?

Tech Roundup Week Ending March 31

WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy” The latest version of WordPress, 6.2 “Dolphy,” has now been released. This new version includes various updates and improvements designed to enhance the user experience for developers and website administrators. One of the most significant additions is the Site Health Check feature, which has been improved to provide more comprehensive diagnostic information.… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending March 31

Community Roundup Week Ending March 31

The Wayback Machine Do you ever use any of the mechanisms in place for looking back over time? Whether it’s the Wayback Machine, Facebook Memories, or simply scrolling back through the photos in your phone, our histories make us who we are today. My longest social platform participation is on Facebook. Every day Facebook serves… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending March 31

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 7

In this episode, Corey Maass, a freelance web developer, joins Cory Miller to discuss the intricacies of creating an impactful, user-appreciated product that makes a positive impact on customers and stands apart in a saturated industry. Estimated reading time: 45 minutes Transcript ↓ Learn from Corey Maass, the go-to on WordPress product design topics, and… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 7