This Week at WordPress.org (August 29, 2022) WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience Updates Time to update! WordPress has an update available, but additionally these areas of the project are ready to be updated as well. WordPress 6.0.2 Security and Maintenance Release WordPress Advanced Administration… Continue reading WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience
DigitalOcean buys Cloudways for $350 million in cash DigitalOcean’s acquisition of Cloudways is an investment in the WordPress ecosystem with an emphasis on “digital agencies, eCommerce sites, bloggers, freelance developers and builders hosting on WordPress.” Estimated reading time: 2 minutes “Is this a WordPress acquisition?” That question led some discussion in Post Status Slack this… Continue reading Is this a WordPress Acquisition?
This Week at WordPress.org (August 24, 2022) WordPress 6.0.2 is coming soon! Join the next Call for Testing and give your feedback on HTML block markup and increasing the WP_MEMORY_LIMIT variable in wp-config.php. Feedback WordPress 6.1 feature freeze is September 20, 2023. There are many ways to weigh in with feedback now. 1⃣ A new… Continue reading Adjust HTML Block Markup, FSE Back to Basics, WP 6.0.2 RC1, and Updating WP_MEMORY_LIMIT
The Creator Economy owes a lot to WordPress, but that doesn’t mean WordPress is valued or even understood by Creators as an open source project and community. Are the stories we tell and the words we use compelling to newcomers and the younger generations we need to succeed us? Is the story and language that… Continue reading Languages of Contribution and Creation
As a followup to my earlier post on common barriers to contributing to Five for the Future — especially for small teams — I was looking through the WordCamp US schedule and noticed Chris Lubkert‘s session: How Your Small Business Can Participate in Five for the Future. There’s also Jonathan Desrosiers‘ — You Can Contribute… Continue reading Overcoming Barriers to Contributing
This Week at WordPress.org (August 17, 2022) Get your feedback in now about features coming in WordPress 6.1. Feature freeze is September 20. Feedback WordPress 6.1 feature freeze is September 20, 2023. There are many ways to weigh in with feedback now. 1⃣ Expired session autosave2⃣ Add a preview section to the pre-publish sidebar3⃣ Design… Continue reading Feedback and Testing: Fluid Typography, Pre-Publish Sidebar, Editor Configuration, Expired Session Autosave, and Contribute Style Variation to Twenty Twenty Three