#107 – Michelle Frechette on Advocating for Accessibility and Diversity in the WordPress Community

Transcript [00:00:00] Nathan Wrigley: Welcome to the Jukebox podcast from WP Tavern. My name. Is Nathan Wrigley. Jukebox has a podcast which is dedicated to all things WordPress. The people, the events, the plugins, the blocks, the themes, and in this case, advocating for accessibility and diversity in the WordPress community. If you’d like to… Continue reading #107 – Michelle Frechette on Advocating for Accessibility and Diversity in the WordPress Community

#95 – Pooja Derashri on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in WordPress

Transcript [00:00:00] Nathan Wrigley: Welcome to the Jukebox podcast from WP Tavern. My name is Nathan Wrigley. Jukebox is a podcast which is dedicated to all things WordPress. The people, the events, the plugins, the blocks, the themes, and in this case, how we can promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the WordPress project… Continue reading #95 – Pooja Derashri on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in WordPress

Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

This Week at WordPress.org (September 4, 2023) Discover the latest from the WordPress community. From the future of WordPress & Gutenberg’s next steps to intriguing discussions at the Community Summit. Plus, get a sneak peek into WordPress 6.4’s development cycle. Stay updated, stay involved! News WP Briefing: Episode 61: Community, Summit, all at Washington D.C.… Continue reading Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) With just a few days before Community Summit, Contributor Day, and WordCamp US, many initiatives across the project are gearing up for time well-spent together. Docs, Training, and several other teams are joining together to work on translations and localizations in a way that supports Gutenberg Phase 4… Continue reading Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

Community Roundup Week Ending August 11

WordPress Community Summit The Community Summit has released its schedule for the two days it will run prior to WordCamp US, August 22-23. The schedule includes 4 tracks and conversations around everything from DEIB to Open Source participation in global legislation. There are 125 attendees listed publicly, so each session should be fairly well attended.… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending August 11

WordPress 6.3

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) WordPress 6.3, Lionel, has been released. It’s time to test out the details and footnotes blocks, give the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE a try, and check out the new Get Involved tab on the Welcome screen. The WordPress Training team announces its first course cohort for Learn.WordPress.org. The course will cover… Continue reading WordPress 6.3

WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

This Week at WordPress.org (July 30, 2023) What do WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and TYPO3 have in common? Leaders across these Content Management Systems have come together to express their concerns and seek dialogue with EU legislators regarding the proposed Cyber Resilience Act. They emphasize the vital role of Free and Open Source Software in fostering… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 25, 2023) We’re under two weeks away from WordPress 6.3 release. Have you started testing? Big changes are envisioned for the Media Library, Admin Dashboard, and more. You have an opportunity NOW to share ideas. What considerations do we need to account for? Read the Phase 3 post from Matías… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

WordPress 6.3 RC1 • Field Guide • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 17, 2023) WordPress 6.3 will arrive on August 8, so there isn’t much time left for testing compatibility. Whether you are a plugin or theme maintainer or managing clients’ websites, now is the time to test the latest features. Mike Schroder shares their most anticipated feature with auto-rollbacks coming. Collaborative… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC1 • Field Guide • Gutenberg Phase 3

WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 • Help Test • DEIB New Team Proposal • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 11, 2023) WordPress 6.3 is less than one month away. Get started testing now and tune in for the live product demo. As we head into WordPress 6.4’s kickoff, it’s time to set our sights on Gutenberg Phase 3: Collaborative Editing. Your feedback to the ideas presented is important. The… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 • Help Test • DEIB New Team Proposal • Gutenberg Phase 3