Tech Roundup for the Week of August 22

DigitalOcean’s acquisition of Cloudways • Stop saying “Gutenberg!” • Build Mode Live with Brian Gardner and Sam Munoz • One week left to submit a style variation for TT3 • Cool Tool of the Week: Munir Kamal’s Editor Plus Estimated reading time: 3 minutes WordPress Development Around the Web A glimpse of what’s going on… Continue reading Tech Roundup for the Week of August 22

Adjust HTML Block Markup, FSE Back to Basics, WP 6.0.2 RC1, and Updating WP_MEMORY_LIMIT

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

Tech Roundup for the Week of August 15, 2022

This week Daniel shares some resources for creating React Apps using Gutenberg Data, static WordPress sites with Eleventy, and a Figma to FSE workflow. Also a reminder to test and give feedback on fluid typography — and one cool tool: Programming Fonts. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes WordPress Development Around the Web A glimpse of… Continue reading Tech Roundup for the Week of August 15, 2022

Feedback and Testing: Fluid Typography, Pre-Publish Sidebar, Editor Configuration, Expired Session Autosave, and Contribute Style Variation to Twenty Twenty Three

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

WordPress at a Massive Scale

Cory Miller talks with Lead Solutions Engineer at WordPress VIP, Sean O’Shaughnessy. Learn about WordPress hosting at a massive scale with some blind case study examples. Recorded on August 12, 2022. Topics Discussed How Sean got into his present role The trouble with caching, internal and external requests, and dynamic database-driven publishing platforms. Headless and… Continue reading WordPress at a Massive Scale

On the Web Publishing Tool Race

What if it’s not between open and closed but centralized and decentralized? Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Our job at Post Status is to help our members think ahead, get ahead, and stay ahead. Thus, I’ve been eager to write more about the Web Publishing Tool Race, as it’s one of the keys I see… Continue reading On the Web Publishing Tool Race

Design, Development, and One Cool Tool

Daniel Schutzsmith shares the latest WordPress design and development news, tools, and techniques along with one special pick — this week’s shiny, new, and coolest tool. Estimated reading time: 6 minutes WordPress Development Around the Web A glimpse of what’s going on in the world of development and design in the WordPress space. Convert Classic… Continue reading Design, Development, and One Cool Tool

Design, Development, and One Cool Tool

Daniel Schutzsmith shares the latest WordPress design and development news, tools, and techniques along with one special pick — this week’s shiny, new, and coolest tool. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes WordPress Development Around the Web A glimpse of what’s going on in the world of development and design in the WordPress space. Convert Classic… Continue reading Design, Development, and One Cool Tool

Back Compat & Experimental APIs, Safely Handling SVG via “Insert URL”, WordPress 6.1 Bug Scrub Schedule, Database Performance Health Checks

This Week at WordPress.org (August 9, 2022) Is it safe to insert an SVG via URL? How healthy is your database? Performance Team Rep Nominations. Backwards Compatibility and Experimental Gutenberg APIs Give your feedback on this proposal to stop merging experimental APIs from Gutenberg to Core. Today, experimental APIs are merged to Core and sometimes… Continue reading Back Compat & Experimental APIs, Safely Handling SVG via “Insert URL”, WordPress 6.1 Bug Scrub Schedule, Database Performance Health Checks

Local Development Tools and the Open Web

Who is not using Local? Is it an Open Web tool? Let’s review some “Local history” and consider where WP Engine’s popular developer tools could be headed. Estimated reading time: 6 minutes DesktopServer: The end of an era and the beginning of a new one Once upon a time, I used XAMP. Then I used… Continue reading Local Development Tools and the Open Web