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
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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
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
WP 6.2.1 RC1 • Annual Survey Results • WCUS Scholarship Fund
This Week at WordPress.org (May 8, 2023) WordPress 6.2.1 RC1 is now available for testing, and planning is underway for the 6.3 AND 6.4 release squad members. Head over to the Core team website for more information. Each year the WordPress community has an opportunity to participate in the annual survey. The results from 2022… Continue reading WP 6.2.1 RC1 • Annual Survey Results • WCUS Scholarship Fund
Blogs to Blocks • Core + AI • LCP Image Performance • Testing FSE Front Page
This Week at WordPress.org (May 1, 2023) The WordPress Marketing Team is hosting a Blogs to Blocks celebration and invites you to get involved by creating and responding to daily prompts around blogging, design, development, photos, community, and more ways to contribute. The Core Team is considering how to include extendible technology to integrate AI.… Continue reading Blogs to Blocks • Core + AI • LCP Image Performance • Testing FSE Front Page
We don’t need no stinkin’ standards!
I wonder how much WordPress is an outlier in even the PHP universe for tolerating the idea that it’s “punishment” and “unfair” to be held to a standard with mandatory testing for code that’s admitted to the WordPress.org repo for use on potentially 40% of the web: …the biggest controversy seems to be whether this… Continue reading We don’t need no stinkin’ standards!