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

What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller introduces his professional coach, Kelly Gallagher, to discuss the role of coaching in personal and professional growth. They explore the difference between coaching and therapy and how they can complement each other. They highlight the value of coaching for high achievers and how it can help with… Continue reading What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

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

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 28

WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 – WordPress News WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 is available for download and testing. It is currently under development and should not be installed on production or critical websites. It is scheduled for release on August 8, 2023. Notable updates in RC2 include fixes for footnotes, distraction-free editing, global style… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 28

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 21

WordPress 6.3 to Introduce a Development Mode WordPress 6.3 will introduce a new development mode. This mode can be initiated by declaring the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE constant. It is not recommended for production sites. Possible values for WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE include core, plugin, theme, all, or an empty string. “All” applies to sites where all three aspects may be… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 21

How to Make the Most of Sponsoring WordCamps

In this panel discussion, Michelle Frechette poses questions asked by the Post Status community about the benefits and how-to’s of sponsoring WordCamps. On the panel are Taco Verdonschot (Yoast), Katie Keith (Barn2), Drew Griswold (StellarWP), and Lincoln Islam (WPFunnels). Transcript ↓ Episode Highlights: The value of sponsoring WordCamps [00:01:08] Discussion on the experiences and benefits… Continue reading How to Make the Most of Sponsoring WordCamps

The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller interviews J.J. Toothman, owner of Lone Rock Point, a WordPress agency based in Sudbury, Massachusetts. J.J. shares his agency journey, discussing the growth of his agency and its remote-first approach. Episode Highlights: The Growth of Lone Rock Point [00:00:32] JJ discusses the growth of his agency, Lone Rock… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

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

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 14

GitHub introduces passwordless authentication. GitHub is introducing passwordless authentication as a new method to enhance account security and provide a seamless user experience. Passkeys are a secure and easy-to-use way of protecting user accounts, combining two-factor authentication (2FA) with enhanced user verification. Passwords are eliminated, and passkeys require a combination of something the user is… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 14

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