Gutenberg 14.9’s New Magic: Push Block Changes to Global Styles

Gutenberg 14.9 was released this week with a powerful new feature for site editing that allows users to push individual block changes to Global Styles. When WordPress makes it this easy for users to design their own sites, there’s always the lingering concern – will the tools inadvertently be used to make sites that are… Continue reading Gutenberg 14.9’s New Magic: Push Block Changes to Global Styles

WordPress 6.2 Schedule • 2022 in Core • Block Developer Year in Review • New Incident Response Team

This Week at WordPress.org (January 2, 2023) WordPress 6.2 is set to reach feature freeze on February 7 and final release on March 28. Take a look back at Core contribution stats from 2022. Read the recap of everything that happened last year that developers need to know. Meet the members of the Incident Response… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Schedule • 2022 in Core • Block Developer Year in Review • New Incident Response Team

On The Fediverse, WordPress, And Activity Pub With Matthias Pfefferle — Post Status Draft 135

Matthias Pfefferle is head of WordPress development at a hosting company in Europe and the creator of Activity Pub, a WordPress plugin. He joins Cory Miller to discuss the rising need for decentralization in social networking, the current movement, and the future potential available within WordPress. Estimated reading time: 37 minutes Transcript ↓ In this… Continue reading On The Fediverse, WordPress, And Activity Pub With Matthias Pfefferle — Post Status Draft 135

Gutenberg 14.8 Overhauls Site Editor Interface, Adds Style Book

Gutenberg 14.8 was released today with a major update to the Site Editor’s interface that makes it feel more unified as a design tool. In August, Gutenberg designer James Koster shared some mockups for updating the Site Editor to include a “navigable frame” where users can select from a menu of features and styles on… Continue reading Gutenberg 14.8 Overhauls Site Editor Interface, Adds Style Book

Annual Survey • WordPress Playground • Plugins/themes Categorization

This Week at WordPress.org (December 19, 2022) What are the four freedoms of open source and how do they impact us? Get a look in the Celebration of the Four Freedoms of Open Source. Try out the new WordPress Playground to run WordPress in the browser. Plugin and Theme developers note the new categorizations: Canonical,… Continue reading Annual Survey • WordPress Playground • Plugins/themes Categorization

Drupal Gutenberg 2.6 Released with Drupal 10 Compatibility

Drupal Gutenberg, the Gutenberg module for Drupal that was created by Frontkom, has released version 2.6 with compatibility for Drupal 10. The module offers Drupal users a better authoring experience using blocks, allowing them to quickly build landing pages and save reusable blocks inside the editor without any code required. There are more than 3,300 active Drupal… Continue reading Drupal Gutenberg 2.6 Released with Drupal 10 Compatibility

The WP Agency Journey with Krissie VandeNoord of North UX — Post Status Draft 134

Krissie VandeNoord, founder of North UX, talks with Cory Miller about their work in creating people-first solutions for the nuanced needs of ecommerce and membership site owners. Krissie shares her story from her early days as a designer and blogger to launching her own agency. Her work and energy will encourage you to think beyond… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with Krissie VandeNoord of North UX — Post Status Draft 134

Annual Survey • State of the Word 2022 • Suggest Community Summit Topics • WordPress Playground (WASM)

This Week at WordPress.org (December 12, 2022) Tune in Thursday for Matt’s annual State of the Word address. Check out the WordPress Playground now. It brings key platform dependencies into the browser that you can embed in your own site today. Your feedback into the annual WordPress survey helps shape the project, so fill it… Continue reading Annual Survey • State of the Word 2022 • Suggest Community Summit Topics • WordPress Playground (WASM)

Interview With Product Lead Jessica Frick At Pressable— Post Status Draft 133

Jessica Frick is a huge WordPress advocate and has been a contributing community member since 2008. She is the Director of Operations at Pressable, one of our Post Status sponsors. Jess joins Cory Miller to share about the amazing WordPress hosting experience Pressable offers, in addition to her own experience and expertise as a long-time… Continue reading Interview With Product Lead Jessica Frick At Pressable— Post Status Draft 133

The WP Agency Journey with D’nelle Dowis of Berry Interesting Productions— Post Status Draft 132

D’nelle Dowis has been a part of WordPress for more than a decade. Her passion for genuine, sustained relationships informs how she leads her agency. D’nelle talks about her experiences meeting clients where they are and helping them leverage technology to solve the challenges of today while making room for future opportunities. She shares why… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with D’nelle Dowis of Berry Interesting Productions— Post Status Draft 132