Gutenberg 13.9 Adds New Shortcut to Wrap Selected Text in Quotes

Wouldn’t it be convenient to select a sentence or paragraph and instantly wrap it with quotes by tapping on the quote key? This is a fun little feature that was tucked into the Gutenberg 13.9 changelog last month with very little fanfare: Rich text: Add character shortcuts for wrapping selection. (42469) The new shortcut is… Continue reading Gutenberg 13.9 Adds New Shortcut to Wrap Selected Text in Quotes

Post Status Picks for the Week of August 29

Building an empire on free code: Matt talks WordPress outside the bubble. James Kemp, Anh Tran, and Phil Webster on WooCommerce options for licensing. Adam Silver on testimonials that help you grow. Anne Bovelett on accessibility and page builders. Jamie Marsland wonders if people building third-party plugins for the block editor have been too preoccupied… Continue reading Post Status Picks for the Week of August 29

WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience

This Week at WordPress.org (August 29, 2022) WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience Updates Time to update! WordPress has an update available, but additionally these areas of the project are ready to be updated as well. WordPress 6.0.2 Security and Maintenance Release WordPress Advanced Administration… Continue reading WordPress 6.0.2, Advanced Admin Handbook, Accessibility Tags for Block Themes, and Improving the Template Creation Experience

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

Winning, Together, in a Decentralizing Plugin Ecosystem

I wonder if OrganizeWP might be seen as a leading indicator for a couple of important trends and opportunities in the plugin business. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Cory mentioned Jon Christopher‘s debut of OrganizeWP last week for its unique and unusual pricing model: no subscriptions, you just buy all releases within one major release… Continue reading Winning, Together, in a Decentralizing Plugin Ecosystem

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

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

Post Status Excerpt (No. 64) — LearnDash’s Adoption of Gutenberg, Full Site Editing, and How to Protect Your Course Content from Theft

Jack Kitterhing joins David to talk about adopting (and adapting) Gutenberg — and Full Site Editing — at LearnDash for their LMS product. The conversation touches on the problem of people in the WordPress community having their course content stolen and resold. What can you do to protect and brand your learning product to deter… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 64) — LearnDash’s Adoption of Gutenberg, Full Site Editing, and How to Protect Your Course Content from Theft