WP 6.1 walkthrough replay • WebP no go • Matt: Core needs to be more editorial • Survey: How do you learn WordPress?

This Week at WordPress.org (September 12, 2022) WordPress 6.1 walkthrough replay • Matt: WebP no go • Matt: Core needs to be more editorial • Survey: How do you learn WordPress? WP 6.1 Feature Freeze 1 Week to Go WordPress Beta 1 & Feature Freeze is coming on September 20. Here’s what we know so… Continue reading WP 6.1 walkthrough replay • WebP no go • Matt: Core needs to be more editorial • Survey: How do you learn WordPress?

Post Status Excerpt (No. 68) — On the Road to WordCamp US

In this episode Dan and Ny are tired! — but excited about heading to their first WordCamp of any kind. They talk about the things they’re looking forward to seeing and doing at WCUS and in San Diego. Lots of interesting speakers and talks! Contributor day! Karaoke. Food comes up — a lot. Estimated reading… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 68) — On the Road to WordCamp US

WordPress 6.1 Walkthrough, Dropping 3.7 – 4.0 Security Updates, WordPress Advanced Administration Handbook

This Week at WordPress.org (September 5, 2022) Get ready for WordPress 6.1! There’s a live walkthrough coming for it on September 13, and the feature freeze is September 20. Other important news: security updates will no longer be backported for WordPress 3.7-4.0, and there’s a new Advanced WordPress Administration handbook. Get Ready for WordPress 6.1… Continue reading WordPress 6.1 Walkthrough, Dropping 3.7 – 4.0 Security Updates, WordPress Advanced Administration Handbook

The $500 Website

A decade ago, Chris Butler’s survey and report for Newfangled provided other agencies with the numbers that meaningfully define their market. WordPress agencies and freelancers could use something similar today. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes In 2021 WordPress.com announced a premium $4,900 website building service — builtbywp.com. It’s still active but the FAQ says, “Our… Continue reading The $500 Website

Core Web Vitals in The Real World and The WordPress Ecosystem

NitroPack is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, September 14th at 5pm EET / 11:00am ET, NitroPack’s team jointly with Salvatore Denaro, Technical Consultant at Google, will discuss all things Core Web Vitals, web performance, and WordPress. Register today! This article was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress professionals.

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

Is this a WordPress Acquisition?

DigitalOcean buys Cloudways for $350 million in cash DigitalOcean’s acquisition of Cloudways is an investment in the WordPress ecosystem with an emphasis on “digital agencies, eCommerce sites, bloggers, freelance developers and builders hosting on WordPress.” Estimated reading time: 2 minutes “Is this a WordPress acquisition?” That question led some discussion in Post Status Slack this… Continue reading Is this a WordPress Acquisition?

WordPress.com has changed a lot

This is managed WordPress hosting — and has been all a long I’ve been delinquent with posting on my .blog blog on WordPress.com for about a year, so when I bought into the Pro plan after the first recent price change the new stuff really stood out. (I’m also pleased I upgraded then, because after… Continue reading WordPress.com has changed a lot

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