Announcing WPBeginner Pro Services: Custom WordPress Site Design, Maintenance & More at Affordable Prices

Have you ever built a WordPress site on your own, only to find it lacks a professional touch? Ever wished there was a way to hire real WordPress experts for custom WordPress tasks without breaking the bank? If you’re like me and most other smart website owners, then you have at least wished for this… Continue reading Announcing WPBeginner Pro Services: Custom WordPress Site Design, Maintenance & More at Affordable Prices

What’s New in WordPress 6.5 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 6.5 is here! This is the first big update of the year 2024 and a particularly exciting one. It is packed with new features, loads of bug fixes, and improvements that will make your website management and content creation even better. We will walk you through some of the major highlights of WordPress 6.5… Continue reading What’s New in WordPress 6.5 (Features and Screenshots)

Inside DE{CODE} 2024, WP Engine’s Upcoming Developer Conference

If you ask a WordPress builder or developer to list the most important tools in their toolkit, chances are that at least a few will be WP Engine products and possibly their managed hosting platform itself. Plugins like Advanced Custom Fields have a pretty passionate fanbase, so it shouldn’t be a surprise the WP Engine’s… Continue reading Inside DE{CODE} 2024, WP Engine’s Upcoming Developer Conference

The WordPress Training Team’s Big Changes: Learning Pathways and Website Redesign

Knowledge and training for WordPress has traditionally been very decentralized. There’s the official documentation, the developer documentation, the support forums, WordPress.tv, and then the wide array of community blogs, tutorials, and YouTube videos. Resources like documentation and support forums exist to answer questions and explain features, but their purpose is not to teach a person… Continue reading The WordPress Training Team’s Big Changes: Learning Pathways and Website Redesign

Bluehost Announced New Cloud Hosting Built on WP Cloud

Bluehost, one of the leading web hosting providers, has announced Bluehost Cloud, an innovative cloud-based hosting solution specifically designed for WordPress users. It is built on WP Cloud infrastructure, in collaboration with WordPress.com, to provide robust support for websites with high traffic and demanding performance requirements. Bluehost is one of the three WordPress.org recommended hosting… Continue reading Bluehost Announced New Cloud Hosting Built on WP Cloud

Matt Mullenweg to Deliver State Of The Word 2024 From Tokyo, Japan

WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg announced at the Q&A session of WordCamp Asia 2024 that he would deliver the 2024 State Of The Word from Tokyo, Japan on December 16. This marks a significant moment for the WordPress community, as it’s only the second time the annual address is delivered outside of North America. Last year,… Continue reading Matt Mullenweg to Deliver State Of The Word 2024 From Tokyo, Japan

WordCamp Asia 2025 Scheduled For Next February in Manila, Philippines

WordCamp Asia has unveiled its host city for 2025 – Manila, Philippines. After Bangkok and Taiwan, it is Manila’s turn to take center stage as the venue for the flagship event, tentatively slated for February 2025. The host city was announced at the Taipei International Convention Center in Taiwan as the WordCamp Asia 2024 came… Continue reading WordCamp Asia 2025 Scheduled For Next February in Manila, Philippines

Synced Pattern Overrides punted, Font Library approved, as WordPress 6.5 nears release

As the WordPress 6.5 release date is just around the corner, contributors have been racing to complete work on a few outstanding issues and bug fixes. Two of the most prominent features, Synced Pattern Overrides and the Font Library, have been stuck in critical debates until today when Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy weighed in… Continue reading Synced Pattern Overrides punted, Font Library approved, as WordPress 6.5 nears release

WordPress Developer Docs Shows Off a New Block-Based Redesign

Over the years, WordPress’s developer documentation, originally the Codex but now the WordPress Code Reference, has served the project well. However, there’s been a sense in the community that much of the more recent documentation- for example, the JavaScript APIs and packages coming out of Gutenberg- has been inconsistent and harder to read and understand.… Continue reading WordPress Developer Docs Shows Off a New Block-Based Redesign

Certain WP Form Plugins Make Accessibility Easy

According to the WAVE web accessibility tool, Gravity Forms scores a perfect score out-of-the-box for their front-end forms. Same with Ninja Forms, Contact Form 7, and WP Forms.   I tested 2 other popular WP form plugins that did not fare as well. Gravity Forms’ Investments in Web Accessibility Are Paying Dividends The Tavern reported in… Continue reading Certain WP Form Plugins Make Accessibility Easy