Post Status Excerpt (No. 72) — Can We Get to “Yes” on Better UX?

WordPress User Experiences from DIY Builders to Enterprise Users This week in an article shared in Post Status Slack, Eric Karkovack suggested some ways to improve the WordPress user experience, especially for DIY users setting up a website for the first time. Some of the things Eric wants to see happen, like a standard interface… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 72) — Can We Get to “Yes” on Better UX?

Revisiting the Notifications Problem

Brian Coords has been working on WP-Notify which is described on its GitHub repo as: A feature plugin for WordPress, which aims to create a new (better) way to manage and deliver notifications to the relevant audience. 294 – How might we fix the WordPress notifications problem? This article was published at Post Status —… Continue reading Revisiting the Notifications Problem

Back Compat & Experimental APIs, Safely Handling SVG via “Insert URL”, WordPress 6.1 Bug Scrub Schedule, Database Performance Health Checks

This Week at WordPress.org (August 9, 2022) Is it safe to insert an SVG via URL? How healthy is your database? Performance Team Rep Nominations. Backwards Compatibility and Experimental Gutenberg APIs Give your feedback on this proposal to stop merging experimental APIs from Gutenberg to Core. Today, experimental APIs are merged to Core and sometimes… Continue reading Back Compat & Experimental APIs, Safely Handling SVG via “Insert URL”, WordPress 6.1 Bug Scrub Schedule, Database Performance Health Checks

Back Compat & Experimental APIs, Safely Handling SVG via “Insert URL”, WordPress 6.1 Bug Scrub Schedule, Database Performance Health Checks

This Week at WordPress.org (August 9, 2022) Is it safe to insert an SVG via URL? How healthy is your database? Performance Team Rep Nominations Backwards Compatibility and Experimental Gutenberg APIs Give your feedback on this proposal.Today, experimental APIs are merged to Core and sometimes removed later. See the WP 6.0 Experimental APIs. As the WordPress… Continue reading Back Compat & Experimental APIs, Safely Handling SVG via “Insert URL”, WordPress 6.1 Bug Scrub Schedule, Database Performance Health Checks

Winning the War on WordPress Notification Spam

Nice to see Brian Coords getting involved with the WP Notifications feature plugin project — otherwise known as WP-Notify (Github). He’s calling for testing and feedback on the proof-of-concept at this point. You can click this link and immediately spin up a test environment with the plugin installed at InstaWP — thanks to Ross Wintle…

Winning the War on WordPress Notification Spam

Nice to see Brian Coords getting involved with the WP Notifications feature plugin project — otherwise known as WP-Notify. He’s calling for testing and feedback on the proof-of-concept at this point. You can click this link and immediately spin up a test environment with the plugin installed at InstaWP — thanks to Russ Wintle for…