ElasticPress 4.4.0 Adds New Status Report Page and Instant Results Template Customization

10up has released version 4.4.0 of ElasticPress, its enhanced search plugin that speeds up searching while reducing the load on WordPress sites. The plugin is based on Elasticsearch and is used by customers of the ElasticPress.io service (a SaaS solution), as well as those who are hosting their own Elasticsearch instance. This update adds a… Continue reading ElasticPress 4.4.0 Adds New Status Report Page and Instant Results Template Customization

WordPress Versions 3.7-4.0 No Longer Get Security Updates

In September, WordPress’ Security Team announced it would be dropping support for versions 3.7 through 4.0 by December 1, 2022. Yesterday the final releases for these versions (3.7.41, 3.8.41, 3.9.40, and 4.0.38) were made available to the very small percentage of users who are running ancient versions of WordPress. As part of the final releases,… Continue reading WordPress Versions 3.7-4.0 No Longer Get Security Updates

State of the Word 2022 • Meetup Accessibility Overlays • Multi-line Code Comments • WP 3.7 – 4.0 Final Releases

This Week at WordPress.org (November 28, 2022) Should code comments switch to // ? Meetup.com stops using an accessibility overlay. Final releases for WordPress 3.7 – 4.0 are now available. Tune in soon for State of the Word 2023, happening December 15 via livestream from New York City. EOL WP 3.7 – 4.0, Multi-line Code… Continue reading State of the Word 2022 • Meetup Accessibility Overlays • Multi-line Code Comments • WP 3.7 – 4.0 Final Releases

How to Remove the Sidebar in WordPress

Do you want to remove the sidebar from your WordPress site? The sidebar is a widget-ready area in your WordPress theme where you can show information that isn’t part of the main page content. However, sidebars can be distracting and take up valuable space. In this article, we will show you how to easily remove… Continue reading How to Remove the Sidebar in WordPress

#53 – Matt Medeiros on the State of the WordPress Landscape

Transcript [00:00:00] Nathan Wrigley: Welcome to the Jukebox podcast from WP Tavern. My name is Nathan Wrigley. Jukebox is a podcast which is dedicated to all things WordPress. The people, the events, the plugins, the blocks, the themes, and in this case, the thoughts on the past present and future of WordPress. If you’d like… Continue reading #53 – Matt Medeiros on the State of the WordPress Landscape

How to Add a Buy Now Button in WordPress (3 Methods)

Do you want to add a buy now button in WordPress? Whether you’re selling a service, subscription, or a physical product, having a quick buy now button helps improve the buying journey and leads to more sales. In this article, we will show you 3 different ways on how you can add a buy now… Continue reading How to Add a Buy Now Button in WordPress (3 Methods)

Gutenberg 14.6 Adds List View for Editing Navigation Block, Introduces New Automatic Color Palette Generator

Gutenberg 14.6 was released last week with a long list of small but impactful refinements to core blocks and the full-site editing experience. One of the most practical enhancements included in this update is the new list view for editing the Navigation block. Gutenberg contributor Fabian Kägy published a quick video that helps to visualize… Continue reading Gutenberg 14.6 Adds List View for Editing Navigation Block, Introduces New Automatic Color Palette Generator

How to Better Manage Automatic WordPress Updates

Are you looking for a way to automatically manage WordPress updates? Updates are important for the security and stability of your WordPress site. In this article, we will show you how to better manage automatic WordPress updates. Why Do You Need Better Automatic Updates in WordPress? Keeping your WordPress website updated is extremely important. The… Continue reading How to Better Manage Automatic WordPress Updates

How to Set Up a Media Kit Page in WordPress

Are you looking to set up a media kit or press kit page on your website? A media kit provides information and media files about your business. It makes it easy for bloggers and journalists to write about your business and provides potential clients and advertisers with the statistics they need to make a decision.… Continue reading How to Set Up a Media Kit Page in WordPress

Meetup.com Removes Accessibility Overlay In Response to WordPress Community’s Concerns

Meetup.com has removed its accessibility overlay, a recent addition to the company’s website that raised concerns with the WordPress community and the broader community of accessibility professionals. The overly was powered by EqualWeb, a product which claims to provide automated compliance with accessibility standards but doesn’t address inaccessibility at the root of the problem. WordPress Community… Continue reading Meetup.com Removes Accessibility Overlay In Response to WordPress Community’s Concerns