The Sky is Falling! Nope, Just a Little Blue Bird

Where (and how) do we connect? Twitter is fast becoming a dumpster fire. Every time I look at my account, the settings, access, and options change. Sometimes overnight. Sometimes seemingly every fifteen minutes. There is a lot that happens on Twitter in the WordPress community. So it begs the question, where will you go if… Continue reading The Sky is Falling! Nope, Just a Little Blue Bird

WordPress 6.1.1 • FSE → Site Editor • Twenty Twenty Three

This Week at WordPress.org (November 7, 2022) Get a look at the latest default theme, Twenty Twenty-Three! Full Site Editing has a new name: “Site Editor.” And WordPress 6.1.1 will be released on November 15. Introducing Twenty Twenty-Three! Site Editor: A More User-Friendly Name Introducing Twenty Twenty-Three WordPress 6.1.1 Planning News Site Editor: a More… Continue reading WordPress 6.1.1 • FSE → Site Editor • Twenty Twenty Three

What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.

The Good: This week a team of people from around the world released WordPress 6.1, Misha. The number of people who contributed to this release is HUGE. Folks, WordPress takes more than a village, it takes a small city to keep the momentum moving forward, keep the technology on the cutting edge, and keep the… Continue reading What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.

Design and Development News for the Week of October 31

WordPress Design & Development Around the Web Here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space this past week. Missing Menu Items • Farewell PHP 7.4 • I Didn’t Know You Could Do That in the Block Editor • Why is Your Computer Cosplaying as a… Continue reading Design and Development News for the Week of October 31

Who’s Going to Pay for All This?

Magne Ilsaas wants WordPress to be more than the pragmatic choice for enterprise clients. He wants WordPress agencies to be known for a distinct WordPress culture and mindset. Alain Schlesser, Carole Olinger, Carl Alexander, and Zach Stepek have a frank talk with Bob Dunn about the costs of not supporting WordPress contributors. Post Status members… Continue reading Who’s Going to Pay for All This?

WordPress 6.1 • Raghavendra Satish Peri

This Week at WordPress.org (October 31, 2022) #WordPress 6.1 was released on November 1. Check out all the updated and revised support articles. Learn about #accessibility and contributor Raghavendra Satish Peri from the WordPress India community. WordPress 6.1 “Misha” WordPress 6.1 “Misha” Call For Action – Testing Rollback Feature Raghavendra Satish Peri News WordPress 6.1… Continue reading WordPress 6.1 • Raghavendra Satish Peri

Moving and Not Moving With the Crowd

This week’s WordPress business highlights for Post Status: Lesley Sim is pivoting Newsletter Glue to an upmarket clientele. A discussion starter about WordPress UX. Do we need a curated plugin ecosystem, more open standards, and easy access to current expert consensus points in key knowledge areas? Time to bail out of Twitter? PayPal? Katie Keith… Continue reading Moving and Not Moving With the Crowd

WordPress 6.1 RC5 • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

This Week at WordPress.org (October 24, 2022) WordPress 6.1 rolls out on November 1. Help test 6.1 Release Candidate 3 — and the Rollback feature plugin. Be sure to look over the 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates. WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 5 WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 5 (RC5) Now Available for Testing Help… Continue reading WordPress 6.1 RC5 • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

What AI and Automation Are — and Aren’t — Good For

Thoughts on how AI and automation can be enabling to individuals and help us all be part of our communities where human-to-human interaction is the best and most vital part. • We love our community on Twitter, but maybe that’s not where our community will be in the future. • Nev Harris is in our… Continue reading What AI and Automation Are — and Aren’t — Good For

Daniel S. Pumpkins’ 🎃 Post Status Halloween TechHorror Roundup

It’s our Halloween roundup of ghoul tools, but we’re not going to show you anything scarier than David Bisset‘s dev dad joke tweets. Just Blocks Made of Humans, a totally non-scary image creation AI — as long as you do not install the Performance Loab plugin. Also in our cauldron: hairy, scary Block Styles and… Continue reading Daniel S. Pumpkins’ 🎃 Post Status Halloween TechHorror Roundup