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

Post Status Excerpt (No. 66) — What Does It Mean To Contribute To WordPress?

How do we give back? We all want a community of creativity, cooperation, and contribution — how do we get there? Estimated reading time: 42 minutes In this episode, Dan and Ny talk about WordPress and giving back. Giving, making, creating… Looking at the search results for “Make WordPress” and “the firehose” of Make WordPress… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 66) — What Does It Mean To Contribute To WordPress?

Breaking into WordPress and Post Status Book Nook Picks

The Best Place to Break into WordPress Talisha Lewallen from WP Connects asks, “What is the best way to start and stay involved in the WordPress community?” WordCamps and Meetups were mentioned a lot. But my favorite came from Ben Meredith who said: “The support forums are how I learned. It’s a great way to… Continue reading Breaking into WordPress and Post Status Book Nook Picks

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

Languages of Contribution and Creation

The Creator Economy owes a lot to WordPress, but that doesn’t mean WordPress is valued or even understood by Creators as an open source project and community. Are the stories we tell and the words we use compelling to newcomers and the younger generations we need to succeed us? Is the story and language that… Continue reading Languages of Contribution and Creation

Post Status Excerpt (No. 65) — How We Talk When We Talk About WordPress

What’s it like to enter the WordPress community media space, especially as the editor of a publication with many voices, personalities, and perspectives? Estimated reading time: 38 minutes My friend and dialogue partner, Nyasha Green, is six months into her role as Editorial Director at MasterWP, so today we’re talking about what that’s been like… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 65) — How We Talk When We Talk About WordPress

Overcoming Barriers to Contributing

As a followup to my earlier post on common barriers to contributing to Five for the Future — especially for small teams — I was looking through the WordCamp US schedule and noticed Chris Lubkert‘s session: How Your Small Business Can Participate in Five for the Future. There’s also Jonathan Desrosiers‘ — You Can Contribute… Continue reading Overcoming Barriers to Contributing

SaaS, Plugin, or Both?

The perennial question — to SaaS or not to SaaS? Both? WordPress-centric product and marketing, or not so much? Danielle Di-Tommaso and Josh Barling from Acsell join Vito Peleg from Atarim to talk about their experiences in these scenarios with Woo BizChat hosts Robbie Adair and Robert Jacobi. First Time at WordCamp? By the way,… Continue reading SaaS, Plugin, or Both?

Feedback and Testing: Fluid Typography, Pre-Publish Sidebar, Editor Configuration, Expired Session Autosave, and Contribute Style Variation to Twenty Twenty Three

This Week at WordPress.org (August 17, 2022) Get your feedback in now about features coming in WordPress 6.1. Feature freeze is September 20. Feedback WordPress 6.1 feature freeze is September 20, 2023. There are many ways to weigh in with feedback now. 1⃣ Expired session autosave2⃣ Add a preview section to the pre-publish sidebar3⃣ Design… Continue reading Feedback and Testing: Fluid Typography, Pre-Publish Sidebar, Editor Configuration, Expired Session Autosave, and Contribute Style Variation to Twenty Twenty Three