Early Opportunity to Test WP 6.6 • WP 6.5.3 Released • 5ftF Documentation • Core Proposals

This Week at WordPress.org (May 5, 2024) News WordPress 6.5.3 Maintenance Release Apply for the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship for WordCamp US 2024 Accessibility Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: May 3, 2024 Community Community Team May Meeting Recap DEIB Working Group 2024-05-03 DEIB Working Group Meeting Core Core Editor Improvement: Upgrade your designs What’s new in… Continue reading Early Opportunity to Test WP 6.6 • WP 6.5.3 Released • 5ftF Documentation • Core Proposals

🌐 WP Media Corps Next Steps (Marketing Team) 🔄 Gutenberg’s Persistent Inserter Sidebar 🛠 Gutenberg 18.2 Enhancements 🔧 React 19 Beta Upgrade Guide 📣 Call for Volunteers for WP 6.6

This Week at WordPress.org (April 28, 2024) News WP Briefing: Episode 78: Guided Growth: Cultivating Contributors Through Mentorship How WordPress Is Creating a Faster Web Gutenberg’s Persistent Inserter Sidebar Efforts are underway to make Gutenberg’s inserter sidebar persistently open, like other sidebars. This involves relocating tabs and considering the need for a close icon within… Continue reading 🌐 WP Media Corps Next Steps (Marketing Team) 🔄 Gutenberg’s Persistent Inserter Sidebar 🛠 Gutenberg 18.2 Enhancements 🔧 React 19 Beta Upgrade Guide 📣 Call for Volunteers for WP 6.6

🏕️ YouthCamp Kozhikode 🔄 Merge Proposal: Rollback Auto-Update 🌟 do_action Mumbai 🔌 Plugin Directory Playground Previews ⚡ WordPress 6.5 Performance Improvements

This Week at WordPress.org (April 21, 2024) News YouthCamp Kozhikode Mumbai 2024 WordPress.org Website Redesign The Pattern Directory gets a refresh and is now powered by blocks Demo site Log issues in the WordPress/pattern-directory repository on GitHub Patterns Figma The Forums get a refresh Accessibility: Remove Non-Block Editor in Forums Figma Forums Homepage updates Plugin Directory Demo… Continue reading 🏕️ YouthCamp Kozhikode 🔄 Merge Proposal: Rollback Auto-Update 🌟 do_action Mumbai 🔌 Plugin Directory Playground Previews ⚡ WordPress 6.5 Performance Improvements

Support Forums Accessibility AJAX + Onboarding • • WP-CLI Hack Day • WP 6.5 Retro • WordPress 6.5.3 MR

This Week at WordPress.org (April 14, 2024) News How WordPress Is Creating a Faster Web WP Briefing: Episode 77: Let’s Talk About Data Liberation WordPress.org Website Redesign The Pattern Directory gets a refresh and is now powered by blocks The Forums get a refresh Homepage updates Accessibility Accessibility Team Meeting Agenda: April 19, 2024 CLI… Continue reading Support Forums Accessibility AJAX + Onboarding • • WP-CLI Hack Day • WP 6.5 Retro • WordPress 6.5.3 MR

Is WordPress Outdated? The Good, Bad, and Ugly (Honest Review)

Have you seen rumors on the internet that WordPress is outdated? WordPress is the most popular website builder on the market, powering about 43% of the websites. With its large market share, flexibility, and regular updates, it is safe to say that WordPress is not outdated at all. However, you may have seen some blog… Continue reading Is WordPress Outdated? The Good, Bad, and Ugly (Honest Review)

WordPress 6.5.2 • Mentorship Graduates • Meetup Feedback • Grid Feedback • PHP Compatible • PHP 8.3.6 • DEIB Vision & Goals • Speculative Loading

This Week at WordPress.org (April 8, 2024) News WordPress 6.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release All sessions from #wcasia 2024 are now available on WPTV https://t.co/ceu88hLqYU — Shusei Toda (@shuseitoda) April 10, 2024 The Create Block Theme plugin has a theme.json inspector in the Site Editor. It’s handy for quickly inspecting. Note: it is not editable… Continue reading WordPress 6.5.2 • Mentorship Graduates • Meetup Feedback • Grid Feedback • PHP Compatible • PHP 8.3.6 • DEIB Vision & Goals • Speculative Loading

Community Roundup Week Ending April 5

WordPress 6.5 WordPress 6.5 has been released! This release is named for Regina Carter, an American jazz violinist who “explores the power of music through the voice of the violin.” She is the winner of many awards and accolades. (See more about Regina on this post on the the Underrepresented in Tech Twitter/X account.) Overall,… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending April 5