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

WPTavern: #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…

Post Status: WordPress is People (Weekly Community Update)

Post Status: WordPress is People (Weekly Community Update)

Yes, of course WordPress is software. It’s code. It’s several different programming languages. It’s blocks. It’s the editor. Yes, it’s all of the technology.  But it’s people. It’s created by people. It’s used by people. It relies on people to move it forward, to modify it, to moderate it, and to build community around it….

WPTavern: WP Rankings Helps Plugin Developers Track Growth and Competitors

WPTavern: WP Rankings Helps Plugin Developers Track Growth and Competitors

Last month, WordPress.org removed the active install growth chart from plugins, upsetting plugin authors and leaving them with very little meaningful data. The Meta team is working on making more accurate and useful data available to plugin developers, but this will take some work. In the meantime, the team behind AyeCode, makers of the GeoDirectory…

Gutenberg Times: A Walk-Through of Layout Classes in WordPress 6.1

Gutenberg Times: A Walk-Through of Layout Classes in WordPress 6.1

WordPress 6.1 introduced several necessary changes to its layout framework. Namely, core has now centralized its layout definitions, created semantic class names, and reduced code duplication on container blocks. Originally, this post was intended to be a quick look at the changes to the system for theme authors. However, given the heftiness of the topic,…

WPTavern: WordCamp Asia 2023 Announces Speakers, Unveils Wapuu Mascot

WPTavern: WordCamp Asia 2023 Announces Speakers, Unveils Wapuu Mascot

WordCamp Asia 2023, the first flagship event to take place in Asia, is just a few months away, scheduled for February 17-19, 2023, in Bangkok, Thailand. Organizers have announced the first round of speakers, a diverse selection of WordPress professionals from Asia and across the globe. The event has also unveiled its wapuu mascot. After…

WPTavern: #51 – Adam Lowe on Building Websites With Pinegrow’s New WordPress Plugin

WPTavern: #51 – Adam Lowe on Building Websites With Pinegrow’s New WordPress Plugin

Transcript 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 using the new plugin from Pinegrow to create complex WordPress websites. If you’d like to subscribe to the podcast, you can do that by searching for WP Tavern in…

WPTavern: WordPress.com Adds Support for New Pocket Casts Block

WPTavern: WordPress.com Adds Support for New Pocket Casts Block

WordPress.com has expanded its library of blocks to include a new Pocket Casts block that makes it easy to embed any show or episode in the WordPress editor. The block is branded for Pocket Casts and will display a podcast player and a selection of episodes when the show URL is selected. Alternatively, users can…

WPTavern: WordPress to Explore Using GitHub Codespaces for Improving Contributor Experience

WPTavern: WordPress to Explore Using GitHub Codespaces for Improving Contributor Experience

WordPress lead developer Helen Hou-Sandí has proposed using GitHub Codespaces to improve the contributor experience. GitHub recently announced the availability of GitHub Codespaces, its quick launch cloud-based developer environment, for all users, with 60 hours free per month for Free users and 90 hours for Pro users. Codespaces makes it possible to launch any GitHub…