Episode 25: Five Cents on Five for the Future

Episode 25: Five Cents on Five for the Future

In this twenty-fifth episode of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses future-proofing the WordPress project with the Five for the Future pledge. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann & Santana Inniss Song:…

A New WordPress News

A New WordPress News

In June 2021, @beafialho in collaboration with @pablohoney floated the idea of giving WordPress News a new look. Today, those ideas become a reality—we’re excited to share that redesign of WordPress News is live! The new design leans on the aesthetics of jazz, intrinsically connected to WordPress and which ultimately translates its uniqueness, historic significance…

Episode 24: Three Goals in 2022

Episode 24: Three Goals in 2022

In episode 24 of the WordPress Briefing, the Project’s Executive Director reviews three big-picture goals for the year: Increased Gutenberg adoption, support of all open source alternatives, and stewarding the open source ethos. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler…

Episode 30: A Sneak Peek at WordPress 6.0

Episode 30: A Sneak Peek at WordPress 6.0

In the thirtieth episode of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy and special guest Channing Ritter give listeners a sneak peek into the WordPress 6.0 release ahead of the Release Candidate 1 (RC1). Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3 is now available for testing! This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 3 on a test server and site.  You can test WordPress 6.0 Beta 3…

Episode 29: How to Make a WordPress Blog

Episode 29: How to Make a WordPress Blog

In the twenty-ninth episode of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy reminds us of our WordPress roots — blogging — and discusses the basics of starting your first blog on WordPress. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 1

WordPress 6.0 Beta 1

WordPress 6.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing. This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, and test this version of WordPress on a production or mission-critical website. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 1 on a test server and site.  You can test…

WordPress 5.9.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.9.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.9.3 is now available! This maintenance release features 9 bug fixes in Core and 10 bug fixes in the block editor. WordPress 5.9.3 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next major release will be version 6.0. You can download WordPress 5.9.3 from WordPress.org, or visit your Dashboard → Updates and click “Update Now”. If you have sites that…