WP Briefing: Episode 56: What to Know About WordPress Playground

WP Briefing: Episode 56: What to Know About WordPress Playground

Join guest host Rich Tabor and WordPress Playground innovator Adam Zielinski as they discuss the capabilities and promise of WP Playground in episode 56 of the WordPress Briefing. Stay tuned for your small list of big things coming up in the next two weeks. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org,…

WordPress 6.2.1 Maintenance & Security Release

WordPress 6.2.1 Maintenance & Security Release

WordPress 6.2.1 is now available! This minor release features 20 bug fixes in Core and 10 bug fixes for the block editor. You can review a summary of the maintenance updates in this release by reading the Release Candidate announcement. This release also features several security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is…

WP Briefing: Episode 55: Happy Anniversary, WordPress!

WP Briefing: Episode 55: Happy Anniversary, WordPress!

Join WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy in the 55th episode of the WordPress Briefing as she looks back at the 20 years of WordPress and how the open source community made WordPress what it is today. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording….

2022 Annual Survey Results & Next Steps

2022 Annual Survey Results & Next Steps

Each year, members of the WordPress community (users, site builders, extenders, and contributors) provide valuable feedback through an annual survey. For 2022, the survey received a comprehensive update, the first in six years. The total number of questions was reduced to 29 from nearly 100, socio-economic questions were mostly removed, and the Likert scale was…

The Month in WordPress – April 2023

The Month in WordPress – April 2023

With preparations for the next major releases already underway, the community is gearing up to celebrate WordPress’ 20th anniversary, which is just around the corner. This month has also seen some major highlights, such as WordPress 6.2’s performance wins and the launch of WP Translation Playground. Read on to find out what’s new. Forthcoming WordPress…

WP Briefing: Episode 54: A Bill of Rights for the Open Web

WP Briefing: Episode 54: A Bill of Rights for the Open Web

Join WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy in the 54th episode of the WordPress Briefing as she explores the concept of the four freedoms of open source and likens it to today’s Bill of Rights for the open web. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as…

WP Briefing: Episode 53: A Look at WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy”

WP Briefing: Episode 53: A Look at WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy”

Named after the multi-instrumentalist Eric Allan Dolphy Jr., WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy”‘s high notes are riffed on by WordPress’s Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, in this 53rd episode of the WordPress Briefing. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin HartzlerLogo: Javier ArceProduction: Chloé BringmannSong:…

The Month in WordPress – March 2023

The Month in WordPress – March 2023

March saw the arrival of the first major release of 2023, WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy.” Planning for the project’s 20th anniversary continues with new celebratory updates and commemorative swag. Read on for the latest happenings in the WordPress space. Meet WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy” WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy” was released on March 29, 2023. Named after the acclaimed…