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….

Post Status: State of the Word 2022 • Dev Blog Beta • WP 3.7 – 4.0 Final Releases

Post Status: State of the Word 2022 • Dev Blog Beta • WP 3.7 – 4.0 Final Releases

This Week at WordPress.org (November 21, 2022) As 2022 comes to an end, State of the Word will happen in NYC again. Apply to attend or tune in to the livestream. Check out the beta version of the WordPress Developer Blog. Still have sites on WordPress 3.7 – 4.0? It’s really time to upgrade as…

WPTavern: #52 – Hannah Smith on Why We Need To Be Making Websites More Sustainable

WPTavern: #52 – Hannah Smith on Why We Need To Be Making Websites More Sustainable

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 making websites more sustainable. If you’d like to subscribe to the podcast, you…

WPTavern: BuddyPress 11.0.0 to Limit JavaScript and CSS Asset Loading to Community Pages Using a Filter

WPTavern: BuddyPress 11.0.0 to Limit JavaScript and CSS Asset Loading to Community Pages Using a Filter

BuddyPress will soon be improving the way it loads its JavaScript and CSS assets so that they are only loaded on community pages. Previously, the plugin would load them indiscriminately on every page. BuddyPress lead developer Mathieu Viet said he’s not sure there is a specific reason explaining why this was kept in place. Before…

WPTavern: New Tool Checks If Google Fonts Are Hosted Locally

WPTavern: New Tool Checks If Google Fonts Are Hosted Locally

Earlier this year, WordPress’ Themes Team began urging theme authors to switch to locally hosted fonts after a German court case decision, which fined a website owner for violating the GDPR by using Google-hosted webfonts. Since that ruling, German website owners have continued to receive threats of fines for not having their fonts hosted locally. The…

WordPress.org blog: The Month in WordPress – October 2022

WordPress.org blog: The Month in WordPress – October 2022

With the end of the year fast approaching, the WordPress project has not slowed down. Read on to learn more about the latest major release, WordPress 6.1, and the State of the Word 2022 live event, among other exciting news. It’s time to catch up on all things WordPress! Say hello to WordPress 6.1 “Misha”…

WPTavern: WordPress Launches Developer Blog In Beta

WPTavern: WordPress Launches Developer Blog In Beta

WordPress.org will soon be launching a blog for developers. The blog went into beta at the end of last week and resides on a subdomain of the main site. It is sporting a design similar to WordPress’ general News blog. One of the big picture goals that WordPress’ Executive Director Josepha Haden-Chomphosy identified for 2022…