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: Meetup.com Raises Concerns with New Accessibility Overlay

WPTavern: Meetup.com Raises Concerns with New Accessibility Overlay

Meetup.com raised some concerns with the WordPress community (and the broader community of accessibility professionals) this week after it added an accessibility overlay to its website. The overlay, powered by EqualWeb, displays a list of settings that can be toggled, ostensibly to address various accessibility needs. I’m super disappointed @Meetup added an #a11y overlay. Time…

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: Last Call for the 2023 State of Open Source Survey

WPTavern: Last Call for the 2023 State of Open Source Survey

OpenLogic, a company that provides technical support for enterprise open source infrastructure, and the Open Source Initiative (OSI), the nonprofit stewards of the Open Source Definition (OSD, have collaborated to put together the 2023 State of Open Source Survey. The annual survey collects data from professionals to identify trends in the adoption and challenges of using…

WPTavern: WordPress Rebrands FSE as “Site Editor”

WPTavern: WordPress Rebrands FSE as “Site Editor”

While WordPress’ site editing capabilities have been in development, the term full-site editing (FSE) has been widely used but sometimes poorly understood outside of contributor groups. Three months ago, WordPress’ Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy proposed renaming FSE to something more user friendly. After a lengthy discussion, Haden Chomphosy has announced the decision to use…

WordPress.org blog: WordPress 6.1.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress.org blog: WordPress 6.1.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 6.1.1 is now available This minor release features 29 bug fixes in Core and 21 bug fixes for the block editor. WordPress 6.1.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. You can review a summary of the key updates in this release by reading the RC1 announcement. The next major release will be version 6.2 planned…

Post Status: Keeping Higher Education Website Managers’ Dream Alive While Sunsetting Edupack

Post Status: Keeping Higher Education Website Managers’ Dream Alive While Sunsetting Edupack

Every University IT department dreams of a self-service system in which they do not have to deal with outside vendors. The dream includes a simple form that its users can fill out to generate websites from a library of templates. With Nathan Monk and Matt Lees, I cofounded a project called Edupack to realize the…