WordPress 5.6 is rolling out with dozens of improvements but security researchers discovered an exploitable feature.
WordPress 5.6 ‘Simone’ is slated for release on December 8, 2020, as the third major WordPress core release of the year. WordPress 5.6 has a focus on improving the WordPress[…]
PHP 8 support, Application Passwords, Site Health improvements, Block API V2, and much more. Check out what’s new in WordPress 5.6!
WordPress 5.6 introduces a new UI to allow website administrators to opt-in to major versions of automatic updates. As noted in a previous dev note, this feature follows the plugins[…]
WordPress 5.6 introduces a framework for making a series of REST API calls in one request to the server. At its simplest, this is a helpful performance optimization when a[…]
The new action wp_after_insert_post has been added to WordPress 5.6 to allow theme and plugin developers to run custom code after a post and its terms and meta data has[…]
Several core and third party blocks share different customization tools. Things like color, background, font size, alignment and others are customizations options block authors are likely to add to…
WordPress 5.6 will ship with the latest jQuery library next month. This is a major update that all plugin and theme developers should begin testing against. Last week, Marius Jensen[…]
WordPress 5.6 will finally see the introduction of a new system for making authenticated requests to various WordPress APIs — Application Passwords. The existing cookie-based authentication s…
If you have been testing the latest development version of WordPress in the past week or so, you may have noticed that the ability to drag and drop meta boxes[…]
Current block-based widgets admin screen design. I was wrong. I assured our readers that “the block-based widget system will be ready for prime time when WordPress 5.6 lands” in my[…]
Two weeks ago, the Gutenberg team put out an open call for block-based widgets feedback. I had already written a lengthy review of the new system earlier in September but[…]
In 2015, WordPress 4.4 introduced a REST API, but one thing that has severely limited its broader use is the lack of authentication capabilities for third-party applications. After considering the[…]
Fashion is ephemeral. Art is eternal. Indeed what is a fashion really? A fashion is merely a form of ugliness so absolutely unbearable that we have to alter it every[…]