Starting with WordPress 6.1 new React hooks simplify data retrieval for blocks.
In WordPress 6.1, there is a new system for managing preferences in block editors.
WordPress 6.1 brings a number of new hooks and functions, which developers should be aware of. New functions is_term_publicly_viewable() Taxonomy component gets counterpart to the is_post_publicly_…
WordPress 6.1 introduces a number of important performance improvements which will have impact in all aspects. The most significant improvements are done in caching WP_Query as well as REST API.[…]
Search REST resources by ID across subtypes WordPress 6.1 includes an enhancement to the search controller, #56546, which makes it possible to retrieve a term or post object over the[…]
The first iteration of the Style Engine consolidates various styles set via block and theme supports into a single style tag on page render.
Thank you to @joedolson and @alexstine for collaborating to write this post. With WordPress 6.1 around the corner, this post brings together the many accessibility improvements and fixes to look[…]
WordPress 6.1 introduces a new header available for theme authors. This allows third-party themes to avoid accidentally being overwritten with an update of a theme of a similar …
Adding caching to database queries in WP_Query WordPress 6.1 includes an improvement to how database queries are performed in the WP_Query class, resulting in database queries will be cached. This[…]
WordPress 6.1 Beta arrived a few days ago, and it is expected to be released on November 1st, 2022. It will be the last major release of 2022 and will[…]
Last week Performance team contributors were working on refining their follow-up patches for the multi-mime/WebP feature, after the main work for it was merged into core for 6.1 at the[…]
WebP, an image format developed by Google, which is intended to replace JPEG, PNG, and GIF file formats, will soon be generated by default for new JPEG image uploads in[…]
“Life-buoy in harbour” by Ashley Coates is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. The developers of the Rollback Update Failure feature plugin put out a call for testing over the weekend,[…]