WordPress 6.4 is the third major release of the year that delivers a better user experience to site visitors by improving performance of the core software. This version improves server[…]
In an effort to keep the WordPress community up to date, this post provides an update on the PHP compatibility of the upcoming WordPress 6.4 release scheduled for November 7,[…]
With WordPress 6.4, revisions are now supported for post meta on an opt-in basis. This will lay the groundwork for future improvements to Gutenberg.
WordPress 6.4 introduces a number of new functions related to options, with a particular focus on autoloaded options. This dev note explains those changes.
WordPress 6.4 comes with several enhancements to the wp_get_loading_optimization_attributes() function which was introduced in 6.3 as a central place to manage loading optimization attributes, spec…
WordPress 6.4 includes several improvements to template loading. These include caching of block patterns to reduce file system overhead, removal of unnecessary file existence checks in theme functi…
WordPress 6.4 brings a number of key improvements to the HTML markup of the wp-login.php page to make its structure more optimal and flexible for developers.
WordPress 6.4 comes with updated APIs for User Interface components for the block editor. Here is the list.
Changes made in the 6.4 software release to WordPress style loading to address issues related to redundant code and bypassing the core’s style enqueuing system..
In WordPress 6.4, the Performance team introduce several enhancements centered around object caching, which will lead to better handling of filters, reduce database queries, and improve overall sys…
Script loading strategies are now employed in core and bundled themes to improve performance of loading scripts with `defer` and `async` attributes. More details on additional changes on script loa…
WordPress 6.4 introduces Block Hooks (#53987), a feature that provides an extensibility mechanism for Block Themes. This is the first step in emulating WordPress’ Hooks concept that allows developers to[…]
Admin notices are widely used within WordPress Core and in the extender community. Admin notices have common markup patterns and CSS classes, but required maintaining HTML independently for each notice[…]
As of WordPress 6.4, attachment pages for new WordPress installations are fully disabled for new sites. Learn how to update existing sites.