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[…]
Having the latest version of a plugin running on your WordPress site can sometimes be critical for security. So how fast will the new version be auto-installed?
By now most have heard about the WP Sitemaps feature introduced in WordPress version 5.5. From what I’ve read most existing sites that needed a sitemap…
In an extraordinarily inconvenient API change, Facebook and Instagram will be dropping unauthenticated oEmbed support on October 24, breaking content across millions of websites. The chan…
On Wednesday, September 2, Gutenberg 8.9 launched with a set of new features, enhancements, and several bug fixes. The development team took the block-based widgets system out of its experimental[…]
We should be leading the users, not following them.We should be guiding the users, not coddling them.We should carve out the road to the future, not continue to fix a[…]
WordPress 5.5 was released earlier today, and it is the second major release of 2020.This new release is packed with a lot of improvements, many of them are focused around[…]
In an effort to better communicate the specifics of what’s coming to the editor in WordPress 5.5, this post is meant to list the various accessibility improvements shipping with this[…]
WordPress 5.5 and beyond features built-in sitemaps that are enabled by default. For new users and sites this may a good thing. Now users don’t have to…
This is the second part of the plugins and themes auto-updates dev notes for WordPress 5.5. The first part was dedicated to Controlling Plugins and Themes auto-updates user interface. Plugin[…]
Coauthored by @aduth and @gziolo. Block Categories The block category is no longer mandatory or doesn’t have to match an existing category slug during blocks’ registration. When that ha…
With WordPress 5.5, theme authors will now be able to easily filter archive pages headings, so they can use their own HTML markup. The existing get_the_archive_title hook was previously limited[…]
Edit 7/29/2020: a call out specific to Twenty Ten was added for the comment_type change. WordPress 5.5 comes with a number of small developer-focused changes. Here’s a summary of what[…]
Check out what’s coming with the release of WordPress 5.5. Tons of cool new features, fixes, and improvements are on the way.