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The Month in WordPress – October 2022

2022-11-22 KENNETH 0

The Month in WordPress – October 2022 With the end of the year fast approaching, the WordPress project has not slowed down. Read on to learn more about the latest major release, WordPress 6.1, and the State of the Word 2022 live event, among other exciting news. It’s time to catch up on all things WordPress! Say hello to WordPress 6.1 “Misha” The third and last major release of 2022, WordPress 6.1 “Misha,” shipped on November 1, 2022. Named after jazz pianist Mikhail “Misha” Alperin, this release comes packed with many improvements that refine the site-building experience introduced earlier this year in WordPress 5.9 and 6.0, as well as accessibility and performance upgrades. WordPress 6.1 is also bundled with a new default block theme, Twenty Twenty-Three (TT3), that features 10 style variations designed by WordPress community members. These intentionally unique [ more… ]

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State of the Word 2022

2022-11-22 KENNETH 0

State of the Word 2022 Hello, WordPress!  Mark your calendars; it’s almost time for State of the Word 2022! State of the Word is the annual keynote address delivered by the WordPress project’s co-founder, Matt Mullenweg. Every year, the event shares reflections on the project’s progress and the future of open source. Expect this and more in this year’s edition. This year’s event will take place in person in New York City and live-streamed via various WordPress.org social media platforms.  Join Matt as he provides a retrospective of 2022, the latest WordPress releases, Site Editor advancements, and a return to in-person events around the globe, among other topics. What: State of the Word 2022 When: December 15, 2022, 1–2:30 P.M. EST (18–19:30 UTC) How: If you’re watching from the comfort of your home or local watch party, the live stream [ more… ]

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WordPress 6.1.1 Maintenance Release

2022-11-16 KENNETH 0

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 for 2023. If you have sites that support automatic background updates, the update process will begin automatically. You can download WordPress 6.1.1 from WordPress.org, or visit your WordPress Dashboard, click “Updates”, and then click “Update Now”. For more information, check out the version 6.1.1 HelpHub documentation page. Thank you to these WordPress contributors The WordPress 6.1.1 release was led by @desrosj, @mamaduka, and @jeffpaul. WordPress 6.1.1 would not have been possible without the contributions of more than 105 people. Their asynchronous [ more… ]

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WP Briefing: Episode 43: Openverse & Photo Directory– What Are They, and How Are They Different?

2022-11-14 KENNETH 0

WP Briefing: Episode 43: Openverse & Photo Directory– What Are They, and How Are They Different? In the forty-third episode of the WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy explores two resources for openly licensed media in the WordPress project– Openverse and Photo Directory– and how they differ from one another! Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to [email protected], either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin HartzlerLogo: Javier ArceProduction: Santana InnissSong: Fearless First by Kevin MacLeod References Photo Directory Make PageSubmit a Photo to the Photo DirectoryOpenverse Make PageOpenverse Call for Contributions: Block Editor IntegrationDownload WordPress 6.1Docs Team Contributor Day Recap PostHallway Hangout Block Themes (Video) Transcript [Josepha Haden Chomphosy 00:00:00]  Hello everyone, and welcome to the WordPress Briefing, the podcast where you can catch quick explanations of the ideas behind the WordPress open source project, some insight [ more… ]

Introducing Twenty Twenty-Three

2022-11-09 KENNETH 0

Introducing Twenty Twenty-Three This post was written in collaboration with Lauren Stein (@laurlittle) and Anne McCarthy @annezazu). Twenty Twenty-Three is here, alongside WordPress 6.1! The new default theme offers a clean, blank canvas bundled with a collection of style variations. Style variations are predefined design options that give you the opportunity to alter the appearance of your site without having to change your theme. This means that you can keep your template structure but change the visual details of your site with ease. For a truly diverse collection, Twenty Twenty-Three’s featured style variations were submitted by members of the WordPress community, resulting in 38 submissions from 19 people in 8 different countries. From those submissions, a curated collection of ten was chosen and bundled with the new theme. This approach to style variations ushers in the next generation of block [ more… ]