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Tomorrow is WordPress Translation Day 4

2019-05-10 KENNETH 0

Tomorrow is WordPress Translation Day 4 The fourth edition of WordPress translation day is coming up on Saturday 11 May 2019: tomorrow! Get ready for a 24-hour, global marathon dedicated to localizing the WordPress platform and ecosystem. This event takes place both online and in physical locations across the world, so you can join no matter where you are! The WordPress Polyglots Team has a mission to translate and make available the software’s features into as many languages as possible. As WordPress powers more than 33% of websites, people from across the world use it in their daily life. That means there is a lot that needs translating, and into many different languages. On 11 May 2019, from 00:00 UTC until 23:59 UTC, WordPress Translation Day aims to celebrate the thousands of volunteers who contribute to translation and internalization. The [ more… ]

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WordPress 5.2 “Jaco”

2019-05-08 KENNETH 0

WordPress 5.2 “Jaco” Keeping Sites Safer Version 5.2 of WordPress, named “Jaco” in honor of renowned and revolutionary jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in this update make it easier than ever to fix your site if something goes wrong. There are even more robust tools for identifying and fixing configuration issues and fatal errors. Whether you are a developer helping clients or you manage your site solo, these tools can help get you the right information when you need it. Site Health Check Building on the Site Health features introduced in 5.1, this release adds two new pages to help debug common configuration issues. It also adds space where developers can include debugging information for site maintainers. PHP Error Protection This administrator-focused update will let you safely fix or [ more… ]

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WordPress 5.2 RC2

2019-05-03 KENNETH 0

WordPress 5.2 RC2 The second release candidate for WordPress 5.2 is now available! WordPress 5.2 will be released on Tuesday, May 7, but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.2 yet, now is the time! There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.2 release candidate: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” option), or you can download the release candidate here (zip). For details about what to expect in WordPress 5.2, please see the first release candidate post. This release includes the final About page design. It also contains fixes for: Proper translation of the recovery mode notification emails (#47093). Improvements to the way Site Health works with multisite installs (#47084). Plugin and Theme Developers Please test your plugins and themes against WordPress 5.2 and update the Tested [ more… ]

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The Month in WordPress: April 2019

2019-05-02 KENNETH 0

The Month in WordPress: April 2019 This past month has been filled with anticipation as the community builds up towards a big new release, plans some important events, and builds new tools to grow the future of the project. WordPress 5.2 Almost Due for Release WordPress 5.2 is due for release on May 7 with many new features included for developers and end-users alike. The Field Guide for the release provides a lot of information about what is in it and what you can expect, including a few key elements: Site Health Check One of the most highly anticipated features for v5.2 is the Site Health Check. This feature adds two new pages in the admin interface to help end users maintain a healthy site through common configuration issues and other elements that go along with having a robust online [ more… ]

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WordPress 5.2 Release Candidate

2019-04-26 KENNETH 0

WordPress 5.2 Release Candidate The first release candidate for WordPress 5.2 is now available! This is an important milestone as we progress toward the WordPress 5.2 release date. “Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.2 is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, May 7, but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.2 yet, now is the time! There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.2 release candidate: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” option), or you can download the release candidate here (zip). What’s in WordPress 5.2? Continuing with the theme from the last release, WordPress 5.2 gives you even more robust tools for identifying and fixing configuration issues and fatal errors. Whether you [ more… ]