There’s a new WordPress fork called ClassicPress that’s been making some waves recently, with various members of the Twitterati swinging between decrying it as an attempt to fracture the WordPress community, to it being an unnecessary over-reaction, to it being a death knell for WordPress. Personally, I don’t think it’s any of the above. Some years […]
WordPress has been around for 15 years. 31.5% of sites use it, and that figure continues to climb. We’re here for the long term, so we need to plan for the long term. Gutenberg is being built as the base for the next 15 years of WordPress. The first phase, replacing the post editing screen […]
Earlier today, I joined JJJ and Jeff on episode 319 of the WP Tavern’s WordPress Weekly podcast! We chatted about GitHub being acquired by Microsoft (and what that might mean for the future of WordPress using Trac), the state of Gutenberg, WordCamp Europe, as well as getting into a bit of the philosophy that drives […]
In WordPress 4.2, a fun little feature was quietly snuck into Core, I’m always delighted to see people’s reactions when they discover it. Thank you kind WordPress Devs for introducing the paste-a-link-on-highlighted-text feature. It's already saved me half an hour this week! — Meagan Hanes 🌈 (@mhanes) May 10, 2016 I love being able to highlight text […]
A WordCamp US this year, I spoke about the Trojan Emoji security bug, which we fixed in WordPress 4.1.2. In particular, I went through how we came to wrap our head around the bug, and then write a solution that worked for every WordPress site.