Bebo, Betty, and Jaco

Wait, wasn’t WordPress 5.4 just released? It absolutely was, and congratulations to everyone involved! Inspired by the fine work done to get another release out, I finally completed the last step of co-leading WordPress 5.0, 5.1, and 5.2 (Bebo, Betty, and Jaco, respectively). My study now has a bit more jazz in it. 🙂

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Talking with WP&UP

At WordCamp Europe this year, I had the opportunity to chat with the folks at WP&UP, who are doing wonderful work providing mental health support in the WordPress community. Listen to the podcast, and check out the services that WP&UP provide!

Authentication in WordPress

WebAuthn is now a W3C recommendation, bringing us one step closer to not having to use passwords anymore. If you’re not familiar with WebAuthn, here’s a little demo (if you don’t own a security key, it’ll probably work best on an Android phone with a fingerprint reader). That I needed to add a disclaimer for… Continue reading Authentication in WordPress

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Iterating on Merge Proposals

Developing new WordPress features as plugins has been a wonderfully valuable process for all sorts of features to come into being, from the MP6 Dashboard Redesign, to oEmbed endpoints, and including multiple Customiser enhancements over the years. Thanks to the flexibility that this model offers, folks have been able to iterate rapidly on a wide… Continue reading Iterating on Merge Proposals