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. 🙂
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!
As React (via Gutenberg) becomes more present in the WordPress world, I’m seeing some common themes pop up in conversations about it. I spoke a bit about this kind of thing at WordCamp US last year, but if you don’t feel like sitting through a half hour video, let me summarise my thoughts. 🙂 I… Continue reading React Isn’t The Problem
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
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