New Feature Plugin Proposed: oEmbed for WordPress Posts

WordPress has a whitelist of 31 trusted sites from which users can oEmbed content, but one source is noticeably missing – WordPress itself. During this week’s feature plugin chat, Pascal Birchler and a group of contributors proposed the idea of oEmbed for WordPress Posts: Basically, we want to make WordPress (more…)

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In this episode of WordPress Weekly, Marcus Couch and I preview WordPress 4.3. We discuss what WordPress.tv should do with old videos now that the site is six years old. There’s a conference this weekend devoted to the Genesis Framework and we let you know how you can watch it (more…)

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WordPress.tv launched in January of 2009 and since then has become one of the largest repositories of information dedicated to WordPress. To put that in perspective, WordPress 2.8 and 2.9 were released the same year. However, with more than six years of content available, the team has run into a (more…)

Proper Lite: A Free and Flexible WordPress Theme for Creatives

Last November, ModernThemes officially launched its free WordPress themes site and has been gradually adding to its collection hosted on WordPress.org. Founders Robbie Grabowski and Mike Driscoll launched the site with a commitment to produce themes that support the native customizer and keep plugin functionality separate while still being “plugin-friendly.” (more…)

Theme Translations and Language Packs are Coming to WordPress.org

WordPress.org will soon support translations and language packs for themes hosted in the official directory. In Matt Mullenweg’s Q&A at WordCamp Europe 2015, he emphasized the importance of having better language support for themes and plugins and identified this as a high priority for continued improvements to WordPress.org. Today the (more…)