WordPress 4.3 Beta 1 Now Available for Testing

WordPress 4.3 is right around the corner with beta 1 released and ready for testing. According to the 4.3 project schedule, there will be no more commits for new enhancements or feature requests from this point on. Contributors are now focusing on bug fixes and documentation ahead of August 18th, (more…)

WordPress.tv is Branching Out Into Beginner Tutorial Videos

WordPress.tv is expanding its video catalog beyond WordCamp session recordings. As most of the video content on the site centers around topics for developers and established users, the WPTV team is now actively soliciting submissions for more beginner video tutorials. Are you a proud member of the WordPress community, who (more…)

A Primer on Writing Good Documentation

This post was contributed by guest author Jeff Matson. Jeff is the head of documentation for GravityForms. He is the creator of the Heartbeat Control WordPress plugin and is a fan of the 90s. Often times, documentation is the most underrated piece of the development process. When we look at (more…)

Menu Customizer Tentatively Approved for WordPress 4.3

WordPress 4.3 release lead Konstantin Obenland posted notes from this week’s core development chat, confirming that the Menu Customizer plugin has been conditionally approved to merge. The approval is pending a few conditions that will be required before officially merging it: Complete a11y audit. Address possible blockers. Merge php tests. (more…)