WordPress Reference Guide Featured Image

The WordPress 4.4 field guide is available and covers all of the major features in WordPress 4.4. The guide explains what the features are and more specifically, links to posts that explain how they work. WordPress 4.4: Field Guide While it doesn’t cover every single change, it gives developers and (more…)

Justin Tadlock Explains Taxonomy Term Meta

While developers celebrate the first half of the WordPress REST API being merged into WordPress, there’s also another reason to celebrate. Six years in the making, taxonomy term meta will be available in WordPress 4.4. If you’re like me and don’t have a clue as to what taxonomy term meta (more…)

WordPress Time Machine

93Digital, a London-based WordPress development agency, has published a WordPress time machine. The page features a timeline where visitors can browse every major version of WordPress released since 1.0. Versions are displayed in a horizontal timeline format with fancy animations when hovered over. Unfortunately, the animations are more distracting than (more…)

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For the last six years, WordPress has been an oEmbed consumer, adding support for services with nearly every major release since 2.9. In WordPress 4.4, it switches roles and is an oEmbed provider. Proposed by Pascal Birchler earlier this year, oEmbeds for posts streamlines how they’re shared across the web. (more…)

WordPress 4.4 Beta 1 Released

After more than eight weeks in development, WordPress 4.4. beta 1 is available for testing. With over 1,600 commits since WordPress 4.3’s release, it’s important that 4.4 be tested by as many people as possible. Commits are bug fixes, additional functions or filters, new features, corrected typos, and anything inbetween. (more…)

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This post was contributed by Jesse Nickles. He is the founder of LittleBizzy, a managed WordPress hosting company, and a part-time blogger at CollegeTimes, where he gets into trouble exploring controversial issues. Two weeks ago, I announced that all current and future domains hosted at LittleBizzy would have XML-RPC permanently (more…)