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In this episode, John James Jacoby recaps his trip to WordCamp Chicago and explains the thought process behind his presentation, The Fourth Wall of WordPress. We highlight a new project that gives developers a guided path to migrate functionality from the Classic editor to Gutenberg. We discuss the pros and (more…)

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After not having an event in 2017, WordSesh, a virtual WordPress conference, is returning July 25th. The event is being organized by Brian Richards, Founder of WPSessions and a collection of partners.  The schedule is online and like previous events, there is a mixture of sessions and live podcasts. Based on (more…)

Removing Boxes Stored in The Garage

In order to help developers learn how to migrate from the classic editor to Gutenberg, Daniel Bachhuber has launched a Gutenberg Migration Guide. Bachhuber is seeking the community’s help in identifying and filling a database to document all of the ways the classic editor can be customized. Take a look (more…)

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XWP, Automattic, and Google’s AMP team, has released 0.7 Release Candidate 1 of the AMP for WordPress plugin. Hinted at during AMP Conf 2018 earlier this year, 0.7 is a major release that contains significant new features. This release adds Native AMP support for all of the default widgets, embeds, (more…)

How Delicious Brains Creates and Releases WordPress Plugins

Delicious Brains have published the process they use for creating and releasing WordPress plugins. The post covers development, brainstorming, reviewing, testing, and wire frames. The team also describes the products and services they use and the roles they play within their projects. How is their process different or similar to (more…)

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When it comes to editing and crafting content on the go, the WordPress Mobile apps are a good choice. The question is, how does the editor in the iOS app interact with content written in Gutenberg? Let’s find out. Quick Edits Turn Into Lengthy, Frustrating Fixes For testing purposes, I used (more…)

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Gutenberg 2.7 is available for testing and not only does it refine the visuals around block controls, it adds the highly requested ability to edit permalinks. Editing Permalinks in Gutenberg 2.7 A new pagination block is available that adds a page break, allowing users to break posts into multiple pages. (more…)

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The BuddyPress development team has released Beta 2 of BuddyPress 3.0. BuddyPress 3.0 is a major release that contains some significant changes. A new template pack called Nouveau will replace the bp-legacy template packs introduced in BuddyPress 1.7. The new template pack has been refactored to be semantic, accessible, and (more…)

Talking Gutenberg on Episode Eight of the Drunken UX Podcast

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Michael Fienen and Aaron Hill, hosts of the Drunken UX podcast, to discuss Gutenberg. We covered a lot of topics, including, why Gutenberg was created, our experiences, its timeline, pros, cons, resources, our biggest concerns, and what developers and freelancers need to (more…)