WordPress 4.5.1 Fixes 12 Bugs

WordPress 4.5.1 is available and addresses a dozen items reported against WordPress 4.5. According to Adam Silverstein, “a singular class issue that broke sites based on the Twenty Eleven theme, an incompatibility between certain Chrome versions and the visual editor, and an Imagick bug that could break media uploads,” are (more…)

WordCamp Chicago 2009

WordCamp Chicago 2016 takes place this weekend and I’ll be among the many attendees. I haven’t visited the city since 2009 and I’m excited to satisfy my craving for deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s. WordCamp Chicago 2009 is a special memory because it’s where I saw a demo of (more…)

WordPress 4.6 to Update Theme Filter Tags in the Admin

The admin themes browser has been updated and modernized in recent years to make it easier to search through the 3,800+ themes available on WordPress.org. One aspect of the interface that has lagged behind, however, is the list of tags for filtering themes. The tags have gone untouched since back (more…)

In Case You Missed It Featured Image

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Matt Mullenweg’s Father Passes Away Losing a (more…)

Guggenheim.org Relaunches on WordPress Using the WP REST API

The Guggenheim relaunched its website on WordPress this week. The site, which represents the collection of Guggenheim museums, was in need of an overhaul that would modernize its underlying architecture and design. Laura Kleger, who oversees the foundation’s online projects, explained why the Guggenheim chose WordPress for its new website. (more…)

WordPress 4.5.1 Expected Early Next Week

WordPress 4.5 “Coleman” was released last week without too many issues. However, the WordPress development team recently identified two bugs that are prompting an immediate point release scheduled for next week. The first is that TinyMCE toolbars and tabs are unresponsive in Chrome Version 50.0.2661.75 beta-m (64-bit). The second is (more…)