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WordPress Coding Standards 1.1.0 Released

The WordPress Coding Standards version 1.1.0 has been released on GitHub. This release includes more stringent function call formatting checks which are explained in the handbook. There’s also stricter checks for overrides of WordPress global variables. To see a full list of what was changed, fixed, and added, check out (more…)

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Gutenberg 3.5.0 is available for download and polishes existing features. This release adds an edit button to embed blocks that allows users to edit the source URL. Edit URL Button on Embed Blocks The contrast has been increased for input fields and check boxes have visually more distinct states as (more…)

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WordPress 4.9.8 is available for download and is a maintenance release. Headlining this version is the “Try Gutenberg” callout. Note that not everyone will see the callout. Its visibility is determined based on certain criteria. Gutenberg Callout in WordPress 4.9.8 WordPress 4.9.8 continues to improve the foundation set forth by (more…)

Dog Sniffing Pears

After nine years since the project began, version 1.0.0 of the WordPress Coding Standards is available for download. The WordPress Coding Standards is a collection of PHP_CodeSniffer rules or sniffs to validate code developed for WordPress. It ensures code quality and adherence to coding conventions, including the official WordPress Coding (more…)

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WordPress 4.9.6 Release Candidate 1 is available for download and addresses some of the issues that have been reported in beta 1. Since the beta’s release, there have been 30 bugs fixed. Many of the fixes in this release are focused on the new privacy tools that help with GDPR (more…)

After a long, frustrating, development cycle, WordPress 3.6 Oscar is now available to the public. This release doesn’t have the Post Formats UI but it does contain a number of great features such as built-in video and audio support, a completely revamped UI for Post Revisions, 2013 Theme that utilizes (more…)

It was announced earlier today that that BuddyPress 1.5.5 is now available for download. This is considered a maintenance release which addresses 14 issues, some of which are security related. Congrats to the team and I hope you had a blast at WordCamp Netherlands Paul Gibbs.

Ingenesis has announced the release of version 1.2 of their commercial e-commerce plugin. 1.2 is being considered a major upgrade as the release contains around 1,000 revisions with 300 bug tickets being squashed. Because of the amount of changes involved between 1.1 and 1.2, they are advising that you take (more…)

WordPress 3.3.1 was released last night and it addresses an important security issue discovered in WordPress 3.3. Along with the security fix, the release also fixes 15 issues that are outlined here. After I upgraded the Tavern website, I was a bit confused to see a number of things that (more…)

The time has finally arrived. WordPress 3.3. was released early this morning to the masses. Codenamed ‘Sonny’ which at a glance looks like sorry, 3.3 has a couple of great user oriented features with a ton of polish. While my WordPress upgrade experience went smoothly, I was immediately impressed with (more…)