WPWeekly Episode 334 – Accessibility, Gutenberg, and Twenty Nineteen

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I have a lengthy discussion about the numerous Accessibility concerns being raised by members of the community. We also talk about the WordPress 5.0 release date, tempers flaring in the WordPress core Slack channel, dealing with political situations within the WordPress project, and more. We share our thoughts on the Twenty Nineteen default theme and provide a quick update on the status of WooCommerce 3.5.

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WordPress Accessibility Team Lead Resigns, Cites Political Complications Related to Gutenberg
First Look at The Twenty Nineteen Default Theme
Important update: WooCommerce 3.5 will now be released October 23rd.
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1 Comment

  1. I’ve just tried it out. This is just another boring theme iteration. They should just stick to content management because they haven’t got a clue about web design.

    Allowing users to make horrible color choices. I mean come-on. This is just embarrassing having this as the default theme.

    Also Bootstrap 4 should of been used rather than their custom underscores css web framework. Standard these days and makes it easier for us developers to extend.


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