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People of WordPress: Dee Teal

May 31st, 2022

In this series, we share some of the inspiring stories of how WordPress and its global network of contributors can change people’s lives for the better. This month we feature a WordPress development and large project specialist on the difference the software and community can make to your career and life. Dee’s story with computers…

The first Google for Startups Ukraine Support Fund recipients

May 31st, 2022

Over the past three months, the world has witnessed the resilience and spirit of the Ukrainian people. We’ve seen how an entire population has responded to unimaginable circumstances and demonstrated not only a will to survive but to persevere and succeed. We know this spirit well from the strong and vibrant Ukrainian startup community, which…

WP Briefing: Episode 32: An Open Source Reading List

May 30th, 2022

In the thirty-second episode of the WordPress Briefing, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy shares her open source reading list for that post-WordCamp Europe downtime. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Santana Inniss and Chloé Bringmann Song:…

Encontrando pertenencia en espacios LGBTQ+

May 28th, 2022

El Stonewall Inn, un pequeño bar en la ciudad de Nueva York donde en junio de 1969 las personas LGBTQ+ lucharon contra años de opresión y abuso, tiene un significado especial para muchas personas, incluyéndome a mí. Cuando me mudé a Nueva York en 2007, vivía en West Village, el barrio donde se encuentra el…

Supporting journalists who are taking a stand

May 26th, 2022

Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab, part of the Google News Initiative, in the Asia Pacific region. An experienced political, investigative and data journalist, she was a 2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting as part of the Reuters team that documented widespread cheating in U.S. college admissions. Now, with News Lab,…

WordPress 6.0 “Arturo”

May 24th, 2022

Welcome to “Arturo” Say hello to “Arturo” and WordPress 6.0, inspired by Grammy-winning jazz musician, Arturo O’Farrill. Known for his influence on contemporary Latin jazz, Arturo has pressed more than 15 albums spanning a body of work across five decades. Take some time to explore WordPress 6.0, built to help you unlock your creative aspirations…

Angular’s Vision for the Future

May 24th, 2022

Photo by Pixabay In the Angular 2021 recap and 2022 preview post, we shared our plans for 2022. As we are almost midway through 2022, this is a great time to give more insights into our long-term plan and some hints of what we might work on in 2023. Improving and simplifying the developer experience is a…

Helping Ukrainian teachers keep teaching

May 23rd, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a tragedy, not just for now but for generations to come. As the international community response evolves, we’ve continued to look for ways to help, whether by supporting the humanitarian effort, providing timely, trusted information and promoting cybersecurity. With millions of people forced to leave their homes, and thousands…

A framework for Asia’s digital growth

May 23rd, 2022

While governments and communities across the Indo-Pacific continue to grapple with COVID-19 and other challenges, it’s important not to lose sight of the opportunities of the world’s most economically dynamic region. Embracing economic engagement and digital trade — and strengthening the frameworks and capability to do that openly and responsibly — can help ensure recovery…

Inline Image Previews with Sharp, BlurHash, and Lambda Functions

May 19th, 2022

Don’t you hate it when you load a website or web app, some content displays and then some images load — causing content to shift around? That’s called content reflow and can lead to an incredibly annoying user experience for visitors. I’ve previously written about solving this with React’s Suspense, which prevents the UI from loading until the images come…