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WordPress 5.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

December 12th, 2019

WordPress 5.3.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 46 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. WordPress 5.3.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next major release will be version 5.4. You can download WordPress 5.3.1 by clicking the button at the top of this page,…

People of WordPress: Jill Binder

December 6th, 2019

You’ve probably heard that WordPress is open-source software, and may know that it’s created and run by volunteers. WordPress enthusiasts share many examples of how WordPress changed people’s lives for the better. This monthly series shares some of those lesser-known, amazing stories. Meet Jill Binder Jill Binder never meant to become an activist. She insists…

The Rising Complexity of JAMstack Sites and How to Manage Them

December 5th, 2019

When you add anything with user-generated content or dynamic data to a static site, the complexity of the build process can become comparable to launching a monolithic CMS. How can we add rich content to static sites without stitching together multiple third-party services? For people in the development community, static site generators are a popular…

Drupal 8.8.0 is available

December 4th, 2019

What’s new in Drupal 8.8.0? The last normal feature release of Drupal 8 includes a stable Media Library as well as several improvements to workspaces and migrations. The new experimental Claro administration theme brings a fresh look to site management. This is also the first release to come with native Composer support. Download Drupal 8.8.0…

“Headless Mode”

December 2nd, 2019

A couple of months ago, we invited Marc Anton Dahmen to show off his database-less content management system (CMS) Automad. His post is an interesting inside look at templating engines, including how they work, how CMSs use them, and how they impact the way we write things, such as loops. Well, Automad just released version…

The Month in WordPress: November 2019

December 2nd, 2019

November has been a big month in the WordPress community. New releases, big events, and a push for more contributors have characterized the work being done across the project — read on to find out more! The release of WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” WordPress 5.3 was released on November 12, and is available for download or…

Crack the ‘Giving Tuesday’ Code on December 3rd

November 27th, 2019

Giving Tuesday (known online as #GivingTuesday) is the Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, held on December 3, 2019. What began in the States has grown over the years into an international day dedicated to charitable giving at the beginning of the holiday season, whereby hundreds of millions of people give, collaborate…

Product Search and Filters Are a Snap With WooCommerce

November 26th, 2019

Let’s say you visit an e-commerce site because you want to buy the latest banana peeler model. Bananas are hard enough to peel, right? Only a tool will do! What’s the first thing you’re going to do on the site? Chances are, it’s entering something into the (hopefully) prominent search field. You need a way…

Drupal Business Survey 2019

November 20th, 2019

This blog has been re-posted and edited with permission from OneShoe’s blog. The following are results from the 2019 Drupal Business Survey conducted by One Shoe and Exove, in partnership with the Drupal Association. The annual Drupal Business Survey is an initiative of Drupal agencies One Shoe and Exove and was published in 2016 for…

JAMstack, Fugu, and Houdini

November 19th, 2019

What has me really excited about building websites recently is the fact that we, as front-end developers, have the power to do so much more. Only a few years ago, I would need a whole team of developers to accomplish what can now be done with just a few amazing tools. Although the projects/tools/technologies are…