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An Updated List of Our Favorite Jetpack Features for WordPress

September 17th, 2019

The thing is that Jetpack is very much an active project and keeps improving with each and every release. While we’ve covered many Jetpack features and uses over the years, it’s worth revisiting here in 2019 to compile a list of personal favorites, both classic and new. It monitors downtime Wouldn’t it be nice to…

People of WordPress: Abdullah Ramzan

September 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 Abdullah Ramzan, from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Abdullah Ramzan was born and brought…

WordPress 5.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

September 4th, 2019

WordPress 5.2.3 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 29 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.2.2 and earlier; version 5.2.3 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade. If you haven’t yet updated to 5.2, there are also updated versions…

The Month in WordPress: August 2019

September 2nd, 2019

This has been a particularly busy month, with a number of interesting and ambitious proposals for the WordPress project along with active progress across the entire community. Core Development and Schedule The upcoming minor release of WordPress, v5.2.3, is currently in the release candidate phase and available for testing. Following that, the next major release…

More Flexible Online Stores WooCommerce and Gutenberg Blocks

August 27th, 2019

Blocks have become an indispensable component for managing content in WordPress since the Gutenberg editor was officially released earlier this year. Not only does WordPress include some nifty blocks right out of the box, but we’re starting to see plugin developers take advantage of them and provide some interesting ones as well. One of those…

People of WordPress: Amanda Rush

August 9th, 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 Amanda Rush from Augusta, Georgia, USA. Amanda Rush is a WordPress advocate…

The Month in WordPress: July 2019

August 1st, 2019

This month has been characterized by exciting plans and big announcements – read on to find out what they are and what it all means for the future of the WordPress project. WordCamp Asia Announced The inaugural WordCamp Asia will be in Bangkok, Thailand, on February 21-23, 2020. This will be the first regional WordCamp…

Bringing CSS Grid to WordPress Layouts

July 31st, 2019

December 6th, 2018 was a special date for WordPress: it marked the release of version 5.0 of the software that, to this day, powers more than one-third of the web. In the past, people working on the platform pointed out that there has never been any special meaning to version numbers used in WordPress releases;…

Get Peak WordPress Performance with Jetpack

July 18th, 2019

The irony of web performance is that the average page weight of a site continues to go up year after year, despite us being more aware of the problem and having more tools at our disposal to fight it than ever. To paraphrase Seinfeld, “we know how to fight page weight issues; we just don’t…

People of WordPress: Ugyen Dorji

July 12th, 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 Ugyen Dorji from Bhutan Ugyen lives in Bhutan, a landlocked country…