Google released version 1.2 of its official AMP plugin for WordPress ahead of WordCamp Europe in Berlin. This release introduces a new AMP Stories editor that is powered by Gutenberg. AMP Stories are separate from the capabilities that enable AMP for the rest of the website, and they can be (more…)
Another successful edition of WordCamp Europe concluded this weekend in Berlin. The event was the largest WordCamp in history, with 3,260 tickets sold and 2,734 attendees present on the ground. WCEU sold 800 more tickets than the previous year in Belgrade. Contributor Day gathered 611 attendees into 25 teams, and (more…)
Gutenberg has been an ambitious undertaking, but the new WordPress editor marks an important step for WordPress. The platform must continue to be both easier to use and more powerful to extend, and Gutenberg is a step in the right direction on both fronts.
WordPress 5.2 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.2 beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to […]
A new section named Contribution has been added to WordPress.org user profiles. This section contains fields that enable users to share how much time they contribute to WordPress on a weekly basis, which teams they contribute to, and whether or not those contributions are sponsored. Each field is optional and (more…)