wordpress-bg-medblue-5-770x500 Episode 21: All Things Block Themes! WPDev News

Episode 21: All Things Block Themes!

In episode 21 of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, talks all things block themes with developers and theme specialists Maggie Cabrera and Jeff Ong. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits References Transcript Josepha Haden Chomphosy  00:11 Hello, everyone,…

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post-format-patterns-770x500 How Do Post Formats Fit Into a Block Theme World? design tips

How Do Post Formats Fit Into a Block Theme World?

Over the weekend, Nick Bohle asked Ellen Bauer of Elma Studio how post formats fit into the block-theming world. The question was a proposal for her a WordPress theme and FSE chat she held yesterday via Twitter Spaces. I could not attend and see if Bauer touched on the subject, but the question is something…

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GoDaddy-Logo-770x500 GoDaddy Data Breach Exposes 1.2 Million Active and Inactive Managed WordPress Hosting Accounts design tips

GoDaddy Data Breach Exposes 1.2 Million Active and Inactive Managed WordPress Hosting Accounts

In a disclosure to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that was published today, GoDaddy announced a data security breach impacting its WordPress managed hosting customers. The company discovered unauthorized third-party access to its hosting environment on November 17, 2021, through an exploited vulnerability. GoDaddy’s initial investigations show the attacker gained access using a…

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WordPress, Blogging, and the Things We Are Thankful For

On Saturday, one side of my family held our pre-Thanksgiving reunion. It had been two years since we were able to do it. I offered to host this year when our previous venue’s loss threatened to sideline the event for yet another year. Needless to say, I was exhausted by the time my last cousin…

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featuredimage-5.9-770x500 A Look at WordPress 5.9 WPDev News

A Look at WordPress 5.9

WordPress 5.9 is expected to be a ground-breaking release. It will introduce the next generation of themes with Twenty Twenty-Two joining the fun and over 30 theme blocks to build all parts of your site. In anticipation of the January 25th release, we hope you enjoy this sneak peek of 5.9. New design tools will…

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Shining a Spotlight on Podcasts

As we near the end of 2021, it is interesting to note that there are currently over two million podcasts and over 48 million podcast episodes. Those numbers are incredible on their own, but when you realize that just 4 years ago, there were “only” a little more than half a million podcasts, the growth…

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Ask the Bartender: Where Are the WooCommerce Block Themes?

At what point are FSE theme developers going to start integrating and considering WooCommerce for their themes? WooCommerce has almost always seemed to lag behind all other considerations. It’s a bit like it’s an afterthought to simply scramble in the elements of a solid WooCommerce store. Where is a persistent cart header? Where are the…

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