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WordPress Names Josepha Haden New Executive Director, Joost de Valk Marketing and Communications Lead

During the 2018 State of the Word address, Matt Mullenweg acknowledged lessons learned in the process of releasing WordPress 5.0. One of those was the need for various teams across the project to work together better. The friction during the 5.0 development cycle was beneficial in that it surfaced areas where the project can grow and sparked conversations that are ...

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Gutenberg Phase 2 to Update Core Widgets to Blocks, Classic Widget in Development

Gutenberg phase 2 development is underway and one of the first orders of business is porting all existing core widgets to blocks. This task is one of the nine projects that Matt Mullenweg outlined for 2019, along with upgrading the widgets-editing areas in wp-admin/widgets.php and adding support for blocks in the Customizer. Contributors on phase 2 are also developing a ...

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Let Your Voice Be Heard! Q1 Roadmap Round-up

2017 ended with a survey, the launch of our roadmap and a commitment to producing quarterly reports. We’re celebrating a wildly successful 2018. So today we continue the tradition with our 2019 Q1 Roadmap Round-up! What exactly do we do with your feedback? A whole helluva lot! Your 2018 requests resulted in our most ambitious […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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WordPress 5.1 Beta 2

WordPress 5.1 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 5.1 beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” ...

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