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Gutenberg 2.0 Released With Numerous Accessibility and Keyboard Navigation Improvements

Gutenberg 2.0 is available for testing and includes a changelog that’s a mile long. Accessibility, keyboard navigation, and the ability to drag-and-drop multiple images to the Gallery block are among the improvements listed. Clicking the Publish button displays options in the sidebar rather than a drop-down menu to add polish to the publishing flow. Publish Button Options In The Sidebar ...

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WPWeekly Episode 300 – Interview with Matt ‘Gutenbeard’ Mullenweg

In this the 300th episode, John James Jacoby and I interview Matt ‘Gutenbeard’ Mullenweg , co-creator of the WordPress project. We discuss a range of topics including, the somewhat controversial poetry reading that included a curse word prior to the State of the Word, the WordPress Foundation increasing its range of funding, and of course, Gutenberg. One of the big ...

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A Collection of Gutenberg Conversations, Resources, and Videos

Since the conclusion of WordCamp US in early December, there have been a number of Gutenberg related items published to the web. The following is a collection of items related to Gutenberg that I came across throughout December. Feel free to add to this list in the comments below. Resources Getting Ready for Gutenberg is a community-run initiative to help ...

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WPWeekly Episode 299 – 2017 Year in Review

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I review the WordPress news that made headlines on the Tavern in 2017. Among the stories we talk about more in-depth was Headway Themes, WP-CLI becoming a WordPress.org sanctioned project, and Disqus being acquired. We also talked about the future of comments in WordPress and what circumstances could lead to Intense Debate being ...

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WP Site Care Acquires WP Radius

WP Site Care , a WordPress management and maintenance service provider has acquired WP Radius . Ryan Sullivan, Founder of WP Site Care, says the acquisition has been in the works for some time. “We’ve been working toward growing our customer base and learning about new business models in the WordPress support space for quite some time, and the WP ...

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Jetpack 5.6.1 Increases Security of the Contact Form Module

Jetpack has released version 5.6.1 which hardens the Contact Form module by improving permissions checking when updating a form’s settings. In addition to security fixes, the character count for when Publicize publishes content to Twitter has been increased to 280. This release also fixes a bug that disabled the ability to save widgets after removing a Widget Visibility rule. Users ...

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