February 6, 2021
Pooja Derashri shares the story of how she went from being an introverted girl from a small village in India to becoming a developer, thanks to the WordPress community.
February 3, 2021
WordPress 5.6.1 is now available! This maintenance release features 20 bug fixes as well as 7 issues fixed for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.6, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.6.1 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update Now. If your sites support automatic background updates, they’ve already started the update process. WordPress […]
February 3, 2021
For WordPress, 2021 started on a high note. Read on to learn about updates from last month. WordPress release updates WordPress project executive director — Josepha Haden (@chanthaboune) shared big picture goals for WordPress in 2021. Highlights include shipping Full Site Editing — first on the Gutenberg plugin in April 2021 and later in core […]
February 2, 2021
WordPress 5.7 Beta 1 is now available for testing! 🗣 This software is still in development, so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test the WordPress 5.7 Beta 1 in two ways: Install/activate the WordPress Beta Tester […]
January 21, 2021
From writing her first line of code when she was 16, Thelma Mutete knew she wanted to work in IT. She shares her journey in web development and her discovery of WordPress.
January 5, 2021
We bid goodbye to 2020 in style with the release of WordPress 5.6 and the launch of Learn WordPress. But these weren’t the only exciting updates from WordPress in December. Read on to learn more! WordPress 5.6 is here The latest major WordPress release, version 5.6 “Simone”, came out on December 8. The release ships […]
December 15, 2020
Learn WordPress is a learning resource providing workshops, quizzes, courses, and lesson plans to help you to do more with WordPress.
December 6, 2020
Meet Simone, our latest and greatest WordPress release. Named for the legendary performer Nina Simone. Fire up a playlist with her best work and read on to discover what WordPress 5.6 has in store for you.
December 4, 2020
State of the Word will be streamed on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on Thursday, Dec 17th, 2020 at 1600 UTC.
December 2, 2020
November 2020 saw several updates to the WordPress 5.6 release. Read on to follow all the latest news from the WordPress world! WordPress 5.6 updates The Core team released WordPress 5.6 Beta 3 on Nov. 2, Beta 4 on Nov. 12, release candidate 1 on Nov. 17, and release candidate 2 on Dec. 1. You […]