WP20 – A Heartfelt Thanks

August 17, 2023

Earlier this year, WordPressers around the globe united to celebrate 20 years of community and innovation. There were parties, blogs, videos, and social media posts aplenty. And, of course, the trending hashtag, “#WP20”.

Throughout April and May, community members reflected on their journeys – what brought them to WordPress and its personal meaning. The stories, tweets, and videos were inspiring, nostalgic, and even humorous at times. There was swag, and the cakes were epic.


WordPress 6.3 “Lionel”

August 8, 2023

WordPress 6.3 “Lionel” is here! Named after Lionel Hampton, the prolific jazz musician and bandleader, this release was made possible by over 650 contributors. Download WordPress 6.3 Lionel today.


Concerns over the European Union’s Cyber Resilience Act (CRA)

August 2, 2023

“Our shared goal is to further bolster the security of digital products without compromising the values of freedom, democracy, and innovation.” Learn more about the Cyber Resilience Act and its impact on open source.


WordPress 6.3 RC3

August 1, 2023

WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 3 is now available for download and testing.

The WordPress 6.3 release is scheduled for August 8, 2023—just one week away. Now is your last opportunity to test it before the general release.


People of WordPress: Ihtisham Zahoor

July 31, 2023

People of WordPress features Ihtisham Zahoor, an administrator turned web developer from Pakistan.


Synced Patterns: The Evolution of Reusable Blocks

July 27, 2023

Synced patterns are replacing Reusable blocks, offering a unified creation experience for new pattern functionality coming to WordPress 6.3. Patterns, first introduced in WordPress 5.5, are a collection of blocks that make it simple to add complex layouts and designs to any WordPress site without starting from scratch. With WordPress 6.3, set to be released […]


WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2

July 25, 2023

WordPress 6.3 RC2 is ready for download and testing. Reaching this part of the release cycle is a key milestone. While release candidates are considered ready for final release, additional testing and use by the community can only make it better.


WordPress 6.3 Live Product Demo – Highlights & Recording

July 21, 2023

Watch a demonstration of some of the newest features of WordPress 6.3, recorded live on July 20, 2023.


WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 1

July 18, 2023

WordPress 6.3 RC1 is ready for download and testing. Reaching this part of the release cycle is a key milestone. While release candidates are considered ready for final release, additional testing and use by the community can only make it better.


WP Briefing: Episode 60: Sneak a Peek at WordPress 6.3 with Special Guest Mike Schroder

July 17, 2023

Join WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy and Core Tech Lead Mike Schroder as they discuss their favorite new features and enhancements coming in WordPress 6.3.