WordPress 6.5 Beta 2

February 20, 2024

WordPress 6.5 Beta 2 is now ready for download and testing!

This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended you evaluate Beta 2 on a test server and site.


WP Briefing: Episode 73: Inside the Interactivity API

February 19, 2024

In the latest WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the Interactivity API, a new foundational tool that helps developers create memorable interactive front-end experiences. She is joined by special guests and sponsored contributors Ryan Welcher and Mario Santos, who share more about this impactful addition to the WordPress developer experience.


WP Briefing: Episode 73: Inside the Interactivity API

February 19, 2024

In the latest WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the Interactivity API, a new foundational tool that helps developers create memorable interactive front-end experiences. She is joined by special guests and sponsored contributors Ryan Welcher and Mario Santos, who share more about this impactful addition to the WordPress developer experience.


2023 Annual Survey Results and Next Steps

February 14, 2024

Each year, WordPress seeks to collect high-level data about trends and themes across the vast ecosystem of users, site builders, extenders, and contributors to help inform decision-making and provide valuable feedback on the project’s status. 

For 2023, the survey process was updated to enhance accessibility, usability, analysis, and multilingual support. Additionally, a few questions were replaced or updated to ensure the survey captures relevant data on current and future WordPress topics.

The data collected is used as one of many signals that inform the project’s road map and areas of focus, both near and long-term.
For 2023, the survey process was updated to enhance accessibility, usability, analysis, and multilingual support. Additionally, a few questions were replaced or updated to ensure the survey captures relevant data on current and future WordPress topics.

I use the data collected from this survey as one of many signals to inform the project’s road map and areas of focus, both near and long-term.


WordPress 6.5 Beta 1

February 13, 2024

WordPress 6.5 Beta 1 is now ready for download and testing!

This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended you evaluate Beta 1 on a test server and site.


People of WordPress: Sunita Rai

February 7, 2024

This People of WordPress features Sunita Rai, a content marketer and volunteer translator from Nepal.


The Month in WordPress – January 2024

February 6, 2024

January kicked off with big plans for the WordPress project in the year ahead. Work on the WordPress 6.5 release is underway, with Beta 1 scheduled for next week and early testing opportunities. Let’s catch up on all the exciting updates from the past month. Looking at 2024 In a recent episode of WP Briefing, […]


WP Briefing: Episode 72: Why Your Website Matters

February 5, 2024

In the latest WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy explores the reasons for choosing a website supporting your digital presence, covering topics from trust-building to professionalism to owning a unique online domain.


WP Briefing: Episode 72: Why Your Website Matters

February 5, 2024

In the latest WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy explores the reasons for choosing a website supporting your digital presence, covering topics from trust-building to professionalism to owning a unique online domain.


WordPress 6.4.3 – Maintenance and Security release

January 30, 2024

This security and maintenance release features 5 bug fixes on Core, 16 bug fixes for the Block Editor, and 2 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. Backports are also available for other major WordPress releases, 4.1 and later. You can download WordPress 6.4.3 from […]