WP Briefing: Episode 17: WordPressing Your Way to Digital Literacy

October 4, 2021

In episode 17 of the WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on her WordCamp US keynote and digs into how participating in open source projects can help you learn 21st Century Skills.  Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz […]


WP Briefing: Episode 17: WordPressing Your Way to Digital Literacy

October 4, 2021

In episode 17 of the WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on her WordCamp US keynote and digs into how participating in open source projects can help you learn 21st Century Skills.  Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz […]


People of WordPress: Yordan Soares

September 30, 2021

To coincide with International Translation Day, we feature the story of a developer and translator Yordan Soares from South America.


Upcoming Gallery Block improvements

September 27, 2021

Thanks to @javiarce & @annezazu for design and copy contributions. An exciting update to the Gallery Block gives you more ways to show off images in your posts and pages. While this change won’t be available for most folks until WordPress 5.9’s launch in December, we wanted to share some of what’s to come to […]


WP Briefing: Episode 16: A Sneak Peek at WordPress 5.9

September 20, 2021

In addition to this episode’s small list of big things, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reviews the upcoming 5.9 WordPress release and its Full Site Editing features. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: Fearless First by […]


WP Briefing: Episode 16: A Sneak Peek at WordPress 5.9

September 20, 2021

In addition to this episode’s small list of big things, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reviews the upcoming 5.9 WordPress release and its Full Site Editing features. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: Fearless First by […]


Join us for WordPress Translation Day Global Events in September 2021

September 16, 2021

WordPress contributors around the world are celebrating the sixth Global WordPress Translation Day throughout September 2021!


WordPress 5.8.1 Security and Maintenance Release

September 9, 2021

WordPress 5.8.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 60 bug fixes in addition to 3 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.4 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]


The Month in WordPress: August 2021

September 3, 2021

I really believe in WordPress’ mission to democratize publishing. And I, for one, will never stop learning about what gives people more access to the software, and what makes the software more usable, and especially how we can combine usability with accessibility in a way that puts form and function on a level playing field. […]


An Update on the Classic Editor Plugin

August 25, 2021

Before the release of WordPress 5.0 in 2018, the Classic Editor plugin was published to help ease the transition to the new block editor. At the time, we promised to support the plugin through 2021 and adjust if needed as the deadline got closer. After discussing this with Matt, it’s clear that continuing to support […]