WordPress Core

Looks Like Post Formats UI Won’t Make it in WordPress 3.6

In an earlier announcement by WordPress core developer Mark Jaquith, the much anticipated WordPress 3.6 feature of Post Formats UI, will not be included in the next major release. The news comes as an “overwhelming consesensus [that] Post Formats UI is not ready for WordPress core…” Mark also had this to say about the Post…

WordPress 3.6 Beta 3 Now Available…Getting Closer!

We’re getting a lot closer to a WordPress 3.6 Release Candidate, which is really exciting. Mark Jaquith posted on the main WordPress blog that WordPress 3.6 Beta 3 is now available. Mentioning just one feature enhancement, oEmbed support for Rdio and Spotify are now included with the WordPress 3.6 Beta 3 release. Unfortunately, the Rdio…

Native Support for Audio and Video in WordPress 3.6

In a recent post by Scott Taylor, he wrote about how there will be native support for audio and video in WordPress 3.6. This is a huge win for the publishing community around WordPress, as it will help drive further adoption of sharing video. It’s already pretty easy to upload your video to YouTube and…

WordPress 3.5.1 now available – includes 37 fixes

Andrew Nacin announced today on the WordPress.org blog, the release of security update WordPress 3.5.1. A total of 37 fixes went into this release. Here are a few of the highlights: Editor: Prevent certain HTML elements from being unexpectedly removed or modified in rare cases. Media: Fix a collection of minor workflow and compatibility issues…

WordPress 3.6: Save, Save, Save

A common frustration with WordPress is the lack of proper post auto-save. Whether your cookie expired, you lost your Internet connection, or you accidentally refreshed the page; Mark Jaquith has stated that one of the focuses for WordPress 3.6 will be saving posts more efficiently. Mark has this to say from the technical side of…

WordPress 3.5 – News Round-up

WordPress 3.5 has been rescheduled for a release date of 12/10/12 at 10am PST. Here’s are round-up of official and unofficial news around WordPress 3.5. Official Announcements WordPress 3.5 RC1 – 11/22/12 WordPress 3.5 RC2 – 11/29/12 WordPress 3.5 RC3 – 12/04/12 Make WordPress Core at WordPress.org – 12/07/12

WordPress Tutorial: Using SSH to Install/Upgrade

This tutorial will guide you step by step on how to setup your server so you can install new plugins and upgrade existing plugins using an SSH2 layer in PHP and WordPress. What is WordPress? WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer…

Beta Testing with the Ability to Roll Back to Stable

In a recent post by Jane Wells, UX lead of WordPress, she asks @Westi if there should be an option in the Beta Tester plugin, to roll back to the latest stable version of WordPress. To date, there has never been an easy way to roll back to a previous version. Whether you were running…

WordPress 3.5: What to Expect?

In under 3 days, WordPress 3.4 already has close to 1,000,000 downloads. The WordPress core development team wastes no time though, as Nacin already closed the first WordPress 3.5 ticket (#20954). One of the most anticipated things about WordPress 3.5 is going to be Twenty Twelve. Even though it was punted from 3.4 to 3.5,…

Twenty Twelve for WordPress: Typography

We have some updates around Twenty Twelve, the next “default” theme for WordPress. We previously wrote that Twenty Twelve is being punted to WordPress 3.5, but the plan is to see Twenty Twelve in 2012 still. Drew updates us all on The Theme Foundry’s blog, that the team has made progress with the typography selection.…

Twenty Twelve Punted to WordPress 3.5

When it was originally announced last year, that Matt Mullenweg would oversee the development of the new default WordPress theme, it was set to be released with WordPress 3.4. We then saw a few more updates on the WP Devel blog about Twenty Twelve. But in the most recent turn of events, the highly anticipated…

Infinite Scrolling, Coming Soon to a Dashboard Near You

Infinite scrolling is not something new. The major search engines have been doing it for a while with their image search results. It allows for a user to easily browse through an infinite number of search results, without having to clear “more.” It makes sense, and I agree with it. WordPress 3.4 will bring infinite…

Twenty Twelve Theme Updates

So far, the new Twenty Twelve theme is not much to look at. It has it’s basic form, but nothing fancy has been added. This is not yet a fully working theme—we’ll be adding in more features and lots of missing styles over the next 3–4 weeks. Including post formats, comments, archives and page templates,…

WordPress Media Library in Managed Folders

Now there’s an idea I can run with. The ability to natively manage the media library in WordPress in something I’ve wanted for a long time. Sure, there are plugins to do it, like Media Tags, but having this functionality natively would be great. Ipstenu made a comment and suggested the use of tags vs…