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WP 6.0 ”Arturo” Contribution Stats

WordPress 6.0 « Arturo » was released on May 24th, 2022. This version is named « Arturo », after the latin jazz artist Arturo O’Farrill. This release is a follow-up to WP 5.9, and polishes the new Full Site Editing experience. It also introduces around 1000 […]

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WordPress 5.9 Core Contribution Statistics

WordPress 5.9 « Joséphine » was released on January 25th, 2022. This version is named « Joséphine », after the international jazz singer Joséphine Baker. She also had French nationality and entered the Panthéon last year, in 2021. This release was a big one. It unveiled […]

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WordPress 5.6 Core Stats: contributions by country & company

WordPress 5.6 « Simone » was released as expected on December 8, 2020. As for previous releases, let’s have a look on Core stats. WordPress 5.6 is quite particular, as it was directed by a 100% female Release Squad. WP 5.6 was […]

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Plugins Technical WordPress

📷A plugin to manage your Images Licensing Policy using Structured Data on WordPress (and Google loves it)

Last week, I released another small WordPress plugin. This one is called “Image Licensing Schema” and it allows WordPress websites administrators to take benefits of a new Google Images feature. Indeed, Google Images recently added support for Image License structured […]

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Development WordPress

🐛 WordPress 5.5: how to fix the translation issue on JS generated strings

In WordPress 5.5 there is a small bug on localized instances of WP. By localized, I mean translated WordPress installations. Indeed, a change in the scripts loading process led to a timing issue between the loading of the translations and […]

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📊WordPress 5.5 Core Stats: contributions by country & company

WordPress 5.5 « Eckstine » was released as expected on August 11, 2020. This is a very particular version for me, as I had the pleasure to be involved in the release squad as Accessibility Tech Lead. I also co-led one of […]

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🐛WordPress 5.4.2: prevent pending spam comments from search engine indexation

Scheduled for Wednesday June 10, 2020 and led by Jake Spurlock (helped by Sergey Biryukov, Jonathan Desrosiers and I), WordPress 5.4.2 addresses twenty bugs. One of them is an important bug which affects all WordPress versions since 5.1. As noted […]

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📊WordPress 5.4 Core Contribution Statistics

WordPress 5.4 «Adderley» was released on March 31, 2020, and 552 people contributed to this version of our favorite web publishing tool! 🥂 As Documentation Coordinator, I can say that was an awesome experience and the release squad was extraordinarily […]

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Disable Block Editor default FullScreen mode in WordPress 5.4

Scheduled for March 31, 2020, WordPress 5.4 will enable FullScreen mode by default in the Block Editor / Gutenberg. Even if I’m fully involved in WordPress version 5.4 –as a member of the release squad– I have to admit I’m […]

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🚨Get Slack notifications when your WordPress website is down

Since version 5.2, we now have a native recovery mode in WordPress. The feature automatically triggers itself when your website is down, mostly because of some PHP fatal errors. When your website is in recovery mode, an email is sent […]

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