Our team continues to work on WordPress 6.0. Moreover, we released the web fonts API in Gutenberg, did a lot of work in automated tests, as well as internal Yoast projects. Also, after a lot of deliberation, we decided to make these blog posts bi-weekly. This will allow us to post more substantial updates, and …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 6.0, web fonts API, and internal projects"
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WordPress 5.9.1 was released a few days ago with the participation of several members of our team. Other than that, the team continues to work on its usual projects and its main goal, to make WordPress better one day at a time. Our weekly updates Sergey WordPress 5.9.1 Last week I continued triaging and reviewing …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.9.1 is released"
Whether you celebrated Valentine’s Day or Single Awareness Day, there is always love for WordPress, and here is what we have been working on this week. The release candidate for WordPress 5.9.1 will arrive later today, plans for 6.0 are taking shape, and there was a new release of Gutenberg (version 12.6). Our weekly updates …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.9.1 Release Candidate and e2e test migration"
Last Friday we had our first Yoast contributor day of 2022! We had 70 participants joining 5 different tables and helping move the project forward. Overall we helped with 15 tickets in WordPress Core, improved 17 documentation pages, helped translations in 10 locales, and answered lots of support tickets. If you were unable to attend …Read: "A week with us: A recap of last week’s contributor day"
This week, the WordPress core team at Yoast worked on performance improvements, Gutenberg enhancements, end-to-end tests, and the upcoming WordPress 5.9.1 minor release, among other things. We also started looking into some early tickets for WordPress 6.0, and we are preparing for another Yoast contributor day on February 4. Read on for more details! Our …Read: "A week with us: Preparing for WordPress 5.9.1 and Yoast contributor day"
WordPress 5.9 (codename Josephine) was released on January 25, with significant features like Full Site Editing and the new Twenty Twenty Two theme. Of course, several members of the WordPress team at Core and several other colleagues at Yoast contributed to this release. You will find Sergey, Ari, and Carolina, among others, as noteworthy contributors …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.9 is out"
To this day, it’s super complicated for me to explain to some of my developer friends what I do at work, why I do it, and how it happened. When Francesca, our former team lead, talked to us about writing long articles on topics that interest us, I knew immediately that I wanted to write …Read: "Finding my space and my routine while contributing full-time to WordPress"
The last planned release candidate for WordPress 5.9, RC3, was released on Tuesday. Unless new critical bugs are found, there will be no more code changes to this major release. Head over to WordPress.org to read the release post and how you can contribute with testing or translations. Our weekly updates Justin This week, my …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.9 on the finishing line"
WordPress 5.9-RC2 was released two days ago and we are now in the finish line for the final release. WordPress 5.9 will be released in just 12 days, on the 25th of January. Time is of the essence and our whole team is focused on this release. So at the moment we’re testing, fixing bugs, …Read: "A week with us: The release of WordPress 5.9-RC2"
This week, we put together a different post. Each member of the team took some time to reflect on the past year and jot down some hopes and ideas for 2022. What a busy year it was! For the majority of us, it was the first time we could work on WordPress.org full time, which …Read: "A year with us: 2021 review from the WordPress Core team"