JavaScript Packages and Interoperability in 5.0 and Beyond

WordPress 5.0 adds a number of new bundled script handles, including many specific to the new editor, as well as a few vendor dependencies. Given that a plugin or theme may already have registered their own copies of these same dependencies, this post is meant to serve as a reference for maximum interoperability. These are […]

WordPress 5.0 Field Guide

WordPress 5.0 is officially the best WordPress 2018 has seen!  Users will be empowered with new and exciting tools to create to create truly unique sites while developers can to take advantage of 10 enhancements and features added.  Let’s look at the many improvements coming in 5.0… Heard of Gutenberg? Not much has changed since 4.9.8, […]

The REST API in WordPress 5.0

WordPress 5.0 contains several additions to the REST API that help provide the new block based editor with all the data it needs. Let’s talk about them! New Core Endpoints Several new endpoints have been added to help supply the new block based editor with the data it needs. They all have been built on […]

Media 5.0 Guide

The block editor in WordPress 5.0 brings a much needed refresh to how we interact with media in the editor. 5.0 has provided new features designed to make complex content easier to create, and is built in a way that is now truly “what you see is what you get”! There are some big changes […]

WordPress 5.0 Release Day!

Welcome to the WordPress 5.0 release day, everyone! It’s currently a chilly -2°C here in Nashville, we’re going to keep everyone toasty and warm with a shiny WordPress release, and a new jazz artist to dance along to! The current plan is to start the release process at , in the #core channel in the […]

5.0 / Gutenberg Status Update – Dec 6

Current PRs for review: 25 in 4.7 Milestone (=) 28 in 4.8 Milestone (=) Open issues in 5.0.0: 1 (=)Open issues in 5.0.1: 28 (-1) Open issues in 5.0.x (fast follow): 123 (+1)5.0 status: RC3, released December 4.Current plugin: 4.6, released November 30.Next 5.0 milestone: WordPress 5.0, to be released December 6.  In Trac: Ready to […]

Dev Chat Agenda: December 5th (5.0 Week 10)

This is the agenda for the weekly devchat meeting on : 5.0 Planning and Updates Updates from focus leads and component maintainers General announcements If you have anything to propose to add to the agenda or specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below. Either way, we look forward to seeing you at the […]

New Post Type Labels in 5.0

It’s been a while since new post type labels have been introduced in WordPress. In WordPress 5.0, five additional labels have been made available for custom post types. These get passed in via the labels argument when using register_post_type(). The following labels are new: item_published — The label used in the editor notice after publishing a […]

5.0 / Gutenberg Status Update – Dec 5

Current PRs for review: 25 in 4.7 Milestone (-1) 28 in 4.8 Milestone (+12) Open issues in 5.0.0: 1 (=)Open issues in 5.0.1: 29 (-5) Open issues in 5.0.x (fast follow): 122 (=)5.0 status: RC3, released December 4.Current plugin: 4.6, released November 30.Next 5.0 milestone: WordPress 5.0, to be released December 6.  In Trac: Ready to […]

5.0 / Gutenberg Status Update – Dec 4

Current PRs for review: 26 in 4.7 Milestone (+2) 16 in 4.8 Milestone (+7) Open issues in 5.0.0: 1 (=)Open issues in 5.0.1: 34 (+1) Open issues in 5.0.x (fast follow): 122 (+1)5.0 status: RC2, released November 30.Current plugin: 4.6, released November 30.Next 5.0 milestone: RC3, to be released today In Trac: Ready to commit: N/A […]