Google Releases Native Lazyload Plugin for WordPress

The most recent release of Chrome (76) added a new “loading” attribute that supports native lazy loading in the browser. An implementation for WordPress core is still under discussion. In the meantime, plugins that enable this for WordPress sites are starting to pop up, and Google has just released one of its own. Native Lazyload …

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WordSesh EMEA Schedule Published, Registration Opens September 9

WordSesh EMEA, a 12-hour virtual conference designed for the WordPress community in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, has published the full schedule for the upcoming event. The lineup includes speakers from the UK to Cape Town to Sri Lanka, and other parts of the wider world of WordPress. Approximately 8 of the 11 speakers …

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WordPress Governance Project Looks for New Leadership

The WordPress Governance project is looking for new leadership after its current leaders, Rachel Cherry and Morten Rand-Hendriksen, announced that they will be stepping down. Weekly meetings have been canceled until the organization selects new leadership. After its introduction at WordCamp Europe 2018, the project went through what its leadership believed were the appropriate channels …

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First Look at Twenty Twenty: New WordPress Default Theme based on Chaplin

Anders Norén unveiled the designs for the new Twenty Twenty theme today. As speculated earlier this week, WordPress will repurpose Noren’s Chaplin theme in order to expedite shipping the new default theme on the constrained 5.3 release timeline. Although the new default theme will be based on Chaplin, it will not retain the same style. …

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Kioken Blocks: The New Street Fighter-Inspired Block Collection that Is Taking Aim at Page Builders

With the proliferation of block collection plugins over the past year, Kioken Blocks is a relatively unknown newcomer that you may have missed. Compared to competitors with thousands of users like CoBlocks (30K+), Atomic Blocks (20K+), Stackable (10K+), and Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg (100K+), Kioken is a small fish in a big pond of page …

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WordPress 5.3 to Use Robots Meta Tag to Better Discourage Search Engines from Listing Sites

WordPress is changing the method it uses to prevent search engines from indexing sites. Previously, if a user checked the “Discourage search engines from indexing this site” option in a site’s Settings > Reading screen, WordPress would add Disallow: / to the robots.txt file. This would prevent crawling but did not always prevent sites from …

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WPHindi Plugin Instantly Converts Text from English to Hindi in the Block Editor

Hindi is one of the world’s top languages, with more than 520 million native and non-native speakers, and is the fastest growing language in India. In a region where English is also commonly spoken, many Hindi publishers have the unique requirement of being able to switch back and forth between the two languages when writing …

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Toolbelt: A New Jetpack-Inspired Plugin with a Focus on Speed and Privacy

WordPress theme and plugin developer Ben Gillbanks is building a Jetpack alternative with an emphasis on speed, simplicity, and privacy. Toolbelt is a new, lightweight plugin that offers a collection of functionality that is commonly-used on WordPress sites. Currently available modules include features like breadcrumbs, browser native lazy loading, a Portfolio custom post type, related …

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Gutenberg Team Explores the Future of Full-Site Editing with New Prototype

From its inception, the block editor was always intended to be more than just an editor for the main content area. Gutenberg phase 2 brings the block editor to other parts of the site, including widgets, menus, and other aspects of site customization. Matias Ventura, one of the lead engineers on the project, has offered …

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Gutenberg 6.4 Adds New Typewriter Experience, Cover Block Resizing, and Block Inserter Help Panel

Gutenberg 6.4 arrived this week with two more improvements to the Cover block. The background can now be set to a solid color (in addition to images and videos). Users can also easily resize the block, making it far more useful for those who are designing their own pages. One notable change to Image block …

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NetNewsWire 5.0 RSS Reader Rebuilt from Scratch, Now Free and Open Source

NetNewsWire 5.0 was released this week as a completely rebuilt, free and open source Mac app. Back in its earlier days, the 17-year old RSS reader was widely regarded as the best available. Since its creation, the app has changed hands multiple times through two acquisitions, finally landing back home with its creator, Brent Simmons, …

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StandardJs заканчивается спорный эксперимент по финансированию

Feross Aboukhadijeh, сопровождающий StandardJS, официально закончил эксперимент по финансированию, который он начал длился неделю, который вставлял объявления в терминале всякий раз, когда Standard 14 установлен. Хотя эксперимент встретил широко распространенное отвращение, он успешно привлек внимание общественности и обратил внимание на острую необходимость в жизнеспособной модели финансирования инфраструктуры с открытым исходным кодом. Он также обнаружил некоторые …

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Anders Norén to Design Twenty Twenty Default Theme, Shipping in WordPress 5.3

WordPress 5.3’s release lead coordinators announced a new batch of focus leads during yesterday’s core dev chat. Anders Norén, one of the most well-respected theme authors in the community and an early adopter of Gutenberg, will be leading the design of the upcoming Twenty Twenty default theme. He is working alongside team Theme Wrangler Ian …

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Gutenberg 6.4 Добавляет новый опыт машинки, Обложка Блок Изображизация, и блок вставки панели помощи

Гутенберг 6.4 прибыл на этой неделе с еще двумя улучшениями в обложке блока. Фон теперь может быть установлен на твердый цвет (в дополнение к изображениям и видео). Пользователи также могут легко изменить размер блока,что делает его гораздо более полезным для тех, кто разрабатывает свои собственные страницы. Одним из заметных изменений в блоке изображения в этом …

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Micro.blog Adds Tumblr Cross-Posting

Over the weekend, Micro.blog added Tumblr cross-posting to its service in response to Automattic’s acquisition of the company. Micro.blog users can now elect to have their blog posts automatically syndicated to Tumblr. Although Tumblr is somewhat of a competitor to Micro.blog’s social networking and microblogging service, founder Manton Reece said he sees Tumblr as more …

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