By B.J. Keeton – ElegantThemes.com – Image Not Credited.
The WordPress code editor has needed some extra love and attention for a long time. In WordPress 4.9, it finally got updated. Until 4.9, the code editor that came bundled with the core software was…barely passable. If you have ever used the text tab when writing a post, you’ve essentially used the old code editor. Because that’s all it was–a big ole text box. But no longer, Divi Nation, the WordPress Code Editor is now a fully realized, near-IDE feature.
By Simon Sharwood/APAC Editor – TheRegister.co.uk – Image: The Register.
WordPress 4.9 has debuted, and this time the world’s most popular content management system has given developers plenty to like. Some of the changes are arguably overdue: syntax highlighting and error checking for CSS editing and cutting custom HTML are neither scarce nor innovative. They’ll be welcomed arrival will likely be welcomed anyway, as will newly-granular roles and permissions for developers.
By Brian Krogsgard – PostStatus.com – Image Not Credited.
Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Brian Krogsgard.
In this episode, I am joined by Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic and the co-founder of WordPress. In this episode, we discuss a range of issues facing WordPress today, as well as the various arms of Automattic’s business:
- WordPress 4.9 features around customization.
- Progress on the Gutenberg Editor
- Feature projects and a year of day-to-day project lead
- The React decision for WordPress, and what came of it
- WooCommerce, Jetpack and issues they are facing
- Site building versus blogging on WordPress.com, and their ad campaigns
- WordPress community, the WordPress website
- And more!