Two New WordPress Plugins Improve Block Editor Accessibility and WCAG Compliance

Two New WordPress Plugins Improve Block Editor Accessibility and WCAG Compliance

WordPress Core Committer Jb Audras, CTO of the France-based Whodunit agency, has released two new accessibility plugins in cooperation with Guillaume Turpin, another developer on the Whodunit team. These are small “micro” plugins developed to fill gaps in the block editor’s accessible content creation experience. The first plugin is called Lang Attribute for the Block … Read more

ElasticPress 4.4.0 Adds New Status Report Page and Instant Results Template Customization

ElasticPress 4.4.0 Adds New Status Report Page and Instant Results Template Customization

10up has released version 4.4.0 of ElasticPress, its enhanced search plugin that speeds up searching while reducing the load on WordPress sites. The plugin is based on Elasticsearch and is used by customers of the ElasticPress.io service (a SaaS solution), as well as those who are hosting their own Elasticsearch instance. This update adds a … Read more

WordPress Versions 3.7-4.0 No Longer Get Security Updates

WordPress Versions 3.7-4.0 No Longer Get Security Updates

In September, WordPress’ Security Team announced it would be dropping support for versions 3.7 through 4.0 by December 1, 2022. Yesterday the final releases for these versions (3.7.41, 3.8.41, 3.9.40, and 4.0.38) were made available to the very small percentage of users who are running ancient versions of WordPress. As part of the final releases, … Read more

Gutenberg 14.6 Adds List View for Editing Navigation Block, Introduces New Automatic Color Palette Generator

Gutenberg 14.6 Adds List View for Editing Navigation Block, Introduces New Automatic Color Palette Generator

Gutenberg 14.6 was released last week with a long list of small but impactful refinements to core blocks and the full-site editing experience. One of the most practical enhancements included in this update is the new list view for editing the Navigation block. Gutenberg contributor Fabian Kägy published a quick video that helps to visualize … Read more

How to Better Manage Automatic WordPress Updates

How to Better Manage Automatic WordPress Updates

Are you looking for a way to automatically manage WordPress updates? Updates are important for the security and stability of your WordPress site. In this article, we will show you how to better manage automatic WordPress updates. Why Do You Need Better Automatic Updates in WordPress? Keeping your WordPress website updated is extremely important. The … Read more

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