The Wordpress Core Development team has published the Wordpress 5.6 Field Guide. This is a good document to review as you prepare for the release of Wordpress 5.6 in December.
This Thanksgiving, we take a moment to reflect and realize that no matter how challenging things are, that together, with faith, hope, and love, we can overcome anything.
We have recommended adding the Gutenburg Changelog to your listening list before. This week's show covers the upcoming Gutenberg Times Live Q & A, Full Site Editing, Gutenberg 9.4, and the Customizer. Worth a listen.
Earlier this year, Outcome Labs was very pleased to be selected by the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana (NKFI) to develop a new website to support its mission of helping prevent kidney disease through awareness, education and research and to improve the quality of life for people in Indiana with kidney disease.
The first release candidate for WordPress 5.6 was recently released. You can see the announcement here. WordPress 5.6 is slated for release on December 8, 2020. Here at Outcome Labs, we are currently testing it on the staging versions of our own sites and our client sites to identify any issues.
Because developing blocks requires using a different tools, there have been several initiatives introduced to simplify this. Justin Tadlock just did a review of one of the latest offerings, Genesis Custom Blocks.
One of the areas we are very focused on here at Outcome Labs is maintaining a reliable, repeatable workflow. One area we are focused on is what we will use to provide page-level layouts with the Wordpress Block Editor.
Recent discussion kicked off about adding a Block Patterns directory. Another piece of the puzzle for the evolving Wordpress ecosystem.
On October 23, 2020, The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team disclosed several vulnerabilities in Ultimate Member, a WordPress plugin installed on over 100,000 sites. The issue has been addressed and we recommend updating immediately.