Tag Archives: Tavern

WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 Released and Ready for Testing – WP Tavern

WordPress 6.1 beta 1 was released today, and testing has begun with the final release expected in just below six weeks on November 1. Versions 13.1 – 14.1 of the Gutenberg plugin can be rolled into core for six.1. This includes features like improved block placeholders, more design tools for blocks, fluid typography, improvements to […]

WebP by Default on Hold for six.1 After Latest Objections From WordPress Lead Developers – WP Tavern

Last week Performance team contributors were working on refining their follow-up patches for the multi-mime/WebP feature, after the principal work for it was merged into core for six.1 at the tip of July. This includes smaller related items just like the shim for non-supporting browsers and adding PDF support, that are being handled in separate […]

Recent Proposal Calls for Contributors to Stop Merging Experimental APIs from Gutenberg to WordPress Core – WP Tavern

The practice of merging experimental APIs from Gutenberg into WordPress core may soon be coming to an end. A latest proposal, published by Automattic-sponsored contributor Adam Zielinski, calls for contributors to stabilize APIs before merging them into core. Over time, roughly 280 experimental APIs have been merged from the Gutenberg plugin, which Zielinski audited in […]

WebP by Default Merged Into Core for WordPress 6.1 – WP Tavern

WebP, a picture format developed by Google, which is meant to exchange JPEG, PNG, and GIF file formats, will soon be generated by default for brand new JPEG image uploads in WordPress and used for website content. The fundamental work for this feature was committed to core for inclusion within the upcoming WordPress 6.1 release. […]

WordPress Contributors Consider Renaming Full-Site Editing – WP Tavern

WordPress Executive Directory Josepha Haden Chomphosy is proposing contributors rename the terms “full-site editing” and “full-site editor” to something more user friendly. The terms got here into use as WordPress moved into the Customization phase and are still used to distinguish the work being done on site editing versus content editing within the block editor. […]

Automattic Is Removing WordPress.com Features from the Official WordPress Mobile Apps – WP Tavern

The WordPress mobile team announced today that it can be pulling all of the Jetpack and WordPress.com features from the official WordPress mobile apps. They might be moved into the Jetpack app through a gradual process that’s anticipated to conclude by the tip of this yr. “Through the years, the WordPress app has evolved to […]

Review Signal Publishes 2022 WordPress and WooCommerce Hosting Performance Benchmarks – WP Tavern

Kevin Ohashi from Review Signal has published the 2022 WordPress and WooCommerce hosting performance benchmarks. These benchmarks are a number of the most trusted review sources within the hosting industry as a consequence of Ohashi’s transparent methodology. No hosting company sponsors the work. As a substitute, Ohashi charges an ordinary, publicly documented fee for participation […]

WordPress Plan Contributors Propose Shipping a Curated Set of Style Variations Instead of a New Default Theme – WP Tavern

WordPress design contributors are cooking up a new idea for this year’s default theme release that would put the spotlight on style variations instead of the theme itself. The idea is rooted in comments that Twenty Twenty-Two designer Kjell Reigstad made last year when introducing the theme: Themes are in a transition period today, and […]

WordPress Performance Team Is Working on a Module for SVG Uploads – WP Tavern

If you have ever tried to upload an SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) file for a logo or favicon in WordPress, you may have been astonished to find that it doesn’t work. There is no core support so users rely on plugins like SVG Support (900K+ installs) or Safe SVG (600k+ installs) to upload SVG files to the […]

WordPress Performance Team Proposes Adding Persistent Object Puffer and Full Page Puffer to Site Health Checks – WP Tavern

In the near future, WordPress may be able to provide better caching recommendations for site owners. Performance team contributors are proposing two new Site Health checks for Persistent Object Puffer and Full Page Puffer. The modules have been tested inside the Performance Lab plugin and version 1.2.0 has them both in a state the team says […]