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  • - Mathieu Viet
    BuddyPress: BuddyPress 11.0.0-beta2

    Hello BuddyPress contributors! If you haven’t tested our first 11.0.0 beta release, here’s another opportunity to help us give the final touches to our next major release so that we make sure it will fit perfectly into your WordPress / BuddyPress specific configuration. Beta testing is very important and we need you all, whether you’re a regular or advanced user, a theme designer or a plugin author: please contribute! Download & Test BuddyPress 11.0.0-beta2 Please note the plugin is still in development, so we recommend running this beta release on a testing site. You can test BuddyPress 11.0.0-beta2 in 4 ways : Try the BP Beta… [...]

    - Michelle Frechette

    Yes, of course WordPress is software. It’s code. It’s several different programming languages. It’s blocks. It’s the editor. Yes, it's all of the technology.  But it’s people. It’s created by people. It’s used by people. It relies on people to move it forward, to modify it, to moderate it, and to build community around it. John Donne said “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.” The same is true about WordPress. Each of us is part of it. WordPress is you and me. It’s us. If you’re interested in volunteering your… [...]

    - Sarah Gooding
    WPTavern: Dig Into the Open Web

    As the American Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, I am so grateful for all of our Tavern readers and the people who make WordPress – 800 in the most recent 6.1 release with 35 percent of them being new contributors. This community has made remarkable progress this year, while navigating changes and uncertain times. Committed contributors continue to show up and make WordPress the best platform for publishing on the web. This time last year, WordPress didn't have: The Site Editor Many block themes Theme style variations Advanced typography controls Gap, padding & margin controls Block locking2022 has been WORK.… [...]

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  • Hello BuddyPress contributors! If you haven’t tested our first 11.0.0 beta release, here’s another opportunity to help us give the final touches to our next major release so that we make sure it will fit perfectly into your WordPress / BuddyPress specific configuration. Beta testing is very important and we need you all, whether you’re a […]
    BuddyPress 11.0.0-beta1 is available for testing! Please note the plugin is still in development, so we recommend running this beta release on a testing site. You can test BuddyPress 11.0.0-beta1 in 4 ways : The current target for final release is December 14, 2022. We would greatly appreciate your help making sure this next major […]
    WooCommerce 7.1.0 Released
    We are pleased to announce the release of WooCommerce 7.1. This release should be backward compatible with the previous version. This release contains: As always, we recommend creating a backup of your site and making sure that your theme and any other plugins are compatible before updating. You can check out this update guide for more information. […]

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  • NOV 25, 2022
    WordPress Planet
    BUDDYPRESS: BUDDYPRESS 11.0.0-BETA2

    Hello BuddyPress contributors!

    If you haven’t tested our first 11.0.0 beta release, here’s another opportunity to help us give the final touches to our next major release so that we make sure it will fit perfectly into your WordPress / BuddyPress specific configuration. Beta testing is very important and we need you all, whether you’re a regular or advanced user, a theme designer or a plugin author: please contribute!

    Please note the plugin is still in development, so we recommend running this beta release on a testing site.

    You can test BuddyPress 11.0.0-beta2 in 4 ways :

    The current target for final release is December 14, 2022 </div></big><br/></div><div class=Powered by Feed Informer

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    25/11/22 14:28 from WordPress Planet
    Hello BuddyPress contributors! If you haven’t tested our first  11.0.0 b...

    » Post Status: WordPress is People (Weekly Community Update)
    25/11/22 10:35 from WordPress Planet
    Yes, of course WordPress is software. It’s code. It’s several different progr...

    » WPTavern: Dig Into the Open Web
    23/11/22 13:06 from WordPress Planet
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With patterns, you get access to a new tool to help you build great websites in WordPress. In this video, learn How to Add a Pattern From the Pattern Directory to Your Theme in #WordPress >> Watch here: https://learn.wordpress.org/tutorial/adding-a-pattern-from-the-pattern-directory-to-your-theme/ #LearnWP

WordPress 6.1 offers more opportunities to play around with color and color treatments for your blocks. Add duotone filters to featured images that appear on your homepage, or adjust the colors of your social icons to match your brand—all right from the block editor. #WordPress

Need some fresh inspiration for your templates? Check out these examples of custom Category templates from contributor @bgardner.

They show how much style variations and template customization in WordPress 6.1 can have an impact on the look and feel of your site.

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You CAN speak at #WordCamp! Join #WPDiversity's free session to help diverse speakers start speaking at #WordPress events! https://bit.ly/3g6wgCT

Templates help you organize your site’s layouts to best highlight your content. Want a more visual category page? Prefer posts with big titles and pages with smaller ones? Get more template options for further customization in #WordPress 6.1: https://bit.ly/3V1vGEY

👋 Say “hej” to @smkmuseum (National Gallery of Denmark), the latest addition to the Openverse catalog! An open collection of thousands of artworks to explore—and to reuse in any of your projects: https://bit.ly/3TPHolq. #WPOpenverse

State of the Word 2022 is on the calendar! Join #WordPress project leadership and contributors for the annual event in person in New York City or online. https://bit.ly/3OEgRGN #StateOfTheWord

WordPress 6.1 gives you more control over the space in, around, and between your blocks—both the ones you’re using for content and their container blocks. Adjust padding, margin, block gap, and more to refine your layouts. #WordPress

🎉 The #WordPress Photo Directory reached over 5000 photos! In celebration, the #WPPhotos team has some interesting stats for you: https://bit.ly/3ES7RKV.

Thank you for contributing to the open content of the web—Here's to the next 5000 and beyond!

📸 Photo 5000 by @roytanck.

Learn how to customize your website's 404 error page in #WordPress. Tutorial video here: https://learn.wordpress.org/tutorial/personalizing-your-404-template/ #LearnWP

WordPress 6.1 brings more ways to experiment with typography. You can adjust font and text properties, spacing, and line height directly in the block editor. Play with a giant, bold headline, or make subtle changes to your buttons that make visitors take action. #WordPress

You CAN speak at #WordCamp! Join #WPDiversity's free session to help diverse speakers start speaking at #WordPress events! https://bit.ly/3g6wgCT

A tree’s rings can tell a thousand stories.
What’s your #WordPress origin story and how did it grow? Share your story ➡️ https://bit.ly/3um7R06 #GrowYourStoryWP

Design tools in WordPress 6.1 bring you more ways to adjust, customize, and experiment with the look and feel of your site (or your clients’ web projects). Which tools do you use the most? #WordPress

Did you know that you can create all sorts of interesting art with blocks in #WordPress? The possibilities are wild and wonderful! Join this interactive online workshop to learn more and gain some creative inspiration. Nov 18th >> Register here >> https://bit.ly/3TbZiOY #LearnWP

Upcoming online workshop >> Explore everything you need to know about positioning blocks including layout, alignment, and dimensions in #WordPress 6.1. Register for this November 17th event here: https://bit.ly/3T4akW4 #LearnWP

Tune in to the #WPBriefing for a deep dive into #WPOpenverse and #PhotoDirectory on this week's episode! https://bit.ly/3Uw8Fu6

7-minute video tutorial >> #WordPress 6.1 includes the ability to register block template parts in classic themes. Learn how to make changes to specific parts of the theme, without affecting the rest of the site layout or design. https://learn.wordpress.org/tutorial/using-block-template-parts-in-classic-themes/ #LearnWP

Explore #WordPress 6.1 in this live online workshop on November 16th! Browse the new theme, designing tools, and other enhancements debuting in 6.1. Register for free here: https://bit.ly/3DZRTxE #LearnWP

7-minute video tutorial >> #WordPress 6.1 includes the ability to register block template parts in classic themes. Learn how to make changes to specific parts of the theme, without affecting the rest of the site layout or design. https://learn.wordpress.org/tutorial/using-block-template-parts-in-classic-themes/ #LearnWP

Japanese Language #WordPress Workshop Nov 18 & 19 >>>
インタラクティブなオンラインイベントのお知らせです。 → WordPress のクエリループブロックでブログページを作ろう!→ 11月18日 https://bit.ly/3E0DuRI と11月19日 https://bit.ly/3E0oe7r に開催します。今すぐ参加登録を! #LearnWP

It’s always worthwhile when you reach for something you love, especially when grown with affection. How has #WordPress helped you nurture and grow your story? https://bit.ly/3NAkMUn
#GrowYourStoryWP

Join this online workshop on Nov 10th and learn how to tailor the #WordPress Editor to suit your needs and/or those of your clients. Block locking, advanced theme.json config, new features in 6.1, and more. Register here: https://bit.ly/3fAwWA3 #LearnWP

Available with WordPress 6.1, the newest default theme is an exciting showcase for the creative depth you can achieve with style variations in block themes. Check it out: https://wordpress.org/news/2022/11/introducing-twenty-twenty-three/

WordPress 6.1 officially marks both default block themes, Twenty Twenty-Two and the new Twenty Twenty-Three, as accessibility-ready! This exciting milestone is just one of many accessibility improvements to explore in this release: https://bit.ly/3TeRRXp #WordPress #a11y

5-minute video tutorial >> How to set up a http://WordPress.org profile and join the Make WordPress Slack in order to start contributing to #WordPress. Available in 15+ languages >> Watch here >> https://learn.wordpress.org/tutorial/set-up-a-wordpress-org-account/ #LearnWP

Upcoming Event! Explore how to use the padding, margin, and block spacing settings in #WordPress during this interactive online workshop >> November 7th >> Register here: https://bit.ly/3Dx7fZ7 #LearnWP

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