Welcome to another exciting episode of “WP A DAY”, your daily source for fresh news on all things related to the amazing world of WordPress! Today is Monday, August 28, 2023.
In a recent article written by Sarah Gooding at WP Tavern, we are presented with an exciting preview of what to expect from the next version of WordPress, 6.4! The article gives us a detailed overview of the work being carried out for this version by Anne McCarthy.
This version, which is expected to be released on November 7, 2023, marks the third major version this year and is characterized by being led by a gender-diverse team, representing an important step in inclusion in the WordPress community. .
One of the exciting things to expect in this release is the introduction of type management features. This includes a Font Library and CSS @font-face generation on the print server. Imagine being able to browse a font library right from the admin panel, just like you manage your media! And best of all, this library will not be limited to the activated theme, but will be extensible for plugin developers. The development team also has a number of other exciting features on the roadmap for version 6.4, such as revisions to templates and template parts, new blocks like the Table of Contents, Reading Time, and Scrolling Marquee, and functionality Lightbox for individual image blocks. In addition, improvements to the typing experience, link control interface, and many other updates to tools and interfaces are expected.
But there’s more news in this episode of WP A DAY: Discover the revolutionary Ollie WordPress Theme Onboarding Wizard in Jamie Marland’s video. Set up your site effortlessly in a minute, with convenient page creation and easy content management. Ollie is free, but availability may vary due to WordPress.org policies.
And continuing with more news, in the dynamic digital world, bloggers face the challenge of maintaining and expanding the interaction with their readers. In addition to quality content, the key is to build and retain a loyal community. Manolo Rodríguez’s article, titled “What can bloggers do to interact more with their readers?” offers strategies to improve interaction.
Finally, don’t forget to try the new version 16.5 of the Gutenberg plugin that adds new elements to the command palette.
And that’s all for today on WP A DAY.
If you loved this episode, please share it with your friends and colleagues who are passionate about WordPress! To access the written version and links to the articles mentioned, head over to Blogpocket.com. Thanks for tuning in and see you soon!