Mark Jaquith made a very tough decision today and announced that the new Post Formats UI everyone’s been talking about for the upcoming release of WordPress 3.6, will be taken out of core and moved to a plugin.
An announcement on the WordCamp Europe blog today reveals the dates and location for what is set to be the biggest WordCamp Europe will see in 2013.
The new Twenty Thirteen theme is now in WordPress Core, as Mark Jaquith has just announced over on Make WordPress Core. It’s a pretty big departure from what we usually expect out of a default bundled theme in terms of colour, but my first impression is very positive. There’s a demo site available for those who want to take a quick tour. You can also install it yourself if you’re into installing WordPress trunk from SVN.
Almost exactly 3 years since his first core contribution was committed, WordPress core developer, Daryl “Koop” Koopersmith, announced in a tweet that today is his last day at Automattic. Today is my last day at @automattic. It’s been a wondrous ride, and I’m excited to see where life takes me next. — Daryl Koopersmith (@koop) December 21, 2012 Koop was the leading developer for the front end of the new media uploader in the recently released WordPress 3.5. He has said he isn’t sure what he’ll do next, besides a little time to relax over the holiday season. But he did […]
WordPress 3.5 only dropped this month, but things are moving on quickly. We’re expecting to see 3.5.1 around January 2 to resolve the few issues that came up, and already we’re starting to talk about the development cycle for WordPress 3.6. Andrew Nacin was the lead for the 3.5 cycle, and now the reins pass back to Mark Jaquith for 3.6. Mark is also looking for applicants to step up as a backup lead for this cycle, should he be unavailable for any reason. Mark has said he’s planning for this release to focus on content editing, specifically relating to autosave, […]