Dear Reader, Today we are thrilled to be introducing Torque, the WordPress News Core. Our goal with Torque is to create a hub for community building and offer a forum for WordPress news. Dedicated entirely to the advancement of the WordPress ecosystem, Torque operates on the open-source philosophy that together, we can accomplish more than we can separately. We chose the name Torque because we were inspired by the power of tools to create greater motion and force. Our aspiration for Torque is for it to become a resource that propels our community to insightful thoughts, and to serve as […]
We can’t say for sure…but rumor has it that August will be the month. The first release candidate was made available to the public July 13, so developers have been sending in bug reports for weeks to help fix issues. The second release candidate just became available on July 24, and surely there will be more more issues to address, but now that the major setbacks have been figured out and the Post Formats UI and structured data has been completely removed, the stable release of WordPress 3.6 can’t be that far off. We are excited to see improvements in […]
Samuel Sidler, brand new “Ninja Wrangler” for Audrey Captial, released a Digestable WordPress.org Project List. Let’s break his priorities down to the barebones for the sake of conversation: Ongoing Open Source Stats General Design Improvements Immediate Increasing WordPress and WordPress.org participation Improving make.wordpress.org Short Term Support and documentation hubs Profile improvements Medium Term Themes Directory Redesign Improvements for the i18n Community Improve WordPress.org Home Page Support Forum Improvements Long Term Plugin/Themes Directory Workshops (i.e. learn.wordpress.org) jobs.wordpress.net “Ideas” Improvements Mailing List Page Redesign Thoughts? Reactions? Do you think he left anything out?