Any serious online publisher and blogger knows that a publishing workflow is essential for survival – it’s what enables us to push out content consistently and with speed enabling the blog to stay competitive and fresh in a very wide and growing competitive landscape. Even if you aren’t an editor of a news blog or having to manage multiple authors and posts a day, you also have a personal workflow that suits your needs – I bet it could be improved though! Jake Goldman of 10up shared this presentation at the recent CMS Expo 2013 and it’s worth a look, […]
Something exciting is coming our way. In fact, it’ll arrive on March 27th. It’s the beta release of WordPress 3.6! This is great news as there are some really cool features shipping with 3.6. And for those of us who don’t want to play around with the beta, the official release is scheduled for April 29th. Either way we’re not looking at waiting much longer for the next version of WordPress. So, let’s dive in to what’s new shall we? Here we go!
Seamless and intelligent collaboration and version control for writers is hard to come by – even with WordPress 3.5 it’s cumbersome and anything but elegant. Sure, with the next release of 3.6 we’re going to see some dramatic changes that will up the collaboration features greatly and that’s going to help a lot but I think it might be a good idea to look at what Draft is doing and see how they have created a fully-featured (and trim) solution that’s got me thinking big. I got a sweet email a few hours ago from the founder citing the already-overwhelmingly […]
The Post Revisions function in WordPress is critically important for those that are doing some serious publishing with WordPress or even managing a team for WordPress as CMS in the context of business. And many of us have had that “close” call where we had to revert back to a previous version of some content and was so thankful that the post revision feature actually existed, right? Well, it’s getting even better in 3.6 and there have been more than a few mockups floating around for the upcoming update to the feature. Here they are for your viewing pleasure – […]
The WordPress teams have been incredibly busy with fresh updates this week about the state of tickets and the advancements of WordPress 3.6. Some highlights recently have been around auto-saving, post locking, and revisions. For example, some of the things that you will start hearing is about this new “heartbeat” API that’s being developed: “WP Heartbeat” API, #23216. This will do polling or long-polling so the server is able to send data and notifications to the browser. The primary use will be for setting, monitoring or taking over a post lock. Additionally it will be used to send autosave data to the server. […]
Development on WordPress 3.6 has been picking up some speed as features have been getting locked in and conversations started about what the big release should have in it. As always, conversations will continue to expand and new features will definitely continue to evolve but here are some of the top conversations already begun: