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WordPress 5.7 Field Guide - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.7 brings you the best features and enhancements to help start 2021 on a positive note! A small and experienced release squad lead the development of new features and resolved defects that benefit users and developers alike. As a… Continue Reading →

Introducing script attributes related functions in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.7 adds a handful of new functions that enables passing attributes, such as async or nonce, to both regular and inline script tag attributes. This creates a path forward for enabling a Content-Security-Policy (or CSP) in Core, plugins, and themes. These new… Continue Reading →

Standardization of WP-Admin colors in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

This is the first part of a larger project in cleaning up WordPress admin CSS. In WordPress 5.7, all colors used in the CSS is collapsed to one of 12 blues, greens, reds, and yellows, 13 grays, pure black, and… Continue Reading →

Enhancements to the Import/Export feature in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

In WordPress 5.7, two main changes affected the WordPress built-in import/export feature. A new export specific filter for post title WP 5.7 introduces creates an export-specific filter for post titles. Since WordPress 2.5 and 2.6, post_content and post_excerpt have both had export-specific filters: the_content_export, and the_excerpt_export,… Continue Reading →

A Week in Core – February 22, 2021 - Make WordPress Core

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in Core. Let’s take a look at what changed on Trac between February 15 and February 22, 2021. 41 commits63 contributors91 tickets created7 tickets reopened85 tickets closed You might have noticed that… Continue Reading →

Send reset password links in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.7 introduces a new feature that allows website administrators to manually send a reset password link to existing users. This can be helpful when users loose their password and cannot use the lost password link for any reason. In… Continue Reading →

Robots API and max-image-preview directive in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.7 introduces a filter-based Robots API, providing central control over the robots meta tag. It furthermore adds a max-image-preview:large directive to the tag by default. The robots meta tag lets you utilize a granular, page-specific approach to controlling how an individual page… Continue Reading →

Introducing additional functions to check if a post is publicly viewable in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.7 introduces two additional functions to check if a post is publicly viewable. Previously, the is_post_type_viewable() function was already available to determine if a post type is visible to anonymous users via the publicly_queryable setting when registering the post type. However, it wasn’t… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.7: A new dynamic hook to filter the content of a single block - Make WordPress Core

The render_block() function is responsible for rendering each individual block into an HTML string. There are several filters available that allow plugins and themes to alter how the block is rendered. pre_render_block: Allows render_block() to be short-circuited, by returning a… Continue Reading →

Login & registration screens changes in WordPress 5.7 - Make WordPress Core

This devnote summarizes the changes related to the login and registration screens coming in WordPress 5.7. Reset password screen user interface improvements Previously, it was unclear that the displayed password is only being suggested and should be saved by clicking the… Continue Reading →

A Week in Core – February 15, 2021 - Make WordPress Core

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in Core. Let’s take a look at what changed on Trac between February 8 and February 15, 2021. 36 commits43 contributors63 tickets created9 tickets reopened67 tickets closed You might have noticed that… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.6.1 Maintenance Release - WordPress.org News

WordPress 5.6.1 is now available! This maintenance release features 20 bug fixes as well as 7 issues fixed for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.6, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.6.1 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update… Continue Reading →

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