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WordPress 5.0.3 is Live

The latest version of WordPress – WP 5.0.3 – went live on Wednesday 9 January 2019, and it’s working fine and as expected on my site here, and several clients who have minor version updates turned on.

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Backward Compatibility Vs Technical Debt

Here’s an interesting explanation of the “Eternal Struggle” between Technical Debt and Backward Compatibility (in a WordPress context) from WP CLI maintainer, Alain Schlesser.

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WordPress Governance Project to Launch 15 Jan 2019

Another one of those quick announcement posts, but this one is really important and an interesting step in the right direction for the Open Source WordPress community.

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WooCommerce 3.5.3 Released – Fixes WP 5.0.2 Order Table Missing Issue

The WooCommerce core team just shipped WooCommerce 3.5.3, which is really a 1 issue patch release, which resolves the not-so-insignificant issue of the Orders list table (in wp admin) going missing on upgrade to last night’s WordPress 5.0.2 release.

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The Twenty Nineteen Theme

Along with WordPress 5.0, came the Twenty Nineteen theme, and it seemed like something I should grab with both hands too, so, if you’re wondering what the Twenty Nineteen theme looks like… then wonder no more, you’re looking at it! 

Pretty cool.

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WordPress 5.0 is Here! (I’m running it, and it works!)

WordPress 5.0 is live and kicking, and brings with it a new editor experience, in the form of Gutenberg.

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WooCommerce 3.5.1 Released

Since I missed and didn’t mention when 3.5.0 hit the streets, last night WooCommerce did a spooky halloween release (31 October, no ghouls in the code 🙂 ) of version 3.5.1.