WordPress Developer and Entrepreneur
August 11, 2016
Release Date: August 16, 2016
- Shiny Updates: WordPress 4.6 will introduce “shiny” updates. Users will now be able to update and install plugins and themes without being redirected to the progress screen.
Goodbye Google Fonts: Native System Fonts in WordPress Admin Area
Users can restore WordPress posts from browser backups and autosave even when they have revisions disabled.
Adding a broken URL will be highlighted.
New functions and classes:
register_meta() - function for the registration of meta keys
WP_Post_Type class which changes $wp_post_types to an array of WP_Post_Type objects.
WP_User_Query, WP_Comment_Query, and WP_Term_Query classes in WordPress 4.6 will provide a better structure for generating, similar to WP_Query
WordPress.org Plugin Directory Updates:
Emphasis on improved plugin search
Better developer access to managing their plugins
Design is largely being driven by community feedback, and they're listening!
- Disgruntled customers
- No support for months
- Declining Sales
- Alleged financial troubles
- Fired employees
- Unknown future
- What about Pressmatic?
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|WC Pittsburg||Sept 17|
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|WC Pheonix||Oct 1-3|
|WC Orlando||October 8-9, 2016|
|WC Las Vegas||October 8-9, 2016|
|WC Cincinnati||October 15-16, 2016|
|Website Weekend||October 22-23, 2016|
|WCUS||Dec 2-4, 2016|
AWP News August 2016
By Devin Walker