In our weekly blog, you can read about why Ari is working on improving the block editor user preferences. Carolina has had a zoom meeting with theme developers, and Sergey is triaging tickets for WordPress 5.9. Justin has been working on other internal projects within Yoast, and Francesca is on vacation this week. Our weekly …Read: "A week with us: Meeting with theme developers and improvements on the block editor"
This week WordPress 5.8 was released, and it included many new features. It was a huge release and you can read more about it in a separate, dedicated post on the WordPress 5.8 release. However, when it comes to WordPress our team never stops work and we’re already thinking of and working on the next …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.8 and beyond"
This week, the team continued preparing for the final WordPress 5.8 release on July 20th. In addition, the team started looking into some early tasks for WordPress 5.9, worked on theme review tools, and spent some time on education. Curious to learn more? Keep reading! Our weekly team updates Ari WordPress Core A few days …Read: "A week with us: Learning, teaching, and contributing"
In the past few days, the team has been busy with different tasks. Some related to the WordPress current release, some related to the company rituals, like mid-year performance reviews. Our team is working separately from the Yoast plugins release cycles, and it’s hard to identify goals since our tasks depend heavily on how the …Read: "A week with us – Mid-Year Performance Review Time!"
The release of WordPress 5.8 is fast approaching. After the last beta last week, we had the first release candidate this June 30th. Most of the team is working on this release, whether for themes, Gutenberg, or WordPress Core. Our weekly team updates Ari This week I worked on WordPress 5.8 fixes, as well as …Read: "A week with us: The first release candidate for WordPress 5.8 is here"
Last week, we had an online contributor day during which Yoast employees could contribute to WordPress. We also had a few special guests joining us on that day. In addition, beta 3 of WordPress 5.8 kept our WordPress Core team busy last week. In this blog post, we’ll update you on all these contributions! Contributor …Read: "A week with us: Contributor day and WordPress 5.8 beta 3"
This was a week full of developments! WordPress 5.8-beta2 was released on June 15, so we are now in a bug-hunting and bug-fixing stage. We are organizing another contributor day at Yoast, where all of our colleagues come together to improve WordPress. Our team has been hard at work, and you can read all about …Read: "A week with us: Working on WordPress 5.8 and Gutenberg"
On Tuesday, June 9th (or Wednesday June 10th, depending where you are in the world) WordPress 5.8 Beta 1 was released. Many members of the team contributed to take this version of WordPress past this first milestone. After getting a small break thanks to WordCamp Europe, we are now switching our focus to finding bugs, …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.8 Beta 1 is here and more"
With the arrival of the WordPress 5.8 feature freeze on May 25th, several team members are now focused on fixing the bugs found on both WordPress Core and Gutenberg. Other team members are working on other, internal, Yoast projects as well as the WordPress ecosystem. Our weekly team updates Ari This week I continued working …Read: "A week with us: Fixing bugs and working on improvements to WordPress"
This week’s post falls on the 18th birthday of WordPress.org. What a ride it has been! Many Yoasters contributed to WordPress over the years and we are very proud to have a dedicated team of contributors for it. Some of us have been contributing for over fifteen years and have been early adopters of the …Read: "A week with us: Celebrating 18 years of WordPress"