This week: new Advanced Custom Fields, creating themes, tutorial writing, Vite + WP, new Cloudways owner, and much more…
Iain Poulson has just published an entry in which he summarized what changes await us in ACF 6.0. There are a lot of them – new UI, better block support or repeater pagination. And by the way, you can download the RC version.
Tom McFarlin has compiled his thoughts on how difficult it is to write a tutorial in these Gutenberg times.
Geoff Graham states that he is actually not sure how to make WordPress nowadays. And he is not the only one – we have too many possibilities, and those that are quite contradictory.
Dzikri Aziz has created a library that will make it easier to connect Vite with WordPress. If you want to shorten build times – Vite is something for you.
James Koster decided to look at some gaps in the way some things are presented in Site Editor (the one from FSE).
Cloudways will be acquired by DigitalOcean. For now, only that much is known – probably along with the finalization of the contract, we will find out if there will be any major changes.
A very nice article on the XWP website about Largest Contentful Paint and how it affects our website.
Sanjucta Ghose, in the Delicious Brains blog, has published a very useful article on how to test webhooks in local development.
WebP will be the default format in WP 6.1, but there is still much discussion about how to polish this feature.
Joe Hoyle published a generator that allows you to generate typed variables, with TypeScript in mind, for all objects in our REST API
Maciek Palmowski was a guest in last week’s episode of WP Builds, where he and Nathan Wrigley, Nick Diego and Kathy Zant discussed what had happened in the world of WP.