In Case You Missed It – Issue 27

There’s a lot of great WordPress content published in the community but not all of it is featured on the Tavern. This post is an assortment of items related to WordPress that caught my eye but didn’t make it into a full post. Carol Gann Awarded the 2019 Kim Parsell (more…)
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Gutenberg 6.0 Adds Layout Picker to Columns Block

Gutenberg 6.0 was released today with a major update to the Columns block. Users can now select from a set of pre-defined layouts for their columns, with additional features that address many long-standing complaints regarding the block’s usability. Although many plugins are already doing more advanced things with columns and (more…)
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State of CSS 2019 Survey Results: Top Frameworks Rank Low in Satisfaction, JavaScript Proficiency is on the Rise

The first ever State of CSS survey results have been published. The data includes responses from more than 11,000 developers in 135 countries. Respondents identified themselves as male (84.71%), female (9.9%), non-binary/third gender (0.86%), and “prefer not to say” (2.62%). Sacha Greif and Raphaël Benitte, creators of the survey, said (more…)
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WP Engine Acquires Flywheel

In a move that caught some people by surprise, WP Engine has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Managed WordPress host, Flywheel. While financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, Heather Brunner, WP Engine’s CEO confirmed to TechCrunch that the company needed to raise a (more…)
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