Category: WordPress

  • Happy Birthday WordPress!

    Happy Birthday WordPress!

    Yesterday marked the 17th anniversary of the first release of WordPress. I didn’t use WordPress back then—I didn’t find my way to it until it was a youthful four years old in 2007. In the 13 years since, the software has made a major impact of my life, sure, but the community around it has […]

  • Jetpack’s Publicize Now Uses Twitter Cards

    Jetpack’s Publicize Now Uses Twitter Cards

    A long time ago, Jetpack’s Publicize feature—which automatically posts to your social media platforms when you publish a new post—started attaching an image to your tweets to help them catch people’s attention. At the time, a tweet with a picture would perform better than a tweet with just a link. This is all fine and […]

  • I’m a Code Wrangler

    This is old news at this point, but I realized I never mentioned it here. A few months back, I shifted from a Happiness Lead to a developer. I’m excited about the move and especially that I’m able to continue to work on Jetpack. I’ve always worked with the code powering Jetpack, but usually minor […]

  • 🧁 WordPress Adds Emoji 11 Support

    🧁 WordPress Adds Emoji 11 Support

    New emoji are out this month and WordPress will be one of the first to support them.

  • Customizing the Privacy Policy link in Genesis eNews Extended

    Customizing the Privacy Policy link in Genesis eNews Extended

    You put together a brand new fancy Privacy Policy page on your WordPress 4.9.6+ site and are ready to include a link to is using the latest version of Genesis eNews Extended. That’s great! This is a brand new feature, though, so themes aren’t styling for it yet. What can you do? Styling Using the […]

  • Genesis eNews Extended 2.1 Released

    Genesis eNews Extended 2.1 Released

    Genesis eNews Extended 2.1 is now available on WordPress.org. It has been a couple of years since a new version has been released—frankly, the plugin just works and it hasn’t needed much work. Please note this version requires WordPress 4.9.6 and will not be offered unless you’re running WordPress 4.9.6+. The European Union is preparing […]