• WordPress 6.5 Regina is available for download. Big effort from everyone in the community and there is a ton of new features packed into this one. Many of which will be of interest to developers, lot’s of new API functions to play with, these are the foundations of what’s to come to end users. There’s…

  • Lately, I’ve been working on my website in the evenings. It’s been fun! It reminds me of the early days, staying up late learning, coding, breaking things, fixing things. I’ve put this down to a few things, all the drama about social media has made me fall in love with my own site, posts and…

  • WordPress 6.3 Lionel is available for download. Huge effort by everyone this is a big release and it鈥檚 the first time I鈥檝e really began to notice how far WordPress has come in the last few years. It鈥檚 been a lot of fun building in the editor and imagining the potential possibilities. https://wordpress.org/download/

  • WordPress now has a spot on their wordpress.org website to remember all those who contributed greatly to the project and are no longer with us. A beautiful way to honour those who鈥檚 spirit lives on through their contributions to code, community and leadership. https://wordpress.org/remembers/

  • I鈥檝e spent the last weekend building a new theme for my website, I鈥檓 so impressed at how far the block editor has come along in the last 12 months. Many of the FSE (full site editing) early growing pains have gone and I鈥檝e manage to build 100% of the theme inside the WordPress editor thus…

  • This site is a work in progress so if things are broken/unfinished/messy you know why. I’m building my site on the WordPress full site editor and it’s a ton of fun. I’ll do a write up on how I made everything once it’s finished. Until recently everything was hidden behind a coming soon page but…

  • It’s amazing to think WordPress is 15 years old and in terms of the internet that’s a long time. We celebrated in style at the only WordCamp on the planet to fall on the 15 anniversary of the launch of the very first release.

  • For the longest time I was annoyed by a small design bug when using the Jetpack plugin for WordPress. It really wasn’t much and probably speaks to my OCD more than anything but here it is… It’s probably too small to notice but the visual stats graph that’s displayed in the admin bar didn’t sit flush…

  • I’m currently at WordCamp Belfast writing a blog post on the WordPress iOS app. I’m so meta.

  • It’s Autumn 2015 and I’ve finally published a new version of neilorangepeel.com. Many experiments later I feel I’ve landed on something that I like. It’s tricky designing for yourself. I found myself aiming to create some crazy unique layout but the sites I enjoy browsing are the ones that look, feel but more importantly work like…