People of WordPress: Carla Doria

In this series, we share some of the inspiring stories of how WordPress and its global network of contributors can change people’s lives for the better. This month we feature Carla Doria, a customer support specialist from South America on how WordPress opened up a new world for her, and gave her the ability to […]

How to Use Local (By Flywheel) Without WordPress (3 Easy Steps)

Although you may use WordPress for absolutely everything, there may be occasions where you break away from the CMS for one reason or another. And if Local is your tool of choice for offline development, you might think you have to switch to a different one because you can’t use it without WordPress. Thankfully, that’s […]

How to Easily Start a New Freelance Project With Local

Websites are usually hosted online, but you may need to build a local WordPress site for various reasons. Whether you’re creating a staging area, testing new designs, or starting your next freelance project, Local is one of the best ways to make an offline WordPress site. It’s simple to put WordPress on your computer, clone […]

12 Local Features You Have to Know (For Faster Development)

Local (formerly known as Local by Flywheel) is a powerful tool with loads of useful features for local WordPress development. It has all necessary the functionality to create a local server and run WordPress sites on it. We also have a detailed tutorial for how to use it. As a more casual user, there might […]

Press This: How Women Can Thrive With WordPress Featuring Sam Munoz

Welcome to Press This, the WordPress community podcast from WMR. Here host David Vogelpohl sits down with guests from around the community to talk about the biggest issues facing WordPress developers. The following is a transcription of the original recording. Powered by RedCircle David Vogelpohl: Hello everyone and welcome to Press This, the WordPress community podcast […]

8 WordPress Plugins That Use AI to Improve Efficiency

WordPress is a fantastic resource when you’re looking to build your own website. Since its creation in 2003, it has grown from a blog-publishing site to supporting media galleries, forums, online stores, and mailing lists. But with its many great features, some may miss the current spotlight. Whether you’re a new user or a WordPress […]

WordPress 6.0 “Arturo”

Welcome to “Arturo” Say hello to “Arturo” and WordPress 6.0, inspired by Grammy-winning jazz musician, Arturo O’Farrill. Known for his influence on contemporary Latin jazz, Arturo has pressed more than 15 albums spanning a body of work across five decades.  Take some time to explore WordPress 6.0, built to help you unlock your creative aspirations […]

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) Now Available for Testing

WordPress 6.0 is scheduled for release next week on May 24, 2022! This RC3 release is the final opportunity for you to test and help contribute to making the 6.0 release great. You can view changes since the RC2 release via Gutenberg and Trac. Installing RC3 This version of the WordPress software is under development. […]

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) Now Available for Testing

The next release candidate for WordPress 6.0 is now available!  WordPress 6.0 is scheduled for release on May 24th, 2022 – just two weeks from today. “Release Candidate” means that this version of WordPress is ready for release! Since the WordPress ecosystem includes thousands of plugins and themes, it is important that everyone within the […]

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 1

The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 6.0 is now available! This is an important milestone on the 6.0 release cycle journey. “Release Candidate” means that this version of WordPress is ready for release! Before the official release date, time is set aside for the community to perform final reviews and help test. Since the […]