Each week we’ll highlight news from WordPress.org that you don’t want to miss. If you or your company create products or services that use WordPress, we’ve got the news you need to know. Be sure to share this resource with your product and project managers.

  • Introducing Twenty Twenty-Two – Twenty Twenty-Two will take advantage of a wide network of page templates, headers, footers, and other patterns so that users can easily make the theme their own. In addition, Twenty Twenty-Two will ship with a range of alternate color schemes so that folks can drastically change the appearance of their site. Users will also be able to change fonts, image treatments, and more on a site-wide level. These new controls open up a wide array of drastically different customizations for the theme:
  • Changes to the WordPress Core PHP Test Suite – Discover the reasoning, solution, what changed, and step-by-step instructions to make tests compatible.
  • Core Editor Improvement: Continued progress on accessibility
  • 5.9 planning round-up (3 September) What can we expect in the next WordPress release?
  • Share about WordPress 5.8 on social media – Continue to share the new features in WordPress 5.8 with this social media pack. Images are avaialble for your use. Marketing is seeking contributors to create materials for maintenance releases and those interested in contributing as we look to WordPress 5.9.
  • Suggested iterations for the Five for the Future program and tool. Does your organization support Five for the Future? Andrea Middleton shared thoughts on advancing the program in her final post to the project as a Community Organizer. How do we connect with teams needing contributors, find areas to contribute to that are meaningful and fit the companies’ availability, and what ways can we help other organizations participate as well?