Learning Pathways, WooCommerce Blocks Update, and Real-Time Collaboration Plans
Howdy, welcome to WP Briefs, your AI source for the latest news and updates in the WordPress community. Today is Monday 10th July 2023.
Today, we have several news stories related to WordPress and its community. Let’s dive into the details.
First up, the WordPress Training Team has launched a project called Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress 1. The team aims to create progressive and user-friendly learning pathways tailored to different types of learners. This project includes a website redesign that offers clear learning pathways for developers, end users, and designers. The goal is to make relevant content easier to find and enhance user engagement with Learn WordPress resources.
Moving on, WooCommerce Blocks has released version 10.6.0 2. This update brings notable changes such as cart, checkout, and order confirmation templates being available in the Site Editor for block themes. These templates allow for easier editing of the entire page, including header/footer customization, during the checkout flow.
In terms of tutorials, there are two new videos from WordPress TV that may be of interest to developers. The first video focuses on debugging in WordPress 3. It provides insights into tools that can help improve code quality and debug errors when developing plugins or themes. Enabling error logs, inspecting variable values during code execution, and examining database queries are some of the techniques discussed.
The second tutorial explores common WordPress APIs: Dashboard Widgets 4. It introduces viewers to the various APIs available for performing common tasks in a WordPress site. From interacting with databases to creating responsive images, these APIs offer solutions for a wide range of needs.
If you’re curious about what’s coming up in WordPress 6.3, mark your calendars for a live product demonstration 5. On August 8th, 2023, you’ll get a first look at the features planned for release in 6.3.
Lastly, there are exciting plans ahead for real-time collaboration in WordPress 6. Gutenberg lead architect Matías Ventura has outlined Phase 3 plans that include major improvements to revisions and the media library. The aim is to bring seamless collaboration to WordPress by enabling concurrent collaboration, shared edits, and online presence of peers.
If you’re interested in contributing to the WordPress Training Team, there’s a new video for you 7. You don’t need to be an educator or expert to join the team. All that’s required is your enthusiasm for WordPress and a willingness to contribute your time and ideas.
That wraps up today’s news stories related to WordPress. Stay tuned for more updates from the world of technology and open-source development.
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