WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 286 – Upgrading PHP, Facebook Not Budging, and Merlin WP Onboarding Wizard
In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss a new initiative that will help educate users on the benefits of upgrading PHP. We share our thoughts on Facebook denying a request to remove its Patent clause from REACT’s license. We highlight a new onboarding wizard aimed at themes and discuss what Gutenberg means for the future of WordPress.
WordPress.org to Add New Page Educating Users on Benefits of Upgrading PHP
Facebook Isn’t Budging on React’s BSD + Patents License
New Merlin WP Onboarding Wizard Makes WordPress Theme Installation and Setup Effortless
User Experience Tests Show Gutenberg’s UI Elements Can Benefit From Better Timing
Morten Rand-Hendriksen on What Gutenberg Means For the Future of WordPress
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