+44 0330 223 3428
Call Us
+44 0330 223 3428

WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 326 – Long Live the Fields API Project

WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 326 – Long Live the Fields API Project

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Scott Kingsley Clark, lead developer of the Pods framework. Clark describes what it was like to lead the Fields API project, the difficulties of working hard on a project and not getting core buy-in, and why building the Fields API into core first would have made the transition to Gutenberg easier for users and developers.

He looks back and describes what he possibly could have done differently and provides an update on Pods Framework’s compatibility with Gutenberg. To wrap up the show, Clark played us a song on his electric ukulele. To hear more tunes from Clark, check out his channel on Spotify.

Stories Discussed:

WordPress Core Fields API Project is Seeking New Leadership

WPWeekly Meta:

Next Episode: Wednesday, August 15th 3:00 P.M. Eastern

Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Itunes

Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via RSS

Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Stitcher Radio

Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Google Play

Listen To Episode #326:


In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Scott Kingsley Clark, lead developer of the Pods framework. Clark describes what it was like to lead the Fields API project, the difficulties of working hard on a project and not getting core buy-in, and why building the Fields API into core first would have made the transition to Gutenberg easier for users and developers. He looks back and describes what he possibly could have done differently and provides an update on Pods Framework’s compatibility with Gutenberg. To wrap up the show, Clark played us a song on his…

Source: WordPress

Related Post
Dev Blog: WordPress 5.1 RC2

Dev Blog: WordPress 5.1 RC2 The second release candidate for WordPress 5.1 is now available! WordPress 5.1 will be released on Thursday, February 21, but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.1 yet, now is the time! There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.1 release candidate: try the WordPress […]

Read more
Post Status: Children say his superpower is love: an interview with Topher DeRosia

Post Status: Children say his superpower is love: an interview with Topher DeRosia DK: How did you first got into programming, the web, and WordPress? TD: Getting into programming is a long slow story. Someone mentioned the other day how they learned HTML through View Source, and I did that as well, but then it […]

Read more
WPTavern: Amazon Introduces Blog Blueprint to Deliver WordPress Posts as Audio on Alexa

WPTavern: Amazon Introduces Blog Blueprint to Deliver WordPress Posts as Audio on Alexa Last week Amazon launched Alexa Skill Blueprints that allow anyone to publish new skills to the Alexa Skills Store without having to have any coding knowledge. The blueprints are templates that provide a starting point where users can create a new skill […]

Read more