June 29, 2017 Development

How Does WordPress Maintain Backward Compatibility Over Time?

Backward compatibility is one of the pillars of the platform that comes with the highest priority. Over the past ten years, the technological progress in WordPress has been moving somewhat slowly, but that ensures that no WordPress website would be left behind. For quite some time now, WordPress is officially supporting all PHP versions starting

May 12, 2014 Development

Disable WordPress maintenance nag

In case of a WordPress multisite with a specific setup trying to run autoupdates, you could add the following to prevent the WordPress autoupdates: define( ‘WP_AUTO_UPDATE_CORE’, false ); Hiding the automatic update messages in dashboard for site users and single site admins, you could disable the nag actions: add_action( ‘admin_init’, ‘dx_prevent_notifications’ ); function dx_prevent_notifications() { if ( !current_user_can(

July 29, 2013 Community

On WordPress and Release Cycles

The annual State of the Word session by Matt covers the latest updates on the platform – usage, coming updates and new features from the past year and other valuable stats so that WordPress experts could see their place on the map and see if there are any business decisions to be taken for the next