Code review/commit office hours for 5.6

I will be running daily office hours for the rest of the 5.6 cycle in an effort to get more code reviewed and committed. These are to complement scheduled bug scrubs and are specifically meant to focus on reviewing and hopefully committing patches for the release cycle, not triage or future wishlist items. My hope is that by defining specific hours people who have more structured schedules will be able to carve out that time as needed, and that other committers will be able to plan to join as much as they can.

Here are the hours I have

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ESLint Maintainers Share Challenges of Funding Open Source Utilities through Sponsorship

ESLint, one of the most popular JavaScript linting utilities, quickly eclipsed more established early competitors, thanks to its open source license. The clear licensing enabled the project to become widely used but did not immediately translate into funds for its ongoing development. Despite being  downloaded more than 13 million times each week, its maintainers still struggle to support the utility.

A little over a year since launching ESLint Collective to fund contributors’ efforts, the project’s leadership shared some of the successes and challenges of pursuing the sponsorship model. One effort that didn’t pan out was hiring a dedicated maintainer:

This was

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Q: First FSE WordPress Theme Now Live

Q: First FSE WordPress Theme Now Live

Screenshot packaged with the Q WordPress theme.Q WordPress theme screenshot.

Themes Team representative Ari Stathopoulos is now officially the first theme author to have a theme in the directory that supports full-site editing (FSE). With a slimmed-down beta release of FSE shipping in WordPress 5.6 this December, someone had to be the first to take the plunge. It made sense for someone intimately familiar with theme development and the directory guidelines to step up.

In many ways, it is a huge responsibility that

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How to Build a Sticky CTA Menu as You Scroll Down the Page

Traditionally, sticky menus are visible at the top (or bottom) of a page the moment the page loads. However, building a sticky CTA menu as the user scrolls down the page can be a creative and effective way to keep those important CTAs clickable at all times. In some ways, it is the best of both worlds. It allows the CTA to keep its prime placement in the original design. And, it keeps a minified version of the CTA (the button) visible in a sticky menu structure users are familiar with.

In this tutorial, we are going to

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How to Automatically Take Browser Screenshots and Display Them in WordPress

Images and screenshots are a key element in any WordPress blog. In particular, screenshots enable you to highlight key aspects of other pages. However, it can be a hassle to take the perfect browser screenshots and add them to your posts. While you can get the job done depending on your Operating System (OS), taking screenshots consistently is a challenge.

Enter the Browser Screenshots plugin. This lets you screenshot any website, without even leaving the WordPress editor. If your ears pricked up at this, you’ll likely want to keep reading.

Let’s check out how it works!

An Introduction to

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What is WordPress Core? WordPress Core Explained

The term “WordPress core” encompasses all the foundational files that a WordPress website requires to work. In this article, we’re going to take a look in detail at the core of WordPress. By the end, you’ll know exactly what WordPress core means, what it does, how you can contribute to WordPress, and a lot more. Now, let’s dive in.

In this guide

As you’re probably already aware, WordPress is pretty easy to use on the surface. Almost anyone with a basic understanding of websites can design and run a successful

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