This is Malcolm Peralty here from PressTitan and this is The WP Minute, Episode 100
I am still not back to one hundred percent from my cold, but I had to do this momentous episode on camera. I have done an episode every day since episode one and tomorrow will be the first day that I don’t craft an episode for everyone. I’ll be skipping weekends from here on out, but you’ll still get your WordPress news from Monday to Friday.
My first story today is that the WordPress 5.0 release date has been pushed back a little more than a week. From November 19th to November 27th. WPTavern has the details on the change and it looks like it largely comes from the Gutenberg technical lead, though I know Matt Mullenweg has also commented previously on being somewhat okay with pushing the date a little.
I don’t see much relief in this push back though as it brings it even closer to December, where many development shops and agencies take some extra time for the holidays and try to keep things reasonably quiet. The idea of resolving potential conflicts and issues has people feeling a bit frustrated. As you can see by Carl Hancock’s tweets.
Over on ZDNet, there is a post that talks about the WP GDPR Compliance plugin. It seems to have an exploit on older versions of their plugin, so if you aren’t running 1.4.3, the latest release as of recording, or newer, you might want to upgrade now.
Lastly, Sitepoint has a great introductory guide to WP-CLI. You’ve probably heard this mentioned by developers or systems people from time to time, but this article will give you more insight. I haven’t used WP-CLI very much, but I know some people swear by its power and simplicity.
That’s it for today’s WP Minute, thank you all for watching.