In this month’s World of WordPress, we talk about marketing and Joost, a full site editing plugin, and the legacy of Alex Mills. Let’s ride. Joost steps away from leadership role (Why) I’m stepping down from my WordPress marketing role Earlier this year there were some raised eyebrows when Joost de Valk accepted a position with WordPress to be the Marketing & Communications Lead. The experiment is over. Call it a misunderstanding. Call it a difference in opinion. Call it a difference in how to execute marketing. Call it what you will, but Joost announced he was stepping down.
WordPress 5.2 introduced a fatal error recovery mode. A fatal error on a site would have normally resulted in a white screen of death, where the front-end of the site is white and would be the result of a fatal error conflict being caused by the active theme or one of the active plugins. The fatal error would have caused the sites wp-admin not be loadable. In WordPress 5.2, when a fatal error is detected, an email is sent to the admin email address listed on the site, but there is a constant that can be set in the child