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Stephan Nijman
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WordPress Dev Monthly Recap May 2019.

Originally posted on my website on May 30th 2019

WordPress May in short:

The month of May brought us WordPress 5.2 "Jaco" with al the new developer features listed in the previous edtition of this article , and the WordPress 5.2.1 Maintenance Release with improved security to the automatic update system.

Besides the updates to core there were some pretty exciting releases of plugins. Elliot Condon realeased the new version of Advanced Custom Fields with a "a powerful PHP-based framework for developing custom Gutenberg block types". And Jeffrey Carandang released his EditorsKit bringing some usefull enhancemants to the editor like per block device visibility settings and text formats.

WordPress updates and releases:

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If you have any suggestions for good article or other resources please do let me know! You can get in touch via Twitter: Vanaf1979 or my website

Have a great June.

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Ayesha Javed

Goodjob.In May 2019, WordPress Maintenance was likely undergoing continuous development, with updates to both the core platform and various plugins and themes. The WordPress community is highly active, so there may have been discussions, releases, or updates.