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People of WordPress: Daniel Kossmann

This month we feature Daniel Kossmann, a software engineer from South America who shares his enthusiasm for WordPress at every opportunity. The People of WordPress series features inspiring stories of how people’s lives can change for the better through WordPress and its global community of contributors. Daniel’s adventure into WordPress began in 2009 when he […]

CSS color-mix()

The CSS color-mix() function is shipping in Chrome 111. This post explains how you can use this function to mix colors in your stylesheets. Before color-mix(), to darken, lighten, or desaturate a color, developers used CSS preprocessors or calc() on color channels. Before with SCSS .color-mixing-with-sass {/* Sass: equally mix red with white */–red-white-mix: color.mix(red, […]

WP Briefing: Episode 48: What Does Concluding a Gutenberg Phase Really Mean?

On episode forty-eight of the WordPress Briefing podcast, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on the closing of Gutenberg phase two, and what that means in the larger context of the project. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin HartzlerLogo: Javier ArceProduction: Santana […]

Offscreen Documents in Manifest V3

To replace functionality in the transition from background pages to extension service workers, developers can use the chrome.offscreen API and manifest permission starting in Chrome 109. Requesting this permission allows for the creation of off-screen documents to use DOM APIs without obtrusively opening new windows or tabs that interrupt the user experience. The chrome.offscreen API […]