WordPress weekly recap #30: Registering metadata in 4.9.8 and more

WordPress 4.9.8 introduces a way to register metadata for specific object subtypes, instead of only for whole object types like all post types.

As I needed to skip the last two recaps, I will include posts from that two weeks, which I think are important enough, with the posts from the current week 30 into this post.

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Use ElasticPress’ related posts feature with Elasticsearch 6

A while back I updated to Elasticsearch 6, and with that, the related posts feature of ElasticPress stopped working. First I thought it has to do with an ElasticPress issue, but the reason was a parameter used by ElasticPress that is not supported by Elasticsearch 6 that needs to be modified.

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WordPress weekly recap #24: Blocking plugin installs when requirements are not met and more

The PHP team finished work on design and wording of the notice that a plugin cannot be installed because the WordPress and/or PHP version is too low. Now they are working on committing it to the core.

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