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Weekly WordPress News: Automattic Acquires Frontity

Last Updated on September 3rd, 2021

Published on September 3rd, 2021

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Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.

This week, Automattic acquired Frontity, an open-source React framework for WordPress-powered websites. The Frontity founders will apply their expertise to the Gutenberg project full-time.

Beyond that, WordPress 5.8.1 release candidate is out and available for testing. This release features 41 bug fixes on Core, as well as 20 bug fixes for the Block Editor.

We also have a lot of news, tutorials, and roundup posts for you.

Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…

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