WordPress Documentation Team to Host Its First Online Contributor Day, October 25, 2022

WordPress’ Documentation Team will be hosting an online Contributor Day on October 25, 2022, ahead of WordPress’ anticipated 6.1 release the following week. Milana Cap, who has been volunteering with the Documentation team for years and is currently sponsored by XWP, announced the event this week. “The primary goal is to catch up with a… Continue reading WordPress Documentation Team to Host Its First Online Contributor Day, October 25, 2022

Best Practices and Tools from rtCamp

I’ve been collecting rtCamp news for a while — they have a great monthly newsletter — and here are some of the highlights worth sharing broadly. rtLearn = rtGrowth First of all, is rtLearn — not new but not as well known as it should be. As a large and growing company well positioned in… Continue reading Best Practices and Tools from rtCamp

A Makeover for HelpHub — and you can help the Docs Team on Contributor Day

Pretty snazzy new looks coming the the WordPress documentation site! New design for HelpHub in WordPress.org You can help the Docs Team! Come to the first ever Documentation team Contributor Day on October 25th. This article was published at Post Status — the community for WordPress professionals.

WordPress 6.1 RC2 • 6.1 Sneak Peek with Nick Diego • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

This Week at WordPress.org (October 17, 2022) Get a sneak peek at WordPress 6.1 with Nick Diego. Help test 6.1 Release Candidate 2 — and the Plugin Dependencies feature plugin. Be sure to browse the 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates. WP-CLI 2.7.1 is available now. WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 WordPress 6.1 Release… Continue reading WordPress 6.1 RC2 • 6.1 Sneak Peek with Nick Diego • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

How to Enable Author Tracking in WordPress

Do you want to enable author tracking on your WordPress website? If you run a multi-author WordPress site, then you’re probably wondering which of your authors write the most popular posts. This information can help you increase traffic and grow your website. In this article, we’ll share how to enable author tracking in WordPress. Why… Continue reading How to Enable Author Tracking in WordPress

How Much Traffic Can WordPress Handle? (+ Expert Scaling Tips)

Are you wondering how much traffic WordPress can handle? When equipped with the right set of tools, WordPress can handle virtually unlimited traffic. We have seen it handle billions of impressions every month. In this article, we’ll talk about how much traffic can a WordPress website handle, and how to prepare for heavy traffic on… Continue reading How Much Traffic Can WordPress Handle? (+ Expert Scaling Tips)

Five takes on helpful plugin stats and insights

Good ideas for the future of data disclosed to plugin authors using the wordpress.org repository: Let’s take this discussion somewhere else! Identify surges of unhappy users reacting to a bad release. Use pageview analytics to estimate total potential user interest and conversion rates. Assess a plugin’s performance with the .org search algorithm, the quality of… Continue reading Five takes on helpful plugin stats and insights

Discussion on Replacing Plugin Active Install Growth Data Continues Behind Closed Doors

Earlier this month WordPress.org meta contributors removed the active install growth chart from plugins, sending plugin developers who relied on this data into a state of dismay and outrage. The commit cited “insufficient data obfuscation” but there was no clear communication about when and where this decision had been made. Developers demanded more transparency around… Continue reading Discussion on Replacing Plugin Active Install Growth Data Continues Behind Closed Doors

November: Register to speak at WordFest Live — and come to WordPress Accessibility Day

Coming up on November 18, WordFest Live will once again “support and promote positive well-being and mental health within remote working communities.” REGISTER → And don’t forget WordPress Accessibility Day on November 2-3! REGISTER → Then on November 21, it’s Alicia St. Rose of WP With Heart giving a Meetup talk on Being an A11y… Continue reading November: Register to speak at WordFest Live — and come to WordPress Accessibility Day