Member Spotlight: James Giroux

James has been in the WordPress community since 2006. He’s been a user, a freelancer, an agency owner, a theme and plugin developer, a community wrangler, marketplace rep and hosting company marketing director. You could say he’s hit the home run of involvement in the WordPress ecosystem. James got his start in WordPress through his… Continue reading Member Spotlight: James Giroux

WordPress 6.2 Beta 5 • Dev Notes • Learning Path for WP Devs

This Week at WordPress.org (March 6, 2023) WordPress 6.2 Beta 5 is out now, and RC1 will ship on Thursday, March 9. We’re just a few weeks away from the final release on March 28. Have you been able to start testing yet? Read the latest from the DevNotes in our WordPress 6.2 section. A… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Beta 5 • Dev Notes • Learning Path for WP Devs

Should You Start a Blog or a YouTube Channel? (Beginner’s Guide)

Are you wondering whether you should start a blog or YouTube channel? Blogging and vlogging are good ways to engage with your audience and grow your brand’s credibility. We are often asked by readers which they should start first blog vs YouTube? In this article, we’ll explain our pick on blog vs YouTube and which… Continue reading Should You Start a Blog or a YouTube Channel? (Beginner’s Guide)

15 Most Popular Digital Products You Can Sell Online in 2023

Are you looking for popular digital product ideas to sell online? In today’s creator economy, there are many opportunities to make money online. You can sell items like music files, videos, blog posts, eBooks, software, apps, podcasts, premium content, and more. In this article, we will share the most popular digital products that you can… Continue reading 15 Most Popular Digital Products You Can Sell Online in 2023

WordPress 6.2 Beta 4 & Live Demo • Performance Roadmap • Static vs Dynamic

This Week at WordPress.org (February 27, 2023) WordPress 6.2 is just a few weeks away. It’s time to get testing with Beta 4. Core Performance team has announced the roadmap for this year, including Gutenberg Phase 3 work and more. Do you know the difference between static vs dynamic blocks? WP 6.2 Beta 4 &… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Beta 4 & Live Demo • Performance Roadmap • Static vs Dynamic

WordPress 6.2 Beta 3 & Live Demo • Help Test • Changes to WP Release Cycle

This Week at WordPress.org (February 20, 2023) WordPress 6.2 is just over a month away. Join in the live demo and help test beta and release candidate versions. Should we revise the WordPress release cycle? Share you feedback. WP 6.2 Beta 3 & Demo, Proposal to Update Release Cycle β WordPress 6.2 Beta 3 6.2… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Beta 3 & Live Demo • Help Test • Changes to WP Release Cycle

WordPress 6.2 Beta 2 • Help Test • Theme Directory Redesign • Apply for Community Summit

This Week at WordPress.org (February 6, 2023) WordPress 6.2 Beta 2 is now available. Help test the latest features before the next release. Apply now to attend Community Summit. Take a look at the new Theme Directory redesign progress. WP 6.2 Beta 2, Help Test, Themes Redesign β WordPress 6.2 Beta 2 Help Test WordPress… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Beta 2 • Help Test • Theme Directory Redesign • Apply for Community Summit

WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 • Phase 2 Finale • Creating a Mentorship Program • Apply for Community Summit

This Week at WordPress.org (February 6, 2023) WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 is out now and you can help test it before final release on March 28. With that comes the end of Gutenberg Phase 2. WordPress considers a mentorship program focused on onboarding and assisting contributors. WP 6.2, Phase 2 Finale, and Mentorships WordPress 6.2… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 • Phase 2 Finale • Creating a Mentorship Program • Apply for Community Summit

When Gutenberg Phases End • Priorities in Onboarding Contributors • Redesign Roll Outs

This Week at WordPress.org (January 30, 2023) What happens when we reach the end of a phase in Gutenberg? Josepha shares what this means for additional features and requests in the WP Briefing. Josepha also posed a few questions at how we prioritize doing the work of contributing while onboarding new contributors and ways to… Continue reading When Gutenberg Phases End • Priorities in Onboarding Contributors • Redesign Roll Outs

WP Community Support (Central) vs WP Foundation • Old Trac Tickets • Themes & Support Docs Redesign

This Week at WordPress.org (January 23, 2023) Can you explain the difference between Central and the Foundation? They are not one in the same, so check out what each area handles. More teams across WordPress are using GitHub Projects for project management. The Community Team is considering this addition as well. Let’s review some very… Continue reading WP Community Support (Central) vs WP Foundation • Old Trac Tickets • Themes & Support Docs Redesign