WordPress is People (Weekly Community Update)

Yes, of course WordPress is software. It’s code. It’s several different programming languages. It’s blocks. It’s the editor. Yes, it’s all of the technology.  But it’s people. It’s created by people. It’s used by people. It relies on people to move it forward, to modify it, to moderate it, and to build community around it.… Continue reading WordPress is People (Weekly Community Update)

WordPress Community Roundup

A New Home for the WordPress Community? It sounds like a tall order, but there it is: over at Ollie, Mike McAlister has proposed “a thought experiment and design concept” called OpenPress: What would it look like to start connecting millions of websites, users, and content that power half of the web in a more… Continue reading WordPress Community Roundup

What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.

The Good: This week a team of people from around the world released WordPress 6.1, Misha. The number of people who contributed to this release is HUGE. Folks, WordPress takes more than a village, it takes a small city to keep the momentum moving forward, keep the technology on the cutting edge, and keep the… Continue reading What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.

A World of Ideas

Three quick things I want you to know about: Post Status, like WordPress, is a global community. And we’re making progress toward serving our entire community step by step. On Fridays now, you can join our European Member Huddle hosted by members Jason Rouet and Evangelia Pappa.  If you have Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals, share those… Continue reading A World of Ideas

New Venue Accessibility Checklist in the WordCamp Organizer Handbook

WordPress Community News Roundup for the Week of October 17 You may recall my prior post, 5 Days Without a Shower, in which I wrote about my disability experiences at WCUS 2022. Writing things from a place of vulnerability isn’t always easy, but sometimes they’re necessary. Creating that post gave you insight into my experiences,… Continue reading New Venue Accessibility Checklist in the WordCamp Organizer Handbook