An Interview with Patrick Posner: WCEU and More

In this episode, Michelle Frechette, Director of Community Relations at Post Status, talks with Patrick Posner, Founder and Developer at Simply Static, about the importance of being open and approachable, creating opportunities for others to join conversations, and making space for new connections. They discuss various strategies for networking, such as using tools like Calendly… Continue reading An Interview with Patrick Posner: WCEU and More

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 7

WordPress Dropping support for PHP 5 WordPress has announced that they will discontinue support for PHP 5 in the upcoming WordPress version 6.3, set to release on August 8, 2023. This decision implies that the new minimum supported PHP version for WordPress will be PHP 7.0. Users are thus advised to upgrade their sites to… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 7

Tech Roundup Week Ending June 30

iThemes: Why WordPress Malware Scanners Are Worthless In a thought-provoking article recently published on iThemes, the effectiveness of WordPress malware scanners is critically examined. The article suggests these tools may not be as reliable as users hope, often failing to detect and combat malware, especially on WordPress sites using supposedly protective plugins. This revelation underlines… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending June 30

WordPress 6.3 Beta 2 • Help Test • WPDiversity • Plugin Team Next Phase • Mentorship

This Week at WordPress.org (June 26, 2023) Release season is upon us as we approach WordPress 6.3’s August 8th release. Your help is needed testing the latest changes. Do you run or attend WordPress events and notice only one type of person is attending? What can you do to be a good ally to foster,… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 Beta 2 • Help Test • WPDiversity • Plugin Team Next Phase • Mentorship

The WP Agency Journey with Rob Cairns of Stunning Digital Marketing

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller, CEO of Post Status, and Rob Cairns, Founder, CEO, and Chief Creator of Amazing Ideas at Stunning Digital Marketing, discuss the importance of website security, client communication, and managing client expectations. They also talk about the need for businesses to treat their websites as valuable assets and allocate… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with Rob Cairns of Stunning Digital Marketing

Post Status Draft – Veteran Executive Lyndi Zavy On Hiring & Leadership Burnout

Transcript ↓ Cory Miller, CEO of Post Status, interviews Lyndi Zavy, Founder and CEO of Rivers and Roads, about the topic of burnout and leadership. They discuss the importance of self-care and how leaders often neglect their well-being while trying to hold everything together. Top Takeaways: Self-care is Essential for Leaders: Leaders need to prioritize… Continue reading Post Status Draft – Veteran Executive Lyndi Zavy On Hiring & Leadership Burnout

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 18

Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. In this episode, they discuss the importance of finding personal fulfillment, embracing the journey, and enjoying the process of pursuing hobbies and personal projects. They encourage everyone to reevaluate their definition of success and find meaning in the act… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 18

WordPress Contributors Discuss Renaming Command Center Tool

A lively discussion is happening on the Gutenberg repository about renaming the Command Center. This new feature, designed to be an extensible quick search and command execution tool, was introduced in Gutenberg 15.6. In version 16.0, it came out of the experimental stage and its API is now public, ready for developers to create their… Continue reading WordPress Contributors Discuss Renaming Command Center Tool

Sustainability Team • Supporting Organizations • Commercial & Community Themes & Plugins • Pattern Curation

This Week at WordPress.org (June 12, 2023) The WordPress Sustainability Team has launched. What’s that? The main objective of the team is to embed sustainable practices into the WordPress community and its processes. We focus on ensuring longevity; socially, economically, and environmentally. Several organizations exist to support the work of WordPress, such as The WP… Continue reading Sustainability Team • Supporting Organizations • Commercial & Community Themes & Plugins • Pattern Curation

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 17

Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. In this episode, they discuss designing pricing plans and creating a compelling website homepage for their new product. They delve into the intricacies of annual and lifetime subscription options and the inclusion of site licenses for different customer segments.… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 17