Active Install Charts Removed from Plugin Repo

In reaction to as yet unpublicized details about the abuse of active install data in the WordPress.org plugin repository, the charts displaying that data have been removed from plugin pages in a move expected to be temporary. Important (and some familiar) questions are emerging as this story unfolds: how to balance the values of openness,… Continue reading Active Install Charts Removed from Plugin Repo

Agency Business Brief for the Week of September 12

WordPress Founders Invest in Atarim • Gridpane and Automattic Team Up to Serve Agencies • Salary Transparency — Why Not? • Learning Together in Post Status Slack: Adobe’s Figma Acquisition and PayPal vs. Stripe Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Founders Invest in Atarim Just before WCUS, Vito Peleg announced Atarim has completed its first funding… Continue reading Agency Business Brief for the Week of September 12

Naming is Hard: Social and Schema Images

This was a neat post from Joost de Valk back in July where he did some thinking out loud about the challenges of naming in Schema.org image standards to distinguish between featured and poster images on social networks: I’ve been playing a lot with Schema and Social images recently and one thing has become clear:… Continue reading Naming is Hard: Social and Schema Images