Tech Roundup Week Ending July 28

WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 – WordPress News WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 is available for download and testing. It is currently under development and should not be installed on production or critical websites. It is scheduled for release on August 8, 2023. Notable updates in RC2 include fixes for footnotes, distraction-free editing, global style… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 28

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 21

WordPress 6.3 to Introduce a Development Mode WordPress 6.3 will introduce a new development mode. This mode can be initiated by declaring the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE constant. It is not recommended for production sites. Possible values for WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE include core, plugin, theme, all, or an empty string. “All” applies to sites where all three aspects may be… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 21

The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller interviews J.J. Toothman, owner of Lone Rock Point, a WordPress agency based in Sudbury, Massachusetts. J.J. shares his agency journey, discussing the growth of his agency and its remote-first approach. Episode Highlights: The Growth of Lone Rock Point [00:00:32] JJ discusses the growth of his agency, Lone Rock… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

WordPress 6.3 RC1 • Field Guide • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 17, 2023) WordPress 6.3 will arrive on August 8, so there isn’t much time left for testing compatibility. Whether you are a plugin or theme maintainer or managing clients’ websites, now is the time to test the latest features. Mike Schroder shares their most anticipated feature with auto-rollbacks coming. Collaborative… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC1 • Field Guide • Gutenberg Phase 3

WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 • Help Test • DEIB New Team Proposal • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 11, 2023) WordPress 6.3 is less than one month away. Get started testing now and tune in for the live product demo. As we head into WordPress 6.4’s kickoff, it’s time to set our sights on Gutenberg Phase 3: Collaborative Editing. Your feedback to the ideas presented is important. The… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 Beta 4 • Help Test • DEIB New Team Proposal • Gutenberg Phase 3

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

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

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