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

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 16

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass explore the delicate balance between professionalism and creativity in branding and marketing. They also discuss the importance of incorporating feedback into the product development process, utilizing user testing and testimonials to refine features and continually improve. The impact of their collaborative efforts has led to… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 16

Improving Visa Support • Event Tooling • WP-CLI Updates • Block Inspector Sub-groups

This Week at WordPress.org (June 5, 2023) Community team is considering tooling around the building and using the WordCamp websites, in addition to the naming of events. To help speakers attend WordCamps, additional lead time for visas is requested as well. Share your thoughts now. WP-CLI has released 2 updates. Get a look at what… Continue reading Improving Visa Support • Event Tooling • WP-CLI Updates • Block Inspector Sub-groups

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 15

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss their progress on a project related to image generation and sharing. They explore the use of Open Graph (OG) images, social media platforms, and the importance of consistent branding. They mention the need for a logo and discuss the design concept, leaning towards a… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 15

WP 6.3 Planning • WP20 • AI Forum Replies • LearnWP Survey Results

This Week at WordPress.org (May 29, 2023) How did you celebrate WordPress’s 20th birthday? Read Building Blocks: The Evolution of WordPress, now available on GitHub and e-reader formats. WordPress 6.3 is underway. Core has shared the planning roundup, and the Design team is starting to prepare now. Support forums recently discussed considerations on using AI… Continue reading WP 6.3 Planning • WP20 • AI Forum Replies • LearnWP Survey Results

WP 6.2.2 • WP Playground • Client-side Filtering • Future WordCamp Brainstorms • Plugin Review Update

This Week at WordPress.org (May 22, 2023) WordPress 6.2.2 is available now for update. This reintroduces shortcodes in Block Theme Templates in a more secure way. Rich Tabor and WordPress Playground innovator Adam Zielinski discuss the capabilities and promise of WP Playground. What do you want to see for future WordCamps? Share your ideas on… Continue reading WP 6.2.2 • WP Playground • Client-side Filtering • Future WordCamp Brainstorms • Plugin Review Update

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 14

Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. They delve into the world of image-generation tools for content marketing. In this insightful conversation, they explore creating customizable templates to generate visually appealing images for blog posts, social media, and other channels. Discover how these tools can help… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 14

WP 6.2.1 • PHP8 Compatibility • Translation Playground • Contributor Mentorship Program

This Week at WordPress.org (May 14, 2023) It’s time to update your WordPress websites now. This week’s release breaks shortcodes used in Block Themes on Templates, but is related to a security issue. Is WordPress, and the plugin and theme ecosystem around it, ready for PHP 8? Earlier versions of PHP, such as 7.4, are… Continue reading WP 6.2.1 • PHP8 Compatibility • Translation Playground • Contributor Mentorship Program