Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

In the Face of Constant Change, What Do Freelancers Need From WordPress? Understanding changing standards, best practices, and user expectations is key for agency growth. WordPress’ fast pace of changes might be overwhelming for some freelancers, making effective communication about these modifications essential. Freelancers are a major force behind WordPress’s growth, and their real-world insights… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

This Week at WordPress.org (July 30, 2023) What do WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and TYPO3 have in common? Leaders across these Content Management Systems have come together to express their concerns and seek dialogue with EU legislators regarding the proposed Cyber Resilience Act. They emphasize the vital role of Free and Open Source Software in fostering… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

Community Roundup Week Ending August 4

WCUS Releases Schedule & Speaker Lineup I’m very excited about the inclusive speaker slate for WordCamp US 2023. The roster includes incredibly qualified speakers who will present on an amazing and varied topic list. See the speaker page here. See the schedule here. There are less than 100 tickets left. Sign up for Contributor Day.… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending August 4

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 4

The WPCareerSummit is October 20 We want the best speakers with the greatest and most up-to-date information to share. Our attendees are coming to learn either how to find a job or how to recruit and hire talent for their businesses, and providing good, actionable content is our goal. We will provide each speaker with… Continue reading Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 4

What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller introduces his professional coach, Kelly Gallagher, to discuss the role of coaching in personal and professional growth. They explore the difference between coaching and therapy and how they can complement each other. They highlight the value of coaching for high achievers and how it can help with… Continue reading What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

This Week at WordPress.org (July 25, 2023) We’re under two weeks away from WordPress 6.3 release. Have you started testing? Big changes are envisioned for the Media Library, Admin Dashboard, and more. You have an opportunity NOW to share ideas. What considerations do we need to account for? Read the Phase 3 post from Matías… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

Community Roundup Week Ending July 28

Post Status Reveals New Community Code of Conduct If “good fences make good neighbors” (Robert Frost), then a good code of conduct makes a good community. Knowing the boundaries allows a community to thrive. Drawing heavily from the WordPress/WordCamp Code of Conduct, Post Status has implemented a new Post Status Community Code of Conduct. Why… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending July 28

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending July 28

The WPCareerSummit is Scheduled This year’s WPCareerSummit will be held October 20 online. Registration is free and open now. Our Call for Speakers is also open, as is the Call for Sponsors. Questions? Let me know! We will announce our keynote speaker soon! You can follow my weekly tweet thread where I post ten companies… Continue reading Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending July 28

Business Roundup Week Ending July 28

The best time to send an internal email: A data-dive into 8.7 million email deliveries | AXIOS HQ “Timing is Everything: When to Send Internal Communication” is a comprehensive report revealing the optimal time to distribute critical organizational messages. Based on an extensive analysis of 8.7 million email deliveries from Axios HQ, this report offers… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending July 28

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