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
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
WCUS is One Month Away! WordCamp US is coming quickly. Will you be there? The mad dash of procuring tickets, sharing tickets, and buying tickets from one another is in full swing. In our WCUS-2023 Slack Channel, there’s a bit of wheeling and dealing going on. If you’re looking for a ticket, don’t be afraid… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending July 21
Accessibility This week I wrote about the SLAPP lawsuit that Audio Eye filed against accessibility expert, and WordPress community member, Adrian Roselli. The conversation over in the Post Status #club channel was enthusiastically supportive of Adrian and his messages about accessibility and against overlays. Mike Demo also covered it in the Business Roundup this week.… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending July 14
WordCamp Dhaka Canceled It doesn’t happen often (I think the last time was due to COVID in 2020), but recently the decision was made to cancel WordCamp Dhaka. When companies attempt to exert influence on the planning process, the Community Team must step in to mediate. In this instance, we have decided to cancel WordCamp… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending July 7
The Good: This week a team of people from around the world released WordPress 6.1, Misha. The number of people who contributed to this release is HUGE. Folks, WordPress takes more than a village, it takes a small city to keep the momentum moving forward, keep the technology on the cutting edge, and keep the… Continue reading What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.