WordPress Community News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

The Post Status Member Spotlight turns onto Tom Greenwood this week. The WordPress community conversation about accessibility at WordCamps continues on Twitter, WP Builds, Post Status Draft, and Post Status Excerpt. Let’s have WordPress Accessibility for All! Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Post Status Member Spotlight: Tom Greenwood Tom Greenwood is the co-founder and Managing… Continue reading WordPress Community News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

Post Status Excerpt (No. 69) — WCUS Afterthoughts, Accessibility, and Pay Transparency

WordCamp US, accessibility, disability, Ny’s “blood feud” with Uber, and salary transparency are the topics Dan Knauss and Nyasha Green take on this week for The Excerpt. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Dan and Ny talk about their WordCamp US experiences both good and bad. Their conversation focuses on accessibility and disability. Ny had an… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 69) — WCUS Afterthoughts, Accessibility, and Pay Transparency

WordCamp US San Diego 2022 Experiences — Post Status Draft 124

There are always new people coming in, being embraced and accepted, and being shown the way. Cory Miller Cory and Michelle talk about their takeaways from WordCamp US. Highlights: The Post Status Huddle ahead of the conference. Areas to improve: Michelle explains her experience with some accessibility challenges. What everyone agrees on: we love getting… Continue reading WordCamp US San Diego 2022 Experiences — Post Status Draft 124

Post Status Picks for the Week of August 22

How to hire or build a diverse team with @Piccia and @UnderRepdInTech • @BobWP on FftF • @heyadamsilver reviews @ForumWP on @kitchensinkwp • @MasterWP on burnout and breaks w/ @Ny_the_Creator • The All Star FSE Outreach Team has a Hallway Hangout on block theming • @TheWPMinute with all the news in 3 minutes and 46… Continue reading Post Status Picks for the Week of August 22

Post Status Excerpt (No. 66) — What Does It Mean To Contribute To WordPress?

How do we give back? We all want a community of creativity, cooperation, and contribution — how do we get there? Estimated reading time: 42 minutes In this episode, Dan and Ny talk about WordPress and giving back. Giving, making, creating… Looking at the search results for “Make WordPress” and “the firehose” of Make WordPress… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 66) — What Does It Mean To Contribute To WordPress?

Big Tweets on Ways to Give Back

We’re really looking forward to seeing this WordPress mentorship program launch — and maybe some of the planning? In a recent episode of The Excerpt, Nyasha Green talks about the importance of mentorship to her growth as a developer and entry into WordPress. There are some plans for a mentorship program coming before the end… Continue reading Big Tweets on Ways to Give Back

Post Status Excerpt (No. 65) — How We Talk When We Talk About WordPress

What’s it like to enter the WordPress community media space, especially as the editor of a publication with many voices, personalities, and perspectives? Estimated reading time: 38 minutes My friend and dialogue partner, Nyasha Green, is six months into her role as Editorial Director at MasterWP, so today we’re talking about what that’s been like… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 65) — How We Talk When We Talk About WordPress

New Voices

It’s with pleasure we welcome Daniel Schutzsmith and Nyasha Green to the Post Status contributor team this week. Daniel is taking point on curating our weekly Dev/Tech news and “cool tool” roundup. Nyasha and I are rebooting The Excerpt as a weekly podcast focusing on one or two key topics, from employment to business and… Continue reading New Voices

Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

People don’t realize how long ago “long ago” wasn’t. We’re not talking about two, three, four hundred years ago. My family always stressed working somewhere your employer respects you, because it wasn’t that long ago they didn’t have a choice. Nyasha Green We’re rebooting Post Status Excerpt as a weekly chat between Nyasha Green and… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

People don’t realize how long ago “long ago” wasn’t. We’re not talking about two, three, four hundred years ago. My family always stressed working somewhere your employer respects you, because it wasn’t that long ago they didn’t have a choice. Nyasha Green We’re rebooting Post Status Excerpt as a weekly chat between Nyasha Green and… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need