WordPress Careers Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

Craft your origin story • Pointed questions for devs to ask prospective employers • Strategies against Ageism • IBM’s a**hole test • Take a pass on a “fast-paced environment.” • WordPress Translation Day • Writing Tips for Engineers • Preventing burnout as a manager Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Walt Kania explains why you should… Continue reading WordPress Careers Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

Shiny New Things!

From Abstract: WP Tests for Faster WordPress Projects. Independent Analytics – A Reliable Google Analytics Alternative for Your Website. Delicious Brains: WP Migrate 2.4 Released: Faster Migrations, Must-Use Plugins, WP Engine Compatibility, and More and The Developer’s Guide to WP-CONFIG.PHP. WordPress 6.1: Global Styles Filters. This article was published at Post Status — the community for… Continue reading Shiny New Things!

WordPress Biz Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

WordPress Business News and Insights 2022 Web Almanac CMS findings • WP Cloud • Sponsored core contributor and sponsor data • WP Biz Dev • Female-Owned and Led WP Businesses • and more → Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 2022 Web Almanac CMS Report According to the CMS chapter of the just-released 2022 Web Almanac… Continue reading WordPress Biz Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

WordPress Design & Development Around the Web WP Cloud • Big Changes in WP_Query and the Nav Block • Accessibility-Ready Themes • Design Systems and Agency-Client Co-Creation • W3.CSS • WP Plugin Compare • Is Self-Hosted Email Impossible? • Cool Tool: WordPress WebAssembly • Also: Remix Icons, PDFgrep, The only 58 bytes of CSS you… Continue reading WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

WordPress Core Contributor Stats: 19.9% Sponsored for 6.0 Release

Chuck Grimmet, who is on Automattic‘s Special Projects team for WordPress.com, “did some data exploration around WordPress core contributors and the companies they work for.” Chuck breaks down the data in detail with several tables on his blog. I did some data exploration around #WordPress core contributors and the companies they work for. https://t.co/L4G4IXmREy —… Continue reading WordPress Core Contributor Stats: 19.9% Sponsored for 6.0 Release

2022 Web Almanac CMS Report

According to the CMS chapter of the just-released 2022 Web Almanac from the HTTP Archive, sites using a CMS — and WordPress — are still steadily increasing globally, and 34% of all the sites with an identifiable CMS were using a page builder. WordPress comes in at the bottom of the pack, however, when it… Continue reading 2022 Web Almanac CMS Report

Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners

Natasha Golinsky has launched a Facebook group for women who own creative agencies: Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners. Natasha Golinsky @ProjectsPurpose has started a Facebook group — Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners: https://t.co/ceZDh7iqUa — Post Status (@post_status) September 28, 2022 This article was published at Post Status… Continue reading Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners

The Unofficial Directory of WordPress WBEs

Last week, Steve Burge asked on Twitter, “how many female-run WordPress companies are there?” A big list emerged in the replies: Question: how many female-run WordPress companies are there? I can think of these:– @GoWPservices – @OSTraining – @convesio @yoast was for a while.Am I missing any more? — Steve Burge (@SteveJBurge) September 13, 2022… Continue reading The Unofficial Directory of WordPress WBEs

WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 • Serverless WordPress • Annual Meetup Survey • Catalyst for Creativity

This Week at WordPress.org (September 26, 2022) Help test WordPess 6.1 Beta 2! Check out the latest features that are coming in the 6.1 release. Learn how to run WordPress using WebAssembly, and take the Annual Meetup Survey to give feedback on events. WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 Now Available Help Test… Continue reading WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 • Serverless WordPress • Annual Meetup Survey • Catalyst for Creativity