When Gutenberg Phases End • Priorities in Onboarding Contributors • Redesign Roll Outs

This Week at WordPress.org (January 30, 2023) What happens when we reach the end of a phase in Gutenberg? Josepha shares what this means for additional features and requests in the WP Briefing. Josepha also posed a few questions at how we prioritize doing the work of contributing while onboarding new contributors and ways to… Continue reading When Gutenberg Phases End • Priorities in Onboarding Contributors • Redesign Roll Outs

WP Community Support (Central) vs WP Foundation • Old Trac Tickets • Themes & Support Docs Redesign

This Week at WordPress.org (January 23, 2023) Can you explain the difference between Central and the Foundation? They are not one in the same, so check out what each area handles. More teams across WordPress are using GitHub Projects for project management. The Community Team is considering this addition as well. Let’s review some very… Continue reading WP Community Support (Central) vs WP Foundation • Old Trac Tickets • Themes & Support Docs Redesign

Big Picture Goals 2023 • WP 6.2 Planning • LearnWP Needs Analysis • Wrong Plugins

This Week at WordPress.org (January 16, 2023) Where is WordPress going in 2023? Read Josepha’s Big Picture Goals for the year. WordPress certifications are in the planning phases, and the foundation will include LearnWP. The Training Team is conducting a Needs Analysis. Help gather the community’s input. Plugins Team is seeking intentionally wrong plugins, and… Continue reading Big Picture Goals 2023 • WP 6.2 Planning • LearnWP Needs Analysis • Wrong Plugins

Improving 5ftF Contributor Journey • Building Interactive Blocks • Layout Classes • WP20

This Week at WordPress.org (January 9, 2023) Share your feedback about how to improve the Five for the Future contributor journey. Check out work underway on how to make interactive blocks easier to build, and take a walkthrough of layout classes in WordPress 6.1. It’s time to start planning; how will you celebrate WordPress’ 20th… Continue reading Improving 5ftF Contributor Journey • Building Interactive Blocks • Layout Classes • WP20

WordPress 6.2 Schedule • 2022 in Core • Block Developer Year in Review • New Incident Response Team

This Week at WordPress.org (January 2, 2023) WordPress 6.2 is set to reach feature freeze on February 7 and final release on March 28. Take a look back at Core contribution stats from 2022. Read the recap of everything that happened last year that developers need to know. Meet the members of the Incident Response… Continue reading WordPress 6.2 Schedule • 2022 in Core • Block Developer Year in Review • New Incident Response Team

Annual Survey • WordPress Playground • Plugins/themes Categorization

This Week at WordPress.org (December 19, 2022) What are the four freedoms of open source and how do they impact us? Get a look in the Celebration of the Four Freedoms of Open Source. Try out the new WordPress Playground to run WordPress in the browser. Plugin and Theme developers note the new categorizations: Canonical,… Continue reading Annual Survey • WordPress Playground • Plugins/themes Categorization

Annual Survey • State of the Word 2022 • Suggest Community Summit Topics • WordPress Playground (WASM)

This Week at WordPress.org (December 12, 2022) Tune in Thursday for Matt’s annual State of the Word address. Check out the WordPress Playground now. It brings key platform dependencies into the browser that you can embed in your own site today. Your feedback into the annual WordPress survey helps shape the project, so fill it… Continue reading Annual Survey • State of the Word 2022 • Suggest Community Summit Topics • WordPress Playground (WASM)

Annual Survey • State of the Word 2022 • LearnWP Site Updates • Block Editor in Support Forums • Dev Guide to Block Theme Course Pt2

This Week at WordPress.org (December 5, 2022) It’s time once again to share your feedback about all things WordPress in the 2022 survey. Tune in next week to hear Matt Mullenweg during is annual address: State of the Word. When submitting issues in the WordPress forums, you’ll soon find several blocks to use in the… Continue reading Annual Survey • State of the Word 2022 • LearnWP Site Updates • Block Editor in Support Forums • Dev Guide to Block Theme Course Pt2

State of the Word 2022 • Meetup Accessibility Overlays • Multi-line Code Comments • WP 3.7 – 4.0 Final Releases

This Week at WordPress.org (November 28, 2022) Should code comments switch to // ? Meetup.com stops using an accessibility overlay. Final releases for WordPress 3.7 – 4.0 are now available. Tune in soon for State of the Word 2023, happening December 15 via livestream from New York City. EOL WP 3.7 – 4.0, Multi-line Code… Continue reading State of the Word 2022 • Meetup Accessibility Overlays • Multi-line Code Comments • WP 3.7 – 4.0 Final Releases

Member Spotlight: Nathan Ingram

Nathan is the creator of MonsterContracts, battle-tested contracts for WordPress client work. As the founder of >ADVANCE Coaching, Nathan is a Growth Coach for WordPress Business owners, helping them become more successful in their businesses. You may also have heard Nathan as the Host at iThemes Training where he teaches WordPress and business development topics… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Nathan Ingram