Community Roundup Week Ending September 8

DEIB in WordPress Continues Underrepresented Gender Release Team After WordCamp US I sat down (via Zoom, of course) with Josepha Haden Chomphosy, the Executive Director of WordPress, to discuss the underrepresented gender release team currently in process for the next WordPress release, reflections back on the all-women/non-binary release, and thoughts on inclusivity in WordPress. It’s… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending September 8

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 22

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss preparations for WordCampUS and designing business cards for the event. They receive feedback on their design and decide on a winning business card design that includes pricing information and a QR code. They also discuss the content and layout of their product’s landing page,… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 22

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 21

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss the progress with their product and plans for marketing. They mention ordering stickers and preparing for WordCamp US. They also talk about the importance of having a clear name for the plugin and creating a frictionless process for potential customers to sign up or… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 21

Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

This Week at WordPress.org (September 4, 2023) Discover the latest from the WordPress community. From the future of WordPress & Gutenberg’s next steps to intriguing discussions at the Community Summit. Plus, get a sneak peek into WordPress 6.4’s development cycle. Stay updated, stay involved! News WP Briefing: Episode 61: Community, Summit, all at Washington D.C.… Continue reading Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

Community Roundup Week Ending September 1

100 Years is a Very Long Time Last week WordPress announced its 100-Year Plan. When I think of 100 years… Well, honestly, I don’t think about 100 years often, but when I do it’s almost always looking back at what we (the collective, global “we”) have accomplished in the last 100 years. In the (almost)… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending September 1

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 20

Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Corey Maass and Cory Miller demonstrate and discuss the features of their OMG IMG plugin. They showcase how the plugin allows users to show or hide sections, customize settings, and create images for social media posts. They also address challenges related to layout and templates, including different image sizes… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 20

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 18

Apply to Speak at the WPCareerSummit 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… Continue reading Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 18

Community Roundup Week Ending August 18

Are You Ready for WCUS? It’s less than a week away now that almost 2000 WordPressers will convene in National Harbor, MD for WCUS 2023. Here are some resources for you: Meet the speakers The schedule is out The attendees are listed Contributor Day signup and info Still openings for the Pride Party. Robert Jacobi… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending August 18

Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) With just a few days before Community Summit, Contributor Day, and WordCamp US, many initiatives across the project are gearing up for time well-spent together. Docs, Training, and several other teams are joining together to work on translations and localizations in a way that supports Gutenberg Phase 4… Continue reading Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship