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

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 11

The WPCareerSummit is October 20 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 with… Continue reading Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 11

Community Roundup Week Ending August 11

WordPress Community Summit The Community Summit has released its schedule for the two days it will run prior to WordCamp US, August 22-23. The schedule includes 4 tracks and conversations around everything from DEIB to Open Source participation in global legislation. There are 125 attendees listed publicly, so each session should be fairly well attended.… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending August 11

WordPress 6.3

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) WordPress 6.3, Lionel, has been released. It’s time to test out the details and footnotes blocks, give the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE a try, and check out the new Get Involved tab on the Welcome screen. The WordPress Training team announces its first course cohort for Learn.WordPress.org. The course will cover… Continue reading WordPress 6.3

Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

In the Face of Constant Change, What Do Freelancers Need From WordPress? Understanding changing standards, best practices, and user expectations is key for agency growth. WordPress’ fast pace of changes might be overwhelming for some freelancers, making effective communication about these modifications essential. Freelancers are a major force behind WordPress’s growth, and their real-world insights… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

This Week at WordPress.org (July 30, 2023) What do WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and TYPO3 have in common? Leaders across these Content Management Systems have come together to express their concerns and seek dialogue with EU legislators regarding the proposed Cyber Resilience Act. They emphasize the vital role of Free and Open Source Software in fostering… Continue reading WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

Community Roundup Week Ending August 4

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

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 4

The WPCareerSummit is October 20 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 with… Continue reading Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 4

Member Spotlight: Estela Rueda

UX strategist in love with WordPress. I talk too much and question everything. Writer of too many to-do lists and an eternal learner. Observant of people and their behaviour. Lately, I have been learning the beauty of female friendship (for context, growing up my best friends were always men.) And my favorite sites are those… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Estela Rueda