Catching up with Do the Woo

Bob puts out so much writing and audio at Do the Woo and has so many different people featured, it’s hard to keep up! These are some recent ones I’ve taken note of but didn’t get into a post or newsletter. Definitely worth a listen: Did you know a client’s involvement in a project makes… Continue reading Catching up with Do the Woo

WordPress 6.1.1 • Team Rep Nominations • Codespaces for Contributions

This Week at WordPress.org (November 14, 2022) Time to update, WordPress 6.1.1 is out! GitHub has made Codespaces available for 60 hours/month, and WordPress is exploring Core contribution integrations with wordpress/wordpress-develop. It’s team rep nomination time too. WordPress 6.1.1 now available WordPress 6.1.1 Maintenance Release Improving the contributor experience: GitHub Codespaces for WordPress Core Team… Continue reading WordPress 6.1.1 • Team Rep Nominations • Codespaces for Contributions

The Future of GiveWP and the Block Editor

The journey to GiveWP 3.0 is well underway — an open, iterative development process that fully embraces WordPress’s Gutenberg block editor. Give cofounder Matt Cromwell and development director Jason Adams share what they’ve learned so far. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Designing a form instead of filling out a form to make a form Back… Continue reading The Future of GiveWP and the Block Editor

Learning and Pulling Together

This week was all about revisiting and continuing conversations that have special value and maybe for that reason tend to continue on with a life of their own. Tom Willmot dropped a fine Twitter thread about the challenge all enterprise WordPress agencies face. This came in response to Magne Ilsas‘ featured post here last week,… Continue reading Learning and Pulling Together

The Sky is Falling! Nope, Just a Little Blue Bird

Where (and how) do we connect? Twitter is fast becoming a dumpster fire. Every time I look at my account, the settings, access, and options change. Sometimes overnight. Sometimes seemingly every fifteen minutes. There is a lot that happens on Twitter in the WordPress community. So it begs the question, where will you go if… Continue reading The Sky is Falling! Nope, Just a Little Blue Bird

Member Spotlight: Parvez Akther

Parvez Akther is a serial entrepreneur and open source enthusiastic. Prior to WordPress, his company built the first full featured page builder for Joomla. He’s now building ThriveDesk, an all-in-one customer support solution for SaaS and e-commerce. ThriveDesk is the first CX software that has deep integration with WordPress. What do you enjoy most about… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Parvez Akther

WordPress 6.1.1 • FSE → Site Editor • Twenty Twenty Three

This Week at WordPress.org (November 7, 2022) Get a look at the latest default theme, Twenty Twenty-Three! Full Site Editing has a new name: “Site Editor.” And WordPress 6.1.1 will be released on November 15. Introducing Twenty Twenty-Three! Site Editor: A More User-Friendly Name Introducing Twenty Twenty-Three WordPress 6.1.1 Planning News Site Editor: a More… Continue reading WordPress 6.1.1 • FSE → Site Editor • Twenty Twenty Three

What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.

The Good: This week a team of people from around the world released WordPress 6.1, Misha. The number of people who contributed to this release is HUGE. Folks, WordPress takes more than a village, it takes a small city to keep the momentum moving forward, keep the technology on the cutting edge, and keep the… Continue reading What is the WordPress community capable of? A lot of good. And a few bad apples.

Member Spotlight: Igor Ligay

Igor Ligay is the founder of Stylemix, which was established in 2007. They now have 40+ people working in-house. At Stylemix, they create WordPress plugins and themes. Stylemix is in the TOP-20 Best-Seller authors list on Themeforest.net, is a contributor on WP.org, and also has a premium WordPress support and maintenance services. Igor is looking… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Igor Ligay