Community Wrap-up February 2, 2023

WordCamps in 2023 Are you going to WordCamp Asia? It’s coming up soon! (February 17-19 in Bangkok, Thailand.) With more than 60 speakers contributing to 2 days of talks, 100’s of organizers and volunteers, and contributor day, it looks to be an amazing event. [Get the whole schedule here.]  WordCamp Europe won’t be far behind!… Continue reading Community Wrap-up February 2, 2023

Member Spotlight: Taco Verdonschot

Taco joined Yoast back in 2013, after his first real experience with WordPress about 6 months before. At Yoast, Taco became the first full-time support engineer, later growing the team to its current size of almost 30 support engineers. In the meantime, he discovered the WordPress community which immediately settled in his heart. Thanks to… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Taco Verdonschot

The WP Agency Journey with Bradford Campeau-Laurion of Alley Interactive  — Post Status Draft 139

Bradford Campeau-Laurion, CEO of Alley Interactive, joins Cory Miller to talk about publishing technology past, present, and future. Working with WordPress at the enterprise level showcases incredible capability and highlights possibilities for future growth within WordPress. Estimated reading time: 40 minutes Transcript ↓ In 2001 Bradford Campeau-Laurion began his career in publishing technology at Forbes… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with Bradford Campeau-Laurion of Alley Interactive  — Post Status Draft 139

The WP Agency Journey With Mario Peshev Of DevriX — Post Status Draft 138

In this episode, Mario Peshev, founder of DevriX, joins Cory Miller to discuss WordPress retainers, entrepreneurship, and the future of WordPress. Mario encourages agency owners to chase recurring revenue to build in the freedom to do quality work with the capacity to lead into your future vision for your business. Estimated reading time: 40 minutes… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey With Mario Peshev Of DevriX — Post Status Draft 138

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 1

Corey Maass and Cory Miller go live to discuss the creation and launch of a WordPress product they have partnered to build. Crop.Express originated as a solution to a common problem Maass experienced. Miller loved the idea and wondered how to build this into a plugin to solve problems within the WordPress workflow. This is… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 1

Interview With Product Lead Tiffany Bridge Of Nexcess — Post Status Draft 137

In this episode, Tiffany Bridge joins Cory Miller to talk about the latest innovations she and her team at Nexcess have created for beginner online store owners, simplifying WordPress for users, and the ongoing battles between centralization and decentralization. Estimated reading time: 41 minutes Transcript ↓ Tiffany Bridge has been working in WordPress almost since… Continue reading Interview With Product Lead Tiffany Bridge Of Nexcess — Post Status Draft 137

On OpenAI And WordPress With Jannis Thuemmig Of WP-Webooks— Post Status Draft 136

Jannis Thuemmig, founder of WP Webhooks, joins Cory Miller to discuss Open AI and WordPress. Jannis is passionate about utilizing the power of technology to increase efficiency. WP Webhooks is exploring the ways Open AI can be used to revolutionize website processes and management. It seems we are only at the tip of the iceberg… Continue reading On OpenAI And WordPress With Jannis Thuemmig Of WP-Webooks— Post Status Draft 136

Support Inclusion in Tech with Winstina Hughes — Post Status Draft 136

In this episode, Winstina Hughes joins Cory Miller to talk about the  Support Inclusion in Tech project created to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in the WordPress community by providing assistance to WordCamp speakers for travel and hotels. Estimated reading time: 37 minutes Transcript ↓ Winstina Hughes  is a long-term community member and organizer within… Continue reading Support Inclusion in Tech with Winstina Hughes — Post Status Draft 136

Design and Development News for the Week of November 7

WordPress Design & Development Around the Web Here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space this past week. A new way to keep up with that fast-moving project we all rely on, PHP. • Making wordpress/wordpress-develop usable in GitHub Codespaces. • Help count WordPress contributors… Continue reading Design and Development News for the Week of November 7