Matt Mullenweg just completed the 2016 State of the Word, which highlights the accomplishments of the past year, and sets the direction for the year ahead for WordPress.
GoDaddy has acquired the WordPress website management service, ManageWP. ManageWP will remain a standalone app, and GoDaddy will integrate several features into their GoDaddy Pro and WordPress hosting plans.
WordPress 4.6, “Pepper”, has been released with shiny plugin management, system fonts, link syntax checking, resource hints, and more. This release post includes a special episode of the podcast.
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk their considerations when selecting which plugins, libraries, and frameworks to use with WordPress.
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk scaling WordPress, and what to do when you think you might’ve reached WordPress’s limits.
I was thrilled to take part in WordCamp Europe 2016, held in Vienna. The event was highly successful, and I got to meet many members of the community I hadn’t met before. Here are some pictures.
WordPress 4.5, “Coleman”, has just been released. The release includes new inline editing features, custom logo support, customizer enhancements, and some under the hood changes that you’ll like.
The second A Day of REST conference will be in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will cover the WordPress REST API in-depth, with talks and workshops from leaders in the community. It will be co-organized by Human Made and Post Status.
Automattic has taken over a majority stake in Pressable, the managed WordPress hosting company, with a purchase of Pressable CEO Vid Luther’s shares of the company. They were already a significant investor.
The WordPress REST API is at a bit of a crossroads. There is a proposal on the table by the core team of four contributors — Ryan McCue, Rachel Baker, Daniel Bachhuber, and Joe Hoyle — to ship endpoints to WordPress core iteratively. There is a pushback on this proposal by WordPress Project Lead and co-founder Matt Mullenweg.
I had the privilege to attend and be the media partner at A Day of REST, the world’s first conference devoted to the WordPress REST API. Here’s my initial review, and some pictures, from the event.
This week’s Post Status Draft podcast is hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Joe Hoyle. This week, they talk about WordPress in 2015 and what to expect in 2016.
In this episode of the Post Status Draft Podcast, Joe and Brian interview Scott Taylor, a WordPress Core Committer and the Release Lead for WordPress 4.4, and then talk about WordCamp US and Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word.
WordPress 4.4, “Clifford”, has been released. Clifford includes infrastructure for the WordPress REST API, taxonomy and comment improvements, as well as the new Twenty Sixteen default theme, the ability to embed posts anywhere, and much more.
Matt Mullenweg has just completed the 2015 State of the Word, the annual speech where he highlights the last year of everything WordPress and what we can anticipate in the future.
Matt Mullenweg is the co-founder of WordPress, and founder and CEO of Automattic. In this interview, we talk about their new WordPress.com editor, and more.
Calypso is an ambitious Mac app from Automattic to bring the WordPress publishing and site management experience to the desktop.