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Post Status Draft – Roger Rosweide on Website as a Service

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Olivia Bisset
Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller interviews Roger Rosweide, co-founder of WildCloud, shares his journey with WordPress and WildCloud, and introduces the concept of website as a service. He discusses how this model can provide pre-built, managed websites…

Marketing a WordPress Product Live: Session 3

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Olivia Bisset
Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Corey Maass and Cory Miller discuss marketing a WordPress plugin, focusing on the use of open graph data across different platforms like Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram. They emphasize the importance of customizing images and…

Business Roundup Week Ending December 15

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Nathan Ingram
Smart Strategies to Demonstrate the Value of Accessibility to Clients Start with educating your clients about the value of making their site accessible. Yes, it's the law in many places -- but that's not the main reason to make a…

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending December 15

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Michelle Frechette
In the Spotlight Post Status professional member Matt Medeiros is in the spotlight this week. Matt says "WordPress continues to help me grow personally and professionally. I've made so many great friends in this space, online and offline." The Job…

State of the Word 2023: excitement all around!

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Joost de Valk
Matt Mullenweg (and team) presented the yearly State of the Word from Madrid, Spain, this year, 2023. For the first time, this presentation was held outside of the United States, which, in my opinion, was a great step. The fact…

Marketing a WordPress Product Live: Session 2

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Olivia Bisset
Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Corey Maass and Cory Miller discuss the performance of their WordPress product, launched in October, during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. They talk about their marketing strategies, including the importance of building a mailing…

Post Status Draft – Interview with Amber Hinds on WordPress Web Accessibility

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Olivia Bisset
Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller interviews Amber Hines, CEO of Equalize Digital, about the importance of accessibility in WordPress and web design. They discuss the recent award received by Equalize Digital for their Digital Accessibility Checker plugin, which audits WordPress websites for accessibility. Amber highlights the challenges faced by screen reader users and the increasing legal requirements for website accessibility. She also shares insights on the role of plugin developers in improving web accessibility and the competitive landscape of different platforms in terms of accessibility. The episode concludes with Amber discussing upcoming improvements to their plugin. Top … Read more

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending December 8

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Michelle Frechette
In the Spotlight Post Status professional member Varun Dubey is in the spotlight this week. Varun, the Founder and CEO of Wbcom Designs, embarked on his freelance career in 2010 via Upwork, specializing initially in WordPress web development. The Job Board…

PHPCS, a major PHP library, needs support

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Joost de Valk
The PHP_CodeSniffer project (PHPCS in short) needs support to continue operating because it’s been abandoned by its long-time sponsor. PHPCS is a library used by almost every major PHP project (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Mediawiki, Doctrine, and many more). It helps…
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