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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…

Agile all the way

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Marieke van de Rakt
I am a true entrepreneur. I like to do things lean, mean, and quick. And I genuinely believe in an agile business model, especially in the WordPress world.  At Yoast, we used to call it ‘hup hup hup’. It means…

WP 6.4.1 • 2024 Release Timing • Merge Performant Translations

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Courtney Robertson
This Week at WordPress.org (November 5, 2023) News WordPress 6.4.1 Maintenance Release WordPress 6.4 “Shirley” Proposal: 2024 Major Release Timing https://wordpress.org/plugins/test-reports/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/performant-translations/ Accessibility WordPress 6.4 Accessibility Improvements Community Calling all WordPress Meetup Organizers around the world! Core Merging Performant Translations…

Free versus premium

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Marieke van de Rakt
In her weekly post, Marieke talks about how the WordPress plugin directory is a pivotal feature that has propelled the CMS to success. She notices there is a concerning shift among new developers towards bypassing free plugins for premium versions. Read her thoughts!

WP 6.4 RC3 • Help Test • New Plugin: Test Reports

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Courtney Robertson
This Week at WordPress.org (October 30, 2023) Outdated jQuery version security impacting sites containing PII. See also: Better Features and Operational Benefits Come with Current jQuery Use. The OpenJS Foundation analyzed the IDC survey results of this end-user audit and…
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