David Bisset has a review of the first WPCampus — a conference that focused on WordPress in higher education. It appears to have been a success, and they are already starting to talk about another event in 2017. It's nice to have another non-WordCamp conference!
Tickets are on sale for inaugural WPCampus conference, which a WordPress event following in the footsteps of independent conferences like Pressnomics, Prestige, LoopConf, and A Day of REST. Tickets are $99 and attendance is limited to a couple hundred people, so act fast if you or someone you know wants to learn more about WordPress…
David Bisset asked for unpopular opinions about WordPress on Twitter and got some interesting responses that are, by turns, entertaining, insightful, challenging, and even deep. 🐦
One of the oldest commercial WordPress Plugins gets a facelift. In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David Bisset and Cory Miller talk about the recent 2.5 update to Gravity Forms. Cory reflects on the early days of the WordPress ecosystem. David recounts how Gravity Forms was his first major plugin purchase as a freelancer….
Cory and David talk about building a “career raft” or “next chapter” project and congratulate Ninja Forms on their 10-year anniversary.
Elementor acquires Strattic • WP Engine acquires Delicious Brains‘ plugins 🧠 • When the Cathedrals own the Bazaars and Shopping Centers and you’re in a strip mall with a fruit stand… • Jetpack decouples • InstaWP gets seed funding from Automattic 🌱 • Automattic hire #2000 • World-class FSE, how? 🌐 • WCEU by the numbers • Weglot gives back • RoleUp rolls out • Tadlock exits WP Tavern 🍺 • Why ‘why’ matters most • The Big 2-0 next year • All there is to know about core WordPress email notifications, documented ✉️ • System font stack check • Do not follow by default • Museum of Block Art opens 🎨 • Meet Yvonne Doll • Mostly modest WordPress wishlists • WooCommerce Experts to go global • How to do well in a downturn 📉 • Some things we don’t — but ought to — talk about. 🐘 Silent no longer about Sustainability.