On the “About” page of updated WordPress installs, you can look at a list of all contributors for a given release. Bob Dunn has gone the extra step to make a list and show the face of every contributor to WordPress 3.8.
Nice to see Brian Coords getting involved with the WP Notifications feature plugin project — otherwise known as WP-Notify (Github). He’s calling for testing and feedback on the proof-of-concept at this point. You can click this link and immediately spin up a test environment with the plugin installed at InstaWP — thanks to Ross Wintle…
Ever tried using the default RSS widget included with WordPress to show a photo blog or media embedded in a RSS feed? This plugin adds that feature. It will grab images (that have been embedded) and show them on the front end. Now you can show off your WordPress.com photo blog or other photo site.
Five tips for networking at an online conference from Michelle Frechette and the WordPress community.
Talk about #MentalHealth! 🧡 @DanMaby on Destigmatization and @aBigOrangeHeart 5️0️ Freelancing after Fifty 🔌 @aurooba on building plugins.
Gary Pendergast announced a “baby step” toward a better contributor experience in WordPress Core. Custom Docker images are now available for running WordPress on PHP versions 5.2 to 7.3. These images aren’t intended for hosting Docker-based WordPress sites but instead should be used to create a local development environment for WordPress.
Dries Buytaert wrote a post analyzing the contributions to Drupal, and who sponsored them. Despite the large number of individual contributors, a relatively small number do the majority of the work. Approximately 51% of the contributors involved got just one credit. The top 30 contributors (or top 0.5% contributors) account for over 21% of the…