Video streaming has come a long way: It looks like YouTube is readying live 360 degree videos. I (you know this is David geeking out on this note) can’t wait to see a WordCamp streamed like this. 🙂
WordPress 6.0.2 is coming soon! Join the next Call for Testing and give your feedback on HTML block markup and increasing the
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Matt Mullenweg reported on Thursday (September 20) that Gutenberg has over 420,000 active installations, and 213,000 posts written with Gutenberg have been tracked. Note that this is only for Jetpack and WordPress.com sites. The total number would be higher if self-hosted installs that are not using Jetpack were included. A new blog (gutenstats.blog) has been…
Crowd Favorite and VeloMedia have reached an agreement where VeloMedia will acquire Crowd Favorite, with the transaction to occur early next year. Crowd Favorite was founded by Alex King, one of the earliest regular contributors to WordPress. King’s freelance web development businesses officially became Crowd Favorite in 2007. Today, Crowd Favorite serves enterprise-level WordPress services…
What happens when we reach the end of a phase in Gutenberg? Josepha shares what this means for additional features and requests in the WP Briefing. Josepha also posed a few questions at how we prioritize doing the work of contributing while onboarding new contributors and ways to simplify the experience new contributors have. Finally, get an early look at the design changes coming for Hosting, Jobs, About, and Dev Blog.
This week’s Post Status Draft podcast is hosted by Brian Krogsgard, and he interviews WordPress theme designer Mike McAlister. Brian also talks about the value of attending events.
Sparked by Magne Ilsaas‘s ideas in The WordPress Enterprise Paradox, Tom started a Twitter thread and hosted a live discussion with Magne and others at enterprise WordPress agencies this week. Their main concern is the challenges that arise from not having a well-defined brand and market that allows “WordPress for the Enterprise” to stand out — without being ties to a particular WordPress company or host. After getting an outline of the problem as it stands today, I asked Tom what might help differentiate “Enterprise WordPress” as a collective or entire ecosystem of agencies operating within it. Can open-source values of sharing and cooperation shape a unique global identity for enterprise WordPress agencies? Is it time for an inter-agency association or “guild” to take on these challenges?