Hats off to WordCamp Miami, which announced they had more women speaking than men in their 2019 gathering. I'm not sure if this is a first for a large WordCamp, but it's good to see diversity moving forward in this space. 🎩
Here’s a helpful and interesting look at the policies and procedures for Code of Conduct violations at WordCamp Europe. If you’re involved in event organization, check it out. You’d be surprised that these types of actions do periodically have to be enforced.
The second A Day of REST conference will be in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will cover the WordPress REST API in-depth, with talks and workshops from leaders in the community. It will be co-organized by Human Made and Post Status.
Jenny Beaumont, a freelance web developer based in France, describes the recent growth boom in France’s WordPress community and some of those who’ve helped it thrive.
Tracy Levesque summarizes her PressNomics talk in a blog post, discussing why diversity is a benefit, and instruction organizations how they can encourage more diverse environments.
WordPress 4.7, “Vaughan”, has been released with the all new WordPress REST API Content Endpoints, a new default theme, many customizer features, and much, much more.
The WordPress Foundation is the legal entity that has ownership of the WordPress trademark, and also acts as a pass through for WordCamp and other WordPress funds. As a 5013c non-profit in the US, the foundation has to submit paperwork that is publicly available. That paperwork is available in the form of a 990, and…