Jeff Matson examines the benefits and drawbacks of WordPress' open source ecosystem, including the dangers of a “nulled” copy of a theme or plugin whose licensing has been stripped. ⚖️
In this episode, Brian is joined by the CEO of Human Made, Tom Willmot, and they discuss steps for building a healthy remote company, and talk about Human Made’s new open source employee handbook.
Matt Mullenweg just completed the 2016 State of the Word, which highlights the accomplishments of the past year, and sets the direction for the year ahead for WordPress.
This week the formal announcement was made that CC Search (now Openverse) is part of the WordPress open source project. You can follow along with Openverse on its own Make page at make.wordpress.org/openverse. 🪐
Most WordPress websites probably use phpMyAdmin (via hosting providers), so it’s nice to see that they successfully completed a security audit as part of Mozilla’s Secure Open Source Fund. This fund is new to me, and looks like a great initiative.
United States national security interests are poised to become more invested in and engaged with open source projects classified as public infrastructure. From Log4j to the Securing Open Source Software Act, how did it all come together in 2022, and what may lie ahead?
Chris Hutchinson has ideas for a better WordPress. Imagine a world where WordPress is lean, fast, and efficient. In this world, WordPress has just one task: to manage your content. >And he lays out his ideas for what WordPress would look like. His list is largely what it actually looks like, minus the REST API…