Trust Issues
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Trust Issues

Cory Miller asks, “What can we do to better support our plugin developers and product owners?” Katie Keith offers some clues with the story of her WordPress/WooCommerce agency and product shop, Barn2 Plugins. Dan Knauss and Nyasha Green talk about microaggressions, the Active Install Growth Data story, and US federal legislation aimed at Open Source Security. In an increasingly “demon-haunted world,” how can we know who is doing what with the hardware and software tools we use? Ben Gabler, CEO and Founder of Rocket.net, is in our Member Spotlight.

Post Status Excerpt (No. 64) β€” LearnDash’s Adoption of Gutenberg, Full Site Editing, and How to Protect Your Course Content from Theft
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 64) β€” LearnDash’s Adoption of Gutenberg, Full Site Editing, and How to Protect Your Course Content from Theft

How is LearnDash adopting Gutenberg and FSE? What can you do to protect your learning product to deter theft? Find out from Jack Kitterhing.

Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) β€” Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) β€” Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

This week, Ny relates some personal experiences where pay transparency was lacking and the impact it can have on workplace cultures. This leads into a discussion of pay transparency in the hiring process β€” how it matters to everyone but especially job seekers who are black, indigenous, and other people of color.

Post Status Comments (No. 12) β€” WordPress Lite
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Post Status Comments (No. 12) β€” WordPress Lite

What if there was a “lite” version of WordPress that was still WordPress β€” still customizable under the hood but tuned up for a great user experience for particular use cases? For example β€” could a lite version be used to allow an admin to literally build an online store in minutes from a mobile device? How about just a note taking app with cool open web features? What if, what if, what if…!!!

Post Status Excerpt (No. 62) β€” The Open Web Universe with Matt Mullenweg
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 62) β€” The Open Web Universe with Matt Mullenweg

David and Olivia Bisset sat down for a chat with Matt Mullenweg about open source, Tumblr, and how Matt deals with negativity. Matt has three roles today: CEO of Tumblr, CEO of Automattic, and project lead for the next release of WordPress. He shares what went wrong with post formats and what he would love to acquire next if he could. The answer may (or may not) surprise you! Recorded shortly before WordCamp Europe 2022.

Goodbye But Not Farewell
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Goodbye But Not Farewell

As many people already know, I am transitioning away from Post Status to focus on a new opportunity within the WordPress space. It should go without saying that I will be just as involved in the community as I’ve ever been. It’s important that there are stages where people can have the important conversations, and I firmly believe that Post Status will continue to be a fine home for the discussions (both positive and critical) that need to happen.

Post Status Notes #501
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Post Status Notes #501

Elementor acquires Strattic β€’ WP Engine acquires Delicious Brains‘ plugins 🧠 β€’ When the Cathedrals own the Bazaars and Shopping Centers and you’re in a strip mall with a fruit stand… β€’ Jetpack decouples β€’ InstaWP gets seed funding from Automattic 🌱 β€’ Automattic hire #2000 β€’ World-class FSE, how? 🌐 β€’ WCEU by the numbers β€’ Weglot gives back β€’ RoleUp rolls out β€’ Tadlock exits WP Tavern 🍺 β€’ Why ‘why’ matters most β€’ The Big 2-0 next year β€’ All there is to know about core WordPress email notifications, documented βœ‰οΈ β€’ System font stack check β€’ Do not follow by default β€’ Museum of Block Art opens 🎨 β€’ Meet Yvonne Doll β€’ Mostly modest WordPress wishlists β€’ WooCommerce Experts to go global β€’ How to do well in a downturn πŸ“‰ β€’ Some things we don’t β€” but ought to β€” talk about. 🐘 Silent no longer about Sustainability.

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