WordPress In The Long View With James Farmerβ€” Post Status Draft 129
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WordPress In The Long View With James Farmerβ€” Post Status Draft 129

James Farmer’s WordPress story goes all the way back to his launch of the first hosted WordPress multisite blogging platform β€” just a few days ahead of WordPress.com. Edublogs currently hosts millions of students’ and educators’ blogs. James talks about successes and failures, his views on Gutenberg, how he stays competitive with Squarespace, and how he thinks the WordPress business community should respond to the loss of active install growth data at WordPress.org.

WordPress Careers Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022
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WordPress Careers Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

Craft your origin story β€’ Pointed questions for devs to ask prospective employers β€’ Strategies against Ageism β€’ IBM’s a**hole test β€’ Take a pass on a “fast-paced environment.” β€’ WordPress Translation Day β€’ Writing Tips for Engineers β€’ Preventing burnout as a manager

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 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.

WordPress Podcast and Video Picks for the Week of May 29
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WordPress Podcast and Video Picks for the Week of May 29

Vikas Singhal on InstaWP’s backing from Automattic β€’ Raffaella Isidori on the importance of UX β€’ How to get the most out of WordCamps β€’ Peter Suhm on Reform β€’ Josepha Haden Chomphosy shares her open-source reading list β€’ Hiring and capital_p_dangit β€’ Ryan Welcher live-coding block templates

What might WordPress.com’s pricing changes mean for the WordPress ecosystem?
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What might WordPress.com’s pricing changes mean for the WordPress ecosystem?

Do the WordPress.com pricing changes represent an opportunity for the WordPress product ecosystem, a blow to democratized publishing, or the beginning of a slow pivot in the service’s identity away from blogging to managed WordPress hosting?

Kicking Off Our First WordPress Career Conference
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Kicking Off Our First WordPress Career Conference

Today is a big day in the Post Status world. We are kicking off our first Career Summit, spearheaded by Michelle Frechette. Come listen and talk with 15 experts on topics for job seekers and those who do the hiring! Thanks so much to our wonderful sponsors: StellarWP, GoDaddy Pro, RocketGenius, Pagely, Cloudways, Bluehost, Codeable,…

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