Post Status Excerpt (No. 70) β€” Trust and Distrust: Microaggressions, Active Install Growth Data for Plugins, and Open Source Security
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 70) β€” Trust and Distrust: Microaggressions, Active Install Growth Data for Plugins, and Open Source Security

In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Dan and Ny take on three issues in the WordPress community that can threaten or impair trust while also revealing how foundational trust and healthy communication are: 1) racism and microaggressions, 2) the sudden removal and uncertain fate of the active install growth chart in the WordPress.org plugin repository, and 3) open source and security. Briefly discussed: emerging US federal policy that aims to secure open-source software. Zero-trust architecture might work well for networked machines, but human relationships and communities need trust.

Business Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022
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Business Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

Vito Peleg, Atarimβ€˜s cofounder and CEO, explains how he β€œcracked” the partnership problem to find alignment with other companies that can help them all accelerate their growth. Alex Denning on the launch of EllipsisWeather Report: β€œWe’ve never had this insight before, and it is exciting and terrifying to bring this kind of β€˜live’ view of the industry, to the industry.” The acquisition trend is still up, on average. Meet Post Status business member Penske Media Corporation β€” PMC.

WordPress Community News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022
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WordPress Community News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022

The Post Status Member Spotlight turns onto Tom Greenwood this week. The WordPress community conversation about accessibility at WordCamps continues on Twitter, WP Builds, Post Status Draft, and Post Status Excerpt. Let’s have WordPress Accessibility for All!

Post Status Excerpt (No. 69) β€” WCUS Afterthoughts, Accessibility, and Pay Transparency
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 69) β€” WCUS Afterthoughts, Accessibility, and Pay Transparency

WordCamp US, accessibility, disability, Ny’s “blood feud” with Uber, and salary transparency are the topics Dan Knauss and Nyasha Green take on this week for The Excerpt.

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SaaS, Plugin, or Both?

The perennial question β€” to SaaS or not to SaaS? Both? WordPress-centric product and marketing, or not so much? Danielle Di-Tommaso and Josh Barling from Acsell join Vito Peleg from Atarim to talk about their experiences in these scenarios with Woo BizChat hosts Robbie Adair and Robert Jacobi. First Time at WordCamp? By the way,…

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Space, Assertiveness, Little Bets, and Love

# The Importance of Space Michelle Frechette is on a much deserved vacation this week, but before she left she wrote this great reflection on the various aspects of getting appropriate space for yourself: β€œIt’s altogether easy to understand, and an enigma in so many ways. In order to be productive, happy, and healthy, we…

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WP.events β€” Find out what’s happening next

Have you recently thought it would be nice to have one comprehensive source for all WordPress community events? Thanks to The Events Calendar and some nice people at StellarWP β€” Hazel Quimpo, Zach Tirrell, and Michelle Frechette β€” there’s a great new place to go exactly for that: WP.events! Javier Casares‘ wonderful wpcalendar.io has been…

Building and Sustaining the WordPress Community Through Mentorship β€” Post Status Draft 123
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Building and Sustaining the WordPress Community Through Mentorship β€” Post Status Draft 123

For Nyasha Green, a healthy tech community prioritizes mentoring. She credits her mentors with helping her find her place in WordPress. How well does your part of the WordPress ecosystem support mentorship? Can we make mentoring a key way people contribute to WordPress’s future?

Post Status Picks for the Week of July 18
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Post Status Picks for the Week of July 18

Your Post Status Podcast Picks of the week include Seeking Satisfaction with Victor Ramirez on the importance of networking, managing anxiety, and rethinking the way websites are built. WP Coffee Talk features the woman with the best personal Wapuu, Michelle Frechette, talking with Mark Westguard, founder of the WS Form plugin about his work, the love and opportunity in the WordPress community, and more.

How Do We Get There From Here?
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How Do We Get There From Here?

Our WordPress Podcast and Video Picks for the Week of June 13 πŸŽ™οΈ JavaScript development journeys β€’ Questions coming out of WCEU β€’ The WordPress toolkit for podcasters β€’ How newcomers and outsiders view WordPress β€’ Are WordPress developers “real developers?” β€’ Gutenber changes β€’ Dave Martin on WP.com β€’ A Gutenberg roadmap for WordPress 6.1.

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