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Winning Together in a Decentralizing Plugin Ecosystem

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Dan Knauss
BusinessFeatures
Cory mentioned Jon Christopher's debut of OrganizeWP last week, calling attention to its unique and unusual pricing model: no subscriptions, you just buy all releases within one major release and then renew for the next release. The idea is to…
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It’s Hard to COPE Without a WordPress Lite

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
One thing hasn't changed much in 20 years for a really common type of CMS-based site build. Whether it's for an individual, an SMB, or a large organization they all need to COPE: "Create Once, Publish Everywhere." Typically that has…

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Post Status Support Staff
BusinessDesign
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Footnotes #456

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
Issue #456 “One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals.” — Jean Vanier, Community And Growth Howdy! Thinking about WordPress history lately in terms…

Meanwhile, over in Post Status Slack,…

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Dan Knauss

Meanwhile, over in Post Status Slack, Steve Burge pointed out that for PublishPress‘s YouTube channel he “found and interviewed several WordPress people [who] are really focused on environmental issues: Tim Frick, Tom Greenwood, Hannah Smith, Phil Sturgeon, Yanir Seroussi, and…

PublishPress published a 2020 year in…

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Dan Knauss

PublishPress published a 2020 year in review. While some ventures didn't reproduce that many results, overall the key metrics grew by 100% this year: "COVID-19 definitely had an impact – we saw a big slowdown in growth during March and…

“It turns out that collaborative editing…

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Dan Knauss

"It turns out that collaborative editing for platforms like WordPress is a very cool feature but an incredibly difficult technical challenge." Steve Burge over at the PublishPress blog has a detailed take on the future of Google Docs style editing…

The Knight Foundation is awarding a…

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Dan Knauss

The Knight Foundation is awarding a total of $2 Million (USD) to 24 newsrooms to upgrade their websites. Almost every winner chose WordPress. As Steve Burge of PublishPress notes, 20 out of 24 recipients of these grants will be moving…

PublishPress has some unusual listicles that…

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Dan Knauss

PublishPress has some unusual listicles that might warrant some attention: federal websites that use WordPress, and state governments that have WordPress websites. It would be interesting to see similar lists for countries other than the United States. 🌏

Happy tenth anniversary to OSTraining! 🎂…

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Dan Knauss

Happy tenth anniversary to OSTraining! 🎂 OSTraining founder Steve Burge also announced the 3.0 beta for the Multiple Authors plugin is available for testing. Initially, Multiple Authors was an extension for PublishPress built on the base of Daniel Bachuber's Co-Authors…

PublishPress announced they have acquired Press…

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Dan Knauss

PublishPress announced they have acquired Press Permit. Both plugins are known for their focus on publishing, and their aim together is "to create a set of powerful publishing tools that are useful to larger organizations, magazines and newspapers." Newspack's ecosystem…

Steve Burge of OSTraining has announced…

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Brian Krogsgard

Steve Burge of OSTraining has announced the acquisition of Daniel Bachhuber's Bylines plugin for his relatively new and recently rebranded WordPress-focused business, PublishPress. PublishPress provides an extensible base of useful features for any multi-user editorial workflow. If it reminds you…

An interview with PublishPress founder Steve Burge

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Dan Knauss
BusinessHosting
Steve Burge is an old hand within the open source CMS space but a relative newcomer to the WordPress plugin market. Perhaps best known for OSTraining, which caters to a broad array of open source technologies, Steve has been consolidating…
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