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Post Status Notes #489

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David Bisset
An App Store for WordPress.com? Performance Team Gathers Steam. WP Notify. FSE Beta. Block is Beautiful. Security, Plugin, Dev, Acquisitions.

📆 Upcoming Events Gutenberg Full-Site Editing:…

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Dan Knauss
📆 Upcoming Events Gutenberg Full-Site Editing: Unlocking Agility for Enterprise WordPress: WordPress VIP is holding a webinar on Full Site Editing on July 29th (10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 5 PM UTC) led by Tess Needham, David…

Footnotes #456

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Dan Knauss
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…

📆 Upcoming Events Headless webinar: What…

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Dan Knauss

📆 Upcoming Events Headless webinar: What is headless and why does everyone seem to want it?: On July 20th, Joost de Valk (founder of Yoast) and Miriam Schwab (CEO and co-founder of Strattic) will be holding a free webinar focused…

📆 Upcoming Events Gutenberg Times Live…

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Dan Knauss

📆 Upcoming Events Gutenberg Times Live Q & A — Theme.json for Theme Authors: Learn how to get started with building themes for Full-site editing. Join Daisy Olson, Tammie Lister, and Jeff Ong to learn more about the theme.json file…

WordPress VIP has received a FedRAMP…

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Dan Knauss

WordPress VIP has received a FedRAMP "Authority to Operate" (ATO) approval which paves the way for further work with government entities. 🏛️ The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) sponsored WordPress VIP throughout its certification process and also migrated its own…

WordPress VIP has adopted Multidots’ plugin,…

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Dan Knauss

WordPress VIP has adopted Multidots' plugin, Multicollab, which provides Google Docs-style editorial comments for WordPress. 📝 Multicollab looks pretty slick — it has the ability to allow inline commenting in posts, to mention team members in comments, and even assign…

On the morning of April 19th…

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Dan Knauss

On the morning of April 19th (Monday) Automattic released a new plugin called Jetpack Boost on the WordPress.org repo. The plugin is focused on performance and SEO issues users might have with their sites. 🚀 Boost has three "performance modules:"…

🇺🇸 Peter Slutsky over at WordPress…

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🇺🇸 Peter Slutsky over at WordPress VIP tells the story of their involvement in the Biden-Harris transition website and who they worked with: "In the weeks leading up to the election, WordPress VIP joined forces with Wide Eye Creative and…

Built by WordPress — .com that is

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David Bisset
Automattic enters the low-end website market Automattic this week announced that its "premium website building service" (which was in beta in fall 2020) is now officially accepting customer applications for "websites starting at $4,900 USD." The announcement describes a turnkey…

For a few hours on Tuesday,…

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Dan Knauss
For a few hours on Tuesday, June 11th, technical issues with WordPress VIP hosting resulted in some prominent and apparently "headless" sites showing the default WordPress Twenty Seventeen theme. 🧯

Steph Yiu (from WordPress VIP) relates…

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Steph Yiu (from WordPress VIP) relates her experience at the Poynter Institute’s Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. Steph says she was able "to participate in sessions on being a change agent, negotiating as a woman, promoting diversity in…
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