The history of WordPres book that Siobhan McKeown is leading is now on Github so folks can help edit, or even contribute. The official title is WordPress: Freedom, Community, and the Business of Open Source. Pretty cool that the history book of the largest open source CMS is itself open source.
Announcement post + plans for the (beta) Download Monitor plugin which is being rebuilt.
Brad Touesnard, founder of Delicious Brains Inc., recaps 2018 with an eye to his company’s goals, business practices, and products. It was a busy year apparently and, in Brad’s assessment, their most productive.
It’s the latest news from WordPress.org’s core teams you don’t want to miss. New Five for the Future section this week!
Automattic has acquired Prospress, the makers of WooCommerce Subscriptions — WooCommerce’s highest revenue-generating extension — for an undisclosed sum.
After looking at WP App Studio, I really wonder if it’s a good plugin for users and WordPress in general.
Mason James doesn’t like the term “maintenance”, which may come as a surprise considering many folks lump his company, Valet (formerly WP Valet) into a group of “maintenance service” agencies. Maintenance is a completely inadequate and backwards approach to running a business. If you start off with this mindset, you’re likely to get mediocre results…