“Scope grows in minutes, not months. Look after the minutes, and the months take care of themselves.” Des Traynor gives an example account of a “small” change that probably feels familiar with any client services provider. I personally believe that we should say “yes” to some of these requests, but we should be quickly calculating the consequences of each small change we agree to, and be sure the client is made aware that we're doing them a favor when we perform a task, however small, that is out of scope.
$635.5 billion…That’s “billion,” with a “B.” Let’s look at the size of the universe inhabited by our market of markets of cathedrals and bazaars: the WordPress ecosystem. How should we think about WordPress’s market share or, maybe more accurately, its shares? Are we selling them short and dampening growth?
I am not a professional analyst of the economy. But even for the professionals, there are significant uncertainties. I don’t mean to strike fear with this post. I mean to encourage preparedness — or at least as much as we can in the short time we have available. Please do not take my words as…
PushUp is a new product from 10up that offers push notification integration between WordPress and Mac OS X Mavericks. Currently, only Safari is supported and users must opt-in by viewing a website in Safari, where they are greeted by a popup that prompts them to enable push notifications from a specific website: If a site…
Javier Casares makes the case for why hosting companies should install the PHP-intl extension. Instead of hacks, “we gain the possibility to use a lot of functions that can make our life easier” and “improve the way we develop to improve WordPress.”
WordPress 6.0.2 is coming soon! Join the next Call for Testing and give your feedback on HTML block markup and increasing the
Helen Hou-Sandí has some advice for those of you that might be afraid of WordPress core’s development processes. You could get involved with bug gardening, which essentially allows you to set milestones and make sure bugs aren’t getting left behind and ignored. Trac can be a firehose, and maintainers of the system to help legitimize…