There is a new weekly meeting for new contributors on WordPress Slack. As Adam Silverstein mentions, it is a perfect place to come if you are new to contributing to WordPress core and have questions.
Andrew Nacin, one of the lead developers of WordPress, posted an excellent read on how to best contribute to the WordPress project, as well as some information on how core committers (that is, people who have access to commit code) are chosen. You may not see it right away when you start out as a contributor,…
United States national security interests are poised to become more invested in and engaged with open source projects classified as public infrastructure. From Log4j to the Securing Open Source Software Act, how did it all come together in 2022, and what may lie ahead?
Readers know that the WordPress REST API has had a lot of activity this release cycle. There has been a concerted effort to get the API ready for a core merge in 4.7. The release isn’t slated until December, but due to the timelines for feature freezes and testing involved, that means the merge proposal…
Lots of core news this week! 🍎 WCUS calls on companies to support inclusion. 💪 Plus the latest cool finds, learning guides, and good ideas. 💥
“Ever since the block editor was introduced our eyes were placed on a future where a theme could be created entirely with blocks. That future is here now…” — Matías Ventura, Lead Architect of WordPress’ Gutenberg project.
Dan and Eric discuss their top picks for WordPress news stories of the week and the topic of professionalism. What is it — what does it mean for us in the WordPress community, and how does it relate to a healthy open source project and business ecosystem?