WordPress 6.2 is set to reach feature freeze on February 7 and final release on March 28. Take a look back at Core contribution stats from 2022. Read the recap of everything that happened last year that developers need to know. Meet the members of the Incident Response Team.
What happens when we reach the end of a phase in Gutenberg? Josepha shares what this means for additional features and requests in the WP Briefing. Josepha also posed a few questions at how we prioritize doing the work of contributing while onboarding new contributors and ways to simplify the experience new contributors have. Finally, get an early look at the design changes coming for Hosting, Jobs, About, and Dev Blog.
Chris Pearson and Matt Mullenweg have hardly communicated with one another in the last five years, but they are ideological enemies. They have very strong personalities and unshakable beliefs on business and software. This is a story of their dispute, their idealism, and the implications it will have on the WordPress project.
Automattic joined Wikimedia, Medium, and other organizations in filing an amicus brief regarding Twitter’s National Security Letters lawsuit against the US government. Today @automattic @cloudflare @CREDOMobile @medium @sonic wickr & @Wikimedia filed amicus in @twitter NSL suithttps://t.co/3LmDqgMKcK — Wikimedia Foundation (@Wikimedia) February 18, 2015 This is all a bit confusing, but the brief opens in this…
Matt Mullenweg says there are five levels of autonomy that define how distributed companies evolve: 0 – a job that cannot be done unless you’re physically there. 1 – no deliberate effort to make things remote-friendly. 2 – they’ve accepted that work is going to happen at home for a while, but they recreate what…
On the Post Status job board, like many others, most of the WordPress employers who use it don’t include salary ranges on their job listings. Should they? Piccia Neri asked them all why they do or don’t practice salary transparency. She also put the question to agencies, freelancers, the WordPress community, developers, and designers on Twitter. Find out what Piccia learned and why she thinks salary transparency should be a universal practice where it hasn’t yet become a legal obligation.