Welcome back from maternity leave to my WP Tavern frenemy, Sarah Gooding.
An App Store for WordPress.com? Performance Team Gathers Steam. WP Notify. FSE Beta. Block is Beautiful. Security, Plugin, Dev, Acquisitions.
News from WP.org for the week of September 27, 2021.
Matt Mullenweg also announced that the Nikolay Bachiyski will be the new Security Czar for WordPress.org. If you don’t know him, Nikolay is a contributor to WordPress core, an Automattician, contributor to GlotPress, and generally a hugely talented individual. WP Tavern have a little more detail around this new appointment too.
Matt Medeiros, Joe Howard, Birgit Pauli-Haack, and Sarah Gooding discuss the WordPress news space with David Bisset and Dan Knauss.
On July 5, Felix Arntz proposed creating and adopting a plugin checking tool for the Plugin Review Team similar to the theme checker. The Performance Team would take the lead, but contributors from other teams would be needed as well. Previously, in June, Felix created a proof-of-concept on Github. Looking forward to seeing this in…
Your Post Status Podcast Picks of the week include Seeking Satisfaction with Victor Ramirez on the importance of networking, managing anxiety, and rethinking the way websites are built. WP Coffee Talk features the woman with the best personal Wapuu, Michelle Frechette, talking with Mark Westguard, founder of the WS Form plugin about his work, the love and opportunity in the WordPress community, and more.