There are many challenges for WordCamp organizers. One of those challenges if finding the right balance of speakers. That includes balancing topics, demographics and having a proper number of local speakers versus out-of-towners, and weighing pros and cons for each application — all without introducing bias. It can be tough, and sometimes controversial; and this responsibility is placed on the shoulders of volunteer organizers. Siobhan McKeown describes the demographic breakdown and selection process for WordCamp Europe in this insightful post.
The latest episode of the Apply Filters podcast has a nice interview with Devin Walker, and they discuss the Github announcement on pricing. Speaking of podcasts, it’s a new season of the Matt Report and Matt has a great chat with Mike McAlister about how to start (or maybe why you shouldn’t start) a WordPress theme business….
If you’re using Caldera Forms, there’s a security update out for it (although the WordPress security team is pushing an auto update).
Sucuri explains the security vulnerability they were credited with reporting in the WordPress 4.2.4 release.
Birgit Pauli-Haack hosted a live Q&A Gutenberg panel at WordCamp US with Mel Choyce, Joshua Wold, and Chris Van Patten for Gutenberg Times.
I gave this talk at WordCamp Norway 2013. It covers several tips and tricks that will make you a better theme developer.
I thought Jeremy Thomas guide to web design in four minutes was clever, not because of the content, but how it’s presented. I won’t spoil it, so check it out for yourself.