Jake Goldman has written a thoughtful post detailing his views on WordPress as an application platform. Jake tells a few stories from his experiences running 10up, but his main point was to note that WordPress would perhaps be better suited framing itself as a “publishing platform” versus an “application platform”. Though that's the over-arching point of the article, he covers a number of issues facing WordPress, along with highlighting some of its greatest strengths. It's definitely worth reading.
Joose de Valk announced that Yoast has acquired WordPress news site WP Force from Jonathan Dingman.
Mark Jaquith explains how he built “Have Baby. Need Stuff!”, a baby gear site built on WordPress and inspired by “The Wirecutter”
Job titles can be confusing. If you’ve ever tried to hire a WordPress consultant to build you a website, or you’ve had inquiries about your services, you’ve likely encountered some level of confusion trying to decipher what an individual (or yourself) offers based on your title. I’ve historically called myself a WordPress Developer. Other common…
Sounds like selling in the Envato marketplace and participating at WordCamps is getting folks stuck in a hard place.
What does it mean to give back to WordPress? Cory and David discuss this and other themes from Matt Mullenweg’s 2021 State of the Word.
WordCamp Europe 2019 hosted a record 3,200+ people, according to ticket sales. WCEU started with a contributor day on Thursday, June 20, followed by the two main conference days on Friday and Saturday.