What is this, podcast week? I talked about my favorite podcasts earlier this week, and I’ve seen tons of new information and debate about podcasts in the WordPress community since then. Last night, I read from Chris Lema about the “secrets” behind the success of the group-led podcast, WPWaterCooler. Chris gives a lot of salient advice, and their results speak for themselves. They just passed 2.5 million downloads, so I’d say that’s some pretty great success for a podcast with just over 40 episodes.
In episode #5 of the Get Hired Podcast you’ll learn about networking opportunities like WordCamps, meetups, and WordPress.org teams.
It’s been a hot minute since most of us have attended an in-person WordCamp. Feeling rusty? Here are some tips for attending WCEU.
James Koster notes the existence of the WordPress Design Library (an archive of WordPress design assets) and talks specifically about some key features and fundamentals of the Figma tool.🎨 This is useful if you want to prototype or design elements in the WordPress block editor for an app.
BackupBuddy 3.3 has been released. The update includes a file integrity scan that is run during backup, as well as improvements for debugging plugin conflicts, canceling backups, and manually running scheduled backups.
Mel Choyce has started the conversation on Make Core to change WordPress’s Dashicons icon font to SVG: In the next couple months, we’re going to focus on converting the Dashicons icon font in core to SVG. The process of adding and updating the Dashicons font is an incredibly labor intensive, tedious process that is currently limited…
Elementor has raised a $15 million Series A to help them take the extremely popular page building tool to the next level.