WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 • Phase 2 Finale • Creating a Mentorship Program • Apply for Community Summit
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WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 • Phase 2 Finale • Creating a Mentorship Program • Apply for Community Summit

WordPress 6.2 Beta 1 is out now and you can help test it before final release on March 28. With that comes the end of Gutenberg Phase 2. WordPress considers a mentorship program focused on onboarding and assisting contributors.

The WP Agency Journey with Bradford Campeau-Laurion of Alley Interactive  — Post Status Draft 139
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The WP Agency Journey with Bradford Campeau-Laurion of Alley Interactive  — Post Status Draft 139

Bradford Campeau-Laurion, CEO of Alley Interactive, joins Cory Miller to talk about publishing technology past, present, and future. Working with WordPress at the enterprise level showcases incredible capability and highlights possibilities for future growth within WordPress.

When Gutenberg Phases End • Priorities in Onboarding Contributors • Redesign Roll Outs
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When Gutenberg Phases End • Priorities in Onboarding Contributors • Redesign Roll Outs

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.

The WP Agency Journey With Mario Peshev Of DevriX  — Post Status Draft 138
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The WP Agency Journey With Mario Peshev Of DevriX — Post Status Draft 138

In this episode, Mario Peshev, founder of DevriX, joins Cory Miller to discuss WordPress retainers, entrepreneurship, and the future of WordPress. Mario encourages agency owners to chase recurring revenue to build in the freedom to do quality work with the capacity to lead into your future vision for your business.

WP Community Support (Central) vs WP Foundation • Old Trac Tickets • Themes & Support Docs Redesign
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WP Community Support (Central) vs WP Foundation • Old Trac Tickets • Themes & Support Docs Redesign

Can you explain the difference between Central and the Foundation? They are not one in the same, so check out what each area handles.

More teams across WordPress are using GitHub Projects for project management. The Community Team is considering this addition as well.

Let’s review some very old tickets for bugs and feature requests in WordPress and admire the new things coming to Documentation and Themes sites.

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 1
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Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 1

Corey Maass and Cory Miller go live to discuss the creation and launch of a WordPress product they have partnered to build. Crop.Express originated as a solution to a common problem Maass experienced. Miller loved the idea and wondered how to build this into a plugin to solve problems within the WordPress workflow. This is a candid conversation about the evolution of partnering to develop a WordPress product.

Interview With Product Lead Tiffany Bridge Of Nexcess — Post Status Draft 137
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Interview With Product Lead Tiffany Bridge Of Nexcess — Post Status Draft 137

In this episode, Tiffany Bridge joins Cory Miller to talk about the latest innovations she and her team at Nexcess have created for beginner online store owners, simplifying WordPress for users, and the ongoing battles between centralization and decentralization.

Big Picture Goals 2023 • WP 6.2 Planning • LearnWP Needs Analysis • Wrong Plugins
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Big Picture Goals 2023 • WP 6.2 Planning • LearnWP Needs Analysis • Wrong Plugins

Where is WordPress going in 2023? Read Josepha’s Big Picture Goals for the year. WordPress certifications are in the planning phases, and the foundation will include LearnWP. The Training Team is conducting a Needs Analysis. Help gather the community’s input. Plugins Team is seeking intentionally wrong plugins, and Core has the 6.2 Planning Roundup.

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