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Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) Translations, Dashboard Redesign, Blocks page, Supporting Orgs, Mentorship Discussion for a proposal for WP.org content translation and localization Admin Design Kickoff Introducing WordPress.org/blocks Organizations Supporting WordPress.org ‍ The Inaugural Cohort of the WordPress…

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 11

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Michelle Frechette
CareersThe Week in Review
The WPCareerSummit is October 20 We want the best speakers with the greatest and most up-to-date information to share. Our attendees are coming to learn either how to find a job or how to recruit and hire talent for their…

Community Roundup Week Ending August 11

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Michelle Frechette
The Week in ReviewWordPress Community
WordPress Community Summit The Community Summit has released its schedule for the two days it will run prior to WordCamp US, August 22-23. The schedule includes 4 tracks and conversations around everything from DEIB to Open Source participation in global…

Member Spotlight: Keanan Koppenhaver

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Michelle Frechette
BlogsMember Spotlights
Keanan is a long-time WordPress developer and agency owner who is passionate about helping other developers level up in their careers and development knowledge. With experience on all types of WordPress builds, from a local grocery store to RollingStone.com, he’s…

Business Roundup Week Ending August 11

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Nathan Ingram
WordPress News
AI: The Next Chapter Online Event September 14 This second installment of Human Made’s AI Event series will highlight the latest in WordPress AI and explore the broader changes created in the rapid advancement of AI. Speaker applications and attendee…

WordPress 6.3 • Release Workflows • European Union Cyber Resiliency Act • Gutenberg Accessibility

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) WP 6.3, 1st LearnWP Cohort, EU CRA WordPress 6.3 “Lionel” ‍ Announcing the first Learn WordPress Course Cohort ⤴️Proposal: improve the editor tech workflow for major releases Concerns over the European Union’s Cyber…

Business Roundup Week Ending August 4

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Nathan Ingram
BusinessThe Week in Review
In the Face of Constant Change, What Do Freelancers Need From WordPress? Understanding changing standards, best practices, and user expectations is key for agency growth. WordPress’ fast pace of changes might be overwhelming for some freelancers, making effective communication about…

WordPress 6.3 RC3 • Cyber Resilience Act • Accessibility in Block Editing • Merging Gutenberg during Alpha

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (July 30, 2023) WP 6.3, Whose Ticket, Merging Gutenberg during Alpha, and EU CRA WordPress 6.3 RC3 ️ Whose ticket is it, anyway? ⤴️Proposal: improve the editor tech workflow for major releases Concerns over the European…

Community Roundup Week Ending August 4

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Michelle Frechette
The Week in ReviewWordPress Community
WCUS Releases Schedule & Speaker Lineup I'm very excited about the inclusive speaker slate for WordCamp US 2023. The roster includes incredibly qualified speakers who will present on an amazing and varied topic list. See the speaker page here. See…

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending August 4

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Michelle Frechette
CareersThe Week in Review
The WPCareerSummit is October 20 We want the best speakers with the greatest and most up-to-date information to share. Our attendees are coming to learn either how to find a job or how to recruit and hire talent for their…

Member Spotlight: Estela Rueda

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Michelle Frechette
BlogsMember Spotlights
UX strategist in love with Wordpress. I talk too much and question everything. Writer of too many to-do lists and an eternal learner. Observant of people and their behaviour. Lately, I have been learning the beauty of female friendship (for…

What is Coaching & What Are Key Times to Have a Coach with Kelly Gallagher

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Cory Miller
BusinessDraft
Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Cory Miller introduces his professional coach, Kelly Gallagher, to discuss the role of coaching in personal and professional growth. They explore the difference between coaching and therapy and how they can complement each other.…

WordPress 6.3 RC2 • Synced Patterns • Internationalization • Gutenberg Phase 3

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Courtney Robertson
Make WordPressPlanet
This Week at WordPress.org (July 25, 2023) WP 6.3, Reusable Blocks, Phase 3, i18N WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 23️⃣ Gutenberg Phase 3 I18N Performance Analysis Synced Patterns: The Evolution of Reusable Blocks News Synced Patterns: The Evolution of Reusable Blocks…

Community Roundup Week Ending July 28

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Michelle Frechette
The Week in ReviewWordPress Community
Post Status Reveals New Community Code of Conduct If "good fences make good neighbors" (Robert Frost), then a good code of conduct makes a good community. Knowing the boundaries allows a community to thrive. Drawing heavily from the WordPress/WordCamp Code…

Jobs & Career Roundup Week Ending July 28

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Michelle Frechette
CareersThe Week in Review
The WPCareerSummit is Scheduled This year's WPCareerSummit will be held October 20 online. Registration is free and open now. Our Call for Speakers is also open, as is the Call for Sponsors. Questions? Let me know! We will announce our…

Business Roundup Week Ending July 28

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Mike Demopoulos
BusinessThe Week in Review
The best time to send an internal email: A data-dive into 8.7 million email deliveries | AXIOS HQ "Timing is Everything: When to Send Internal Communication" is a comprehensive report revealing the optimal time to distribute critical organizational messages. Based…
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