Interesting perspective on how to stop juggling many client projects at a time. I know it's been tiring me out.
Aurooba Ahmed, Jason Cosper, Daniel Schutzsmith, Robert Jacobi, and Lesley Sim join David Bisset for three rounds of draft picks for the top WordPress stories of 2021.
In reaction to as-yet-unpublicized details about the abuse of active install data in the WordPress.org plugin repository, the charts displaying that data have been removed from plugin pages in a move expected to be temporary. Important (and some familiar) questions are emerging as this story unfolds: how to balance the values of openness, security, and privacy as well as cooperation and competition at WordPress.org — still the central hub for WordPress plugin businesses.
Mike Jolley has agreed to terms to sell WP Job Manager to Automattic. Mike is already joining Automattic after the WooThemes acquisition — under his role as WooCommerce lead developer — and the sale of WP Job Manager is in part due to Automattic’s rules for employee side projects.
Alex Turnbull shares some myths about business that resonated with me. I’ve learned a lot – we all have – and I look at business and entrepreneurship in a completely different way now than I did five years ago. There were so many assumptions that I had that have been proven wrong that I’ve lost count, and…
I have to hand it to Jeff Chandler, he’s pretty good at raising a ruckus when he’s annoyed with a plugin. Yesterday, I guess he reached his boiling point with Edit Flow, the quasi-abandoned plugin by Automattic for managing an editorial calendar, custom statuses, and more. That Edit Flow has been in maintenance mode (at…
For all the things I’ve read about EIG and the portfolio of companies they control, I never knew the backstory. In this Forbes India interview, I learned how Hari Ravichandran spent most of his $8,000 of savings during the .com boom to start his company, which was advertising based and almost busted with the bubble….