Pippin Williamson and Adam Pickering have a great idea for funding WordPress projects with WP Fund It. I participated in the chat the other day, and I think this really has potential to help contribute to people who are able to do great work in the community.
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.
Ashley Rich compares Digital Ocean, Google Cloud, and AWS for hosting WordPress sites way you might with SpinupWP or ServerPilot and their forthcoming HostLaunch platform. Digital Ocean won the matchup, but all three platforms were are pretty close, and the data collected is worth a look. 🏆
Richard Midson of Automattic on the future of podcasting and the opportunities for WordPress as a podcasting platform.
The Joel Test has largely stood the test of time, yet there isn’t a WordPress specific version to help WordPress developers judge job opportunities. The Jorbin Test is the Joel Test, updated for the WordPress engineers of today.
WordPress is the dominant method to build and manage a website, but static site generators are surging in popularity amongst developers and for certain types of websites.
Some things you just can’t do with WP_Query like get posts in the last 10 days from today. Here, we show you how to do that by using the posts_where filter.