WP Roll is curated blogroll of people and blogs writing about WordPress. It uses RollRank which is a unique and custom built ranking algorithm that relies on various social signals for sorting blogs by their popularity, quality and relevance to WordPress. It also provides an OPML export. Editors note: also check on the post covering them on WP Realm.
Gary Pendergast announced a “baby step” toward a better contributor experience in WordPress Core. Custom Docker images are now available for running WordPress on PHP versions 5.2 to 7.3. These images aren’t intended for hosting Docker-based WordPress sites but instead should be used to create a local development environment for WordPress.
Steve Burge interviewed Johannes Benz, the Managing Director of Raidboxes, a fast-growing WordPress hosting company. Based in Germany, they are doubling every year and adding nearly 1,000 customers per month. 💻
Based on a public discussion led by Hugh Lashbrooke, Workshops (5-15 minute instructional videos) are going to be called Tutorials, moving forward while Social Learning Spaces (live and collaborative learning sessions) have become Online Workshops. No change to Courses (long-form content with multiple lessons in multiple media formats) and Lesson Plans (structured plans that trainers…
WordPress sent an email to Elliot Condon asking to “remove all ‘license-key features’ from the repository immediately.” The post outlines what will happen to ACF plugins over the next few weeks.
Curtis McHale defends that including solid and comprehensive documentation with your projects is probably a task you can no longer ignore, if you want to stand out as a more complete WordPress developer.