Michael Novotny launched a new project called WP Test this morning during his talk at WordCamp Atlanta. It's an importable set of test data for plugins and themes. Looks very interesting, and I'm excited to check it out soon.
Consolidation through mergers and acquisitions isn’t the only big business story in WordPress. Partnerships are increasing too. Founders investing in founders. Product companies and agencies expanding their own ecosystems. Informal partnerships to protect common interests. There are a lot of ways to grow on your own terms in WordPress.
Today is a big day in the Post Status world. We are kicking off our first Career Summit, spearheaded by Michelle Frechette. Come listen and talk with 15 experts on topics for job seekers and those who do the hiring! Thanks so much to our wonderful sponsors: StellarWP, GoDaddy Pro, RocketGenius, Pagely, Cloudways, Bluehost, Codeable,…
Typically, Singletons are a really bad idea. But they make sense in WordPress for several reasons, let’s take a deeper look.
As 2022 comes to an end, State of the Word will happen in NYC again. Apply to attend or tune in to the livestream. Check out the beta version of the WordPress Developer Blog. Still have sites on WordPress 3.7 – 4.0? It’s really time to upgrade as this will receive no further updates after December 1. It’s team rep nomination time too.
This is a great flash talk by Andrew Nacin, where he discusses the decision making process for evolving WordPress while maintaining backward compatibility. Included are some explanations of the struggles with terms, term meta, and more. This was part of an event at The New York Times, where Scott Taylor also did an interesting talk.
Politico.eu just launched. Politico is a big political news outlet here in the United States, and their push to European politics is a major initiative for them. And they’re making the push using WordPress as their CMS. I was surprised by the move, as Politico hasn’t used WordPress on their other properties. I learned that…