The Month in WordPress – December 2022

By |2023-01-19T05:00:00-07:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

Last month at State of the Word, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy shared some opening thoughts on “Why WordPress” and the Four Freedoms of open source. In this recent letter, she expands on her vision for the WordPress open source project as it prepares for the third phase of Gutenberg: “We are now, as ...Read More

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Letter from WordPress’ Executive Director, 2022

By |2023-01-16T05:00:00-07:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

Last month at State of the Word, I shared some opening thoughts about “Why WordPress.” For me, this is an easy question, and the hardest part is knowing which lens to answer through. The reasons that a solopreneur will choose WordPress are different than the reasons a corporation would. And while artists and activists may ...Read More

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WP Briefing: Episode 47: Letter from the Executive Director

By |2023-01-16T05:00:00-07:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

On episode forty-seven of the WordPress Briefing podcast, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy shares her vision and current thinking for the WordPress open source project in 2023. Rather read it? The full letter is also available. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. ...Read More

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WordPress is Turning 20: Let’s Celebrate!

By |2023-01-10T14:38:49-07:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

2023 marks the 20th year of WordPress. Where would we all be without WordPress? Just think of that! While many technologies, software stacks, and fashion trends have come and gone throughout the past two decades, WordPress has thrived. This is due to the fantastic work and contributions of the WordPress community, comprised of thousands of ...Read More

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WP Briefing: Episode 46: The WP Bloopers Podcast

By |2022-12-31T05:00:00-07:00December 31st, 2022|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

This episode of the WP Briefing features all the Josepha bloopers our little elves have stored away over the year. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin HartzlerLogo: Javier ArceProduction: Santana InnissSong: Fearless First by Kevin MacLeod Transcript [Josepha Haden Chomphosy 00:00:00]  Hello ...Read More

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WP Briefing: Episode 45: State of the Word Reflections

By |2022-12-22T05:00:00-07:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

In the forty-fifth episode of the WordPress Briefing, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses highlights from this year’s State of the Word address. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin HartzlerLogo: Javier ArceProduction: Santana InnissSong: Fearless First by Kevin MacLeod References LearnWPWordPress ...Read More

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The Month in WordPress – November 2022

By |2022-12-20T05:05:04-07:00December 20th, 2022|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

WordPress enthusiasts tuned in last week for the State of the Word address to celebrate the project’s yearly accomplishments and explore what 2023 holds. But that’s not the only exciting update from the past month. New proposals and ideas are already emerging with an eye on the year ahead—let’s dive into them! Highlights from State ...Read More

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State of the Word 2022: A Celebration of the Four Freedoms of Open Source

By |2022-12-16T15:11:15-07:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

WordPress belongs to all of us, but really we’re taking care of it for the next generation.” Matt Mullenweg A small audience of WordPress contributors, developers, and extenders gathered on December 15 for the annual State of the Word keynote from WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg. Those who could not join in person joined via livestream ...Read More

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Share Your Experience: The 2022 WordPress Survey is Open

By |2022-12-01T09:00:19-07:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

Each year, members of the WordPress community (users, site builders, extenders, and contributors) provide valuable feedback through an annual survey. Key takeaways and trends that emerge from this survey often find their way into the annual State of the Word address, are shared in the public project blogs, and can influence the direction and strategy ...Read More

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People of WordPress: Huanyi Chuang

By |2022-11-30T13:09:00-07:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: WordPress News|Tags: |

This month we feature Huanyi (Eric) Chuang, a front end developer from Taiwan, who helps connect local groups to WordPress and the worldwide open source community. He is part of the team helping to make the first WordCamp Asia a success in 2023. The People of WordPress series shares some of the inspiring stories of ...Read More

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