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Announcing The WP Minute+
Posted by The WP Minute on January 30, 2023 at 12:28 pm

Announcing The WP Minute+

In today’s episode, Matt is talking about the new WP Minute+ podcast and why he started it. The WP Minute, which is…
WordPress phases updated, Awesome Motive buys Thrive Themes, and more!
What’s on tap for WordPress core in 2023? Project executive director Josepha Haden Chomphosy recently outlined some big picture goals. By design,…
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Posted by The WP Minute on January 18, 2023 at 3:47 pm

New Jetpack app, Mailchimp breach, and AI lawsuits

The lines between the open-source WordPress.org and its commercial counterpart WordPress.com (owned by Automattic) have long been blurred and confusing. So much…
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Posted by The WP Minute on January 11, 2023 at 1:54 pm

Forked again

When it comes to adding features to a WordPress plugin, how many are too many? That’s the question facing the WordPress Performance…
Should WordPress Have a Certification Program?
Posted by The WP Minute on January 9, 2023 at 12:49 pm

Should WordPress Have a Certification Program?

One of the unique juxtapositions of WordPress is that it can be both easy and hard. It’s all about what you want…
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Posted by The WP Minute on January 4, 2023 at 11:35 am

Tag, you’re it.

During the 2022 State of the Word event, Matt Mullenweg announced that the WordPress.org theme and plugin repositories would allow authors to…
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Attn: Creators and small brands Buy a domain. Get some hosting. Install WordPress. Don’t bemoan about bloated software, legacy code, or that…
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Posted by The WP Minute on December 21, 2022 at 2:20 pm

Commercial vs Community

Matt Mullenweg held court at the annual State of the Word event on December 15. Several topics were touched, including the use…
Why We Hang Onto WordPress Nostalgia
Posted by The WP Minute on December 20, 2022 at 8:06 am

Why We Hang Onto WordPress Nostalgia

Good memories are always worth revisiting. Recalling a time, a place, and an experience brings comfort. Even in difficult moments, they reassure…
State of The Word 2022
Posted by The WP Minute on December 15, 2022 at 12:26 pm

State of The Word 2022

State of the Word 2022 has just completed another hybrid presentation. A mix of livestream on the official WordPress YouTube channel and…