New WordPress Plugin Directory Now in Open Beta

For the past few months, members of the WordPress Meta team have been hard at work redesigning the WordPress Plugin Directory. That’s why I was surprised to hear a rumor that the project was shut down. I reached out to Konstantin Obenland, WordPress core contributor, who confirmed a number of (more…)

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WordCamp Europe 2016 had 500 attendees sign up for contributor day, which was held on Sunday at the University of Vienna. For the first time ever, the event hosted a plugin review workshop led by Mika Epstein where attendees learned about how the repository and review system works. Epstein announced (more…)

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WordSesh 4 will take place August 19-20. Organized by Scott Basgaard, WordSesh is like a virtual WordCamp except there is one session per hour for 24 hours. Mark your calendars! WordSesh 4 will be held on August 19-20. More details and info to come. #WordSesh #WordPress — WordSesh (@WordSesh) June (more…)

Highlights of Matt Mullenweg's Q&A at WordCamp Europe 2016

During the first day of WordCamp Europe, Brian Krogsgard interviewed Matt Mullenweg on stage before his Q&A session with the audience. Mullenweg opened up about his multi-decade vision for WordPress and spoke frankly about some of WordPress’ competitors that are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising. Here are (more…)

WordCamp Europe 2017 Will Be in Paris, France, June 16-18

WordCamp Europe took place over the weekend in Vienna with nearly 1900 attendees on the ground and more than 1,000 tickets claimed for live streaming. The event received 150 micro-sponsorships and support from more companies than ever before. During the closing remarks, lead organizer Petya Raykovska announced that WordCamp Europe (more…)