Behind the Scenes of WordPress.com Themes with David Kennedy

This post was contributed by guest author Sami Keijonen. Sami is a math teacher who enjoys learning about the web, accessibility, and WordPress. He juggles between freelancing, building themes at Foxland, and teaching.   I’ve been doing several WordPress Theme Shop interviews lately. The original reason for the interviews was (more…)

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Last month, Kinsta announced it would give away one $1,500 travel scholarship to pay for an individual’s airfare, lodging, and admission ticket to WordCamp US. The company has announced on Twitter that Lizz Ehrenpreis, who resides in Portland, Oregon is the winner. Congratulations to Lizz of Portland OR on winning (more…)

Bitbucket Pricing Hike Increases Cost Per User by 100%

After GitHub hiked its prices last May, many users who were negatively impacted by the changes took a second look at competitors like Bitbucket and GitLab. GitHub switched from per-repository to per-user pricing, requiring organizations to purchase a seat for each user at $9 per user/month. This was a drastic (more…)

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Earlier this year, a number of people gathered in Sarasota, FL, to attend WPCampus, the first conference devoted to WordPress in higher education. As the organizers continue to accept applications to host the event in 2017, the team is also organizing a virtual conference called WPCampus Online. WPCampus Online is (more…)

Take the 2016 Git User's Survey

The 2016 edition of the Git User’s Survey is open and there is a little more than a week remaining before it closes on October 20. Jakub Narębski, one of the main contributors to the gitweb subsystem and author of Mastering Git, posted the survey on behalf of the Git (more…)

You Are Responsible for Your Own Awesome

HeroPress is a wonderful site where each week, someone from the community publishes an essay that describes how WordPress changed their life, made them a better person, or gave them a new perspective. Most of the stories have a happy ending and if you’re a regular reader of the site, (more…)