WordCamp Incubator Program Gears Up for Round 2

Last year the WordPress Community Team launched an experimental WordCamp Incubator program to bring WordCamps to new cities where meetups had not been very well established. After receiving 182 applications, organizers narrowed the selections to three cities with the most potential to foster an emerging WordPress community. Successful WordCamps were (more…)

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The following is a guest post by Brad Williams who shares his experience at Camp Press this past weekend. Brad is the Co-Founder and CEO of the website design and development agency WebDevStudios. He is also a co-author of the Professional WordPress book series. Brad is a US Marine Corps (more…)

WordPress Core JavaScript Framework Selection Discussion Continues with Input from Open Source Community Leaders

WordPress’ #core-js Slack channel hosted a lively and productive meeting this morning led by Andrew Duthie. The discussion focused less on specific framework comparisons and more on the role a framework will play in building JavaScript-powered interfaces for WordPress. Contributors were joined by core developers and leaders from the React (more…)

Facebook to Re-license React after Backlash from Open Source Community

Facebook has announced its intentions to re-license React, Jest, Flow, and Immutable.js under the MIT license. React community members began rallying around a petition to re-license React after the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) added Facebook’s BSD+Patents license to its Category X list of disallowed licenses for Apache PMC members. Facebook’s (more…)

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Scott Bolinger, a product developer focused on the WordPress space who has created several products, including AppPresser and Holler Box, recently attended Content and Commerce Summit 2017. This conference focuses on what’s working in eCommerce, digital media, information publishing, and subscription commerce. According to Bolinger, WordPress and WooCommerce were not topics (more…)

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DonateWC, an initiative focused on providing less fortunate people an opportunity to attend large WordCamps has reached its fundraising goal of 1,000€. Ines van Essen expressed gratitude and appreciation for the donations. “The responses and feedback that have come in during the past week have been overwhelming,” She said. “I (more…)