WPWeekly Episode 338 – Inflation, WordPress Release Dates, WP GDPR

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss the news of the week. We talk about the delayed release of WordPress 5.0 and which day would be a suitable release date. We share our opinions on Matt’s answers from his Q&A appearance at WordCamp in Portland, Oregon. We also talk about the changes in WordPress core development, Automatticians in leadership roles, and last, but not least, WordCamp budgeting.

Stories Discussed:

WordPress 5.0 Release Date Update to November 27

Matt Mullenweg Addresses Controversies Surrounding Gutenberg at WordCamp Portland Q&A

WP GDPR Compliance Plugin Patches Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Maximum Ticket Prices for WordCamps Will Increase to $25 per Day in 2019

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3 responses to “WPWeekly Episode 338 – Inflation, WordPress Release Dates, WP GDPR”

  1. It would be nice if you could put timing stamps

    00:00 Intro
    01:25 WP Release Date…
    25:00 Matt Mullenweg Addresses…
    40:15 WP GDRP….

    And so forth. What if I am interested in the WP GDPR thin and not the two before?

    Just a suggestion, I am still going to listen to WPWeekly.

    • Hmm, the thing is, Google Hangouts doesn’t have a timer, so it’s difficult to know what time a subject is brought up. It’s doable for the YouTube Video. I’ll look into it.

  2. Great episode. I think it is worth asking these questions about Gutenberg both in terms of the process and the end product.

    It’s worth noting that Gutenberg is not going live on WordPress.com right away. In other words, those customers are in for a softer landing, despite that fact the the existence of Gutenberg is partially to help that service compete with other popular hosted CMS’s.

    Mark my words, I suspect that Automattic/WordPress is going to learn an awful lot about it’s customer base very soon.

    Audio improved, thanks for your efforts!


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