Bad Behavior In The WordPress Community


It started off with a link and turned into something disgusting. KevinJohn Gallagher explained the various reasons for why his company decided not to pursue using WordPress anymore for their clients and I linked to that article because I thought it raised some points that were good for discussion. After I linked to the article Read More

WordPress Foundation To Foot The Bill For Meetup.com Organizer Dues


In what I believe to be an excellent use of the WordPress Foundation, Jane Wells has shared news that the foundation plans on footing the bill for Meetup.com Organizer dues that need to be paid by the founder of the meetup group. Considering the amount of these dues range from $12-19/month it’s not exactly cheap. Read More

Help Jane Buy A Bakery


Looks like Jane Wells is in the unique position to potentially purchase a bakery located in Tybee, Georgia. Imagine a location where you could go eat delicious WordPress inspired bakery items with free WiFi. Seems like a good idea to me. If you are familiar with Kickstarter, keep an eye on the following website, BuyJaneABakry.com Read More

500 Plugins To Possibly Be Purged From The Repository


It’s been awhile since we’ve had a discussion revolving around those three magic letters GPL. It looks like we’ll be talking about it again considering that somewhere around 500 plugins run the risk of being purged due to their incompatibility with GPLv2. There has been an ongoing discussion within the past 11 months regarding various Read More

Congrats To Jane Wells


As I mentioned about a month ago, Jane Wells has been working on a new venture called Jitterbug which aims to be a bakery with a cafe feel complete with WiFi. To help fund this venture and to purchase some equipment, Jane put together a project on KickStarter.com to generate crowd sourced capital. The monetary Read More

Congrats To Jane Wells


As I mentioned about a month ago, Jane Wells has been working on a new venture called Jitterbug which aims to be a bakery with a cafe feel complete with WiFi. To help fund this venture and to purchase some equipment, Jane put together a project on KickStarter.com to generate crowd sourced capital. The monetary Read More

Summer Internship Projects Announced


Over the past few years, WordPress has made it a tradition to take part in the Google Summer Of Code. This year however, thanks to Jane Wells, there will be two interns from the Gnome Outreach Program for Women. This program is organized by the GNOME Foundation to encourage more women to get involved with Read More

New Forum For WordPress Meetup Organizers


Earlier today, there was a new section of the WordPress.org forums created specifically for meetups. In the announcement post, Jane Wells explained what the purpose of the forum was. This forum is the first step toward WordPress.org helping to facilitate local WordPress meetups. Some meetups are specific to skill/interest (users, developers, theme designers, etc) while Read More

Andrea Middleton Now Managing WordCamp Central


WordCamp Central is now managed by Andrea Middleton instead of Jane Wells. Within the post, Jane mentions that she will take on more of an advisory role while Andrea will be handling all of the management activities associated with the position. According to the facts presented within the introduction post, it certainly seems as though Read More

Jane Wells Publishes Results Of WP 3.3 Pre-Beta User Feedback


If you’re curious into how some of the decisions are made regarding the UI/UX area of WordPress, definitely check out this post by Jane Wells on the WordPress Developers Prologue site where she explains the results of her tests using WordPress 3.3 pre-beta. Also worthy of note is the discussion within the comments regarding the Read More