Post Status Excerpt (No. 23) — Farewell To Andrea, But Not The Classic Editor

New hires to Post Status and an acqui-hire for Automattic. In this episode, David and Cory talk about recent news from all corners of the WordPress community. First, they share how they will miss Andrea Middleton — who is taking a great new opportunity at Reddit after 10 years of full-time work on the WordPress…

WP Mainline Episode 8 – Climbing Mount WP Molehill

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I have a lengthy discussion about why the WP- prefix is being blocked when submitting a plugin to the directory. There’s a lot to unpack surrounding the story such as context, information available at the time, handling the situation, reporting the story, and figuring out how to resolve…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 13) — WordPress Economy Study, Trying Gutenberg Again

$635.5 billion by the end of 2021? In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Cory Miller and David Bisset briefly touch on two more acquisitions this week — one involving Extendify and another by Automattic. Cory and David review some highlights from WP Engine‘s recent report on the WordPress economy. WP Engine estimates the WordPress…