On Disparities Between the WordPress Community and Core Product Direction

How can we bridge the disparity between what WordPress is building and what we want it to be?

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How to Pronounce GIF

This is how and why I pronounce GIF the way I do. Have you ever asked yourself why?

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Empathy is the Best Anti-Itch Solution for Product Developers

Chris Lema says one of the biggest mistakes product developers make is scratching their own itch at their users expense. It got me thinking about how GiveWP started as an itch-scratcher too.

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The Medium is not the Outcome

Your tools are just that, tools, not outcomes. Don’t let your tools dictate where you work, how you work, or how well you and your team enjoy your work together.

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First Impressions: WordPress Full Site Editing and Gutenberg 7.7

Full site editing in WordPress is in development and ready for testing.

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Curiosity and Employee Supervision

How can I learn best from my team without them feeling like I’m judging them as their supervisor? Curiosity is the key.

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You have a voice. Now you need accountability.

If you’re like me, you need good people around you to help keep you together. If you don’t have those people — for your own health and success — find them now.

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Don’t make time; set priorities

I’ve been working on changing my time management mindset from time-based to priority-based. Here’s what that means to me.

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Contexual Optins with Caldera Forms

Contextual Optins with Caldera Forms

Newsletter optin forms are more compelling when they speak directly to the readers interest. This tutorial shows you how to achieve that with a simple shortcode and Caldera Forms.

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On WordPress Core Updates, Anxiety, and Earning User Trust

When plugin and theme authors, and WordPress Core itself thinks of their own timelines as more important than their users, trust is eroded.

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