This week: contributing to the WP ecosystem, Cron, stats in the official repository, interview with Milana Cap, and much more …
Carl Alexander wrote about contributing to WordPress, but without touching the Core directly. For example, by working on various tools or plugins that exist in the ecosystem. The conclusions are quite sad.
By the way – if you use such a tool for free, look around if you can support the author somehow. I’m sure that such an author will be grateful.
Ryan McCue explains how Altis handles queuing tasks. It’s a very interesting article that helps understand wp-cron and why it does not work in enterprise solutions.
Dan Knauss explains why the plugin statistics were removed from the official repository and what are the reactions of the companies hosting their plugins there.
Matt Shaw wrote a very interesting article on how to track our emails with Amazon SES and CloudWatch.
Kinsta showed a new toy – the Page Preview Tool. It is a very useful tool thanks to which we can perform final tests before changing DNS and redirecting them to Kinsta.
Marko Segota has written a really great tutorial on how to get started with Gutenberg. Great job Marko.
We have published an interview with Milan Cap about how she started her adventure with WordPress.
Josef from Busy Blogging explains whether WordPress beginners need page builders and why the answer is “it depends.”
Davinder Singh Kainth has launched a new newsletter about the WordPress plugins. I know Davinder enough, that I can say that it will be a great newsletter.
Matthias Andrasch has created a nice site with various experiments using DDEV. There is also a chapter on WP and numerous developer tools.
GitScrum has released the MVP version of its WP plugin. Thanks to it, you will be able to manage your tasks from the WordPress level.