This week: layoffs at GoDaddy, a mentoring program for people wanting to get involved in WordPress development, Statamic vs. WP, and much more.
GoDaddy laid off 530 employees from its staff. The decrease in employment by 8% is justified by the decrease in customer demand for the company’s services due to the economic slowdown.
Many people wonder if it is necessary to speak perfect English in order to work in an international company. Felipe Elia will help you to dispel these doubts on his blog.
In the WordPress.org projects department, an initiative has been created for a mentoring program for people who want to contribute to the development of WordPress. The creators of the idea expect your feedback on their assumptions.
Maciek Palmowski described on his blog why he has been choosing Statamic over WordPress lately.
On the torquemag.io website, the possibility of nominating plugins for this year’s edition of Plugin Madness has been opened.
Marieke van de Rakt posted an article on the yoast.com blog describing how to reach a wider audience using social media.
Vito Peleg on the WebDevStudios blog posted an article on how to successfully cooperate with web design agencies.
Alex Stine became the first WPCC Fellow. WP Community Collective launched a project to collaborate with people who help make WordPress more accessible.
A very interesting video about the creation of React.js has been published on the Honeypot YT channel.
WP Overnight has been acquired by UpdraftPlus. This company specialized in creating add-ons for WooCommerce.
WP Photos Info is an initiative that extracts photos from the WordPress photo repository and asks authors about the stories associated with them.
TeamWP is a tool that will allow you to develop the rules and work culture prevailing in the company with the help of surveys