In this episode, John James Jacoby and I are joined by Fred Meyer, David Hayes, and Alex Denning of WPShout to learn about WPShout’s Pro Community. This community aims to bring people together to learn from each other and provide one-to-one mentorship opportunities with David and Fred. Later in the (more…)Read More
The WordPress Community team has unveiled a new tool called Meetup Tracker. This tool replaces the Meetup Status Document and will enable Global Community Team members to more easily track all Meetup.com groups. There’s also a new application form available for organizers looking to join the WordPress Meetup Chapter Program. (more…)
Hey Divi Nation, it’s time for our first ever Divi Nation Community Report! Now, seeing as we’ve never done one of these before, it’s probably worth explaining what exactly that means. Back in March we announced the Divi Nation Meetup Network. This network allows us to link any Meetup Group in the world to one […]
Providing support on the WordPress.org forums is one of the easiest ways to contribute to WordPress and those who do are some of the unsung heroes of the project. One of those heroes is James Huff known as MacManX on the forums. Huff has been supporting users for 13 years (more…)
One of our goals for 2018 here at WPMU DEV is for more of our team to speak at WordCamps, Meetups, and other conferences. Half the battle is around choosing topics, creating compelling speaker applications, and just building up the courage to give spea…
Starting today the Elegant Themes blog is open to all submissions. This is a big step for both us and (we hope) the entire WordPress Community. Up until this point we’ve relied solely on staff and regular freelancers to create our content. And while we have absolutely no plans to get rid of our amazing […]
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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I discuss the news of the week including, the removal of offensive lyrics in Hello Dolly, a request for plugin developers to stop supporting legacy PHP versions, and changes coming in WordPress 4.9.5. We also talk about community management, the difference between comments (more…)
WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by a team of local WordPress users who have a passion for growing their communities. They are born out of active WordPress meetup groups that meet regularly and are able to host an annual WordCamp event. This has worked very well in many communities, with over […]
Editor’s note: So you’ve attended a conference, listened to some truly inspiring talks, made quite a few valuable connections, maybe even attended a hands-on workshop and learned a thing or two. What now? How do you bring back the new knowledge and ideas and connections to your team and to your work? This article highlights a practical strategy of getting there without much effort. With SmashingConf Barcelona taking place next week, we thought this article would come in handy.
Have you ever been to a conference with top speakers, awesome people to network with and such a great energy that you got fired up and couldn’t wait to get home to start applying everything you’ve learned? How do things look two weeks later? Did you implement all of that learning into action? How about two months later? Were you still taking action on that knowledge?
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A few months ago, Jason Grigsby’s post about autocompletion in forms made the rounds. I loved the idea of allowing users to fill in their credit card details by taking a picture of their card. What I didn’t love was learning all of the possible values for autofill by heart. I’m getting lazy in my old age.
Lately, I’ve gotten spoiled from using an editor that does intelligent autocompletion for me, something that in the past only massive complex IDEs offered. Opening my editor of choice, I created an
input element and added an
autocomplete attribute, only to find that the code completion offered me the state of
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