December 20, 2022 — Having an account on WordPress.org is useful for many different reasons! With a WordPress.org account you can:
• Post on the WordPress support forums
• Rate and review themes and plugins
• Join the Making WordPress Slack
• Track your activity and contributions to the WordPress Open Source project
In this workshop, we:
• Tour the different parts of a WordPress.org profile
• Demonstrate how to create an account on WordPress.org
• Help interested folks to create their own account
December 26, 2021 — WordPress is no stranger to expansive growth, and 2021 illustrated that we as a global community, grow alongside it.
WordPress’s Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, reflects on the trends seeded in 2020 and offers insight about future growth opportunities.
June 4, 2018 — You have a plugin and want more people to check it out, and submitting to the official WordPress plugin directory. But how do you get it ready and submit it, easily keep it up-to-date, avoid common conflicts with other plugins, and get more people finding out about it?
In this talk, I’ll go through tips and techniques to save you (and your plugin users) from pulling out their hair and get your plugin out there on wordpress.org
May 6, 2018 — This talk is an overview of which areas the WordPress.org site consists of, what does the WordPress Meta team do, and how you can contribute code and ideas for the Plugin or Theme Directory, Support Forums, or any other part of WordPress.org.
November 1, 2016 — The WordPress.org platform is the project’s secret sauce of success. It powers the plugin and theme directories, hosts all WordPress versions, is home to the developer tools needed to create WordPress, and protects millions of WordPress sites with automatic updates. In this session I will shine a little light on a largely unknown part of WordPress, explain the impact it has, and answer all questions about it.
November 1, 2016 — In this talk Björn will talk about:
The pro and cons of having your own WordPress.org like repository for your organisation and to create one yourself.
How to setup an internal WordPress repository for clients using github-updater, Git, Atlassian’s Bitbucket Server (I might add other options as well).
After seeing this talk you should have gotten an idea on why and how to setup your own internal WordPress.org like repository!
October 27, 2016 — Remkus interviews Sam Sidler, the man behgind the transformation of wordpress.org (forum, codex, plugin and theme repository and translations), about what has been changed and will change in the future.
April 21, 2016 — Das Plugin Verzeichnis ist das Rückgrat des Erfolgs von WordPress. Es bietet zehntausende Möglichkeiten die eigene WordPress Seite zu erweitern und die ausgefallensten Funktionen hinzuzufügen. Es verrichtet seit bald zehn Jahren seinen Job, ohne größere Ausfälle, ohne ernstzunehmende Schwierigkeiten. Aber wie funktioniert es? Wie sieht es unter der Haube aus? Und was bringt die Zukunft? Konstantin beantwortet uns diese und weitere Fragen in seinem Vortrag ausführlich und bietet einen einzigartigen Blick hinter die Kulissen.
January 8, 2016 — Choosing between WordPress.com and WordPress.org is a pivotal decision point and it can be confusing to figure out which one is right for you. Join Josepha for a quick look at the differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com, as well as suggestions for how to choose between them.
August 21, 2014 — In the Universe of the Internet, WordPress occupies and important and growing space. This session covers what WP is and is not, the differences between wordpress.org and wordpress.com, and how frameworks/themes plus widgets and plugins fit into the picture. It talks a bit about the WordPress ecosystem, from its core and the company that runs it to third-party services and the world of support available. This opening session will be in plain language, by a WP user who is not a developer.