The Mission: Democratise Publishing

It’s exciting to see the Drupal Gutenberg project getting under way, it makes me proud of the work we’ve done ensuring the flexibility of the underlying Gutenberg architecture. One of the primary philosophies of Gutenberg’s technical architecture is platform agnosticism, and we can see the practical effects of this practice coming to fruition across a […]

Forking is a Feature

There’s a new WordPress fork called ClassicPress that’s been making some waves recently, with various members of the Twitterati swinging between decrying it as an attempt to fracture the WordPress community, to it being an unnecessary over-reaction, to it being a death knell for WordPress. Personally, I don’t think it’s any of the above. Some years […]

Podcasting: Tavern Style

Earlier today, I joined JJJ and Jeff on episode 319 of the WP Tavern’s WordPress Weekly podcast! We chatted about GitHub being acquired by Microsoft (and what that might mean for the future of WordPress using Trac), the state of Gutenberg, WordCamp Europe, as well as getting into a bit of the philosophy that drives […]

Introducing: Linkify for Chrome

In WordPress 4.2, a fun little feature was quietly snuck into Core, I’m always delighted to see people’s reactions when they discover it. But there’s still a problem – WordPress is only ~26% of the internet, how can you get the same feature on the other 74%? Well, that problem has now been rectified. Introducing, Linkify for […]