Category: WordPress News

  • Before heading to WordCamp…

    Before heading to WordCamp…

    Heading to a major WordCamp event can be an overwhelming experience for the brand new ‘camper. Having hundred if not thousands of WordPress-loving peers under one roof might have you stuck in your tracks, no pun intended. How do you meet new people? How do you get noticed? How do you recharge if you’re an […]

  • What’s up with the WordPress vibe?

    What’s up with the WordPress vibe?

    In today’s episode, I want to chat about the current vibe in WordPress. Compare and contrast the community vibe, to the business vibe. Porto looked like a ton of fun, sad I missed it! The WP Minute showed up in a big way, so I’m really thankful for that. Plus! I couldn’t hold off from […]

  • Paying WordPress contributors

    Paying WordPress contributors

    Welcome back to the Matt Report, where we continue our special 2-part series with Josepha Haden Chomposy. If you haven’t listened to the previous episode, I suggest you go back and learn what the WordPress Executive Director does on a day to to day basis. Today, we’ll be exploring some meatier topics that come up […]

  • What does the WordPress Executive Director do?

    What does the WordPress Executive Director do?

    If you’re like me, you know Josepha Haden Chomposy is the Director for WordPress the open source project in title, but you probably don’t know what she does on a day to day basis. Or that she’s part of the Open Source Group Division inside of Automattic. Something I always knew, but once framed that […]

  • Business of WordPress news w/ Rae Morey

    Business of WordPress news w/ Rae Morey

    WordPress news is hard. I mean, it’s hard to turn it into a real business. I get away with covering WordPress here on the Matt Report because our guests share lessons on how they built their business or spend time telling us how they navigated the community, until they found their way. But news? Well, […]

  • How to become a WordPress ambassador w/ Maciej Palmowski

    How to become a WordPress ambassador w/ Maciej Palmowski

    There’s no better feeling than when you launch something that just clicks with people. I guess at the end of the day, folks that build businesses or create content are simply seeking acceptance. We want to see our idea flourish, to be adopted by the masses, and to leave an impact. When Maciej Palmowski launched […]