Open Source Communities: You May Not Be Interested in CISA, But CISA is Very Interested in You
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Open Source Communities: You May Not Be Interested in CISA, But CISA is Very Interested in You

United States national security interests are poised to become more invested in and engaged with open source projects classified as public infrastructure. From Log4j to the Securing Open Source Software Act, how did it all come together in 2022, and what may lie ahead?
Active Install Charts Removed from Plugin Repo
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Active Install Charts Removed from Plugin Repo

In reaction to as yet unpublicized details about the abuse of active install data in the WordPress.org plugin repository, the charts displaying that data have been removed from plugin pages in a move expected to be temporary. Important (and some familiar) questions are emerging as this story unfolds: how to balance the values of openness, security, and privacy as well as cooperation and competition at WordPress.org β€” still the central hub for WordPress plugin businesses.
WordPress Careers Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022
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WordPress Careers Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

Craft your origin story β€’ Pointed questions for devs to ask prospective employers β€’ Strategies against Ageism β€’ IBM’s a**hole test β€’ Take a pass on a “fast-paced environment.” β€’ WordPress Translation Day β€’ Writing Tips for Engineers β€’ Preventing burnout as a manager
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Shiny New Things!

From Abstract: WP Tests for Faster WordPress Projects. Independent Analytics – A Reliable Google Analytics Alternative for Your Website. Delicious Brains: WP Migrate 2.4 Released: Faster Migrations, Must-Use Plugins, WP Engine Compatibility, andΒ More and The Developer’s Guide to WP-CONFIG.PHP. WordPress 6.1: Global Styles Filters.
WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022
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WordPress Tech Roundup for the Week of September 26, 2022

Big Changes in WP_Query and the Nav Block β€’ Accessibility-Ready Themes β€’ Design Systems and Agency-Client Co-Creation β€’ W3.CSS β€’ WP Plugin Compare β€’ Is Self-Hosted Email Impossible? β€’ Cool Tool: WordPress WebAssembly β€’ Also: Remix Icons, PDFgrep, The only 58 bytes of CSS you need to go to parties, plus an amazing Block Editor trick.
WordPress 6.1 Beta 2  β€’ Serverless WordPress β€’ Annual Meetup Survey β€’ Catalyst for Creativity
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WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 β€’ Serverless WordPress β€’ Annual Meetup Survey β€’ Catalyst for Creativity

Help test WordPess 6.1 Beta 2! Check out the latest features that are coming in the 6.1 release. Learn how to run WordPress using WebAssembly, and take the Annual Meetup Survey to give feedback on events.
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When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress

Keanan Koppenhaver explains over at WP Mayor: When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress: If you have a strong frontend team that’s comfortable interfacing with APIs and is used to communicating changes and working with more distributed systems, then it might make sense for them to focus on the frontend of the site while…

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