Coming Up: Meet the Makers

I am often asked how decisions are made for WordPress, who’s involved in decision-making, and how the open source project is structured in general. WordPress is a meritocracy, meaning that anyone can get involved, and a combination of the quality of someone’s contributions and their level of interest/time commitment will determine how much influence they […]

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WordPress 3.1 Release Candidate

The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.1 is now available. An RC comes after the beta period and before final release. That means we think we’re done. We currently have no known issues or bugs to squash. But with tens of millions of users, a variety of configurations, and thousands of plugins, it’s possible […]

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WordPress 3.1 Beta 2

Haikus from Jane on her 39th birthday: Practice makes perfect is what they say about things, but sometimes it’s not. In this case it is not practice but refinement, and then more testing. You can help WordPress! Now: 3.1, beta 2 is here; needs testing. But! Remember this: Only install on test sites, as YMMV. […]

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