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Adapt and Innovate: Paco Marchante’s Journey with the WordPress Plugins Team

Developer analyst Paco Marchante has been focused on WordPress since 2017. Based in Sevilla, Spain, Paco has been actively contributing to various local WordPress communities in S…

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Nadia Maya Ardiani

May 21, 2024

WordPress January Roundup: Security Updates and WordPress 6.5 Early Test
WordPress January Roundup: Security Updates and WordPress 6.5 Early Test

The WordPress community started the year 2024 with great enthusiasm, especially with WordPress 6.5 just around the corner and the State of the Word 2023 keynote. That said, the…

Anne McCarthy: Empowering Voices, Shaping the Future
Anne McCarthy: Empowering Voices, Shaping the Future

Anne McCarthy is a Product Wrangler at Automattic and a long-time WordPress contributor, especially on the Core team. In the last quarter of 2023, she led WordPress 6.4’s Core …

State of the Word 2023: Key Highlights and Innovations
State of the Word 2023: Key Highlights and Innovations

On December 11, WordPress enthusiasts from around the globe gathered in Madrid, Spain, for one of the most important events of the year – the State of the Word keynote.  I…

WordPress 6.4 Release Leads: Charting a Path for Diversity and Innovation
WordPress 6.4 Release Leads: Charting a Path for Diversity and Innovation

Released in early November 2023, WordPress 6.4 marks the final major release of the year. It's a noteworthy one at that – it's an underrepresented gender-led release. Codenamed…

This Month in WordPress: November Roundup
This Month in WordPress: November Roundup

As 2023 draws to a close, the WordPress community remains active. The year's final significant update, WordPress 6.4, has been released alongside a fresh default theme, setting th…

Pooja Derashri: Improving Others, Improving Ourselves
Pooja Derashri: Improving Others, Improving Ourselves

Pooja Derashri is a co-founder of WPVibes, an India-based plugin development agency. Since 2017, she has been actively contributing to various WordPress teams, most notably the Tr…

WordPress 6.4: An In-Depth Overview of New Features, Improvements, and the Default Theme
WordPress 6.4: An In-Depth Overview of New Features, Improvements, and the Default Theme

The final major update of the year – WordPress 6.4 “Shirley”, is finally released. This new version merges six Gutenberg releases from 16.2 to 16.7, bringing plenty of workflow im…

Yumi ‘Mimi’ Nishioka: Breaking Barriers and Building Local Community
Yumi ‘Mimi’ Nishioka: Breaking Barriers and Building Local Community

Yumi Nishioka, widely known as Mimi, is a Tokyo-based freelance web and UI designer. Mimi is very passionate about design and WordPress, which led her to initiate two Japanese-…

This Month in WordPress: October Roundup
This Month in WordPress: October Roundup

October has been a busy month leading up to the highly anticipated release of WordPress 6.4, scheduled for early November. But before that, we have some news in October to recap. …

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