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WP Briefing

The WordPress Podcast

Explore WordPress with Josepha Haden, the project’s executive director, and project co-founder Matt Mullenweg. Learn about where WordPress is going, how we’ll get there, and how you can get involved. Join us today and help democratize publishing!
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Episode 21: All Things Block Themes!

Posted November 29, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In episode 21 of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, talks all things block themes with developers and theme specialists Maggie Cabrera and Jeff Ong.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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Episode 20: WordPress=Blogging+

Posted November 15, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In this episode, WordPress’s Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, answers two recently asked questions. Tune in to hear what those questions were and her response, in addition to this week’s small list of big things.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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Episode 19: The People of WordPress

Posted November 1, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In this nineteenth episode, WordPress’s Executive director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, discusses and expresses gratitude for the inspiration behind the People of WordPress series, HeroPress.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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People of WordPress series

HeroPress

HeroPress Network

WordPress 5.9 Development Cycle

Call for Team Rep Nomination

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Episode 18: The Economics of WordPress

Posted October 18, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In episode 18 of WP Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on a recent lecture that she gave to students at Hendrix College in which she explored the economics of WordPress and the principles that sustain the project’s ecosystem.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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WordPress Showcase

The Value of WordPress: The World’s First Study of the WordPress Economy

Five for the Future

WordPress 5.9 Feature Go/No-Go

Digital Citizenship Resources

Becoming Better Digital Citizens Through Open Source

Empowering Generations of Digital Natives

Responsible Participation in Online Communities

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Episode 17: WordPressing Your Way to Digital Literacy

Posted October 4, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In episode 17 of the WordPress Briefing, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reflects on her WordCamp US keynote and digs into how participating in open source projects can help you learn 21st Century Skills. 

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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WordPress 5.9 Planning

5.9 Target Features

WordCamp US 2021

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Episode 16: A Sneak Peek at WordPress 5.9

Posted September 20, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In addition to this episode’s small list of big things, Josepha Haden Chomphosy reviews the upcoming 5.9 WordPress release and its Full Site Editing features.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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WordPress 5.9 Planning 

5.9 Target Features

Gallery Block Refactor Dev Notes

The Cathedral and the Bazaar, 19 Lessons of Open Source

WordPress Translation Day

WordCamp US 2021

Letters to an open source contributor, by Andrea Middleton

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Episode 15: A Very WordPress Blooper

Posted August 23, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes of WP Briefing? Listen in on this episode for a little levity and Josepha’s bloopers.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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Episode 14: The Art and Science of Accessibility

Posted August 2, 2021 by Nicholas Garofalo. Filed under Podcast.

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the nuances of building accessible software, the differences between access, usability, and accessibility, and how this all applies to the WordPress project.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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Episode 13: Cherishing WordPress Diversity

Posted July 19, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the fabric of the WordPress project and how we can move from a place of welcoming it to cherishing it.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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Editor: Dustin Hartzler

Logo: Beatriz Fialho

Production: Chloé Bringmann

Song: Fearless First by Kevin MacLeod

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Diverse Speaker Training Workshop

A WordPress Dinner Party

The Burden of Proof

Leadership At Any Level

Building a Culture of Safety

Leadership Basics: Ethics in Communication

WordPress 5.6

Bonus resource: How to Be a WordPress Ally

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Episode 12: WordPress – In Person!

Posted July 5, 2021 by Chloe Bringmann. Filed under Podcast.

In this episode, Josepha Haden Chomphosy talks about WordPress – In Person! The WordPress events that provide the dark matter of connection that helps sustain the open source project.

Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording.

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Editor: Dustin Hartzler

Logo: Beatriz Fialho

Production: Chloé Bringmann

Song: Fearless First by Kevin MacLeod

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The tragedy of the commons

WordPress 5.8 Release Candidate announcement

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Want to follow the code? There’s a development P2 blog and you can track active development in the Trac timeline that often has 20–30 updates per day.

Want to find an event near you? Check out the WordCamp schedule and find your local Meetup group!

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