Expect the Twitter accounts of our dedicated team to be lively tomorrow, August 30, 2019 with WordPress core and plugin contribution updates because it’s going to be a Five for the Future kind of day (#5ftf).
Five for the Future brings great excitement to our virtual offices. WebDevStudios (WDS) has been an active participant of #5ftf since 2104, when Matt Mullenweg suggested that WordPress companies, “…dedicate 5% of their people to working on something to do with core—be it development, documentation, security, support forums, theme reviews, training, testing, translation or whatever it might be that helps move WordPress mission forward.”
Many would agree that part of what makes WordPress so special is that its open-source model gives everyone the opportunity to be a part of something fantastic. So when we dedicate a full workday to being involved with WordPress’ ability to move forward, we can’t but help do this:
Not only does a WDS-sponsored Five for the Future day allow us to give back to something we love, but it also provides us with the chance to stumble upon solutions to challenges and share those experiences with you. In fact, WDS Backend Engineer, Evan Hildreth, recently blogged about how he found an oEmbed fix during our last #5ftf day on August 2nd. How cool is that?
So, take some time to check out what our team accomplished that day by viewing the tweets below. You don’t have to work at WDS to participate in Five for the Future. Here are some ideas for you to get involved. And if you do want to work for us, well, guess what. You can! Take a look at our Careers page. We have a handful of job opportunities for you to consider. Maybe you can join us for our next Five for the Future day.
— Meagan Hanes 🌈 (@mhanes) August 2, 2019
Day 28 of #100DaysOfCode && #5FTF @webdevstudios with some help from @coreymcollins I was able to get past a blocker and am on my way to making a color swatch block for the scaffolding plugin. My head is spinning from all the possibilities! pic.twitter.com/33SoeGBF4p
— Mike England (@mikelikethebike) August 2, 2019
#5ftf day today and I’m working on two(?!) #WordCamps because one is simply not enough. Doing all things #WordCampIloilo and #WordCampAsia. Tickets for both are still (or will be) available. Also, #5ftf is the day I clean up my desk 😹 @webdevstudios pic.twitter.com/XGYmVKaBU5
— JC Mae Palmes (@jpalmes) August 2, 2019
— Christina Workman ask me about Contributor Day! (@AmethystAnswers) August 2, 2019
— Jeremy Ward is changing. (@_jmichaelward) August 2, 2019
— Marty O’Connor (@martinjdolan) August 2, 2019
— Chrispian H. Burks (@chrispian) August 2, 2019
— Evan Hildreth (@oddevan) August 2, 2019
— Tom McFarlin (@tommcfarlin) August 2, 2019
— Zach Owen (@znowebdev) August 2, 2019
— Michael Beckwith (@tw2113) August 2, 2019
Working on WP-Strava today – going to set aside the large(ish) @Strava refresh authentication work to do a small release which will address several bugs & requested features. Thanks to @webdevstudios for providing the time #5FTF 🥰 🚴♂️🏃♀️🏊♂️
— Justin Fœll (@justinfoell) August 2, 2019
Modern theme development without Gulp, Grunt, or Webpack 🎉🥳 Thanks @webdevstudios for the time to contribute!
Check it out! 👇https://t.co/r6n7ewFRcy
— Greg Rickaby 👨🏼💻 (@GregRickaby) August 2, 2019
— Allen McNichols (@Allen_McNichols) August 2, 2019