The summer heat is on and WebDevStudios (WDS) is on fire. With another new team member added, more recognition of our staff, and other new developments, WDS has some great news to share. Take a look.

Maintainn Tools Update

Designed to help WordPress site owners manage and monitor the health of their website, Maintainn Tools, the plugin from the WordPress maintenance and support arm of our company, Maintainn, now includes a new feature. Users of the plugin can view announcements, alerts, and special offers form within the widget on their WordPress dashboard.

Learn more about this new feature at Maintainn’s blog. With over 200 active installs, Maintainn Tools users will never miss out on important information.

Let’s Talk Diversity

Recently, WDS Frontend Engineer, JC Palmes, participated as a member of a panel examining diversity for a series called “Tuesday Trainings” at In this video discussion, the panel addresses how to better encourage and support diversity at WordPress Meetups, WordCamps, and in the broader WordPress community. You can see what JC has to say by watching the video below.



Media Mentions

Not only is Technical Project Manager, Alex Juchniewicz, passionate about WordPress, he’s also passionate about mental health. In fact, he blogged about it for the WDS blog, which was recognized in the Master WP Weekly newsletter.

Additionally, Support Engineer, Chrispian Burks, was among a list of WordPress pros who revealed which WordPress page builders they felt were the best. You can read about what Chrispian has to recommend at

Last, but not least, Backend Engineer, Michael Panaga, captured the attention of the WordPress community when he blogged about and announced the release of the WDS custom block scaffolding tool, @webdevstudios/block. You can read the story that Justin Tadlock wrote covering Michael’s efforts and the development of this helpful tool at WordPress Tavern.

Another New Face!

Jennifer Cooley, Digital Designer

Meet our new Digital Designer, Jennifer Cooley. You’ll learn more about her this week in a separate blog post, but we couldn’t wait to introduce you to Jennifer now. Learn all about Jennifer and what she brings to team WDS by reading the bio on her team page.

We’re Still Hiring

Oh, sure… you could join some boring ol’ company that doesn’t hand out tacos, host ugly sweater parties during the holidays, nor give back to WordPress every month. Or… you could join one fun-loving, passionate, perpetually productive WordPress agency like WebDevStudios. It’s your choice, but we’re hiring now. Check out our career opportunities.


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