One of my favorite benefits of working at WebDevStudios is the company-sponsored opportunity to contribute to Five for the Future (#5FTF). Once a month, usually the last Friday, the whole company spends the day working on various projects and efforts that give back...Read More More Ways to Contribute to Five for the Future in 2021
What do you think of when I say “WordPress Contributor”? I’m willing to bet you picture a developer, whether it’s you or someone else. Or, perhaps you aren’t familiar with the concept of contributing to WordPress at all. If either of these...Read More Volunteer for the WordPress Contributor Working Group
Even though people are refraining from gathering in groups right now, there are still lots of ways you can continue your WordPress education and get your WordPress community fix. Mr. Rogers is often quoted during hard times: When I was a boy...Read More Staying Connected to the WordPress Community
While the year may still be new, our devotion to giving back to the WordPress community is not. Tomorrow, January 31st, marks WebDevStudios’ first Five for the Future in 2020. One of our goals this year is to dedicate the last Friday...Read More Our First Five for the Future in 2020
There are currently over 1600 WordPress Meetups, and that number continues to grow. Attending a Meetup event is a good way to become involved with your local WordPress community. An even better way is to start organizing a WordPress Meetup! When you...Read More Tips for Organizing a WordPress Meetup
The year may be coming to an end, but WebDevStudios’ (WDS) mission to give back to WordPress and the community never will. That’s why tomorrow, December 27th, we are having our last Five for the Future (#5ftf) event of the year. We...Read More Final Five for the Future of the Year!
As a multitude of WordPress developers, designers, users, owners, and fans currently descend upon St. Louis, Missouri for WordCamp US 2019 (WCUS) this weekend, those WebDevStudios (WDS) team members who are staying behind will be using their workday tomorrow, Friday, November 1,...Read More Five for the Future: It’s Happening Tomorrow!
As if giving back to WordPress and the community wasn’t cool enough, our next Five for the Future (#5ftf) event is happening tomorrow, Friday, October 3rd, and the event will include a whopping seven new WebDevStudios (WDS) employees. WDS is growing, and...Read More Friday Is for Five for the Future
We’ve all done it before. Imagine this: you inherit code from some unknown, unseen website developer and you scoff at it as you begin to pore over it. You repeatedly face-palm as each new line of code brings another cry of, “Why...Read More Breaking the Cycle of the Mean Developer