Improving Jetpack's i18n problems was challenging. Hopefully, our solutions might help other plugin developers improve their i18n as well. ... Read More.
Automattic Women: Anne Mirasol
Welcome to Automattic Women—conversations with some of the remarkable women working all over the world to design and develop Automattic software and make the web a better place. Today’s interviewee, engineer Anne Mirasol, talks to us from her home workstation in the Philippines. Who are you, and what do you do? I am Anne Mirasol, ... Read More.
Automattic Women: Rebecca Williams
Welcome to Automattic Women—conversations with some of the remarkable women working all over the world to design and develop Automattic software and make the web a better place. Today’s interviewee, Rebecca Williams, talks to us from her home on the Wild Atlantic Way coastline of Ireland’s Louisburgh, County Mayo. Who are you, and what do ... Read More.
Automatically Deploy to WordPress.com Using GitHub Actions
How to automate deployment of your local development changes with GitHub Actions and WordPress.com. Just push and your changes will go live on WP.com. ... Read More.
The Rise of WordPress Frontend Options, Themes vs. REST API + JS/React: Decoupling WordPress
The opportunity to move to a decoupled or headless WordPress system is an emerging discussion because of the broad range of possibilities it opens for developers with complex architecture needs. Decoupling, or separating the backend from the frontend with a framework like Strattic, also delivers a level of complexity that should be factored in when ... Read More.
State of the Word 2020: watch the recording
State of the Word 2020, an annual keynote delivered by WordPress project co-founder Matt Mullenweg, was streamed live on December 17th. Check the recording below to watch at your convenience. You can also watch it on the WordPress.org blog, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter. Listen first-hand to all the cool improvements that have gone into WordPress ... Read More.
Sharing the Data: How Technical Women Navigate Their Career
In May, Automattic’s engineering hiring team launched a user research study to better understand how our approach to tech hiring resonates with women and non-binary folks who may experience similar gender discrimination in the workplace and are experienced developers. We asked participants questions about how they saw their careers and next opportunities, as well as ... Read More.
Leadership in Fully Remote Teams with Aaron Douglas
Aaron Douglas, one of our mobile team leads, has been with Automattic for six years. Almost immediately after starting here, he struggled to find the ability to focus and prioritize his work. He’s put significant effort into understanding how to change behaviors associated with Attention Deficit Disorder which have had numerous positive side effects. Those ... Read More.
Automattic Developers at the Mid-Atlantic Developer Conference
Recently two of our developers, Brad Griffith and Jonathan Belcher, attended the Mid-Atlantic Developer Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference is “designed to bring programmers from the region together, regardless of their choice of platform, for two full days of learning and community building”. We were excited to be able to show up, learn, connect, ... Read More.