• Day 12: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 12/20 Blog: What is your favorite plugin in the WordPress Plugins Directory? https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/19/day-12-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ There are so many WordPress plugins that I love, but admittedly many of them are paid plugins, not available on the repo. I mentioned on Day 8 that Gravity Forms is one of those plugins, which has saved me time and…

  • Day 11: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 11: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 11/20 Blog: WordPress was launched 20 years ago on May 27, 2003. Share a memory, a picture, or tell us a story about where you were in 2003. (If you weren’t born yet, tell us that too.) https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/18/day-11-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ On 27 May 2003 I was about to make a move. Right now I live near…

  • Day 10: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 10/20 Blog: Check out the WordPress Roadmap (or this Roadmap to 6.3). What upcoming WordPress projects are you most excited to see happen? https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/17/day-10-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ The full roadmap has a lot of interesting things on it, but I want to pick just a few to focus on: CMS Community I’ll focus on Community first, which…

  • Day 9: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 9: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 9/20 Blog: Tell us about your favorite memory that includes WordPress or the WordPress community. https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/15/day-9-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ I don’t think that I can choose only one memory, but all of my favorite WordPress community memories involve WordCamps. I’ve been to dozens of WordCamps, maybe nearing 100? While there has been a lot of slowdown since…

  • Day 8: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 8/20 Blog: Tell us about the strangest, most interesting, or otherwise notable place you’ve done WordPress-related things. https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/15/day-8-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ I’m trying to think of something strange to present that I’ve done with WordPress. I’ve used it in a few sites where maybe I shouldn’t have, but nothing too out there. I have a few sites…

  • Day 7: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 7: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 7/20 Blog: Describe your journey with WordPress using only emojis or GIFs. https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/14/day-7-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ 🍕🏳️‍🌈⌨️💾 👨‍💻🏡🐾 ✨👨‍❤️‍💋‍👨🧑‍🤝‍🧑👨‍❤️‍👨🎉✨ ✨💬☕🏳️‍⚧️🧸🎧✨ ✨🐕🐶🐕🦊🐰🐲✨

  • Day 6: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 6/20 Blog: Pick a song that symbolizes WordPress’ 20th anniversary to you. What is it and why? (Extra credit: Post the video!) https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/13/day-6-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ Automattic employee Julia Golomb created a playlist on both Spotify and Apple Music that celebrates songs from each of the jazz artists that WordPress releases are named after. I don’t use…

  • Day 5: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 5: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 5/20 Blog: Tell us about the most creative use of WordPress that you have ever seen. It doesn’t have to be a website you’ve worked on, but it can be! https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/12/day-5-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ If we are talking about creative use of WordPress, and specifically of Blocks, the Museum of Block Art is a good place to…

  • Day 4: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 4: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 4/20 Blog: Tell us about the oldest WordPress website you know of/worked on/built that you can find in the Wayback Machine. When is it from? What was it for? Screenshots encouraged. https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/11/day-4-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ Alright, I finally have to share this old site. I have avoided it in the past because quite honestly, I assumed that…

  • Day 3: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 3/20 Blog: Do you have a favorite WordPress block? If so, tell us why! If not, tell us why not! (Note: It doesn’t have to be a core block) Post your response on a WordPress website and link it in the comments. https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/10/day-3-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ I first wanted to go the route of choosing the humble…

  • Day 2: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 2: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 2/20 Blog: Tell us about the first website you used WordPress on. What was it for? When was it built? What happened to it? Post your response on your WordPress blog and link to it in the comments. https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/2023/05/09/day-2-wp20-from-blogs-to-blocks/ Oops, it looks like I got ahead of myself with the Day 1 prompt on…

  • Day 1: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Day 1: #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks

    Prompt 1/20 Blog: What is your WordPress origin story? Share what you’ve already got on your WordPress.org profile, go into more detail, or share a new story. And if you’ve never fully filled out your profile or setup your dot-org account, now’s the time! Post your response on a WordPress website and link to it…