Contributing to Twenty Seventeen

Sami Keijonen shared his experience as a first-time contributor to WordPress default themes on Post Status. It’s an excellent read, especially if you’re interested in getting involved in WordPress Core or default themes. Twenty Seventeen wouldn’t be the same without Sami’s work. His experience provides a good example of how to watch an open source […]

Dear Twenty Seventeen Contributors

We shipped! Twenty Seventeen, along with WordPress 4.7, hit the Web yesterday. We shipped not just any default theme, but one that gives users a home page like no other default theme. We made something amazing that literally millions of people will use and learn from. At times, I’d go to bed worried about how to tackle a […]

Themers, Themes and the Content Creation in WordPress

My colleague, Michael Arestad, wrote an excellent post awhile back called, The shape of WordPress shapes the web. In it, he poses the questions: Should the design of content creation in WordPress expand past blogging?If so, what would the creation of content look like? Would the shape of the editor be determined by the theme? Would […]