Why We don’t Donate to WordPress Plugins, Even When We Know We Should

10 minute read Have you ever been on a WordPress.org plugin page, and seen a link saying “Donate to this plugin”? You probably didn’t click it. Nearly none of us do. But why not? You probably think you should, but something is preventing you. In this article, I explore the reasons we rarely donate to software we depend on, and what can be done about it.

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How Can We Get More Non-English Speakers Contributing to WordPress?

3 minute read There are more WordPress users who are non-English speakers, yet nearly all code contributors to WordPress are fluent in English. That sounds problematic to me. Why is that, and can anything be done to fix this situation? Huge Potential in Non-English-Speaking Contributors There is an interesting inconstancy in the WordPress community: from my observations, most […]

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