In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, David Bisset and Cory Miller talk about how new developers might be able to get a footing with a career in WordPress. (The first step might be more social than technical in nature.)

As new people come into Post Status looking for some guidance, there is a tendency among old hands to say things used to be much easier. Although it was a simpler time ten years ago, getting started in WordPress development presented challenges to new developers much as web development generally does today for seasoned developers. With a mature WordPress ecosystem now, new and experienced developers should set their expectations about business success carefully.

Also covered in this episode: David remembers that a decade ago, even though the web and WordPress were less complex, development in many ways wasn’t any less challenging. Remember WordPress MU (Multisite)?

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