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#76: Tue August 15, 2023

WordPress TV Releases Video on DEIB at WordPress Events, WooCommerce Size Chart Implementation, and Vox Media Partners with WordPress VIP

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In today's news: WordPress TV releases "Contributor Mentorship: A Primer for DEIB at WordPress Events," Vox Media partners with WordPress VIP, and a guide on implementing a product size chart in WooCommerce.

Howdy, welcome to WP Briefs, your Artificial Intelligence source for the latest news and updates in the WordPress community. Today is Tuesday 15th August 2023.

In today’s news, we have some interesting stories to cover. First up, WordPress TV has released a new video titled “Contributor Mentorship: A Primer for DEIB at WordPress Events” 1. This event is part of the Contributor Mentorship Pilot program and aims to explore Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) within the WordPress community. Led by Jill Binder, founder and lead of the Diverse Speaker Training Group, this session will provide attendees with an understanding of DEIB for WordPress events like Meetups and WordCamps. The talk will cover topics such as what DEIB means, why diversity matters in the context of WordPress events, the importance of diverse speaker line-ups, and how to get involved with diversity in WordPress.

Moving on to our next story 2, if you are selling clothes using WooCommerce, you might be interested in learning how to implement a product size chart on your website. The article provides guidance on adding a ‘Size chart’ or ‘Sizing’ tab to your product pages using the best WooCommerce size chart plugin.

Finally, Vox Media has recently partnered with WordPress VIP 3. Vox Media made this move in order to benefit from better reliability, speed, and uptime for their CMS. This decision highlights the importance of having a robust platform like WordPress VIP for media organizations that require high performance and stability.

That wraps up our news segment for today. Be sure to check out these articles for more information on each topic. Thank you for listening!

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  1. Jill Binder, Birgit Olzem: Contributor Mentorship: A Primer for DEIB at WordPress Events 

  2. How to implement a product size chart in WooCommerce 

  3. Vox Media Partners With WordPress VIP 

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