Aaron Jorbin

Aaron Jorbin

New York City

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  • 5.3
  • 5.2
  • 5.1
  • 5.0
  • 4.9
  • 4.8
  • 4.7
  • 4.6
  • 4.5
  • 4.4
  • 4.3
  • 4.2
  • 4.1
  • 4.0
  • 3.9
  • 3.8
  • 3.7
  • 3.6
  • 3.5
  • 3.3
  • 3.2

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Biography

Aaron is a polyhistoric man of the web. Currently a WordPress core committer, he works to improve developer happiness and is dedicated to making the internet usable and enjoyable by everyone. In the past he was CTO of Happytables, Technical Architect for Conde Nast, and worked at both AddThis and Privia Health.

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Closed ticket #51560, in Core Trac: Create polyfills for str_contains(), str_starts_with() and ...

2 weeks ago

Committed [49161] to Core Trac: Bootstrap/Load: Don't assume WP_CONTENT_DIR is defined When the mysql ...

2 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Add checks for affiliate links, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Found the git repo and opened a PR https://github.com/WordPress/theme-check/pull/270

3 months ago

Created a topic, Add checks for affiliate links, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Howdy, I couldn't see any information on how to contri…

3 months ago

Closed ticket #50829, in Core Trac: Update grunt-patch-wordpress on 5.5

3 months ago

Committed [48706] to Core Trac: Build/Test Tools: Update grunt-patch-wordpress for 5.5 Trunk's update ...

3 months ago

Committed [48705] to Core Trac: Build/Test Tools: Update grunt-patch-wordpress See: #50769

3 months ago

Closed ticket #50413, in Core Trac: Update code and comments to remove "blacklist" and "whitelist"

3 months ago

Committed [48575] to Core Trac: General: Update code for readability and inclusion There are two ...

3 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Update all git repositories to use `trunk` instead of `master`, on the site Make WordPress Core:I haven't been touching archived repositories, but I have started going through our organization github.…

4 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Update all git repositories to use `main` instead of `master`, on the site Make WordPress Core:Thank you three for teaming up to get this feedback. This is a good point…

4 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Update all git repositories to use `main` instead of `master`, on the site Make WordPress Core:So I understand what you're saying is that you don't see a problem so you…

4 months ago

Wrote a new post, Proposal: Update all git repositories to use `main` instead of `master`, on the site Make WordPress Core:The WordPress open source community cares about diversity. We strive to maintain a welcoming environment…

4 months ago

Closed ticket #50251, in Core Trac: Report if populate_network() fails during test installation

5 months ago

Committed [47904] to Core Trac: Build/Test: Die with an error if populate_network fails If you are ...

5 months ago

Closed ticket #50313, in Core Trac: Editors Kit Plugin adding extra code to links

5 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Nominations for Core Team Reps, on the site Make WordPress Core: I would like to nominate @marybaum who has been a fantastic core contributor and who…

6 months ago

Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Washington, DC 2020

8 months ago

Joined the organizing team for WordCamp For Publishers – Philadelphia

9 months ago

Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Phoenix, Arizona 2020

10 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Tentative Release Calendar 2020-2021, on the site Make WordPress Core: I worry that this proposal is too few releases and too slow. I would much…

11 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Javascript Chat Summary: Tuesday, November 5, 2019, on the site Make WordPress Core:Editor-specific .gitignore entries in Gutenberg While historically core has shied away from this, I do…

12 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post PHP Native JSON Extension Now Required, on the site Make WordPress Core: That sounds like a better solution than backporting stats (which may still be worthwhile to…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post PHP Native JSON Extension Now Required, on the site Make WordPress Core: There is a proposal to include php extensions in the data sent back to WordPress.org.…

1 year ago

Created a topic, add_submenu_page call uses a string for position, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Using the latest version of coblocks with WordPress ni…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Changes to prevent search engines indexing sites., on the site Make WordPress Core: Sending the http header is out of scope for WordPress to do in both single…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Follow-up Discussion on Major Auto Updates, on the site Make WordPress Core: The WordPress Philosophies are fairly clearly against opt-in. It’s why there is such a robust…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post SSL for auto updates, on the site Make WordPress Core: 1) With https://letsencrypt.org there is no longer a cost to having a certificate. Your host…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Auto-Update Old Versions to 4.7, on the site Make WordPress Core:I disagree with stopping updates at 4.9. Having a consistent policy is important for ensuring…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Increasing the recommended PHP version in core, on the site Make WordPress Core: I think we should be clear on labels for PHP versions. The Recommended Version is…

1 year ago

Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp US 2019

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Auto-Update Old Versions to 4.7, on the site Make WordPress Core:I am strongly in support of reducing the number of versions where we are backporting…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post WordCamps in 2018, on the site Make WordPress Communities: Thanks so much @andreamiddleton! If the scripts are somewhere that I can access them, I'm…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Discussion: what to do in case of irreconcilable differences, on the site Make WordPress Communities:+1

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post WordCamps in 2018, on the site Make WordPress Communities: This is awesome, thanks! In addition to uniques, I think it would be interesting to…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: a WordPress Advisory Board, on the site Team Updates:Is there a list of members of both councils available? I was only able to…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Updates to WordPress Profiles and jobs.wordpress.net, on the site Team Updates: How are the postings on https://jobs.wordpress.net/job_category/contributor/ being vetted to ensure that they are actual paid…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post XML Sitemaps Feature Project Proposal, on the site Make WordPress Core: I love this idea and completely agree that there is no need for a UI…

1 year ago

Joined the organizing team for WordCamp for Publishers: Columbus 2019

1 year ago

Wrote a new post, Dev Chat Summary: 15 May, on the site Make WordPress Core:@chanthaboune served as the facilitator for discussion and a bevy of contributors participated. Announcements Make…

1 year ago

Wrote a comment on the post Discussion: Consider Delaying WordPress 5.2 RC1 Date, on the site Make WordPress Core:Thanks for the reminder. I've updated it.

2 years ago

Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Montclair, NJ USA 2019

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post Updating the Minimum PHP Version, on the site Make WordPress Core: WordPress 5.2 is targetted for 30 April.

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post Updating the Minimum PHP Version, on the site Make WordPress Core: As of https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/44950, Unit tests passing on PHP versions below 5.5 is no longer a…

2 years ago

Wrote a new post, X-post: Design meeting notes for 13 March, 2019, on the site Make WordPress Core:X-comment from +make.wordpress.org/design: Comment on Design meeting notes for 13 March, 2019

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post Design meeting notes for 13 March, 2019, on the site Make WordPress Design: Likely makes sense for core to see about the Design label changes for Trac +make.wordpress.org/core

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post Strengths and Challenges: Organization, on the site Team Updates:> I suggest we experiment by identifying single team leads who have training and clearly…

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post The block editor is coming to the mobile apps, on the site Make WordPress Mobile: I don't see 11.9 in testflight yet. Has it not been released to it yet,…

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post WordPress 5.2 Schedule and Scope, on the site Make WordPress Core: My one concern with the release is the timing. Right now it means that we…

2 years ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposed Revisions to JavaScript Coding Standards, on the site Make WordPress Core: For the most part, this looks good. One suggestion would be to clarify "Unlike var,…

2 years ago

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