Scaling Support: Dip the Data Bucket Every Day – Video and Slides

On January 22, 2018, we welcomed Matt Cromwell, Head of Support and Community Outreach at and In his session titled “Scaling Support: Dip the Data Bucket Every Day” Matt outlined how he measures, tracks, and predicts his pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party’s support needs, to better project staffing levels and ultimately ensure that his users get timely help. The presentation recording and slides are available below.

This workshop was the third in a series that evolved from the 2017 Community Summit, with the aim to share best practices for WordPress support. All past sessions can be can be viewed here.

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Video (44 min.)


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