The term “warm fuzzy” comes from the story The Warm Fuzzy Tale by Claude Steiner. It was used in a technical sense to illustrate a specific concept in social skill development. But for the purpose of this post I’m going to define it as a “brief note that can brighten someone’s day, or bring a feeling of cheerful support”.
Who needs this Warm Fuzzy?
For folks who have been in the community for a while, you are probably aware that there are a number of people who work behind the scenes on administrative and infrastructural work. They do the type of janitorial tasks that I don’t feel comfortable asking self-sponsored folks to do.
One of those folks is our long-time contributor Otto. He’s been around practically since the dawn of WordPress and remains active via MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. and 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party reviews. I would like to remind him how much we appreciate him, and if he’s influenced you or your journey with WordPress, maybe let him know that, too!#warm-fuzzy