Many of my colleagues who work with WordPress have, by now, no doubt read Matt Mullenweg’s post regarding giving 5% back to the WordPress open source project. It’s a notion that has inspired a lot of discussion already and I don’t think I have much to add to it. I can contribute to the noise, however.
From a literal standpoint, 5% can be tough to make sustainable.
“How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time”
— Creighton Adams
The fact is that there are so many ways we can contribute to the thing we make a living off of that is, essentially free. You don’t have to be a “Nacin” you can just be you and contribute in your own way.
While just as important, if not more so, to growing adoption of WordPress, the community around it is…