WordPress Core Committer Stats: 2017

2017 is coming to a close, and unless someone commits something very soon, WordPress Core development is at rest (since we have an API to do that now). This is the third year I've compiled these stats, see the 2016 committer stats for some of the background information. I'm going to share the stats and then share my […]

WordPress contributor continuity and other stats

I posted a graph of new WordPress contributors per release and Brian Krogsgard had some questions that I decided to look into.  Mostly he wanted to know how well WordPress did at maintaining contributors. So I made some more graphs. In general, past contributions as a predictor of future contributions are pretty consistent across releases. If you […]