It’s all over town. After nine years of WordPress Plugin development Sergej Müller says Goodbye to WordPress. Sergej especially focussed on the quality of the plugins he made and maintained. He’s looking for a suitable successor who will be able to deliver the level of quality and support that his users have come to expect. Big shoes to fill.
Antispam Bee, Sergejs most popular contribution to the WordPress Plugin Directory with currently more than 200,000 active installs is also my personal favorite to fight spam. Above many other free plugins e.g. wpSEO – one of his commercial plugins – is a well known SEO plugin.
His role in the german WordPress development community will not be easily filled.
There are already a lot of comments expressing great surprise and – justifiably – praising his work. It is not necessary to repeat that. So to cut a long story short: “Thank you Sergej and all the best for you”.