From to-do apps and day planners, to spreadsheets and full-blown subscription services, making your work trackable and visible can really help with productivity.
P2 is the tool we use at Automattic (the company behind WordPress.com), and today we’d love to share some ways you can do the same.
What sets P2 apart from other project tracking tools?
There is no shortage of project management tools out there, but the killer feature of P2 is its total flexibility.
Instead of having to adapt to a particular, fixed way of working, P2 adapts to the way you and your team work.
That’s made possible by the baked-in integration of the WordPress block editor, giving you a really flexible tool that can adapt to whatever you need to throw at it.
P2 is your project tracking canvas
From a blank page upwards, P2 makes it easy to track and feature what’s most important to you, using any of the nearly 80 (and growing) blocks at your disposal.
In practice that means that any page can include images, Google Calendars, PDF embeds, Figma designs, checklists, and a wide spectrum of video players and social media integrations (just for starters). And of course, you can arrange them on the page any way that meets your needs.
Three project tracking blocks you can add to your P2 today
Among the options available to you on P2, three blocks in particular can be really useful for project tracking. Let’s take a look at those.
1. Task block
Tasks are the atomic unit of getting things done.
With the Task block, you can add your team to-dos and assign whoever’s responsible for them right from the editor. Clicking the “cog” button in the top right of the editor will open up further options to …