Headless webinar: What is headless and why does everyone seem to want it?: On July 20th, Joost de Valk (founder of Yoast) and Miriam Schwab (CEO and co-founder of Strattic) will be holding a free webinar focused on the future of Headless CMSs. This will be useful if you have heard about “Headless” and want to get a handle on the basics. 4 pm CEST / 10 am EDT.
Gutenberg Full-Site Editing: Unlocking Agility for Enterprise WordPress: WordPress VIP is holding a webinar on Full Site Editing on July 29th led by Tess Needham, David Bowman, and Jameson Proctor. The goal is to demonstrate Full-Site Editing as an asset to your teams. Discover what WordPress VIP learned from implementing FSE.
The 2021 WPMRR Virtual Summit: An online conference that's 100% focused on helping you make monthly recurring revenue work for your WordPress business. Hosted by Joe Howard and Brian Richards. Register here.
WordCamp Nicaragua: Takes place from August 6-7. 🇳🇮 Register here.
WordCamp Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: Convenes for two days, August 11-12. 🇧🇷 Register here.
DAVID’S PICKS 📬 Podcast Picks of the Week 🎙️ Here are some podcasts I’ve listened to recently that are worth your time: WPCoffeeTalk took on static and serverless sites with Miriam Schwab (CEO of Strattic). Angel Maries, Creator Educator at ConvertKit, shares tips on how to build your email list on the How I Built…
Chris Coyier wonders where headless WordPress will land. 🛬 After acknowledging some of the benefits and how different groups are approaching it, he reaches this conclusion: “There’s just a heck of a lot more WordPress site owners who aren’t developers than those who are, I reckon, so that alone will keep headless WordPress from being…
Big Changes in WP_Query and the Nav Block • Accessibility-Ready Themes • Design Systems and Agency-Client Co-Creation • W3.CSS • WP Plugin Compare • Is Self-Hosted Email Impossible? • Cool Tool: WordPress WebAssembly • Also: Remix Icons, PDFgrep, The only 58 bytes of CSS you need to go to parties, plus an amazing Block Editor trick.
Building, Supporting, and Selling a Winning Product — With or Without WordPress.org • Are Active Install Counts Relevant to Your Business’s Success? (Even if they are accurate? And they haven’t been.) • Let’s Fix What’s Broken (The Plugin Repo) Not What Isn’t (The Freemium Model) • Follow Leaders, Adopt Standards • Tools and expertise from rtCamp • Some great and “doable” ideas for the future of plugin business metrics on the .org repo. Could some of them help put an end to intrusive and manipulative dark patterns in the WordPress Admin dashboard and notifications?