Brian Gardner summarizes a recent Genesis Shapers meeting, which involves many well-known influencers in the WordPress community. At the latest meeting, the group discussed the challenges posed by Google AMP and its importance to those who are using Genesis to build sites for clients. Most participants said they hadn’t seen much demand for AMP.
Aurooba Ahmed, Jason Cosper, Daniel Schutzsmith, Robert Jacobi, and Lesley Sim join David Bisset for three rounds of draft picks for the top WordPress stories of 2021.
I want to take a moment to link up a few interviews you might be interested in this week. AMA with Tom McFarlin In the second WP Chat Ask Me Anything, Tom McFarlin takes the stage. Tom is a great guy to learn from, and I enjoyed many of his answers. In particular I enjoyed…
StudioPress announced the release of Genesis 3.1, which requires WordPress 5.0+, PHP 5.6+, and an HTML5 Genesis child theme. You can read the full changelog, and developers can read the details about all the new features in the Genesis developer documentation.
This is an old one, but still a great solution for busting browser cache any time you update your theme stylesheet. Mark Jaquith shows how to easily wrap your stylesheet with filemtime, a PHP function that returns the time a file was last changed. That way, if the stylesheet loads and the file is unchanged,…
Rainmaker Digital is the newish name of the formerly known Copyblogger Media. Brian Clark recently did an interview with Andrew Warner of Mixergy, where he discussed the state of the business, where things are going, and what to expect. It was pretty enlightening. I’m just going to call them Rainmaker from now on because it’s easier….
Genesis Shapers team member and developer Nahuai Badiola has announced the launch of OsomPress, a new theme shop for Genesis child themes. OsomPress’s flagship theme product is the Uprising Theme. Uprising allows you to add attractive built-in block patterns and block collections to group page sections and layouts that share their appearance. 🎨