Joe and Brian discuss the structure and function of the WordPress.org website, which is the hub of the WordPress project. From who owns the website to its many moving parts, they go through it bit by bit.
Balancing a lifestyle business -- and trying to grow it -- can be tricky, when you're not willing to give up your lifestyle for that growth. There are ways to grow your business without giving up the lifestyle you began it all for, right?
The second A Day of REST conference will be in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will cover the WordPress REST API in-depth, with talks and workshops from leaders in the community. It will be co-organized by Human Made and Post Status.
Joe and Brian discuss WordPress in the context of SaaS — or Software as a Service. They dig into WordPress as a tool for a SaaS within another industry, as well as WordPress-centric tools with SaaS based business models.
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk all about WordPress hosting, including the different types of hosting that are available, our technical preferences, and some of the non-technical issues that surround hosting in the WordPress world.
Automattic has taken over a majority stake in Pressable, the managed WordPress hosting company, with a purchase of Pressable CEO Vid Luther's shares of the company. They were already a significant investor.
The WordPress REST API is at a bit of a crossroads. There is a proposal on the table by the core team of four contributors — Ryan McCue, Rachel Baker, Daniel Bachhuber, and Joe Hoyle — to ship endpoints to WordPress core iteratively. There is a pushback on this proposal by WordPress Project Lead and co-founder Matt Mullenweg.
Today, Joe and Brian are joined by several experts of the WordPress REST API for a community round-table podcast. This podcast was recorded in London at A Day of REST, a conference that was devoted to the REST API.