When — and what — should you outsource to SaaS and open source? Learn this an more from Dave Rodenbaugh, founder of Recapture.io.
In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Dan and Ny take on three issues in the WordPress community that can threaten or impair trust while also revealing how foundational trust and healthy communication are: 1) racism and microaggressions, 2) the sudden removal and uncertain fate of the active install growth chart in the WordPress.org plugin repository, and 3) open source and security. Briefly discussed: emerging US federal policy that aims to secure open-source software. Zero-trust architecture might work well for networked machines, but human relationships and communities need trust.
Jannis Thuemmig, founder of WP Webhooks, joins Cory Miller to discuss Open AI and WordPress. Jannis is passionate about utilizing the power of technology to increase efficiency. WP Webhooks is exploring the ways Open AI can be used to revolutionize website processes and management. It seems we are only at the tip of the iceberg for what is possible when working with WordPress and Open AI.
Jenny Beaumont did a survey of 124 professional WordPress service providers in May and has published the results. 77% of the people she surveyed offer long term maintenance for their clients, and they offer a variety of services, using a variety of tools. The rates they charge are a bit too diverse to be useful in…
Matthias Pfefferle is head of WordPress development at a hosting company in Europe and the creator of Activity Pub, a WordPress plugin. He joins Cory Miller to discuss the rising need for decentralization in social networking, the current movement, and the future potential available within WordPress.
Oops. As seen on a blog called Tech Central, a South African province seems to have spent around $15 million on a new website that turns out to be a slightly customized Themeforest theme. I’ve got no problem with people spending serious money on WordPress sites, but this is ridiculous. When you get into millions…