In my opinion, Ben Thompson has the best take on the whole Apple backdoor thing. It’s so ridiculous… I’m extremely disappointed with the US government.
Appropos of Nothing Matt Mullenweg posted on Twitter on August 21st that updates to the WordPress mobile app have “been absent” because “we were locked by App Store.” The reason: Apple wanted in-app purchases to be available, although the app itself does not sell anything. 🤷 Matt told The Verge and commented on Twitter that…
I had the privilege to attend and be the media partner at A Day of REST, the world’s first conference devoted to the WordPress REST API. Here’s my initial review, and some pictures, from the event.
The boundaries between WordPress .com and .org have never been very clear. That may change as the WordPress mobile app sheds features the Jetpack app will gain.
Apple recently announced WebP image support in Safari 14. That news led me to Johannes Siipola asking the first question to come to mind: is WebP really better than JPEG? The answer may depend on whether you are using the reference libjpeg library or the improved MozJPEG encoder. 🤔
Till Krüss explains how he found his way into WordPress and a successful business that’s solving the hard problems of caching and performance optimization. His work and business model suggest several areas of opportunity for developers and founders working in the WordPress plugin market today.
WPArmchair is a pet project by David Bisset. An avid WordCamp fan, he’s regularly created microsites for WordCamps, so that attendees and folks at home can follow along, viewing tweets and pictures based on WordCamp hashtags. Now, WPArmchair is taking it to the next level. The folks behind AppPresser, which I’ve reviewed before, have created the…