Interesting test data from HubSpot: HTML emails reduce open rates and clickthrough rates. “Ultimately, in email, less is more.” Of course, your results may vary depending on your content and audience, but if you send out email newsletters on a regular basis this is something to think about.
The journey to GiveWP 3.0 is well underway — an open, iterative development process that fully embraces WordPress’s Gutenberg block editor. Give cofounder Matt Cromwell and development director Jason Adams share what they’ve learned so far.
Justin Tadlock has an excellent tutorial for Underscore.js templating beginners. I’m guessing that’s a lot of us. The Underscore.js library has been in WordPress for many versions now. However, it’s next to impossible to find good tutorials that walk you through the process of utilizing it, step-by-step. I got my first taste of it when…
Krissie VandeNoord, founder of North UX, talks with Cory Miller about their work in creating people-first solutions for the nuanced needs of ecommerce and membership site owners. Krissie shares her story from her early days as a designer and blogger to launching her own agency. Her work and energy will encourage you to think beyond what is to build the possibilities that make things work better.
Scott Jehl shares the simplest way to load CSS asynchronously using a simple HTML approach: link to the stylesheet with the media type attribute set to print. Then use the onload to apply it to all media types once it’s loaded. Scott’s explanation and discussion of some alternative methods is outstanding. 👍
David and Olivia Bisset sat down for a chat with Matt Mullenweg about open source, Tumblr, and how Matt deals with negativity. Matt has three roles today: CEO of Tumblr, CEO of Automattic, and project lead for the next release of WordPress. He shares what went wrong with post formats and what he would love to acquire next if he could. The answer may (or may not) surprise you! Recorded shortly before WordCamp Europe 2022.
A new WordPress plugin called seoslides aims to bring slides straight to your WordPress website. Alorum worked with 10up to build seoslides. You can build presentations right in the WordPress admin using a fancy HTML 5 canvas interface, and you can import slides from other websites, PDFs, PowerPoint, Keynote, etc. The plugin is free with…