Square recently announced it’s purchase of Weebly for $365 million. Weebly, for those not familiar, is an online website builder with a focus on eCommerce. With this focus, it’s not surprising why Square would be interested in it and it should be interesting to see what they do with it in the coming years.
In this episode, Tiffany Bridge joins Cory Miller to talk about the latest innovations she and her team at Nexcess have created for beginner online store owners, simplifying WordPress for users, and the ongoing battles between centralization and decentralization.
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.
David and Cory discuss how hard it is to do “the right thing” and deal with tough, negative feedback as a result.
Caleb Mellas wishes WordPress had the intuitive interface and ease of use for CMSs that Square does for payments. It’s a popular topic of late, and Caleb gives a strong argument that WordPress needs to simplify.
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.
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.