Susty WP is an experiment by Jack Lenox to see how small a WordPress theme can get. Jack got the homepage of his website to about 7KB of data transfer earned — not at all surprisingly — top scores in Google Lighthouse and webpagetest.org). Jack's recent post on CSS Tricks explains what he did and the reasoning behind it. He is actively working on the project and notes he will have to address Gutenberg, which will add some new weight.
Acquired in January, CSS-Tricks founder Chris Coyier, who was also a member here, ran that publication for 15 years before capitalizing on search traffic to sell to Digital Ocean — for $4 million (USD). They Got Acquired got that number and a few others from Chris recently: 88 million pageviews 91,000 newsletter subscribers 6,500 articles,…
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