I’m looking forward to lots of good things coming in the future on the new WordPress core Performance Team blog, and I’m glad SVG and WebP are finally going to be usable in WordPress by default. (This is already the case in some hosting environments.) But the forced on-by-default generation of WebP images when you…
Eric Karkovack got some nice brief reflections from WordPress product founders/owners Kathy Darling, Cameron Jones, Derek Ashauer, Jack Arturo, Gareth Harris, and Mark Westguard. You may be surprised at what they’d do differently if they were starting out now, knowing what they know today.
Hendrik Luehrsen shares stats and notes about 100 FSE themes in the WordPress repo by 53 different contributors. He notes that, excluding the Twenty Twenty-Two theme, “all remaining 99 FSE themes combined have about 30,000 active installs, rising fast!” Hendrik encourages others to: “Build stuff with the FSE themes! Break stuff. Explore limits. Break those!…
It’s still far from simple to do well — let alone do better — what was first possible in the Web 1.0 era, even before WordPress was born. Thoughts on “WordPress Lite” and “Create Once, Publish Everywhere.”
What if there was a “lite” version of WordPress that was still WordPress — still customizable under the hood but tuned up for a great user experience for particular use cases? For example — could a lite version be used to allow an admin to literally build an online store in minutes from a mobile device? How about just a note taking app with cool open web features? What if, what if, what if…!!!
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