Design and Development News for the Week of November 7
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Design and Development News for the Week of November 7

A new way to keep up with that fast-moving project we all rely on, PHP. β€’ Making wordpress/wordpress-develop usable in GitHub Codespaces. β€’ Help count WordPress contributors and sponsors β€’ Directory Serve is our cool tool of the week β€” a way to serve files to and from your phone.

Learning and Pulling Together
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Learning and Pulling Together

This week was all about revisiting and continuing conversations that have special value and maybe for that reason tend to continue on with a life of their own. Tom Willmot dropped a fine Twitter thread about the challenge all enterprise WordPress agencies face. This came in response to Magne Ilsas‘ featured post here last week, The WordPress Enterprise Paradox. In a similar theme of industry peer cooperation, Eric Karkovack asks if WordPress product owners and developers can see a common interest in “voluntary standards.” Could this clean up the plugin market? James Farmer thinks the WordPress business community can do more for itself too β€” by sharing data. In Post Status Slack we’re learning the tricks and trials of ranking in the WordPress.org plugin repository. How about plugin telemetry? Learn from the voices of experience.

To Heck with Black Friday, I’m Raising My Prices! β€” Post Status Draft 127
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To Heck with Black Friday, I’m Raising My Prices! β€” Post Status Draft 127

This week in Post Status Slack, Lesley Sim, the founder of Newsletter Glue, dropped this announcement: “While everybody is offering discounts for Black Friday, we’re planning to significantly raise prices. We’ll be narrowing our target audience and focusing mainly on medium-large publishers and online businesses; working with them more closely and providing a high level of customization and support.” What motivated Lesley’s decision? Where does she expect it to take her company? How can plugin owners find enterprise agency partners? Listen to this episode of Post Status Draft and find out.

Nice weather they’re having
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Nice weather they’re having

Apparently unaffected by downward trends elsewhere, GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) posted some bullish numbers for their second quarter with revenue up 9% year-over-year, and net Income up 93% year-over-year. See the presentation slides and other prepared remarks from CEO Aman Bhutani and CFO Mark McCaffrey for more details. Some of the business highlights touching WooCommerce…

Omnichannel or Multichannel?
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Omnichannel or Multichannel?

Here’s a detailed post from Bradley Taylor for GoDaddy‘s WooCommerce Wednesdays β€” all about multichannel selling. I was curious to see why that’s being billed as the future of e-commerce. I’ve read more about “omnichannel” as the buzzword of the future. Neither is something that WooCommerce does well without extensive customization. The idea behind omnichannel…

WooCommerce Blocks 8.1, Joost on Shopify’s Decline, Insights from Beka Rice and Birgit Pauli-Haack
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WooCommerce Blocks 8.1, Joost on Shopify’s Decline, Insights from Beka Rice and Birgit Pauli-Haack

New enhancements to WooCommerce Blocks 8.1. β€’ Joost’s report on CMS Market Share shows Woo growing β€” but Shopify has hit a wall. β€’ Two “Voices of Experience,” Beka Rice and Birgit Pauli-Haack share long-term takes on WooCommerce, WordPress, and Gutenberg.

Kicking Off Our First WordPress Career Conference
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Kicking Off Our First WordPress Career Conference

Today is a big day in the Post Status world. We are kicking off our first Career Summit, spearheaded by Michelle Frechette. Come listen and talk with 15 experts on topics for job seekers and those who do the hiring! Thanks so much to our wonderful sponsors: StellarWP, GoDaddy Pro, RocketGenius, Pagely, Cloudways, Bluehost, Codeable,…

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