Tech jargon and analysts with acronyms. Buzzwords and ranking voodoo. Where does WordPress fit in the enterprise tech industry? A guide for the genuinely curious or perplexed.
Post Status Member Spotlight: Parvez Akther – founder of ThriveDesk and WordCamp enthusiast.
This is a great explainer from Cozmos Labs for setting up WooCommerce as a private/walled garden store. Why do that? I’ll tell you why! It should be a 1-click install blueprint too.
David and Dan talk with Robert Jacobi, Director of WordPress at Cloudways, about the Joomla project and what WordPress can learn from it.
How has the WordPress community changed since its early days? How does money and market share change it? What lies ahead?
Bet Hannon, Eric Karkovack, Maciek Palmowski, and Rae Morey join David to share their reactions to the State of the Word 2021.
WordPress Market Grow Continues to Surge Joost de Valk has updated his CMS market share analysis for June 2021 based on numbers provided by W3Techs. Joost notes that “a lot has changed again this year, in large part attributable to COVID-19.” 😷 WordPress overtook “None” (no detectable CMS) as the most used CMS on the…
More bad news for Google’s FLoC: Joomla will be blocking it by default and Drupal is going to be blocking it in an upcoming release. 🚫
🤝 Recently Joomla developers from JoomUnited handed off the Advanced Gutenberg plugin to Steve Burge and PublishPress. Looking ahead, Steve says: “PublishPress has focused on the admin area of WordPress… With the addition of Advanced Gutenberg, we’re also going to focus on the front-end. We’ll keep improving Advanced Gutenberg with a strong focus on publishers….
DAVID’S PICKS 📬 Podcast Picks 🎙️ Here are some podcasts I’ve listened to recently that I enjoyed: Women in WP: I really enjoy this podcast, and the latest episode features Sheree Chambers on her transition from building sites with Joomla to WordPress. Over at Syntax, Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski cover some things you should…
Joost de Valk took another look at CMS market share via W3Techs. He notes that WordPress and WooCommerce are growing, but Joomla and Drupal are losing market share. Currently, “Shopify is set to overtake Joomla as the #2 CMS in approximately 7-8 months.” 🛍️
WordCamp Europe 2019 hosted a record 3,200+ people, according to ticket sales. WCEU started with a contributor day on Thursday, June 20, followed by the two main conference days on Friday and Saturday.
PublishPress recently announced the acquisition of Daniel Bachhuber’s Bylines plugin for PublishPress. I got in touch with Steve to catch up with him and his unique take on the WordPress economy.
There’s a mega Trac ticket to, “strategize the updating of minimum PHP version.” Joe and I talked about this on the latest podcast too (in the last segment), if you’re curious. The Trac ticket goes every which way, as you’d expect. But this feedback from Joomla developer @mbabker is great to be able to get, considering…
OptinMonster has changed the very core of their product today, and it is now a standalone SaaS (software as a service) product, versus a plugin that runs on users’ servers.
Joomla.com launched as a hosted version of the Joomla! CMS. I was interested because my host (SiteGround) had blogged about how they built the hosting platform for the new Joomla.com site. The tech is neat, as is the fact that the folks behind Joomla.com outsourced the hosting. I’m going to tell you something a little…
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