Bet Hannon, CEO of AccessiCart, talks with Cory Miller about her journey in starting an agency focused on accessibility and e-commerce in the WordPress space. She highlights the importance of accessibility, not only as a legal requirement but also as a means to enhance the user experience for all visitors. Bet emphasizes the need for WordPress professionals to continually educate themselves about accessibility and user experience best practices, collaborate with communities, and consider the diverse needs of users with disabilities. By prioritizing accessibility and optimizing user experiences, we can create inclusive websites that benefit all users.
In this episode, Cory Miller talks with Karim Marucchi, Pat Ramsey, and Alex Nitu of Crowd Favorite. They share their insights on scaling WordPress for the enterprise. Their discussion includes the challenges of managing large WordPress sites, tips for optimizing site performance and security, and advice for hiring and managing a WordPress development team.
In this episode, Kimberly Lipari and Cory Miller discuss the ups and downs of building and selling WordPress companies. They share their experiences, including the challenges they faced and lessons learned. They also give advice to entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow and sell their own WordPress companies.
Post Status has been a haven for kindness and generosity, but it's thanks to our members, readers, listeners, colleagues, and friends that the work we do together and the fun we have is good, meaningful, and regenerative for our community. On that note, this is my last post in my role as editor at Post Status...
Cory and Michelle talk about their takeaways from WordCamp US. Highlights: The Post Status Huddle ahead of the conference. Areas to improve: Michelle explains her experience with some accessibility challenges. What everyone agrees on: we love getting together as a community!
For Nyasha Green, a healthy tech community prioritizes mentoring. She credits her mentors with helping her find her place in WordPress. How well does your part of the WordPress ecosystem support mentorship? Can we make mentoring a key way people contribute to WordPress's future?
WordPress as an economy or ecosystem is big, but the community and culture at its heart still feel small. Have we taken the time to really absorb the change that's come over the past decade? What questions should we be asking about what got us here and where we're going or want to go?
WordCamp US 2020 Online has been officially cancelled. In addition to this announcement, the lead trio of WCUS organizers — Angela Jin, Kim Lipari, and Kathy Drewien — answered some of the questions many people will have about their decision.