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.

Post Status Excerpt (No. 64) β€” LearnDash’s Adoption of Gutenberg, Full Site Editing, and How to Protect Your Course Content from Theft
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Post Status Excerpt (No. 64) β€” LearnDash’s Adoption of Gutenberg, Full Site Editing, and How to Protect Your Course Content from Theft

How is LearnDash adopting Gutenberg and FSE? What can you do to protect your learning product to deter theft? Find out from Jack Kitterhing.

Pippin Williamson on the Sandhills Acquisition, Emerging Threats and Opportunities in WordPress β€” Post Status Draft 117
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Pippin Williamson on the Sandhills Acquisition, Emerging Threats and Opportunities in WordPress β€” Post Status Draft 117

In the latest WordPress acquisition, Sandhills is joining Awesome Motive. Pippin Williamson talks with Cory about WordPress: past and future.

Liquid Web Acquires LearnDash β€” Chris Lema on Post Status Live
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Liquid Web Acquires LearnDash β€” Chris Lema on Post Status Live

Post Status CEO Cory Miller chatted with Chris Lema, Vice President of Products at Liquid Web, about Liquid Web‘s acquisition of LearnDash. LearnDash will join Liquid Web’s StellarWP brand, and Chris will step in as the General Manager of LearnDash. It’s been a boom time in recent years for edutech companies. LearnDash has quickly grown…

This is clever: Justin Ferriman shows…

This is clever: Justin Ferriman shows how you can create course certificates in LearnDash using the Gutenberg editor. Better yet it’s backward compatible so existing certificates will not be impacted. πŸŽ–οΈ I agree with Rich Tabor‘s take on Twitter: “I enjoy seeing all the new and creative ways folks are leveraging Gutenberg outside of just…

LearnDash LM co-founder Justin Ferriman shares…

LearnDash LM co-founder Justin Ferriman shares his advice for those who are starting an online course or membership business: “Making $$$ is priority #1 in entrepreneurship. Full stop. It’s not about greed, it’s about validation. Validating your idea, your position, and your message. If you’re not making $$$ then one of those is not working…

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Many companies and individuals β€” both…

Many companies and individuals β€” both inside and outside the WordPress space β€” recently offered reduced or free versions of their products. 🎁 Igor BeniΔ‡ made his WordPress developer course for free using this link for a limited time. The Events Calendar folks are making Promoter free through June 1, 2020. This is an automated…

Justin Ferriman happily notes that LearnDash…

Justin Ferriman happily notes that LearnDash received a second consecutive “High Performer” designation from G2Crowd, a popular peer-to-peer, business solutions review platform. In fact, it was the only WordPress-based solution mentioned in the learning management space, and Justin took the opportunity to share his success with the community: “WordPress is a sharing, idea-driven community. It…

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