WordCamp websites now have more “app like” PWA (“Progressive Web App”) features. This means cached pages and assets are available offline, so if someone visits the schedule page and loses their internet connection they’ll still be able to load the schedule. 📱
“WordPress as a platform is putting us on the enterprise path. But what got us here is what makes us irrelevant,” says Magne Ilsaas, CEO and Founding Partner of Dekode. Magne wants to start an overdue conversation about three big risks — and opportunities — for WordPress agencies: 1) A lack of spaces for professional conversations and knowledge-sharing, including professional events, meetups, and mastermind groups catering to enterprise WordPress. 2) Successful agencies that use WordPress extensively with little or no community involvement whose work would benefit from enterprise WordPress peer networks. 3) An over-emphasis in WordPress agencies on short-term engineering solutions to the exclusion of long-term business solutions. What’s often left out is design, user experience, and most of all the capacity to play a strategic advisory role in partnership with clients.
In this episode, Winstina Hughes joins Cory Miller to talk about the Support Inclusion in Tech project created to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in the WordPress community by providing assistance to WordCamp speakers for travel and hotels.
Get your feedback in now about features coming in WordPress 6.1. Feature freeze is September 20.
🦠 WordCamp Postponements and Cancellations Several more WordCamps have announced cancellations and postponements due to COVID-19, including WordCamp DC, WordCamp Jacksonville and WordCamp New York. WordCamp San Antonio and WordCamp Europe are currently still on, but keep an eye out for changes at any events you are planning to attend.
The third WordCamp catering to the entire European continent will be on this weekend, and there’ll be a live stream! The live stream will be free, however the organisers do request that you register. So if you won’t be joining us in Seville for the warm weather ( 42°C / 107.6°F at last check ),…
If you attended WordCamp US last year, please fill out this survey to let them know about your experience and what you want to see this year in St. Louis. 🏕️