Up this week on WP Tavern‘s Jukebox with Nathan Wrigley, it’s Sean Blakely with the story of the transition to Gutenberg in a large agency, American Eagle. I’ve expected to see stories like this — for years. It seems they’re a little later in coming than anticipated, but it’s a good sign. At the same…
We are hosting Two Weekly Post Status Member Huddles now. Huddles open time and space for our community of peers designed for camaraderie and connection for all WordPress Professionals, even if you’re not a member yet.
In this episode of Post Draft, Post Status Editor Dan Knauss is joined by Maddy Osman. Maddy is the founder of The Blogsmith, a well-known brand in the WordPress space for quality writing that appeals to your target audience and search engines. Maddy has a new book out that can teach you some of her finely-honed skills. It’s called Writing for Humans and Robots: The New Rules of Content Style.
What’s your current take on Jetpack? It seems to me that complaints about bloat and too much going on in one plugin started to disappear several years ago. The idea it was a “Trojan Horse” designed to get users into WordPress.com seems entirely discredited now since there are so many ways to use it without…
It’s still far from simple to do well — let alone do better — what was first possible in the Web 1.0 era, even before WordPress was born. Thoughts on “WordPress Lite” and “Create Once, Publish Everywhere.”
David and Olivia Bisset sat down for a chat with Matt Mullenweg about open source, Tumblr, and how Matt deals with negativity. Matt has three roles today: CEO of Tumblr, CEO of Automattic, and project lead for the next release of WordPress. He shares what went wrong with post formats and what he would love to acquire next if he could. The answer may (or may not) surprise you! Recorded shortly before WordCamp Europe 2022.
Gutenberg 13.4 • Learning FSE sooner rather than later • Gutenberg in Tumblr and Day One • WordCamps and the vitality of the WordPress community • AUS WordPress community only mostly dead? • Get SEO Schema graphs • Web font loading geek out • PHP is 28! • PHP namespaces and autoloaders • You can work anywhere… why not Cleveland? • North Commerce — faster than the rest? • and more…
Elementor acquires Strattic • WP Engine acquires Delicious Brains‘ plugins 🧠 • When the Cathedrals own the Bazaars and Shopping Centers and you’re in a strip mall with a fruit stand… • Jetpack decouples • InstaWP gets seed funding from Automattic 🌱 • Automattic hire #2000 • World-class FSE, how? 🌐 • WCEU by the numbers • Weglot gives back • RoleUp rolls out • Tadlock exits WP Tavern 🍺 • Why ‘why’ matters most • The Big 2-0 next year • All there is to know about core WordPress email notifications, documented ✉️ • System font stack check • Do not follow by default • Museum of Block Art opens 🎨 • Meet Yvonne Doll • Mostly modest WordPress wishlists • WooCommerce Experts to go global • How to do well in a downturn 📉 • Some things we don’t — but ought to — talk about. 🐘 Silent no longer about Sustainability.
Rob Cairns brings over 30 years of experience with technology to his role as agency owner and podcast host in the WordPress space.
Is there a win-win solution for plugin owners fighting churn and their professional WordPress customers, like agencies and freelancers?
It’s David Bisset‘s weekly WordPress podcast and video roundup! This week we have Ines van Dijk on Women in WP, An Event Apart on The ShopTalk Show, Heather Brunner on Content is for Closers, UX and design on WP Builds, Joe Casabona on the Tavern’s Jukebox, Josepha Chomphosy and Channing Ritter the WordPress Briefing, Syed Balkhi on The Gamechangers, and Dave Smith on key block editor features coming to WordPress 6.0.
There are significant differences in the ways plugin owners think about and operate their businesses. This is an opportunity to learn and grow together.
Chima Mmeje on valuing yourself and raising your rates. Making the most of your WordCamp experience. The importance of community. What’s the “WordPress Way” for payment models — and is it the right way?
Rich Tabor says the arrival of the Full Site Editing experience in WordPress 5.9 is the biggest innovation since themes first emerged. Why?
Dave Rodenbaugh talks about setting expectations for support in the WordPress repository where users can download plugins for free.
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