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WordPress Website Cost to Develop

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Brian Krogsgard
BusinessDesign
Every business needs a website. Not only does it tell your customers what you do, but it gives you credibility. WordPress is the best website option, but what will it set you back? The WordPress website cost to develop question…
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WordPress 6.1 RC5 • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 24, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 5⏳ WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 5 (RC5) Now Available for Testing🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1🔎 WordPress 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates⏪ Call For Action – Testing Rollback…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 71) — Building, Supporting, and Selling a Winning Product — With or Without WordPress.org

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
Skip to Transcript ↓ This week I sat down again with Eric Karkovack to talk about the three top WordPress stories on the top of our minds. Independently, we made nearly the same selections! It seems the temporary loss of…

WordPress 6.1 RC2 • 6.1 Sneak Peek with Nick Diego • WP-CLI 2.7.1 • Help Test Plugin Dependencies Feature Plugin

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 17, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2⏳ WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 (RC) Now Available🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1🔎 WordPress 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates> WP-CLI v2.7.1 Release Notes News WordPress 6.1 Release…

Till Krüss on WordPress, Performance, the Plugin Business, and Life

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Dan Knauss
BusinessHosting
Nexcess is the latest host to adopt Till Krüss's Object Cache Pro, which offers a really interesting model for partnerships between a WordPress plugin product business and a valuable niche market: hosting companies and anyone running WordPress sites at scale.…

WordPress 6.1 RC1 • DevNotes • Field Guides • New LearnWP Course

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 3, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1⏳ WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Now Available🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1🔎 WordPress 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates🧑‍🎓 New course on LearnWP: Using the WordPress Data…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 70) — Trust and Distrust: Microaggressions, Active Install Growth Data for Plugins, and Open Source Security

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
In this episode of Post Status Excerpt, Dan and Ny take on three issues in the WordPress community that can threaten or impair trust while also revealing how foundational trust is, especially in open source. First, they talk about Ny's…

WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 • Active Install Growth Chart

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (October 3, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 📦 WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 Now Available! ✨🧪 Help Test WordPress 6.1📈 Bring back the Active Install Growth chart🚤 Improvements to WP_Query performance in 6.1🏥 New cache Site Health…

What is WP Cloud?

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Dan Knauss
BusinessFeatures
WP Cloud has been flying under the radar for a while. At the WP Minute, Matt Medeiros spoke with Jesse Friedman, Director of Innovation at Automattic, to find out what it is. In brief, WP Cloud is a Platform as…

WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 • Serverless WordPress • Annual Meetup Survey • Catalyst for Creativity

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (September 26, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 🆒 WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 Now Available🤠 Help Test WordPress 6.1💡 Core Editor Improvement: Catalyst for creativity and control🔓 Client-side WebAssembly WordPress with no server☑︎ Annual Meetup Survey News…

When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress

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Dan Knauss
DevelopmentHosting
Keanan Koppenhaver explains over at WP Mayor: When and When Not to Use Headless WordPress: If you have a strong frontend team that’s comfortable interfacing with APIs and is used to communicating changes and working with more distributed systems, then…

Post Status Excerpt (No. 69) — WCUS Afterthoughts, Accessibility, and Pay Transparency

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
Dan and Ny talk about their WordCamp US experiences both good and bad. Their conversation focuses on accessibility and disability. Ny had an experience with Uber at WCUS that made her agree with Dan's preference for traditional and preferably unionized…

Kevin Ohashi: Deep History, Integrity, and Hosting Benchmarks

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Dan Knauss
HostingTech
This is a great interview with Ryan MacDonald of Liquid Web and Kevin Ohashi from Review Signal if you value depth and breadth of experience and vision in experts. The history of the hosting industry is interesting on its own…

WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 • Help Test • #WPTranslationDay • Video Courses #LearnWP

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Courtney Robertson
DesignHosting
This Week at WordPress.org (September 19, 2022) WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 - Help Test👩🏾‍💻 WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 Now Available🤠 Help Test WordPress 6.1🌏 Announcement: WordPress Translation Day 2022👩🏻‍🏫 Do you prefer video courses when learning WordPress? 📚 Survey: How…

Atarim and Rocket.net Partnership

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDesign
It's great to see more great WordPress agencies and hosting companies teaming up, especially when they're both Post Status members! Atarim and Rocket.net is a killer partnership that's delivering the first WordPress hosting and visual collaboration platform for agencies. Giving…

WooCommerce vs. Shopify: Why Do We Make It So Hard?

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Dan Knauss
BusinessDevelopment
Rob Howard built the MasterWP merch store as quickly as possible with WooCommerce, and then he assessed the relative difficulty of building with Woo rather than Shopify. His conclusion? A high-end WP developer [i.e., Rob] needed half a day to…
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