Category: Blog

  • Updates + My favorite episode ever

    Been a while right?! I’m back with an update to what’s going on with Matt Report, and a potential new direction I’ll be taking the content through the new year. While I love all of the deep conversations I’ve had about WordPress, the new home for that is The WP Minute. That’s where I’ve been […]

  • Hiring a WordPress team

    Hiring a WordPress team

    What’s the side effect from WordPress changing so rapidly? We’re dragging blocks, inserting patterns, and visually building our themes these days. There’s been great discussion spurred around themes, where Matt Mullenweg What’s the side effect from WordPress changing so rapidly? We’re dragging blocks, inserting patterns, and visually building our themes these days. There’s been great […]

  • WPGraphQL: Playing a role in the web’s operating system

    WPGraphQL: Playing a role in the web’s operating system

    “Operating system for the web” has lingered around the ol’ noodle since I heard Matt Mullenweg mutter those words some 6 or 8 years ago. The headline made news again on Techcrunch back in 2019, along side the news of Automattic raising $300m from Salesforce Ventures. I don’t feel the need to get caught up […]

  • In defense of Elementor vs. Webflow

    In defense of Elementor vs. Webflow

    WordPress product pricing is too cheap. Elementor, the most popular page builder for WordPress these days, has announced a price hike which will come into effect on March 9, 2021. Comments are as you expected: Are you freaking kidding me? You guys are hugely successful which means you already make a pleasant amount of cash […]

  • Twenty Twenty WordPress theme video guide

    Twenty Twenty WordPress theme video guide

    I’ve been a huge fan of Anders Norén‘s work for quite some time. Ever since the release of his Chaplin theme, I’ve been using it on sites like SouthCoast.fm and the future website for my plugin, Easy Support Videos.

  • State of the Word 2019 Transcript

    State of the Word 2019 Transcript

    For those of you traveling back from WordCamp US or missed the live stream, here Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word 2019 talk in audio format + transcript. For cost and time, I did it through Temi, which isn’t super accurate, but good enough for scanning the talking points. Gutenberg 72 times Block/Blocks 84 times […]