Missing WPWeekly podcast, YoastGate, and 2020 plans!
We’re back with a news update! As I cleared my queue of routine podcast listening, it occurred to me that I really miss Jeff Chandler’s WPWeekly podcast. A show dedicated to WordPress the software and community, now buried in the annals of history. So, as an ode to that slot in my podcast app, I’m […]
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
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 […]
The blue-collar WordPress worker and the 2,500+ websites built to grow the CMS
I’m not foolish enough to think that the entirety of WordPress’ growth is driven by our love for the software, but that we consultants are responsible for a sizeable portion of it. A portion that shouldn’t be ignored and one that should be welcome to the discussion more often. Under-represented. Perhaps.
Tug of war; Future WordPress experience, web hosts, and us
The biggest sticking point for a new user of WordPress is it’s very own personal brand. What is it? Who does it serve? What’s the deal with WordPress.com vs WordPress.org? In my interview with Matt Mullenweg, we discussed the troubles of onboarding users to the world’s most popular content management system. From a WordPress.com perspective, […]
Does Jetpack slow down a WordPress website?
Update: I added more tests below, based on the comments received. This time based on shared hosting by Siteground. Can we scare off the eight-hundred pound gorilla in the room already? Are we still buying into the myth? Look, I get it, Jetpack has a love/hate relationship with most because of the past. It’s time […]