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February 10, 2022 00:14:38
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WordPress' Seat at the Table

After 2021 ended with a call from Matt Mullenweg to contribute more to open source (specifically WordPress), 2022 began with a less rosy picture of the open source space. Some of the biggest names in tech met at the White House to discuss how to identify critical open source projects. surreptitiously missing from this meeting was representation for WordPress. But that's because we need to answer an important question: Who? Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/37 Show Notes Log4j: Google and IBM Call for List of Critical Open Source Projects What is the WordPress Foundation and Why Does it Exist? The WordPress Foundation Rebuilding a WordPress Site Using ONLY Full Site Editing!? ...

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February 03, 2022 00:15:57
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Who is Full Site Editing For?

When WordPress 5.0 and the block editor came out, though it was off to a rocky start, the value proposition was clear: THIS is a better experience for content creation than the Classic Editor. After all, that experience was largely unchanged for 15 years. But now that 5.9 is out, we need to ask: is the value proposition for Full Site Editing as clear? Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro.  Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/36 Show Notes The Complicated Futility of WordPress GoWP Digital Agency Owners Facebook Group Creator Toolkits Join Creator Crew ...

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January 27, 2022 00:19:37
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Long Live Full Site Editing

After being delayed for more than a month, WordPress 5.9 is here as the first major release of 2022, and it’s a big one that ushers in the era of Full Site Editing. There’s also a new theme, a Block Patterns directory, and lots of features, so let’s dive in! Of-course, you'll also get lots of opinion from me about the direction of WordPress, and a first look at what 6.0 has in store! Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro Get all of the show notes, and a written to be read article over at https://wpreview.io/35 Show Notes What's New with WordPress 5.9 (Full Site Editing!) What you need to know about WordPress 5.9 - Kadence WP What's New in WordPress 5.9 — Full Site Editing, Global Styles, Blocks, Patterns, APIs, UI Enhancements, and Much More WordPress 5.9 Field Guide Customizer Will Disappear for Some Block Theme Users With WordPress 5.9 State of the Customizer with block themes in WordPress 5.9 Preliminary Roadmap for 6.0 (Gutenberg Phase 2) ...

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January 20, 2022 00:21:51
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Are WordPress-Specific Platforms Viable Products?

Talk to any business owner worth their salt and they'll likely tell you that you need to pick a niche. This can be a niche in a product, like ConvertKit. It could be a niche in a market, like serving single parents who work from home. But lately I've been wondering if a niche near and dear to my heart is a actually a good one, and that's WordPress. Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro Get all of the show notes and a transcript at https://wpreview.io/34. Subscribe at https://wpreview.io/subscribe Show Notes Owning Our Own Platform and Responding to WordPress Hit Pieces - WP Review About WP101 - the premier WordPress tutorial series for beginners. Educational WordPress Episode 2: Justin Ferriman & LearnDash How to Do Market Research: A Guide and Template A Comprehensive Guide to Market Research: 4 Proven Methods | Hotjar Blog NoFilter.fm ...

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January 13, 2022 00:20:07
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How Should the WordPress Open Source Project Support Contributors?

They say no good deed goes unpunished. Recently in the WordPress space, perhaps even the wider open source space, there's been a lot of discussion about that. Is contributing to WordPress worth it? In December Matt Mullenweg asked us to give Five for the Future. He talked about the Tragedy of the Commons. But who is really contributing to open source? And how do we make sure people who do contribute don't feel like their good deed results in punishment? Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro. Read the blog post and get all the show notes at https://wpreview.io/33/ Show Notes Open Source Considered Harmful - MOR10 Post Status Daniel Schutzsmith (he/him) on Twitter Dev corrupts NPM libs 'colors' and 'faker' breaking thousands of apps Yoast Moves Outside of Open Source Platforms to Launch SEO App for Shopify Five for the Future ...

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January 06, 2022 00:16:01
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Want to Grow Your Business in 2022? Don't Target WordPress People

Last week I asked you how you will use WordPress in 2022…as in, how will WordPress serve you? This week I want to talk about what you can do to grow your WordPress business. If you’ve read the title of this episode, you already know what I’m going to say: don’t target WordPress people…or put differently, don’t target people just like you. Brought to you by GoDaddy Pro Show Notes The WP Minute 5.9 RC 1 Out WordPress 5.9 to Fix Lazy Loading Performance Regression, Resulting in 30% Faster Page Loads in Some Cases Join the Mailing List Get Full Transcript and Notes at https://wpreview.io/32 ...

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