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April 23, 2021 00:25:18
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Full Site Editing, and Both Sides of the FLoC Argument

It was a big couple of weeks in the WordPress space! After Full Site Editing getting the green light for 5.8, more information has come out to clarify what that looks like, and how it will affect theme designers. We also answer, “What is FLoC,” and what’s all the hubbub around FloC and WordPress Core? Plus, an update on my Gutenberg course. (more…) ...

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April 09, 2021 00:14:16
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The Wix / WordPress Campaign Exposes Some Ugly Trends in Both Communities

In April 2021, WordPress influencers started to get Bose headphones from “WP.” It turns out Wix started a marketing campaign and the WordPress community was upset by it. Turns out, it was a bad look that could have been avoided by both parties. (more…) ...

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February 23, 2021 00:14:42
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Why the WordPress.com / Spotify Deal is Bad for Podcasting

In this official “relaunch” episode, we explore some recent news: the WordPress.com / Spotify deal that allows users to publish a podcast to Anchor, right from their WordPress.com blog. But is this a step forward, or a step backwards? (more…) ...

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February 13, 2021 00:19:20
Full Site Editing and the Future of Theme Development

Full Site Editing and the Future of Theme Development

The biggest question for many is with Full Site Editing, what does the future of theme development look like? Will there still be a market for premium themes? How will it work? We'll explore all of that in this final episode for WordPress: Year in Review 2020. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Show Notes 2020 State of the Word Thoughts Full Site Editing The Genesis Framework in a Full Site Editing World | Carrie Dils The Empty Theme ...

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February 06, 2021 00:27:58
How the Pandemic Changed the WordPress Community

How the Pandemic Changed the WordPress Community

The global pandemic accelerated a lot of trends, and caused a lot of landscapes to change in 2020. In-person events barely existed. Most people worked from home. Spending and budgets were scrutinized. Processes changed. In this episode we'll take a look at how those changes affected the greater WordPress community. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Show Notes 2020 State of the Word Thoughts GoWP's Niche Agency Owners Facebook Group What to Focus on in a Recession with Brad Morrison Using Webinars to Grow Your Audience with Emily Hunkler The Blogsmith WordSesh Mike Demo Paul Lacey Photos of Decreased Air Pollution Tips on Working from Home During a Pandemic ...

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January 30, 2021 00:27:45
Changes to WooCommerce and the Future of eCommerce

Changes to WooCommerce and the Future of eCommerce

2020 was been a banner year for eCommerce, even if it’s due to an awful global pandemic. In fact, the number of eCommerce sites grew more in the first 8 weeks of the pandemic here in the United States than in the last 10 years. WooCommerce makes up 26% of those sites! So in this episode, we're talking WooCommerce, and what eCommerce is going to look like in 2021 and beyond. Thanks to Nexcess and GoDaddy Pro for Sponsoring this series! Show Notes The 2020 State of the Word eCommerce Usage Stats WooSesh BobWP / Do the Woo Patrick Rauland ...

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