On this episode of Press This, WP Engine Product Marketing Manager, Sr. Josh Dailey joins the show as we dive into WooSesh 2023 and its “State of the Woo” presentation. This year’s State of the Woo offered great insights into the current stats, new features, and big trends in WooCommerce. Over 4.4 million stores are powered by WooCommerce, so the growth has been tremendous, but now Woo is encouraging those users to start getting more active in the Woo community. Check out this episode to learn more about the push to get more Woo users involved in testing the product and providing feedback.
It seems like half the articles I write these days are about artificial intelligence. This one is no exception as I am about to try out and review Jetpack AI Assistant, a new generative AI tool recently unveiled by WordPress.com. It promises to bring ChatGPT-like features to WordPress and help you write blog posts, headlines, and calls to action. It can also improve your writing, change its tone, and even provide translations — all more quickly than doing it manually. Jetpack AI Assistant is available to all WordPress.com users but, as the name suggests, you can also use it on […]
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On this episode of Press This, we delve into the fascinating world of the Fediverse with our special guest, Matthias Pfefferle, the creator of the ActivityPub plugin. Learn how ActivityPub works and what makes federated websites different than traditional social media sites. Matthias walks us through the pros and cons of federated media and teaches us how WordPress users can connect their sites to the Fediverse to expand their audience and enable easy commenting. If you’ve been curious about IndieWeb and the decentralized web, this episode is for you!
Are you ready to learn more about the new Internet protocol HTTP/3 and WordPress? Good, because that is exactly what we will talk about in this article. The new standard HTTP protocol will bring some changes and innovations to how data is transmitted online. Therefore, its widespread adaption will have consequences for everything connected to the Internet, including websites built with WordPress. To prepare you for the coming of HTTP/3, we will talk about what exactly it is, how it come to be, what is new and different about it, and HTTP/3’s benefits and downsides. After that, we examine how […]