WordPress Co-Founder Matt Mullenweg delivered his 2023 State of the Word from Madrid, Spain on Monday, marking the first-ever international delivery of his annual keynote address. Streamed worldwide, the event offered a comprehensive view of WordPress’s 2023 milestones and accomplishments, as well as the exciting prospects awaiting WordPress users in 2024. Some of the biggest takeaways from this year’s presentation included significant progress with regard to collaborative editing features in upcoming versions of WordPress, performance enhancements for faster site-building experiences, and the announcement of Portland, Oregon as the host city for WordCamp US for the next two years. Check out […]
In this episode of Press This, we dive into the world of Customer Relationship Management and marketing automation with Adrian Tobey, the CEO of Groundhogg. Adrian shares his journey into WordPress development and how he became interested in building his own CRM tools. The conversation touches on abandoned cart recovery, social media strategies, and the newest changes to Groundhogg’s email editor.
The year is coming to an end, it’s time to look ahead. Besides guessing what the web design trends for 2024 are going to be, it also makes sense to see what we can expect from WordPress. Especially since Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy recently published a proposed WordPress roadmap for 2024. In this post, we want to look at what it spells for the WordPress platform and community for the new year. We will examine the planned releases, features we can expect, issues still to be solved, and what it all means in the bigger context. That way, you […]
It’s that time of year again when we’re presented with a new default WordPress theme to sink our collective teeth into. Twenty Twenty-Four is now out and offers new features, customization options, and details worthy of a thorough theme review. In this post, we’ll look at everything the new default theme has to offer. We’ll examine what’s new, what’s carried over from Twenty Twenty-Three, as well as the theme’s pros and cons. That way, you can decide if it’s an option for a present or future website project. Concept and Design Philosophy Twenty Twenty-Four shipped with WordPress 6.4 and heralds […]
Oh my god, it’s already November! About high time to look at the web design trends for 2024. In this recurring series (see 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023), we’re looking at the aesthetics and technologies we think will dominate web design in the coming year. For website owners, theme and web designers, developers, and other Internet professionals, it’s crucial to stay on top of what modern web design looks like. This way, you can adjust your website projects and marketing measures accordingly. Doing so helps show your clients and visitors that you know what is trendy and stay in the […]