Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. Our guest this week is Paul Bakaus, who leads AMP developer relations at Google and is the lead for the Web Stories editor for WordPress. We talk about the Web Stories plugin as well as some of the other WordPress projects happening at Google. Links mentioned in this episode Web Stories for WordPress AMP for WordPress Site Kit by Google XML Sitemaps in Core Lazy Loading images in 5.5 Be sure to catch next week’s episode live by subscribing here.
Welcome to Press This, the WordPress community podcast from WMR. Here host David Vogelpohl sits down with guests from around the community to talk about the biggest issues facing WordPress developers. The following is a transcription of the original recording. David Vogelpohl: Everyone, welcome back to Press This the WordPress community podcast on webmaster radio. This is your host David Vogelpohl I support the WordPress community through my role at WP Engine. and I love to bring the best of the community to you here every week, Press This as a reminder, you can follow me on twitter @wpdavidv, you […]
Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. In this week’s episode we talk with Joe Howard, founder and CEO of WPBuffs, about remote work, hiring, and onboarding during the pandemic. Be sure to catch next week’s episode, with Paul Bakaus from Google, live by subscribing here.
Dutch WordPress startup, WordProof, has received a 1 million euros from the European Commission. The grant was created to encourage developers to find ways to use blockchain technology as a way to solve social issues. WordProof is aimed at giving consumers a way to validate information using the Timestamp Ecosystem. This gives readers and search engines a way to quickly find sources for content. “Misinformation is such a problem and time stamping is part of the solution,” said WordProof founder Sebastiaan van der Lans. “You can prove you didn’t tamper with the information and verify it’s you.” The grant comes […]
Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. This week’s guest is Sebastiaan van der Lans, who will be talking about how the blockchain can help create authenticity and trust in WordPress news articles. Be sure to catch next week’s episode live by subscribing here.
Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. In this week’s episode we talk Jake Spurlock, aTechnical Account Manager at Automattic and a release lead on WordPress 5.5. We cover what new features to expect in the next version of WP as well as talk about other WordPress news. Be sure to catch next week’s episode live by subscribing here.
Growing a business is hard. But it’s a little less hard when you have the right people on your team. A smart, humble and hungry team can make your business resilient, flexible and able to overcome challenge after challenge. But let’s be honest…most businesses suck at hiring. Finding the perfect fit when you’re hiring is so difficult, doing things like making sure you’re hiring from a diverse pool of candidates can get lost in the process. As we’ve scaled to 20+ folks at WP Buffs, we’ve found that prioritizing diversity early has made all the difference. A diverse team approaches […]
Another year, another WordCamp. After 2016, 2017, and 2019, I am back with a report from WordCamp Europe 2020. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year, everything happened online. So, instead of some venue, this time around, the entire WordCamp experience happened on the official website. All of the sessions were online (you can find both track 1 and track 2 on YouTube) and the networking as well as the sponsor events happened in Zoom channels. You could even download designs to print your own swag. So, in case you didn’t attend, I sat down in my home office […]
Search engine optimization is one of the most sought after online professions. As more and more businesses are turning their attention to the web and trying hard to snatch a hefty piece of online visitors, the demand for SEO isn’t going to wane anytime soon. Especially with the ongoing pandemic, many business owners are finally getting around the idea of having their own web presence. That, in itself is a great thing. However with the growing number of websites being launched and only a certain amount of slots available on the search results page, the competition to be found on […]
Continuing our weekly series of live conversations, we hope you enjoy this week’s episode of Torque’s Social Hour. In this week’s episode we talk about WordPress trends of 2020, Yoast’s acquisition of Duplicate Posts plugin, and Doc’s recent fights on Twitter. Show notes: Duplicate Posts acquired by YOAST What it’s really like to be a person of color in WordPress 5 WordPress trends for 2020 GitHub to replace “master” with alternative term to avoid slavery references New features to help developers with WordPress 5.4 Be sure to catch next week’s episode live by subscribing here.