The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. This week we’ll be talking about what new changes are coming to WordPress Core. Our special guest is Nick Diego, a Core contributor and Developer Advocate at WP Engine. We talked about the future of Full Site Editing and upcoming updates on WordPress Core.
The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. This week we talked to Michelle Frechette, the Director of Community Engagement for StellarWP, about a new site called WP.events. This new site is a community repository for WordPress meetups, WordCamps, WorkShops, and livestreams. We talked about how this site is powered and what new features to expect in the future, plus we discuss a few upcoming WordPress meetups, including WordFest.live.
Davinder Singh Kainth keeps thousands of WordPressers informed each week with his email newsletter, The WPWeekly. In this episode of the Torque News Drop we chatted with Davinder about the tools he uses, how he got into WordPress, why he’s constantly trying new projects, and what his plans are for the Smart Web Creators podcast. Enjoy the episode and remember you can sign up for The WPWeekly newsletter here https://thewpweekly.com
The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. This week we talked to Nyahsa Green, the Editorial Director at MasterWP and a Software Developer at Howard Development and Consulting, about how to bring more new users and developers in the WordPress community. Nyasha has published a few great articles on MasterWP about the topic, so we were really excited to have her join us on this episode to talk about it.
The Torque News Drop is a report on the most pressing WordPress news. This week we talked to Joost de Valk, the founder of Yoast SEO, about his recent article “WordPress’ market share is shrinking“. Joost has been tracking these CMS market share reports for years and had great insight into why he thinks WordPress’ numbers have slowed down and what WordPress needs to do to keep growing.
One of the more intriguing templates that come with most – if not all block themes – is the blank template. It gives website creators a lot of flexibility in creating a template from scratch to suit their content and layout objectives. Using the post blocks such as post title, post content, featured image, post author, and the others, it is possible to build a template that pulls existing content from your database to create any type of page. In this video I use the blank template to build a specialized single post template that is used when I want […]
With all the talk about Phase 2 of the Gutenberg Project (aka Full Site Editing) there hasn’t been enough talk about widgets. For what seems like an eternity, the widget screen has not change one iota. It has a reliable drag and drop UI where a widget (basically micro content) can be placed into set areas on a web page. No doubt, you’re familiar with this. But all of that is about to change. The widget screen is about to become “Gutenized.” Out with the old widgets and in with Gutenblocks. It will look something like this: As of this […]
The Torque News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. In this episode of the Torque News Drop, Doc and Emily talk about Plugin Madness. Nominations are now open for Plugin Madness, so be sure to support your favorite WordPress plugin developers now. Nominations close next week, then voting begins on March 15th.
The Torque News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. In this episode of the Torque News Drop, Doc talks with Angela Jin about her recent post “Proposal: Decision making checklist for safe, in-person meetups”. Angela is a community builder and a member of the WordPress community team. We also talk about LearnWP and the community team’s efforts to increase diversity in the WordPress space. Diverse Speaker Training Working Group Update to the proposal on returning to in person meetups Learn WordPress and how to contribute
The Torque News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. In this week’s episode we talk about further delays to WordCamp Asia 2021 and YOAST’s acquisition of the Duplicate Post plugin. Love WordPress News but hate reading? My name is Doc and this is the Torque News Drop. Let’s start off with some bummer news… WordCamp Asia has been postponed again. The first ever WordCamp Asia was originally scheduled in February of this year, but then the pandemic hit and it became the first of many WordPress meetups to get cancelled. The team had been stating […]