Ben Meredith is the Director of Customer Service and Support at GiveWP. In this episode of the Torque News Drop, we talk with Ben about his technical support philosophy and the lessons he’s learned while doing support for his own plugins on the WordPress plugin repository. Be sure to catch Ben’s full talk at WordCamp US at 2pm PT on September 9th.
The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. In this episode we talk with Anthony Burchell about Three Object Viewer, a WordPress plugin that enables 3D functionality for VR/AR experiences. Anthony is optimistic about how WordPress can power the metaverse. We also explore Tumblr’s new block editor, which is powered by WordPress open-source Gutenberg tool.
The Torque Social Hour is a weekly livestream of WordPress news and events. This week we are talking with Jeff Chandler, the founder of WP Mainline and a Torque contributor. We talk about two recent articles that Jeff has shared on Torque; “A Brief Look at the WordPress App for iOS” and “Installing WordPress, The Race Against Time”. This was a fun conversation that touched on many WordPress topics.
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 […]