Tech Roundup for the Week of August 15, 2022

This week Daniel shares some resources for creating React Apps using Gutenberg Data, static WordPress sites with Eleventy, and a Figma to FSE workflow. Also a reminder to test and give feedback on fluid typography — and one cool tool: Programming Fonts. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes WordPress Development Around the Web A glimpse of… Continue reading Tech Roundup for the Week of August 15, 2022

SaaS, Plugin, or Both?

The perennial question — to SaaS or not to SaaS? Both? WordPress-centric product and marketing, or not so much? Danielle Di-Tommaso and Josh Barling from Acsell join Vito Peleg from Atarim to talk about their experiences in these scenarios with Woo BizChat hosts Robbie Adair and Robert Jacobi. First Time at WordCamp? By the way,… Continue reading SaaS, Plugin, or Both?

Who is Winning in the Woo Marketplace?

Ellipsis has published some new data and analysis that addresses the question, “Who is winning in the WooCommerce marketplace?” Their conclusions: In comparison to WordPress, WooCommerce has been a lot stronger this year. 70% commission on sales makes the WooCommerce Marketplace a viable sales channel. $85,498,900 has been earned in estimated revenue from the WooCommerce… Continue reading Who is Winning in the Woo Marketplace?

How to Customize the Search Results Page in WordPress

Do you want to customize the search results page on your WordPress website? The search results page can help users find the content they are looking for. Customizing it will improve the user experience on your site, which leads to more page views and conversions. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily customize… Continue reading How to Customize the Search Results Page in WordPress

Winning, Together, in a Decentralizing Plugin Ecosystem

I wonder if OrganizeWP might be seen as a leading indicator for a couple of important trends and opportunities in the plugin business. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Cory mentioned Jon Christopher‘s debut of OrganizeWP last week for its unique and unusual pricing model: no subscriptions, you just buy all releases within one major release… Continue reading Winning, Together, in a Decentralizing Plugin Ecosystem

Upcoming Free Workshops: Learn How to Convert Figma Files to a Block Theme and Take Block Patterns to the Next Level

If you’re not following Learn WordPress Online Workshops on Meetup.com, you may be missing out on some high quality events. WordPress experts from across the world have been collaborating on virtual events with instruction at the same caliber of excellence that you might find at an in-person WordCamp. On Thursday, August 18, at 3:00 PM… Continue reading Upcoming Free Workshops: Learn How to Convert Figma Files to a Block Theme and Take Block Patterns to the Next Level

Iconic Releases Flux Checkout 2.0 for WooCommerce with New Modern Theme

Iconic has relaunched its Flux Checkout plugin with a new, modern checkout theme. The plugin was created to minimize customers abandoning their carts due to checkout complexity. It breaks the checkout experience into steps to make the process feel faster and simpler with a distraction-free design. Flux Checkout 2.0.0 adds a new “Modern” theme in… Continue reading Iconic Releases Flux Checkout 2.0 for WooCommerce with New Modern Theme

Feedback and Testing: Fluid Typography, Pre-Publish Sidebar, Editor Configuration, Expired Session Autosave, and Contribute Style Variation to Twenty Twenty Three

This Week at WordPress.org (August 17, 2022) Get your feedback in now about features coming in WordPress 6.1. Feature freeze is September 20. Feedback WordPress 6.1 feature freeze is September 20, 2023. There are many ways to weigh in with feedback now. 1⃣ Expired session autosave2⃣ Add a preview section to the pre-publish sidebar3⃣ Design… Continue reading Feedback and Testing: Fluid Typography, Pre-Publish Sidebar, Editor Configuration, Expired Session Autosave, and Contribute Style Variation to Twenty Twenty Three

39 – Marieke Van De Rakt & Taco Verdonschot on Yoast, the Past, Present and Future

On the podcast today we have Marieke Van De Rakt & Taco Verdonschot, and they’re both from Yoast SEO. I think it’s quite likely that you’ve heard of Yoast SEO, but in case you have not, it’s a very popular WordPress SEO plugin, installed over 5 million times. They’ve been optimising websites for many years… Continue reading 39 – Marieke Van De Rakt & Taco Verdonschot on Yoast, the Past, Present and Future