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Although there have been some recent enhancements in WooCommerce in this area, product filters have not been a strong feature. If you’ve struggled with that missing feature, you’ll be glad to know Barn2 Plugins has rolled out WooCommerce Product Filters. They have a nice explainer about it in the launch announcement. Introducing the ultimate WooCommerce… Continue reading Untitled

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How Green is WebP, really?

WebP is pretty green! In most cases, it will really save on bandwidth, but when it’s using lossless compression, it’s often not the most efficient in terms of power consumption. Here are some interesting tests Olivier Philippot of Greenspector ran in 2017 to determine the relative efficiency of different image and compression formats. And here’s… Continue reading How Green is WebP, really?

Barriers to Contributing

Small teams face frustrating barriers trying to make their contributions count TL;DR: Small teams have common barriers to contributing to Five for the Future. Making efficient use of their time and team members is hard when tooling and communication can soak up the hours. Learning how to contribute — and keeping up with WordPress core… Continue reading Barriers to Contributing

Barriers to Contributing

Small teams face frustrating barriers trying to make their contributions count TL;DR: Small teams have common barriers to contributing to Five for the Future. Making efficient use of their time and team members is hard when tooling and communication can soak up the hours. Learning how to contribute — and keeping up with WordPress core… Continue reading Barriers to Contributing

What does Five for the Future mean to you? (Part 2)

Have you been thinking about that question? I hope so. Everyone should, as long as we have a 5ftF program. Some low-hanging fruit — recognition of non-code contributors — has already been picked. I like that WordPress.org profiles are now showing these new contributor activity types: Translating and reviewing strings on translate.wordpress.org Publishing lesson plans,… Continue reading What does Five for the Future mean to you? (Part 2)

Laura Nelson on WordPress and Email Marketing — Post Status Draft 122

Laura is the Marketing Manager at MailPoet — a popular email marketing plugin for WordPress. She’s been working in the WordPress space for the past eight years, with experience in both agency and in-house marketing teams. Laura Nelson and Cory Miller talk about creating content for email marketing. Sponsor: Gravity Forms Gravity Forms is a… Continue reading Laura Nelson on WordPress and Email Marketing — Post Status Draft 122

Legal Stuff: What All Online Course Creators Need to Know

I haven’t seen anything from Richard Best in a while, but he recently shared “17 practical legal steps to help you create great course content, protect yourself, and keep your money.” One of the 17 is “Know how to find and deal with copycats.” Richard’s ebook is free and available on his Law of Course… Continue reading Legal Stuff: What All Online Course Creators Need to Know

How to Easily Add Emojis in Your WordPress Blog

Do you want to add emoji support to your WordPress blog? Using emojis in WordPress is super easy because WordPress has built-in emoji support. You can use emojis in WordPress anywhere without installing any separate plugins. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily use emojis in WordPress on different devices. What are Emojis?… Continue reading How to Easily Add Emojis in Your WordPress Blog