2022 Web Almanac CMS Report

According to the CMS chapter of the just-released 2022 Web Almanac from the HTTP Archive, sites using a CMS — and WordPress — are still steadily increasing globally, and 34% of all the sites with an identifiable CMS were using a page builder. WordPress comes in at the bottom of the pack, however, when it… Continue reading 2022 Web Almanac CMS Report

Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners

Natasha Golinsky has launched a Facebook group for women who own creative agencies: Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners. Natasha Golinsky @ProjectsPurpose has started a Facebook group — Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners: https://t.co/ceZDh7iqUa — Post Status (@post_status) September 28, 2022 This article was published at Post Status… Continue reading Management Code: Management Skills for Female Creative Agency Owners

The Unofficial Directory of WordPress WBEs

Last week, Steve Burge asked on Twitter, “how many female-run WordPress companies are there?” A big list emerged in the replies: Question: how many female-run WordPress companies are there? I can think of these:– @GoWPservices – @OSTraining – @convesio @yoast was for a while.Am I missing any more? — Steve Burge (@SteveJBurge) September 13, 2022… Continue reading The Unofficial Directory of WordPress WBEs

WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 • Serverless WordPress • Annual Meetup Survey • Catalyst for Creativity

This Week at WordPress.org (September 26, 2022) Help test WordPess 6.1 Beta 2! Check out the latest features that are coming in the 6.1 release. Learn how to run WordPress using WebAssembly, and take the Annual Meetup Survey to give feedback on events. WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 Now Available Help Test… Continue reading WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 • Serverless WordPress • Annual Meetup Survey • Catalyst for Creativity

WordPress Punts Locally Hosted Fonts for Legacy Default Themes to 6.2 Release

In June 2022, WordPress.org’s Themes Team began strongly urging theme authors to switch to locally hosted webfonts, following a German court case, which fined a website owner for violating the GDPR by using Google-hosted webfonts. For years, theme authors have been enqueuing Google Fonts from the Google CDN for better performance, but this method exposes visitors’… Continue reading WordPress Punts Locally Hosted Fonts for Legacy Default Themes to 6.2 Release

#44 – Joe Dolson on How To Fix the Six Most Common Accessibility Errors on Your Websites

On the podcast today we have Joe Dolson. Joe is a WordPress plugin developer, a core committer, and a web accessibility consultant. He’s part of the Make WordPress Accessible team, the team dedicated to improving accessibility in the WordPress ecosystem. His recent presentation at WordCamp US entitled ‘Finding and Fixing the Six Most Common WCAG… Continue reading #44 – Joe Dolson on How To Fix the Six Most Common Accessibility Errors on Your Websites

How to Properly Set Up the TikTok Ad Pixel in WordPress

Do you need to set up a TikTok ad pixel on your WordPress site? When you advertise your website on TikTok, you will need to add code to your site to track the effectiveness of your ad campaign. When your TikTok ads and sponsored posts drive traffic to your website, you can see what content… Continue reading How to Properly Set Up the TikTok Ad Pixel in WordPress

WooCommerce Blocks 8.6.0 Introduces Cross-Sells Products Block

WooCommerce Blocks 8.6.0 was released yesterday with support for a new block that displays cross-sells for products that are based on the current product in the customer’s cart. For example, if a customer is purchasing a new gardener’s kit, the store may cross-sell gardening gloves as a complementary product. This is a new feature is… Continue reading WooCommerce Blocks 8.6.0 Introduces Cross-Sells Products Block

WooSesh Publishes Schedule Ahead of Virtual Event October 11-13, 2022

WooSesh, a virtual conference for WooCommerce professionals and store builders, has published the schedule for the upcoming three-day event beginning on October 11. This year’s lineup includes 24 speakers from across the WooCommerce ecosystem, including engineers, product managers, sales directors, and WooCommerce core developers. Each day of the event has a theme with sessions running… Continue reading WooSesh Publishes Schedule Ahead of Virtual Event October 11-13, 2022