Business Roundup Week Ending July 21

Introducing Bluehost WonderSuite Bluehost announced WonderSuite, a comprehensive tool that helps users set up and customize their websites using WordPress. WonderSuite includes several components: WonderStart, an onboarding experience that integrates user responses into the website creation process; WonderTheme, a versatile WordPress theme with customizable options; WonderBlocks, a library of block patterns and page templates tailored… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending July 21

The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller interviews J.J. Toothman, owner of Lone Rock Point, a WordPress agency based in Sudbury, Massachusetts. J.J. shares his agency journey, discussing the growth of his agency and its remote-first approach. Episode Highlights: The Growth of Lone Rock Point [00:00:32] JJ discusses the growth of his agency, Lone Rock… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with J.J. Toothman of Lone Rock Point

Business Roundup Week Ending July 14

Can thought leaders be sued now? Adrian Roselli, a renowned accessibility expert, has been sued for advocating that web accessibility should be straightforward and inclusive. The lawsuit has been filed by AudioEye, a multi-million dollar accessibility company, which claims that its overlay product can make websites “accessible.” However, Roselli has been critical of such overlay… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending July 14

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 14

GitHub introduces passwordless authentication. GitHub is introducing passwordless authentication as a new method to enhance account security and provide a seamless user experience. Passkeys are a secure and easy-to-use way of protecting user accounts, combining two-factor authentication (2FA) with enhanced user verification. Passwords are eliminated, and passkeys require a combination of something the user is… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 14

Tech Roundup Week Ending July 7

WordPress Dropping support for PHP 5 WordPress has announced that they will discontinue support for PHP 5 in the upcoming WordPress version 6.3, set to release on August 8, 2023. This decision implies that the new minimum supported PHP version for WordPress will be PHP 7.0. Users are thus advised to upgrade their sites to… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending July 7

Business Roundup Week Ending July 7

WS Form Unveils Revolutionary OpenAI Powered Feature: AI-Generated Forms WS Forms, a respected WordPress form plugin, recently unveiled an innovative AI-powered feature to revolutionize how we generate forms. By integrating core OpenAI into their forms, WS Forms can now automate the generation of text and image content, making form creation more efficient and user-friendly. This… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending July 7

Business Roundup Week Ending June 30

Supreme Court backs web developer who didn’t want to create same-sex wedding sites. In a landmark decision that has sparked widespread disappointment, the Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a popular service provider, allowing them to refuse same-sex wedding services to LGBTQ+ couples. This ruling, based on the service provider’s freedom of speech, is… Continue reading Business Roundup Week Ending June 30

Tech Roundup Week Ending June 30

iThemes: Why WordPress Malware Scanners Are Worthless In a thought-provoking article recently published on iThemes, the effectiveness of WordPress malware scanners is critically examined. The article suggests these tools may not be as reliable as users hope, often failing to detect and combat malware, especially on WordPress sites using supposedly protective plugins. This revelation underlines… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending June 30

The WP Agency Journey with Rob Cairns of Stunning Digital Marketing

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller, CEO of Post Status, and Rob Cairns, Founder, CEO, and Chief Creator of Amazing Ideas at Stunning Digital Marketing, discuss the importance of website security, client communication, and managing client expectations. They also talk about the need for businesses to treat their websites as valuable assets and allocate… Continue reading The WP Agency Journey with Rob Cairns of Stunning Digital Marketing

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 18

Transcript ↓ Corey Maass and Cory Miller continue the development of their new WordPress plugin, Crop.Express. In this episode, they discuss the importance of finding personal fulfillment, embracing the journey, and enjoying the process of pursuing hobbies and personal projects. They encourage everyone to reevaluate their definition of success and find meaning in the act… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 18