Five takes on helpful plugin stats and insights

Good ideas for the future of data disclosed to plugin authors using the wordpress.org repository: Let’s take this discussion somewhere else! Identify surges of unhappy users reacting to a bad release. Use pageview analytics to estimate total potential user interest and conversion rates. Assess a plugin’s performance with the .org search algorithm, the quality of… Continue reading Five takes on helpful plugin stats and insights

Discussion on Replacing Plugin Active Install Growth Data Continues Behind Closed Doors

Earlier this month WordPress.org meta contributors removed the active install growth chart from plugins, sending plugin developers who relied on this data into a state of dismay and outrage. The commit cited “insufficient data obfuscation” but there was no clear communication about when and where this decision had been made. Developers demanded more transparency around… Continue reading Discussion on Replacing Plugin Active Install Growth Data Continues Behind Closed Doors

November: Register to speak at WordFest Live — and come to WordPress Accessibility Day

Coming up on November 18, WordFest Live will once again “support and promote positive well-being and mental health within remote working communities.” REGISTER → And don’t forget WordPress Accessibility Day on November 2-3! REGISTER → Then on November 21, it’s Alicia St. Rose of WP With Heart giving a Meetup talk on Being an A11y… Continue reading November: Register to speak at WordFest Live — and come to WordPress Accessibility Day

The New WooCommerce Agency Partner Program

Here’s everything you should know about the WooCommerce Agency Partner Program with their program manager, Mary Voelker. Key takeaways: The WooExpert program started in 2015, and participants had to be invited and pay for a membership in it. Agency partners in the WooExpert program (currently around 75) were handpicked until earlier this year. Now the… Continue reading The New WooCommerce Agency Partner Program

How to Create Mobile Popups That Convert (Without Hurting SEO)

Do you want to use mobile popups on your website? Mobile popups can be very effective for lead generation, increasing sales, and getting more app downloads, but you need to design them the right way. Otherwise, you could end up harming your website’s search engine rankings. In this guide, we will share how to create… Continue reading How to Create Mobile Popups That Convert (Without Hurting SEO)

#47 – Adam Silverstein on the State of Images in WordPress

Transcript [00:00:00] Nathan Wrigley: Welcome to the Jukebox podcast from WP Tavern. My name is Nathan Wrigley. Jukebox is a podcast which is dedicated to all things WordPress. The people, the events, the plugins, the blocks, the themes, and in this case, the state of images in WordPress. If you’d like to subscribe to the… Continue reading #47 – Adam Silverstein on the State of Images in WordPress

How to Use AI to Generate Images in WordPress

Do you want to use artificial intelligence tools like DALL.E to generate images in WordPress? AI-generated images can be a good alternative to generate images for your WordPress blog posts without worrying about copyright. In this article, we’ll show you how to use AI to generate images in WordPress. Why Use AI Tools to Generate… Continue reading How to Use AI to Generate Images in WordPress

10up Publishes Gutenberg Best Practices Website

10up has published a Gutenberg Best Practices website as a public resource with tutorials, documentation, and example code. Maintaining current documentation has not been a strong point of the official Gutenberg project as the pace of the project makes it difficult for contributors and extenders to keep up. “Gutenberg introduced an entirely new editorial paradigm… Continue reading 10up Publishes Gutenberg Best Practices Website

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How to Create a Simple Event Calendar with Sugar Calendar

Do you want to add an event calendar to your WordPress website? A calendar is a great way to share in-person and virtual events with your visitors. You can use one to promote your upcoming events, get more people to attend, and help with brand awareness. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily… Continue reading How to Create a Simple Event Calendar with Sugar Calendar