Big Picture Goals 2023 • WP 6.2 Planning • LearnWP Needs Analysis • Wrong Plugins

This Week at WordPress.org (January 16, 2023) Where is WordPress going in 2023? Read Josepha’s Big Picture Goals for the year. WordPress certifications are in the planning phases, and the foundation will include LearnWP. The Training Team is conducting a Needs Analysis. Help gather the community’s input. Plugins Team is seeking intentionally wrong plugins, and… Continue reading Big Picture Goals 2023 • WP 6.2 Planning • LearnWP Needs Analysis • Wrong Plugins

WooCommerce 7.3 Introduces New Products Block in Beta

WooCommerce 7.3 was released this week with the new Products block now in beta. In December 2022, the Products block went into testing in WooCommerce Blocks version 9.1.0. It’s based on the Query Loop block and is intended to replace all of WooCommerce’s current product-displaying blocks. This first beta version of the Products block allows… Continue reading WooCommerce 7.3 Introduces New Products Block in Beta

How to Use FOMO on Your WordPress Site to Increase Conversions

Are you looking to use FOMO and social proof notifications on your WordPress site? FOMO, short for fear of missing out, is basically a marketing technique used to create anticipation and excitement for a product. It uses a basic psychology principle to help customers make a buying decision faster. In this article, we will show… Continue reading How to Use FOMO on Your WordPress Site to Increase Conversions

On OpenAI And WordPress With Jannis Thuemmig Of WP-Webooks— Post Status Draft 136

Jannis Thuemmig, founder of WP Webhooks, joins Cory Miller to discuss Open AI and WordPress. Jannis is passionate about utilizing the power of technology to increase efficiency. WP Webhooks is exploring the ways Open AI can be used to revolutionize website processes and management. It seems we are only at the tip of the iceberg… Continue reading On OpenAI And WordPress With Jannis Thuemmig Of WP-Webooks— Post Status Draft 136

Improving 5ftF Contributor Journey • Building Interactive Blocks • Layout Classes • WP20

This Week at WordPress.org (January 9, 2023) Share your feedback about how to improve the Five for the Future contributor journey. Check out work underway on how to make interactive blocks easier to build, and take a walkthrough of layout classes in WordPress 6.1. It’s time to start planning; how will you celebrate WordPress’ 20th… Continue reading Improving 5ftF Contributor Journey • Building Interactive Blocks • Layout Classes • WP20

How to Add Country Restriction for WooCommerce Products

Recently one of our readers asked if it was possible to restrict countries in your WooCommerce store? By hiding your WooCommerce store from specific countries, you can control your product visibility around the world. That way, your products will only be available in specific countries. In this article, we will show you how to easily… Continue reading How to Add Country Restriction for WooCommerce Products

Support Inclusion in Tech with Winstina Hughes — Post Status Draft 136

In this episode, Winstina Hughes joins Cory Miller to talk about the  Support Inclusion in Tech project created to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in the WordPress community by providing assistance to WordCamp speakers for travel and hotels. Estimated reading time: 37 minutes Transcript ↓ Winstina Hughes  is a long-term community member and organizer within… Continue reading Support Inclusion in Tech with Winstina Hughes — Post Status Draft 136

On The Fediverse, WordPress, And Activity Pub With Matthias Pfefferle — Post Status Draft 135

Matthias Pfefferle is head of WordPress development at a hosting company in Europe and the creator of Activity Pub, a WordPress plugin. He joins Cory Miller to discuss the rising need for decentralization in social networking, the current movement, and the future potential available within WordPress. Estimated reading time: 37 minutes Transcript ↓ In this… Continue reading On The Fediverse, WordPress, And Activity Pub With Matthias Pfefferle — Post Status Draft 135

How to Send Automated Coupons in WordPress to Bring Back Customers

Do you want to send automated coupons in WordPress to bring back customers? By sending the right coupon to the right person at the right time, you can re-engage customers who are losing interest. This can get you more sales, create brand loyalty, and help you keep your best customers. In this guide, we’ll show… Continue reading How to Send Automated Coupons in WordPress to Bring Back Customers

13 Best Gumroad Alternatives (Cheaper + More Powerful)

Are you looking for a Gumroad alternative to create an online store? Gumroad is a popular eCommerce platform that lets you sell digital products, online courses, and membership-only content. However, their service isn’t flexible, and they recently increased their fees by quite a lot. In this article, we’ll share the best Gumroad alternatives and competitors… Continue reading 13 Best Gumroad Alternatives (Cheaper + More Powerful)