WordPress and Wix Tensions

Two recent posts (one, two) in WordPress Tavern related to Wix‘s deceptive advertising practices got quite a buzz in the WordPress community. These two articles invited many comments from the Tavern readers. Matt mullenweg also wrote about recent Wix’s advertising practice in his own blog, which to received above 30 comments. There is a very […]

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A primer on JavaScript SEO for WordPress

The Yoast blog has a very interesting and useful detailed documentation on JavaScript SEO for the WordPress. The documentation discusses single page application (SPA) as well as headless WordPress too.

The technologies which power the web, and which power parts of WordPress, are changing. It’s increasingly common for developers to use JavaScript to make our websites behave more and more like apps. Done well, these approaches create rich, interactive experiences. When built poorly, they can be catastrophic for SEO.

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“JavaScript SEO is a huge, complex, and technical topic – and exploring its relationship with WordPress adds even more moving parts,” writes Yoast digital strategist Jono Alderson.

Future of WordPress vs Jamstack Debate

Since the Jamstack popularity is slowly gaining popularity especially among developers, sharp competing views on the WordPress vs Jamstack are appearing in blog posts. On that context, a recent blog post by Netlify‘s co-founder Matt Biilmann is interesting. Many JavaScript, Node.js, React developers find the WordPress CMS blotted and buggy, whereas WordPress CMS user community […]

Future of WordPress

There are two interesting posts on WordPress worth noting. In Nellosofware blog, Antonio Villegas predicts a bright future for WordPress. In another Stackbit blog, Ohad Eder-Pressman writes an open letter to the Matt Mullenweg about the perception of WordPress lead developers about Jamstack. A Bright Future for WordPress In the post A Bright Future For […]

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Hello WordPress, My Old Friend

Chris Wiegman writes on his blog his reasoning for returning to the WordPress is the new block editor. The block editor, though controversial in the beginning, seems to be winning back the hearts and minds of many WordPress users.

Although GatsbyJs, Hugo, Jekyll are buzzwords for many web developers and migrating their blogs from the WordPress to such more developer friendly static sites. One of the main attractions of these static sites is that they are lean, fast, developer friendly, and more secure from hackers. However, most static site generator frameworks are not as robust as the WordPress, now some developers are returning to the WordPress.

WordPress Turned Seventeen To-day

WordPress turns Seventeen to-day! WordPress community is celebrating its birthday. In Celebrate Seventeen post, its co-creator Matt Mullenweg writes: May 27th, 17 years ago, the first release of WordPress was put into the world by Mike Little and myself. It did not have an installer, upgrades, WYSIWYG editor (or hardly any Javascript), comment spam protection, […]

Twenty Twenty Default WordPress Theme

The WordPress Developer team announced yesterday that WordPress 5.3 will include a new default theme: Twenty Twenty. The development of Twenty Twenty theme is lead by WordPress community’s much admired developer Anders Noren. Its initial announcement was received by the WordPress community with excitement and well deserved praise for Andres’s Twenty Twenty development lead role. […]