Twenty Twenty-Three: A New Kind of Default Theme

Starting discussion about Twenty Twenty-Three default theme, WordPress design contributor Channing Ritter proposed to have a new kind of default theme for 2023. The idea is to use a simplified version of TT2 theme as base (blank canvas) theme and modify its look with curated opinionated styles variation contributed by the WordPress community. Style variations, […]

Twenty Twenty-two WordPress Default Theme Announced

A new WordPress default theme Twenty Twenty-two development that is expected released with WordPress 5.9 was announced yesterday. It’s development is lead by Automattic theme team members — Kjell Reigstad, design director and Jeff Ong, creative technologist. The announcement has received positive feedback on Twitter and as well as in the comments of the announcement.

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 […]