WordPress, the multi-billion dollar software industry that has us begging for money

It seems a year can’t go by without the pesky lifetime WordPress license topic popping up to spice up the holiday conversation. A struggle dating back 7 years ago to the month when Jeff Chandler covered, now defunct, Sidekick.pro where then owner Ben Fox shared his pricing experiments. When Brad Touesnard purchased Advanced Custom Fields…

Hacked casserole with a side of delayed stuffing

Gobble gobble! WordPress 5.9 will not be released until the beginning of 2022. There were some major blockers identified with the Beta Release and the team thought it best to delay the release instead of pushing through the holidays. Beta 1 was originally scheduled to release last week. Now the overall schedule will be updated…

Blocks, Boards & Fishing Reels – How Gutenberg has Divided WordPress

  Paul Lacey  |  Friday, 12 Nov 2021  |  Reading time:  34 mins  | Read online Listen to the episode This is content was sponsored by Connekt. They create handcrafted digital products, like WordPress plugins and themes. This was part of the WP Minute content bounty program where today’s author earned $200 to write and record this post. Thanks to Connekt for helping…

A Block, a scotch, and a Liam Dempsey for your WordPress news

It’s the WPMinute! I am Liam Dempsey with the following news and updates. This episode is brought to you by Easy Support Videos. Support your WordPress users by embedding videos and screencasts right inside the WordPress admin. Learn more at EasySupportVideos.com. You know how it goes, everything I mention here will be linked up in…

WordPress Canvas: The missing theme?

Today’s episode is a special report by WP Minute correspondent, Spencer Forman. How many more theme years are we going to see? The Twenty Nineteen, Twenty Twenty, Twenty Twenty One and so on — seem like a strange naming convention bordering a simple novelty tradition. With Gutenberg squarely aimed to take on page builders, especially…

Welcoming our Managing Editor Paul Lacey

Paul Lacey doesn’t need much of an introduction. You’ve watched him for the last few years on the WP Builds podcast, co-hosting with Nathan Wrigley. He’s devoted a large portion of his professional life to WordPress as an advocate, business owner, and content creator. He has a deep understanding on how the WordPress economy operates…