Wow! WordPress is 19 years old. Version .70 of WordPress launched May 27, 2003, and it’s gone through a lot. Honestly, it’s been great to have used WordPress since it’s beginnings. I’ve met a lot of people, many of whom have contributed a lot to this Open Source Project, and others, who I’ve met as[Continue Reading...]
Happy 18th Birthday, WordPress!
Wow! WordPress has been around for 18 years now? I can remember when I was converting my b2 cafelog blog over to the beta version of WordPress, so many years ago. It’s been a long journey, and I’ve been grateful to meet thousands of WordPress users in-person, at WordCamps and other blogging and social media[Continue Reading...]
WordPress 5.0 is nearly here. Are you ready for Gutenberg?
The long awaited WordPress version 5.0, with the Gutenberg content editor, is nearly ready to be released. There’s still a lot of things to iron out, like accessibility, and the obvious- re-teaching current WordPress users the new editor. However, the biggest question has been if people are ready for it? What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is[Continue Reading...]
WordPress hasn’t ever been just a blog platform. Sure, it’s roots came from it’s b2 cafelog days, but once it was forked, the plans to improve and make it a robust content management system started. And today, it’s considered the best CMS in the market. Millions of websites are powered by WordPress. However, when it[Continue Reading...]
WordCamp US 2016 Recap – Part 2
If you missed Part 1 of the WordCamp US 2016 recap, you can find it here. This is Part 2 of the series. Again, I want to thank both GoDaddy and WPEngine for making my trip to WordCamp US 2016 possible. WordCamp US 2016 Recap – Part 2 Day 1 After Parties I went to[Continue Reading...]
WordCamp US 2016 Recap – Part 1
WordCamp US 2016 was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2-4, 2016. It was the 2nd WordCamp US, and the last to be held in Philly. I had a blast, and it wouldn’t have been possible without GoDaddy and WPEngine generously sponsoring my trip. I took a lot of pictures and did a lot of things,[Continue Reading...]