Tag: WordPress Community
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article explains what I’ve needed to know to work as a freelance WordPress developer.
It’s Never Been Easier to Build a WordPress Site: On The Future of WordPress Freelancing
WPShout has covered the future of creating websites for a number of years: page builders are better than ever, and Squarespace makes it easy for non-tech-oriented users to design impressive professional websites. Now, with Gutenberg, there’s the ability to create reusable blocks with all sorts of content and visual editors that appeal to every type of designer. That’s great news for business owners who need a website, but it’s mixed news for freelance WordPress developers.
WP&UP: Supporting Mental Health in the WordPress Community
One of the most pleasant surprises of our time at WordCamp US 2018 was that we got to meet Dan Maby. Dan is the founder of WP&UP, a registered charity that exists to support and promote mental health in the WordPress community
The Secret to Learning WordPress Development Is People
We’ve been thinking a lot about how people learn WordPress, and what drives success in WordPress development learning.
Why Learning WordPress Development is Hard
Over years of teaching WordPress development, we’ve realized something: learning WordPress development is really hard.
You Can Now Sign the WordPress Developer Honor Code
A couple of months back I wrote a really long (sorry!) and really impassioned article about:
The Small-Business WordPress Developer Code of Honor
WordPress is a wonderful technology, but most small business website owners are not having wonderful experiences with it.
Explain Like I’m Five: the GDPR
I get like four emails a day about the GDPR, and because we’re not Facebook, Google, or an ad network, it doesn’t seem world-shaking to what we do. But I wanted to know a bit more, and so I Googled for “ELI5 GDPR,” “ELI5” being short for “Explain Like I’m Five,” Reddit’s awesome format for simplifying complex topics.
From Torque: “Are WordPress Developers Really Cheaper to Hire?”
Short answer: Yes!
Post Status on Market Segmentation in WordPress
In this edition of their podcast, Brian Krogsgard and Brian Richards have a lot to say about how the WordPress market segments out. Starting around 12 minutes in, they download pure knowledge about the state of the market and the actors in it.