This week: Artificial intelligence, Edge Cache, blocks, WordPress as a design tool and more….
Johnathon Williams shows how ChatGPT can generate a WordPress plugin. It’s really fascinating, especially since all Johnathon had to do was describe the plugin in 2-3 sentences.
Kinsta has released edge caching, which is a cache located on the server as close as possible to the person visiting your website.
The first results among users are very positive.
Justin Ferriman wonders if blocks will be the next “gold rush” like plugins. The comparison to the WooCommerce marketplace and the fact that Automattic’s biggest success was acquiring WooThemes is very interesting.
Mike Davey took a look at some of the most popular plugin boilerplate on which we can start creating our own amazing plugins.
Munir Kamal created a very cool add-on for Contact Form 7 that allows you to create forms using blocks.
Rich Tabor shows that WordPress can also be a great design tool.
David Walz of WebDevStudios describes what a user acceptance testing process should look like.
Phill Sola wasn’t satisfied with the default color picker in Gutenberg – so he created his own, which has a lot of cool capabilities (e.g., it also shows similar colors to the one selected).
Osom Studio has launched a very interesting podcast Osom to know. It covers a lot of topics around-wordpress.
Luca Sartoni describes how important leadership is today. We live in a time where we are no longer limited by geography (he himself has worked with people from 12 time zones), but this raises new management issues.
Robert Riley of SnapCreek has announced that Awesome Motive has just acquired the Duplicator plugin along with most of the team.
Ben Eaton lists some of the most common reasons why WordPress can be slow, and how to remedy them.
Ross Morsali shows how to create a cronjob inside of a plugin.