By Editorial Staff – WPBeginner.com – Image Not Credited.
Many beginners don’t know that there are actually two types of WordPress. The first one is self hosted WordPress also called WordPress.org websites, and the other one is WordPress.com. A self-hosted WordPress.org website gives you access to all WordPress features out of the box. For details, see our comparison of WordPress.org vs WordPress.com
By Brian Krogsgard – PostStatus.com – Image Not Credited.
Welcome to the Post Status Draft podcast, which you can find on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and via RSS for your favorite podcatcher. Post Status Draft is hosted by Brian Krogsgard.
In this episode, I am joined by Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic and the co-founder of WordPress. In this episode, we discuss a range of issues facing WordPress today, as well as the various arms of Automattic’s business:
- WordPress 4.9 features around customization.
- Progress on the Gutenberg Editor
- Feature projects and a year of day-to-day project lead
- The React decision for WordPress, and what came of it
- WooCommerce, Jetpack and issues they are facing
- Site building versus blogging on WordPress.com, and their ad campaigns
- WordPress community, the WordPress website
- And more!
By Jesse Pennington – KunoCreative.com – Image Not Credited.
JetPack is the new, free tool that comes standard with every new WordPress install (Hint hint: It may be time to update). Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that supercharges your self-hosted WordPress site with the awesome cloud power of WordPress.com. It offers several tools that are made to integrate with WordPress functionality seamlessly that are vital to getting started.