Over on ManageWP Tom Ewer has gathered together lots of great and up to date WordPress statistics. His post is 14 Surprising Statistics About WordPress Usage. I recommend this and have a few thoughts below.
One last look at some predictions and this time it’s web design trends for 2014. The list has a few items of interest and the piece on cards is one of those topics that you know about without explicitly have a label for (what Donald Rumsfield might call unknown knowns)!
This post should really be called Everything you ever wanted to know about Google’s SEO but were afraid to ask. Courtesy of Eric Siu and published on Entrepreneur.com is an article with an enormous infographic listing everything currently known or suspected about Google’s set of ranking factors.
It’s a New Year tradition to produce speculative posts on the future of everything. With WordPress 4.0 in the offing I wondered more generally what 2014 holds for blogging and the CMS trends in particular.
Sometimes the best way to get information is not to wander around the web but just go to the source. With this in mind I have been re-reading the official Roadmap to WordPress 4.0 notes (click the link).
I have been considering both the future (ie the road to version 4) and the past. I don’t speculate on the content though I suspect the upgrade to version 4 might be more substantial than some of the incremental releases we have had to date.
For a few weeks I have had a minor problem with all my WordPress blogs – whenever I update plugins the process works but I get a peculiar warning message. The message talks about a problem with update.php and calls out line 267. If you explore around there are many people having this problem and some confusion over what causes it. I am not a WordPress guru and I don’t claim to have a magic wand but I did fix it for my blogs and the fix is an intriguing one