Block Transforms & First Video is UP! – #069

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..and just like that, we’re at number 69. Nice. I don’t know about you, but these last weeks sure do seem to fly by faster, and faster.

It’s been a very busy week for me with lots of things happening everywhere, but I am especially proud of myself of finding time to produce my first published YouTube video for my channel. It’s ”just” a welcome video, but hopefully gives you a feeling of what I have in store for you there.

 Check it out .

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🗞️ Inside WordPress News

Here’s what I saw happening this past week:

  • Ronald Huereca published an interesting article about  Block Transforms  and why you should use them.

First time I read about them, and Ron explains it well!

I’ll be honest, I often forget about this. I usually share with folks looking to solve the problem of loading the same library twice  Coen Jacobs’ Mozart project . But, SPL Autoloaders are well worth your time to check out.

  • I received lots of interesting tips on my What’s the best WordPress advise you’ve ever heard tweet.  Check ’m out !

🚀 Performance

  • Stumbled upon a cool tool called  Performance Budget Calculator . It allows you to set targets. You can then set performance budgets for assets and core web vitals to optimize speed and user experience.

 Give it a try , it’s pretty cool!

  • Speaking of performance tools, I’ve done some research over the last couple of weeks after WordCamp Switzerland. Based on the questions and feedback I’ve received,  I’ve deceided to start  building a tool that solves the problem I highlighted in my presentation. Vague? Sure, but this will for sure be followed up with more information later.

🔆 Inside WordPress Highlight

These are the blog posts I love to see!

💡 Interesting Finds

  • We all know that any news we read anywhere is biased by default. That is just human nature, no matter how hard we try to avoid it. But what if you could digest the news in a neutral way? Well, the  Union Browser team has released something for you in store !
  • Ian Nutall released  Cuppa . It’s a free tool to generate SEO optimized blog posts. But, just as a hint, a suggestion. Not like the whole thing fully written out.

What I am reading

I am still reading  Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness . Really is a very intriguing book.

🎁 Bonus

My bonus for you this week is actually a bonus for next week. You see, Atarim is hosting their free  Agency Web Summit . I’ll be speaking on a panel there as well, so you should definitely check it out. Lots of value to be found in the various presentations. Did I mention  it’s totally free ?!

That’s it for this week’s edition of Inside WordPress. Thanks for reading!

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