Tl;DR This post summarizes a recent talk Weston Ruter and myself gave at Chrome Dev Summit , 2018: Content Management Systems (CMS) are software platforms designed to simplify the creation and management of websites and their content. Nowadays, about 50% of websites are powered by some sort of CMS platform. Below, we discuss our experience moving … Continue reading Progressive Content Management Systems
I have written before about Google’s Progressive Web vision, the work being pursued by the Web Content Ecosystems team, and our commitment to contribute to the advancement of WordPress along the Progressive web road. Our team has spent a lot of time learning about WordPress internals and architecture over the last year, and we are … Continue reading Web Content Ecosystems @ Google
At Google we are pursuing efforts that champion awesome user experiences across all platforms in the Content Management Systems (CMS) space. One of those efforts focuses specifically on the WordPress platform. As part of Google's commitment to these efforts, we are growing a team focused on WordPress Developer Relations. The goal of this team is … Continue reading WordPress @ Google: Part II
If you navigate to whatwebcando.today, you will see which Web APIs are currently natively supported by the browser you are using. Although there is some variability between browsers, the important thing to realize is the number and richness of the web APIs that are standard today. With them we can implement awesome and complex web experiences … Continue reading Progressive WordPress
If you only have one minute to read this post, here is the gist of it: WordPress users can get a first-class AMP experience without compromising the fidelity of their content or surrendering the flexibility of the WordPress platform. Get a glimpse of what is possible nowadays with AMP in WordPress by watching our AMP Conf 2018 talk!
At Google we care deeply about the long-term success of the open web: we work on the core technologies and standards that power the web platform, we develop and maintain the Google Chrome browser, and we build tools and frameworks to help developers build amazing experiences on the web — just to name a few. … Continue reading WordPress @ Google: Part I
One challenging aspect of web performance is that it is often addressed once it has become a problem already; this can be referred to as a “reactive approach to handling performance”. A reactive approach is challenging because the symptoms of the problem emerge way after they were introduced early on during the initial design/implementation phases … Continue reading Reasoning about Speed
LATAM Mobile Tech Landscape [Post written with Demian Renzulli, my colleague @ Google] Almost ten years have passed since the mobile revolution started with the emergence of iOS and Android; nowadays a large percentage of web traffic is generated from mobile devices. In LATAM, this reality is prevalent. A recent study on the penetration of … Continue reading Progressive Web in LATAM