My first opportunity to work with Google & XWP teams to build and design Web Stories (formerly known as AMP Stories for WordPress) was in 2018 during pre-ALPHA stages of development.
Immediately I am asking the team questions about how people were going to be consuming and sharing stories. Basically, what are we working towards? Having joined the team in the middle of some engagement as we worked through some development sprints I realized this needed to be clarified. Ideally we should all be pulling towards the same flag for efficiency and clear understanding. However when working at the edge of the web, sometimes that is part of the challenge too. At this stage we are working to make Stories Open Source and to empower 1/3 of the web with the ability to both own and publish their own stories using WordPress. Excellent work![Read more…] about Web Stories: How to Own, Share, Publish, Categorize, Search, Present, Consume, Advertise, Socialize, and Prevent Abuse on Potential Platforms