Joost de Valk with Jason Barnard at YoastCon 2019 Joost de Valk talks with Jason Barnard about Google investing in Wordpress. Why is Google investing in WordPress. For speed? For structure (aka Gutenberg)? For Accelerated Mobile Pages? For PWA? Or just to make the web more Google-shaped? Joost cuts to the chase. Oh, and by the way, “making money is boring” – great stuff, Joost de Valk! What you'll learn 00:01 Introducing Joost de Valk01:56 The importance of funding diversity03:10 How impactful is Google's investment into WordPress?05:49 Speed : Is WordPress too slow?06:56 Why is the inclusion of AMP not possible?09:58 The benefits of PWA11:14 Embracing Gutenberg with its flaws13:15 The auditing of Plugins15:10 Yoast SEOs development16:14 Is WordPress threatened by Google?