Artificial Intelligent (AI) has made great strides over the last six months and has come to the forefront of innovation.
Many plugins for WordPress have started implementing AI in creative ways, such as for generating SEO titles and meta descriptions, content creation along with CSS, and custom code generation in the case of Elementor AI, which made its AI features available in the 3.13 release.
Kadence WP is working on AI features that will make default content starter content generation easier, which should help new site creation of new page content creation easier.
Many plugins for WordPress integrate AI services for content and image generation without having to leave your site. Some of the existing AI plugins would be Bertha AI and AI Engine.
ChatGPT from OpenAI and Bard from Google can be used for generating code snippets or example plugins for site projects. Code generated from AI still needs to be verified on a staging site that solves the problem based on the text prompt used to generate it.
AI still runs into the issue of hallucinating. In the case of code generated for WordPress, it can reference filters, actions, and hooks that do not even exist in WordPress core in the specific plugin you might be trying to solve the issue for.
You will have better results by being as specific as possible and referencing known filters and cron events in WordPress core and plugins. However, you still need to verify and adapt code generated using AI chat solutions.
If you have an e-commerce store using WooCommerce, then product images are vital to your store. AI can generate realistic background images for your products.
Many WordPress sites will run into issues with client-supplied images being the low resolution for the need, and this can be solved by using an AI upscaling solution to increase the image quality and resolution.
Generative AI for image generation is improving at a breakneck pace, and there are many solid options, such as DALL-E 2, Midjourney, Dreamstudio, and Adobe Firefly.
Future WordPress plugins should integrate AI-powered security and image optimization plugins, including AI upscaling and background removal.