David Chandra has released a solution for providing automatic theme and plugin updates for self hosted WordPress products, called Auto Hosted. It looks quite nice. I love that David’s documentation for his product is open to the public. I’m very interested in checking this one out, as it seems both focused and more thorough than some other options I’ve seen.
WordPress lead generation or conversion plugins are not typically my type of thing. In fact, I’ve hated every instance I’ve ever seen of them. But Syed Balkhi and Thomas Griffin have created OptinMonster, their take on a WordPress conversion plugin that I don’t hate. That’s a strong compliment for this kind of plugin from me….
We’ve done some theme research to discover about 1,000 theme shops online and we looked at 300 of them one-by-one. We collected some really cool data, like that 88% offer lifetime support, the average shop has 13 themes on average, etc. It’s all summed up in an infographic for your consumption.
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Tables can be boring, but if they aren’t designed well they are painful to look at even on the best websites. Matthew Ström has some great tips on font, layout, and other aspects of table design to make tables easier on the eyes and still hold the data you want to show.
Post Status Draft is a podcast about WordPress news and events hosted by Brian Krogsgard and Joe Hoyle. This week we discuss WordPress 4.3, our 4.4 wishlist features, and the WordPress REST API.
A rising tide lifts all hosts 🛥️ More WordPress news on the hosting and eCommerce front: GoDaddy has launched new WooCommerce extensions, which according to the press release are from GoDaddy’s recent acquisition of SkyVerge. These extensions “increase the value of GoDaddy’s WooCommerce plugins from $3,000 to nearly $6,000 worth of premium extensions.” Chris Lema,…