This is nice: Happy Cog is sharing their starter files, which includes their coding styles and CSS structure. The agency produces some great work, and if you are a front-end developer it might be worth a peak.
Catch up on the gold at WordSesh! Mark Ashton on the success of UiPress. Hanna Smith on web sustainability. Michelle and Allie on sponsored events. Mark Root-Wiley on CSS Standards for WordPress. Takis and Taeke on organizing WCEU.
What does it mean to give back to WordPress? Cory and David discuss this and other themes from Matt Mullenweg’s 2021 State of the Word.
Steven Gliebe has launched a commercial plugin directory called Pro Plugin Directory. My point is that commercial plugins are a big deal but there is no central place to locate them. I usually search WordPress.org and find something free that meets my needs. But sometimes I don’t — and I’m willing to pay for a plugin…
Matt Mullenweg announced today that Automattic has acquired WooThemes, whose flagship product is the popular eCommerce plugin, WooCommerce. All 55 team members at WooThemes will join Automattic, swelling ranks at Automattic by around 18%.
Audit WP had a short, but interesting life span. Started by Rob Neu and Jacob King, the site launched in February, and today it’s been acquired by WP Site Care. They made an early splash after their launch when Jacob wrote a provocative post about WP Engine’s SEO policies. Aside from that, they set out…