MeetWP is launching in a few short days. MeetWP is an online WordPress Meetup with WordCamp/Meetup style presentations presented like a podcast. The site will include a chat and other features for social interactions. The first guest will be BuddyPress lead dev and Automattician John James Jacoby.
After reading Jake Caputo’s post that went nuts, Matt’s comments there, and Collis’ reply on WP Daily, I’m left feeling lost. If individuals want to stay involved in the community, but also want to sell themes, what do they do? Are they forced to sell only on their own sites, and forego a large audience…
This interview is with Jonathan Williamson, co-founder of CGCookie. He’s going to talk to us about running a real world membership website on WordPress. Jonathan is Pippin Williamson’s twin brother, and he has years of experience running membership websites. There is much that we can learn from him.
iThemes has hired Chris Wiegman and taken over his very popular plugin, Better WP Security. Better WP Security has over a million downloads on WordPress.org and sells commercial support and installation services on FooPlugins. Better WP Security also has excellent ratings. This is another smart move by iThemes in the utility / safety space, as…
Caleb Mellas wishes WordPress had the intuitive interface and ease of use for CMSs that Square does for payments. It’s a popular topic of late, and Caleb gives a strong argument that WordPress needs to simplify.
There’s a ton of discussion going on around the WordPress.org theme review incentive program right now. The incentive program was structured around a concept of rewarding reviewers for their work by allowing them to choose which themes get featured on the WordPress theme showcase, based on how many themes they review and approve in a given month….
Bill Robbins runs the WordPress theme shop, Organized Themes. In this post, he explains many common myths about running a theme shop. Bill’s a great guy, and his honest depiction of running a theme business is refreshing. Also, it turns out our recent lunch helped convince him to write this post, so I’m basically taking full credit….