eCommerce is getting pretty darn big for WordPress. Daniel Espinoza knows eCommerce. He’s built extensions for both WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads, not to mention some non-WordPress entities. He’s working on a third-party marketplace aiming to allow anyone to sell their extensions. Right now Shop Plugins is just a landing page and email capture, but if you’re interested…
In development since November, WooCommerce 3.9 is out with 600 commits from 18 contributors. This is a minor release, but it ships with WooCommerce Blocks 2.5.11, MaxMind Geolocation Integration, and it raises the minimum WordPress and PHP version requirements to 5.0 and 7.0, respectively. 🛒
Automattic has purchased Tumblr from Verizon, in a firesale move reported to be for less than $3 million. There is still value in the site, however, for Automattic.
WooCommerce has — at least for now — decided to end renewal discounts for extension sales. This is a smart business move and the right thing to do, even if it could’ve been rolled out better. Matt Mullenweg said in Post Status Slack that it’s been under testing a for a few months and “100%…
In this episode, Joe and Brian talk their considerations when selecting which plugins, libraries, and frameworks to use with WordPress.
In this episode, Brian interviews Ben May — owner of The Code Company — about growing and running a successful development agency in Australia.