One last thing on WooCommerce:, Ipshita Biswas recently published a guide on WooCommerce wholesale strategies. Wholesale was my first ever use-case on a WooCommerce store.
The Post Status team reflects on the year that was (good and challenging), and looks forward to 2022 with hope.
In this episode, Brian and Brian continue their discussion on WordPress market opportunities with a focus on the upper-market and enterprise clients.
This week Alex Denning (Ellipsis) draws on Iain Poulson‘s historical, high-level plugin data at WP Trends to offer some thoughtful, somewhat contrary, but practical and grounded perspectives on the value of Active Install Data. At the WP Watercooler and elsewhere, a realization seems to be setting in that the data is not open source and not the property of the WordPress community. Like last week’s episode of Post Status Draft with Katie Keith of Barn2 Plugins, Till Krüss (Object Cache Pro, Relay) offers a lot of lessons this week about less travelled paths to success in the plugin business even as a very small company or company of one. Performance, testing, and support are key, interrelated parts of Till’s success and probably the most important ones to borrow in your own life and work if they resonate.
Teams for WooCommerce is an exciting new extension for WooCommerce that adds to the functionality of WooCommerce Memberships — enabling team management for membership and subscription websites. I’m looking forward to having it active on Post Status soon, and it might be right for your next project.
Joel Bronkowski explains how to get started with Paystack — which is now the preferred payments partner for WooCommerce in Africa. 💳
A bit of additional WooCommerce news: Joel Bronkowski, one of the top leaders within WooCommerce — technically as director of business development — and mostly dealt with third party partnerships, has decided to leave Automattic. Surprisingly (to me at least), he decided to go to Shopify, WooCommerce’s biggest threat in the marketplace. Joel blogged about…