I recently found this teaser page for a service called ProductPier, that’s aiming to be a go-to hosting solution for WordPress eCommerce stores. They list WooCommerce, Jigoshop, Shopp, WP E-Commerce and Cart66 as supported platforms on the landing page. I’m interested to see where this goes. SSL and PCI compliance can be a pain, so this is definitely a ripe market as doing eCommerce with WordPress gets more popular.
Newfold acquires YITH, Hostopia. Wordfence stops FastOrSlow.com. DigitalOcean acquires CSS-tricks. Tips and tricks for WordPress devs.
GoDaddy has acquired Elto to create a marketplace for WordPress professionals. Elto shut down late last year to re-think their strategy, and today it was reported by TechCrunch that they are joining GoDaddy to better execute their vision. The company’s two founders are joining GoDaddy. TechCrunch notes they were a team of ten at the peak,…
Pagely is celebrating their fifth year of business right now. They have just launched their newly designed website (note to early readers: it’s in process of launching at this moment, so some links may not work until later today) to reflect some of the ways they’ve changed over the years. They are also growing, rapidly….
Coming soon: the Post Status Index, an EMEA Huddle requested by our European members, and my talk about the importance of taking time off. Also, our door is always open for members of Underrepresented in Tech and anyone who finds the cost of membership a barrier to joining us. If you work professionally in WordPress or want to, we want you here!
Topher DeRosia took some time to reflect on HeroPress and recount his own path to WordPress, the long and winding road of freelancing, and his role as a developer evangelist for BigCommerce.
WordPress 6.1 rolls out on November 1. Help test 6.1 Release Candidate 3 — and the Rollback feature plugin. Be sure to look over the 6.1 DevNotes, Field Guides, and Team Updates.