Outstanding post by Brian Casel on his experience running Restaurant Engine this last year. This is a must read for anyone running (or thinking about running) a business with WordPress, especially SaaS ones. I absolutely love openness and honesty like Brian showcases here.
I use WooCommerce quite a bit, and today their big 2.0 update was released. There are many, many improvements, and I’m excited too see such active development. The new product data panel is probably my favorite thing. Congratulations to Mike Jolley, Coen Jacobs, Jay Koster, and the entire Woo team.
Adam Soucie has a nice start to a series of articles on accessibility over at Flywheel’s design blog, The Layout. He begins with perceivability as defined by WCAG standards because, “if a visually or hearing impaired user can’t perceive a site, they can’t interact with it.” Adam’s second post covers how user interface components and…
Is the WordPress market share beginning to shrink? How do we assess market share? What metrics matter? It’s time we asked these questions.
Curtis McHale has released his latest book: Don’t be an idiot: Learn to run a viable business. Curtis has experience as a WordPress consultant and freelancer. His previous book released from WP Theme Tutorial on how to become a WordPress development professional had some great advice for learning developers.
Beth Livingston of WP Roadmaps talks about project management for WordPress professionals from designers and developers to agencies.
Jesse Watson, Software Development Manager at Amazon Fulfillment Technologies, explores what makes software development “hard.” One of his sources claims that over 40% of software projects fail! The insight Jesse draws from all this failure is expressed in the “One Skull Rule.” This rule states: “The most valuable asset in the software industry is the synthesis of…