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.
This new Rapid Order plugin for fast WooCommerce wholesale checkout is amazing. I wish I had this in 2012. It will definitely come in handy for some of you consultants, especially if you have clients with wholesale or other big-buy style stores.
Matt Mullenweg took the stage once again for his annual “State of the Word” talk at WordCamp US in a packed room of over 1,500 attendees.
This is a slick jQuery script to make big, fancy, responsive headlines where each line has equal line measure. So it makes it like those posters we all love where the font size varies per line to make the measure match. Would be cool to see this in a newsy WordPress theme. h/t Line25.
The Joel Test has largely stood the test of time, yet there isn’t a WordPress specific version to help WordPress developers judge job opportunities. The Jorbin Test is the Joel Test, updated for the WordPress engineers of today.
Sara Cannon, Creative Director at Range, has put together a number of ideas for possible designs of the post format UI proposed in WordPress 3.6 beta 1. She goes through a number of options from putting the post formats in the post flyout to a modal window. There are some interesting ideas there for sure.
If you are looking for WordPress basics in video form to share with someone, there are a few really great solutions out there; WP101 is my favorite, due to the high quality, consistent updates, and ability to put them right in your clients’ WordPress admin. However, OSTraining partnered with Topher Derosia and GoDaddy to create…