Remi Corson has a landing page up for WPBillings, a free CRM tool for WordPress he's building. Looks very interesting. You can go to the site to sign up for when they launch. Looks like another great “WordPress as an app platform” opportunity here. h/t David Bisset
This week on the Draft podcast, Joe and Brian discuss justification for attending WordPress events, WordPress comments, and WordPress PHP version support, PHP7, and HHVM.
In reaction to recent criticism about a lack of rules or best practices for WordPress theme development, I’ve compiled an overview of resources to help developers create themes according to best practices.
What’s it like to enter the WordPress community media space, especially as the editor of a publication with many voices, personalities, and perspectives?
This isn’t WordPress-specific, but Andrew Youderian wrote an outstanding case study of his company’s $50,000 redesign. The redesign is for an eCommerce company and includes more than just the website design — it’s branding, migration from Magento to Shopify, and custom development for Shopify. You don’t see case studies this detailed that often. Andrew was…
Twenty Thirteen is officially available on WordPress.com now. This is very interesting to me, as it leads me to believe the new functions around post formats will remain in 3.6, even if the new UI does not. Designed by Joen Asmussen, Twenty Thirteen is a nice, spunky addition to the default theme collection.
The StudioPress team has announced the launch of Genesis 2.0. This is a huge update for them, and they’ve been working on it for months. Genesis 2.0 is responsive, and all child theme updates and future child themes will also be responsive. They’ve also done some really deep integrations for Schema.org microdata, which makes it…