WPTavern highlights the new Customize Snapshots plugin that lets you draft and preview customizer states and then be able to share those states via a private URL. I like the concept of making customizer customizations more collaborative and can't wait to try this out for myself.
ThemeLab has been around since 2007, started by Leland Fiegel. Leland released dozens of themes on ThemeLab, most of which were free. He also wrote a consistent blog and was generally an active member of the WordPress community. Over time though, as has so often been true, his activity slowed and the site lost focus….
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WPTavern switched their commenting system from Jetpack to Postmatic, and Postmatic has written how the general experience was improved.
Hybrid Core 3.0, released today by Justin Tadlock, makes some big changes to the popular drop-in theme framework. Justin has never been afraid to release new stuff in Hybrid Core, and he’s not afraid to take stuff out either. Many of the things he’s built for his users and his themes have made their way…
Tom McFarlin is a veteran of the WordPress product space. Today he’s announced that his company, Pressware, has opened a shop for selling WordPress products. Pressware’s first product has been out for a while now; the Mayer theme has been available exclusively through WordPress.com since February. Now Mayer is available for self-hosted bloggers as well….
WooCommerce has — at least for now — decided to end renewal discounts for extension sales. This is a smart business move and the right thing to do, even if it could’ve been rolled out better. Matt Mullenweg said in Post Status Slack that it’s been under testing a for a few months and “100%…