This week: ACF and Delicious Brains, App Store for WordPress, “force update” in Jetpack, and much more.
Advanced Custom Fields
Advanced Custom Fields celebrated its 10th anniversary and was acquired by Delicious Brains.
They posted this and ten other tweets showing the coolest features of the plugin on the ACF profile to celebrate the moment.
ACF webpage informed of the acquisition by Delicious Brains.
Delicious Brains also posted their statement and a podcast, calling the ACF purchase “epic.”
There was a temporary confusion about the lifetime license. Fortunately,
Brad Touesnard quickly cleared it up.
Matt Medeiros briefly interviewed Brad Touesnard on this acquisition.
Corey Collins from WebDevStudios illustrated what a website strategy is and how to improve it – from users, thru user paths, to content and structure. Improve Your Website Strategy Now
Jonathan Wold described the potential benefits of a centralized app store for WordPress. His conclusions are vital, as he is currently working on such an app store.
LiquidWeb is still on a shopping spree – this time, they bought IconicWP, a company specializing in plugins for WooCommerce. As a result, StellarWP consists of six companies already.
WordPress.org/News is undergoing a redesign by
Beatriz Fialho, who previously designed the State of the Word 2020 slides.
The second episode of the
WP Owlcast podcast is waiting for you! This time I spoke to Lesley Sim from the Newsletter Glue about creating newsletters in WordPress – you will find a lot of interesting and important facts during this conversation.
Jetpack had to use the so-called “Force update,” which caused some controversy.
To dispel any doubts, Brandon Kraft described in detail how automatic updates work and how to disable them.
Event Calendar blog posted an entry on how problematic the cyclical events in their plugin were.
In his podcast,
Joe Casabona reports what all these plugin acquisitions mean for users.
Buddy has released a plugin that allows their CI/CD to be integrated with WordPress.
Remkus worked at Yoast, he would collect fun facts from the WP world once a week. I was glad to hear he finally got back to it – this time on his blog.
WP Weekly introduced a dashboard with updates from the most popular WordPress news sites.
wedevs.com supplied ten handy tips on eCommerce.
In his podcast on castos.com,
Matt Medeiros talked to Bob Dunn of Do the Woo about the importance of finding your niche in terms of podcast monetization. Upcoming Events:
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