Codegrade: A Project to Code Review All WordPress Plugins
A few weeks ago, I heard from Luke Gedeon, who has a very good and very ambitious goal:
WordPress Hosting Review 2017: The Results
We’re super-excited to present the results of the 2017 WPShout Hosting Review!
Review Signal’s 2016 Hosting Benchmarks
Review Signal is the online resource for hosting performance. The 2016 edition of their annual Hosting Benchmarks review breaks down hosts into six pricing categories, with absolutely outstanding load testing data on each host in each category. If you care about hosting (which you should), and care about hosting performance (which you should), this is required reading.
Pippin Williamson Reviews WordPress Page Builders
Pippin Williamson is the Thomas Edison of WordPress. And this article, in which he reviews WordPress page builders, is a bit like Thomas Edison rolling up his sleeves and reviewing a bunch of $1 Christmas lights to see which ones are most burnout-resistant.
Book Review: Duct Tape Marketing
If you’re a freelancer or small business owner who feels a little lost when it comes to how you should be promoting yourself online, check out Genesis expert Carrie Dils’ recent review of Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch. Carrie’s book club for her OfficeHours.fm podcast is a great resource for finding new material that’s related to the world of WordPress. I really appreciated her key takeaway on the importance of creating a complete marketing funnel with something for every kind of visitor who lands on your site. Check it out!
WordCamp Miami 2016: The Mega-Review
If you’re thinking about getting involved in organizing a WordCamp this year, check out this great post from long time WordCamp Miami organizer David Bisset. Over the years, WordCamp has come to stand out as one of the biggest and most successful WordCamps out there. We spoke with David ourselves a while back when we were determining how to get involved with WordCamps, and it was an invaluable conversation. His recap is a complete look at what it took to pull this event off, and is bound to lend you some inspiration for making your own WordCamp great!
2015 in Review: 80 of The Best Free WordPress Theme Releases by Category
The team over at WPLift put together a great list of the best free themes released last year. 2015 seems to have been the year that free theme developers really upped their game! Looking through this list introduced me to quite a few free themes that seem like they could hold their own against some of my favorites purchased through Themeforest this year.
WordPress Hosting Review 2016: The Results
We’re super-excited to present the results of the 2016 WPShout Hosting Review!
A Review of John Blackbourn’s Extended CPTs Library
I’d come across the Extended CPTs library from John Blackbourn before, but had neglected to fully check it out. So when I saw this review from Ian over at the Delicious Brains blog I had to check it out. I was mostly interested, but when I saw the admin columns features I got a lot more excited. Usually I’m too lazy to actually make those but when it’s as easy as Extended CPTs makes it I may just have to start.
ReviewSignal’s List of the Best Hosts in 2014
Our friend Kevin at Review Signal just published a list of 2014’s best hosts. The results were very kind to Flywheel, Digital Ocean, and A Small Orange—all hosts that fared very well in our own review of the best WordPress hosts for 2014. Congratulations to Kevin on publishing this year’s list!