Tag: WordPress Development
How to Create WordPress Shortcodes, and Why I Love Them
Before we look at how to register WordPress custom shortcodes, let’s be clear: If there’s one thing Gutenberg is about to kill, it’s the use of WordPress shortcodes in content creation.
From Torque: “Are WordPress Developers Really Cheaper to Hire?”
Short answer: Yes!
How We Make Money Selling Premium WooCommerce Plugins
A lot of people have written about how competitive WordPress has become and how difficult it is to make money with WordPress from products such as themes and plugins. Others believe there’s still plenty to be thankful for in WordPress.
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article outlines the key topics I’ve needed clarity on to work as a freelance WordPress developer.
Post Status on Market Segmentation in WordPress
In this edition of their podcast, Brian Krogsgard and Brian Richards have a lot to say about how the WordPress market segments out. Starting around 12 minutes in, they download pure knowledge about the state of the market and the actors in it.
From Post Status: “The Future of the WordPress Economy, and Why I’m Not Worried”
We recently linked to an article by Chris Lema on the evolution of the WordPress economy that I still think about pretty often. Here’s another quick piece on the topic, this time at the always essential Post Status.
Chris Lema on the WordPress Economy
This analysis of the WordPress economy came across the Advanced WordPress Facebook group earlier, and I really like it. Key points for me include:
Good WordPress Tutorials from Jason Yingling
I recently stumbled on jasonyingling.me, and found it a really nice resource of honest advice from a working WordPress developer. It covers everything from improving page speed to the author’s experience trying to sell T-shirts online. I also enjoy the site design quite a bit: clean, attractive, and content-focused.
How Long Does it Take to Build a Website on WordPress?
This piece attempts to give clarity on a tricky and open-ended question: “How long does it take to build a website in WordPress?” It’s been updated on May 30, 2017, to discuss the time cost of training and supporting site owners.
Winners Announced for the Up and Running Scholarship
When we released the Second Edition of Up and Running, one of our goals was to make it accessible to people who might normally not be able to make use of it. We partnered with HeroPress to offer ten free Deluxe scholarships, and this week, we chose our ten recipients.